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Dow 30 Earnings: Chevron Corp. First Quarter 2017

Robert Mitkowski | 04/28/2017

 Oil giant and Dow-30 member Chevron (CVX) begins 2017 with notable bottom-line recovery.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Microsoft Third Quarter Fiscal 2017

Charles Clark | 04/28/2017

Software giant Microsoft posts better-than-expected earnings, fueled by strong demand for Office 365 and Cloud Computing services.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Exxon Mobil Corp. First Quarter 2017

Robert Mitkowski | 04/28/2017

Exxon Mobil (XOM) stock up modestly after the company reports solid March-quarter earnings.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Intel Corp. First Quarter 2017

Alan House | 04/28/2017

Chip behemoth Intel (INTC) reported solid results for the March quarter. On point, revenues came in at nearly $14.8 billion, a year-over-year improvement of approximately 8%. Furthermore, share net clocked in at $0.66 on a non-GAAP basis (excludes nonrecurring items), representing an increase of more than 22% from the previous-year period.

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Stock Market Today: April 28, 2017

Harvey S. Katz, Robert Harrington, and Adam Rosner | 04/28/2017

The stock market got off to a mixed start today, and then drifted lower through much of the afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 41 points; the S&P 500 Index was down five points; and the NASDAQ was largely unchanged. Market breadth was slightly negative, as decliners outnumbered advancers on the NYSE. From a sector perspective, the healthcare and technology issues advanced, while the financials and consumer cyclical names retreated.

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Stock Market Today: April 27, 2017

Harvey S. Katz and Adam Rosner | 04/27/2017

The equity market put in a somewhat directionless performance today. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 showed only modest gains, while the NASDAQ managed to advance 24 points. Market breadth suggested a mixed quality to today’s trading, with advancers about even with decliners on the NYSE. The major stock sectors were divided, as sizable losses in the energy and basic materials issues offset gains in the healthcare and technology names. 


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Dow 30 Earnings: United Technologies First Quarter 2017

Erik M. Manning | 04/26/2017

StockHighlightsDow 30 Earnings United Technologies First Quarter 2017United Technologies (UTX – Free United Tech. Stock Report), an industrial conglomerate and a Dow 30 component, has reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017. Revenues and earnings surpassed both our

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Dow 30 Earnings: Procter and Gamble Third Quarter Fiscal 2017

Orly Seidman | 04/26/2017

Shares of Procter and Gamble tumbled after the household goods titan released March-interim results that fell short what most on Wall Street had been looking for.

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Dow 30 Earnings: Boeing First Quarter 2017

Ian Gendler | 04/26/2017

Shares of Boeing (BA) slipped after the aerospace/defense giant posted mixed first-quarter results. The report was quite good, overall, and management raised its earnings guidance, but the equity was trading close to its all-time high going into the release, so the bar was set rather high and the figures were under a microscope.

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