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Wall Street Stages Late Rally to End Losing Streak

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

The S&P 500 bounced back to a 0.85 percent gain, closing at 1,622.56 points, while the Dow advanced 0.53 percent to 15,040.62, and the Nasdaq jumped 0.66 percent to 3,424.05 in a dramatic and


Stocks Slip on Disappointing Economic Data

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Jobless data from last week was released on Thursday indicating that unemployment claims jumped to 360,000, a significant increase on estimates of 330,000, while the prior week’s figure was


Wall Street Edges Modestly Higher Into New Highs

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Following a week of unexpectedly good economic news, particularly with regard to the nation’s unemployment rate, stocks on Monday continued to advance, if not with the same sense of urgency as


Wall Street Down on Worries About Slowing Economic Growth

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

A bundle of poor economic news sent stocks sliding and beat the S&P 500 back from its record-high closing of the previous day, even though the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee


Wall Street Gains Across the Board on Techs, as FOMC Affirms QE

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

On Wednesday, the S&P 500, the Dow, and the Nasdaq all gained near 1 percent or more and Wall Street extends its record-breaking tendencies into the second quarter.Against the unlikely


How Traders Get Wealthy Playing Apple, RIM, and Gold Stocks

Minyanville | Equities.com |

I know most Apple (AAPL) enthusiasts will be rolling their eyes at this analysis, and that’s fine because the rest of us need people to buy our shares as we unload long positions or sell Apple


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Gains As Fed Defends QE Infinity

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Construction Spending was down 0.6% in August the largest drop since July 2011. ISM Manufacturing index came in at 51.5 in September, which was better than expected. The Dow Jones Industrial


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Out Week in Green

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Industrial Average traded down to 13,094.96 in early trading than traded up to 13,180.97 into the final half hour of trading. The NASDAQ traded down to 3003.38 in early trading then


Equities Sector Coverage: Investors Suffer Worst Day of 2012

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The International trade balance rose to $48.8 billion in December. The Michigan Consumer Sentiment Survey came in weaker than expected at 72.5. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened lower and


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Ends Mostly Flat Ahead of Jobs Report

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims fell to 367,000 but remain above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. Nonfarm Productivity rose 0.7% in the 4th quarter 2011 with Unit Labor Costs up 1.2%. The Dow Jones


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Can the Media Solve the Partisan Conflict?

Andrew McCarthy, Contributing Editor, The National Review; Michael Zeldin, CNN Legal Analyst; Celeste Katz, Senior Political Reporter, Glamour; Silvia Davi, SVP, Contributing Editor, Equities.com; and Doug Simon, CEO, D S Simon Media discuss how the media’s role has shaped the landscape for communicators and what the media is trying to do to reduce discord in society.