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Dow’s gain is all Boeing, as stock market breadth remains bearish

“While the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.06% peeks into positive territory, market internals continue to point a bearish picture of the Monday’s activity” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The number of declining stocks is outnumbering advancers 1,579 to 1,208 on the NYSE and 1,653 to 1,175 on the Nasdaq, while the volume of stocks losing ground represents 58.8% of total volume on the Big Board and 48.8% of total volume on the Nasdaq.The Dow was up 15 points, despite 20 of 30 components losing ground, while the S&P 500…

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Gold falls to three-month low as demand for haven assets wanes

“December gold GCZ19, -0.38% concluded the session off $5.80, or 0.4%, at $1,457.10, marking the lowest finish for the most-active contract since early August, according to Dow Jones Market Data” writes Mark Decambre for marketwatch.com. A recent resurgence in equity markets, notably the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.06% and the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.18%, have sapped demand for gold and assets perceived as havens, including Treasurys. Indeed, rising yields, which move inversely to prices, with the 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.00% at 1.94%, can compete against gold, which…

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Upbeat News About Boeing’s 737 Max Jet Is Lifting the Dow

“The Dow Jones Industrial Average spent most of the morning in negative territory, weighed down by concern over prospects for a trade deal and the increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong” writes Ben Walsh for nasdaq.com. The blue-chip stock index spent most of the morning in negative territory, weighed down by concern over prospects for a trade deal and the increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong. Source: nasdaq.com

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Duke Energy’s stock gains after profit rises above expectations, but revenue comes up shy

“DUK, -0.84% rose 0.5% in premarket trading Friday, after the electricity generating company reported a third-quarter profit that beat expectations but revenue that came up shy” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. Duke’s stock has gained 7.3% year to date through Thursday, while the Dow Jones Utility Average DJU, -1.41% has rallied 17.6% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.66% has climbed 18.6%.The company revised its 2019 adjusted EPS guidance range, which raised the midpoint of the guidance, to $4.95 to $5.15 from $4.80 to $5.20. Source: marketwatch.com

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Dow and Nasdaq close at new highs for second day straight

“The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq closed at record highs for the second straight day Tuesday amid growing optimism about the trade negotiations between the United States and China” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The headway on trade talks lifted the Dow to an all-time high Monday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Friday following in October.But before the partial trade pact can be signed, Beijing said it wants the president to lift tariffs on Chinese products. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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This simple stock investing strategy combines value, quality and dividends into a winning formula

“The second section shares insights from value managers, and the third part lists the best-performing value funds over the past three years” writes Investing Columnist for marketwatch.com. Its analysts then narrowed their focus to the best-performing value strategies of the past three years and came to a fascinating conclusion.S&P Dow Jones Indices divides the benchmark S&P 500 into value and growth indexes, based on price valuations to earnings, book value and sales.To read the Morningstar report in full, see the first section for long-term data that explains periods of outperformance…

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Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all close at records on the same day for first time in about 4 months

“U.S. stocks end at records Monday as optimism about a near-term U.S.-China trade resolution and a third-quarter earnings season that has been better than feared buoyed sentiment on Wall Street” writes Mark Decambre for marketwatch.com. The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.37% closed up 0.4% at 3,078, while the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.56% advanced 0.6% to close at 8,433.All three major stock benchmarks finished at records on the same day for the first time since July 15, according to Dow Jones Market Data. In corporate news, shares of Under Armour…

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