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July 28, 2015

Sliding Wall Street Pauses Even as China Drops Again

Early stock action pointed to cautious gains on Tuesday, the first after a five-session slide that has tracked China’s stock market retreat and a washout in commodities ...

July 27, 2015

Stocks Track Commodities Pullback, Fed Timing Puzzle

Stocks tracked commodities into a bearish funk last week and early Monday—a shift in backdrop as investors navigate another heavy round of corporate ...

July 24, 2015

Weekly Stock Losses Could Follow Commodities Shake Out, China’s Growth Pause

Early stock indicators point up but there’s likely not enough conviction to reverse weekly losses for the broader market. Bulls may declare short-term victory if ...

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July 23, 2015

Global Growth Concerns Creeping Into Earnings Outlooks, CAT Included

Bulls and bears are able to pick their spots as the earnings barrage continues. More than 10% of the S&P 500 (SPX) reports today alone.

July 22, 2015

Apple’s Sales Outlook Sours Tech Stock, Broad Market Sentiment

Wall Street had pretty much hitched its wagon to Apple (AAPL) on the way up for much of this year; AAPL itself is up 39% over the past year.

July 21, 2015

Tentative Stock Trading Near Records Ahead of Apple’s Earnings

All eyes are on Apple (AAPL), limiting stock market action in the meantime. AAPL, a component of S&P 500 (SPX), has the potential to lift the broad index ...

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July 20, 2015

Stock Volatility at 2015 Low as Earnings-Fueled Mood Runs High

Greece who? Technology was last week’s stock driver. Do tech-sector earnings—and the broader market—have the legs for more upside?

July 17, 2015

Record Closes and Dizzying Heights: Tech Earnings Boost Indexes

Liftoff! The Nasdaq is up for five of the last six days; yesterday it closed at all-time record highs. The tech-heavy index could get an even bigger boost today ...

July 16, 2015

Greece Bailout Clears Vote; Fed’s Yellen Confirms Hike Expectations for Congress

The market sold off slightly yesterday, ending a four-day streak of higher closes on concerns about the internal vote overnight from Greece. But a successful vote ...

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July 15, 2015

SPX Breaks Resistance; Fed Chief Yellen Visits Congress

Yesterday’s rally gave us the first consecutive four-day winning streak for the S&P 500 (SPX) since January. The index pierced through resistance at the 2100 level. ...

July 14, 2015

Earnings Season! Meeting Expectations Is Great, But Revenue Is Greater

Yesterday’s trading saw a second day of strong gains—once again most major indexes were up nearly 1%. The Greek deal continues to set a positive tone for the ...

July 13, 2015

Stock Market Drama Expands Beyond Greece to Bank Earnings, Fed-Speak

July fireworks continued into a second week and could persist as a plunge—followed by a mild bounce—in Chinese stock shares, plus more bailout drama ...

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July 10, 2015

Optimism is a Powerful Stock Driver—Street Tracks Greece, China Bounce

And a new day dawns. Bulls may have the upper hand Friday as early broad stock indicators suggest U.S. markets could follow the rebound for battered Chinese...

July 9, 2015

Breather Time? Stock Market Breaks from Selling, Turns to Earnings

Wall Street’s sellers look likely to come up for air in an expected recovery session on Thursday. That’s after stock averages were battered on Wednesday ...

July 8, 2015

Never Mind ‘Grexit’ Risk for Now, Exodus is in Chinese Stocks

U.S. stocks could join the global retreat, part of a ripple launched in China. Chinese shares plunged pre-halts as investors there largely shrugged off a series of ...

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July 7, 2015

U.S. Stocks Tip Higher Even as Greece Pins European Stocks, Euro Lower

U.S. stock futures tip higher in early action although traders are reluctant to stick out their necks given the tenuous situation for the eurozone.

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