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That was an August for the record books!  The U.S. equity markets, led by the red-hot technology sector, posted some very impressive numbers.  The Dow, which

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More solid economic news kept the U.S. equity markets rolling yesterday, with broad-based gains in many sectors of the market.  Technology posted another solid

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A broad-based rally on Wall Street yesterday saw all three major market stock indices gaining more than 1% and advancing stocks outnumbered declining shares by

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Last week was second consecutive week of increased volatility and mixed returns, and last Friday was a perfect example.  The Dow and S&P 500 finished the week

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The U.S. equity markets are modestly firmer this morning following another broad-based rout yesterday.  The Dow fell 405.89 points, or -1.45%.  The S&P 500 and

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Yesterday was a day of recovery in the U.S. equity markets, or perhaps better described as investors buying some of the very best names of the NASDAQ at

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Another major rout for the U.S. equity markets yesterday led downward by the technology sector.  If fact, the tech sector dipped into correction level yesterday

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Last week ended with a sharp sell-off on Thursday and Friday, shaving about (using the S&P 500) 5% off the market.  The decline was led by the NASDAQ

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What a difference a day makes!  The seemingly unstoppable stock market hit a brick wall yesterday with all three major averages posting huge losses.  The

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Another monster rally on Wall Street yesterday sent stocks soaring.  While September is historically the weakest month of the year, this September has certainly

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September began right where August left off, with the U.S. equity markets in full rally mode.  For the first day of September, the Dow and S&P 500 surged 215.61

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The Dow and S&P 500 ended what is an otherwise stellar month yesterday on a down note, while the NASDAQ just kept climbing.  On the day, the Dow and S&P 500

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