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S&P Closes on New Record High as Stocks Inch Upward

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Stocks pared back early gains to end the first trading day of the week modestly higher on Wall Street, as investors have little in the way of economic datato distract them from speculating on what


Stocks Begin Holiday Month Slightly Lower as Taper Fear Returns

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Wall Street began the first day of December trading lower, as better-than expected economic data ahead of Friday’s big jobs report had investors wondering once again if a reduction in


How to Invest: Tax Loss Harvesting

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Death and taxes, the two things in this world one cannot avoid. And while equities investments rarely force one to deal with the former, the latter is a permanent presence that cannot be dismissed


DJIA Back Above 16,000 as Wall Street Snaps 3-Day Slide

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Stocks rallied to big gains on Thursday, snapping a 3-day losing streak as Wall Street reacted the Labor Depratment’s weekly jobless claims data. The Standard & Poor’s 500 ended


October Fed Minutes Prevent S&P 1,800 as Wall Street Ends Lower Again

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Stocks extended their slide to a third day on Wednesday after the release of the minutes from October’s Federal Open Market Committee hearing indicated that the Central Bank had been


Stocks Skyrocket on Tentative Postponement of Debt-Limit Vote

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

In a stark reverse from recent trading sessions, Thursday saw Wall Street catapulting to huge gains, as investors apparently took heart in a prospective House Republican plan to at least


Groupon (GRPN) Pops on Update to Point-of-Sale Service

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

Groupon Inc. (GRPN) fed the bulls on Oct 10 when they announced an update to their Breadcrumb point-of-sale system which helps businesses to better tailor what deals people are seeking. The news


NASDAQ Falls as Dow and S&P 500 Snap Losing Streak

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Stocks slumped in early trading before rallying to break a losing streak as President Obama officially named Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen as sitting Chairman Ben Bernanke’s


Wall Street Steepens Losses on Day Three of Shutdown

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

After the previous trading session’s retreat, stocks ended sharply lower on Thursday, as investors seem to be coming around to the accepted view that elected officials in Washington, D.C.


Wall Street Snubs Government Shutdown as Stocks Soar

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Stocks held the line on Tuesday as investors showed resilience in the face of the federal government shutdown that had officially begun at midnight. The S&P 500 Index rallied 0.80 percent to



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