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Financial Advisors Focus on Small-Cap Biotech Intrexon as Its Stock Drops on Disappointing Q3 Results

The US stock market registered a decline last week, as all three main indexes plunged on Thursday on the back of concerns about the GOP tax plan, which pushed back the corporate tax reduction to 20% from 35% until 2019. In this way, Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.5% between November 6 and November 10, even though it managed to close at a record high on Tuesday. The S&P 500 lost 0.21%, offset by Priceline Group Inc...

Financial Advisors Put Apple Back on Pedestal as Q4 Results Eclipse Expectations

The US stock market is continuing its ascend, as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average registered the seventh straight monthly gain in October and the Nasdaq Composite ended the month at a record high and posted the fourth straight monthly gain. According to Standard & Poor’s, the S&P 500’s 2.3% gain in October was mainly due to the Technology stocks, while five tech stocks, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) contributed to 52% of the gains of the entire Index. Among these five stocks, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and Alphabet posted stellar results in October. Apple released its quarterly results after the bell on November 2, being one of the main contributors to the gains posted by Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones on the following day...

Financial Advisors Keep Closer Eye on Amazon as It Posts Excellent Results; Talks about Entry Into Pharmacy Business Resurface

The US stock market had a good run last week, with all three indices gaining ground between October 23 and October 27. The S&P 500 advanced by 0.23%, although the growth was offset by a drop on Wednesday (the Index’s worst day since September 5) on the back of disappointing results of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), which caused its stock lose over 14%, and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), whose stock slid by over 13% after the company had posted better-than-expected results but issued a disappointing outlook...

Financial Advisors Focus on Bank of America Among Big Banks That Reported Q3 Results

It’s that time of the year when investors and Financial Advisors start focusing on companies’ earnings reports, in order to see how the companies performed during the third quarter and make projections about their outlooks. TrackStar, Investing Channel’s official newsletter capturing and analyzing the trends of Financial Advisors, compiled the list of the 20 most searched tickers among financial advisors between October 8 and October 14, which showed...

Financial Advisors Pay Closer Attention to Celgene Corporation As Its Stock Sells Off on Analyst Downgrade

The main US stock indices moved higher last week, although the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both inched lower on Friday, ending their multi-day winning streaks. Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones advanced by 1.25% and 1.65% between October 2 and October 6. The NASDAQ Composite appreciated by 1.45%, reaching a nine-day gaining streak and hitting a new record high...

Financial Advisors Eye Boeing as It Enjoys Support from Washington in Trade Row with Bombardier

The US stock market further gained ground last week, despite a rocky start on Monday. Dow Jones inched up by 0.25% in the trading week between September 25 and September 29, even though it registered its first four-day losing streak since June on Tuesday. The S&P 500 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ 100 registered a much better performance with gains of 0.66% and 0.80%, respectively, helped by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), which advanced by 4% between Wednesday and Friday. Technology and Financials were the best performing sectors in the S&P 500, having appreciated by 1% and 1.5% last week. The financial sector received a boost on Wednesday amid reports...

Apple Most Popular Stock Among Financial Advisors Following New Products Announcement

The US stock market rallied last week as investors remained bullish after the hurricane Irma’s effect on Florida was better than expected. Even though Irma hit hard some parts of Florida, mainly the Florida Keys and Marco Islands, other regions were flooded less as the hurricane turned inland and actually pulled water away from the shoreline. Nevertheless, Irma still was one of the costliest hurricanes for the US, with damages currently estimated between $50 and $100 billion...

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