Market Minute

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

7 days ago

Vaccine data sparks market uptick Today’s key developments Initial data is encouraging for a COVID-19 vaccine Pfizer is developing with BioNTech. An ADP report shows private payrolls missed June expectations, but a revision to May’s total helps matters. Click HERE to read more.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

1 week ago

Stocks cap fruitful quarter Today’s key developments Stocks close out best quarterly performance in decades. A jump in consumer confidence helps markets overcome recent virus jitters.   Click HERE to read more.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

1 week ago

Boeing news propels markets Today’s key developments FFA checks to see if Boeing takes flight with troubled 737 Max. Ineffective policing of speech causes advertisers to refrain from social media. Click HERE to read more.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

2 weeks ago

Coronavirus fears sink markets Gloomy results today on Wall Street corresponded with rising coronavirus infections that have delayed reopening plans. More travel is sought as airlines move to fill middle seats and a senator introduces legislation to reward Americans for taking trips. Stress test results prompt moves by the Federal Reserve. Click HERE to read more.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

2 weeks ago

Market experiences calm day Data on factory orders and first-time unemployment claims created conflicting signals for investors Thursday. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sends message to those considering visits. Wall Street considers the possibility of Elizabeth Warren as Treasury secretary if Joe Biden triumphs in November. Click HERE to read more.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

2 weeks ago

Moves to combat spikes in coronavirus cases mount The governor instructs Texans to stay home as coronavirus cases surge, while governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut look to quarantine visitors from states facing large caseloads. Renewed fears over the spread of the virus trigger a negative reaction on Wall Street. The markets feel…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

2 weeks ago

Positive vaccine report spurs markets Hopes for a coronavirus vaccine surfaced today and propelled the markets. Futures had declined sharply based on comments Monday night by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro, who dismissed a China trade accord. A deal, however, remains alive. The Nasdaq Composite responded with another record. Click HERE to read more.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

2 weeks ago

Markets float along, waiting for data Large tech stocks stiff-arm news of rising coronavirus cases Monday and account for gains on Wall Street. Big Apple enters Phase 2 of reopening as consumers enjoy alternatives and the city’s 27,000 restaurants look to serve patrons. Two shootings in 48-hour period rock Seattle protest zone. Click HERE to read more.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

3 weeks ago

Week’s end shows some gains Markets were up and down today, though they posted their fourth weekly gain of the past five weeks. Big crowds are anticipated for President Trump’s rally in Tulsa this weekend. McDonald’s is planning a hiring spree as its dining rooms reopen across the country. China reaffirmed its commitment under the…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

3 weeks ago

Ohio reopening could be the model The phased reopening in Ohio results in an encouraging report of fewer hospitalizations. President Trump slams former National Security Adviser John Bolton as excerpts emerge from his new book. First-time jobless claims decline again, though the pace of unemployment is disappointing. Click HERE to read more.

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