Month: November 2019

One of the bigger challenges for investors in the U.S. stock market is the increased concentration of larger stocks into many leading and widely followed indexes. And those indexes, in turn, have become the underlying basis for bigger exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The impact of this is that a handful of large-capitalized stocks drives the stock
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Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) stock, like other marijuana companies, rallied massively last week. The chances of  marijuana being legalized in the U.S. increased a little last week after the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would lift the federal government’s restrictions on the drug. Of course,  if the bill becomes law,  Tilray stock and
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U.S. stock futures are trading higher this morning as buyers take control for a holiday-shortened week. Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 0.23%  and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.27%. Nasdaq Composite futures have added 0.4%. Source: Shutterstock In the options pits, calls outpaced puts by their
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Pedestrians pass in front of a TD Ameritrade location in San Francisco, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in the premarket Thursday: TD Ameritrade, Charles Schwab — TD Ameritrade shares surged more than 25% in the premarket after a source told CNBC’s Becky Quick the discount
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The stock market has had a fantastic year, with the S&P 500 in particular rising nearly 25% so far. Certain sectors such as tech have done particularly well, and some former laggards like the big banks have also come roaring back. All in all, there’s plenty for investors to be thankful for this holiday season.
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Thursday is a day of deals, with a bevy of various mergers, acquisitions, closures and negotiations making their way around Wall Street. Unfortunately, a trade deal isn’t one of them, but that didn’t weigh on equities too much in the stock market today. Instead, most indices finished near flat in what was a choppy but
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Check out the companies making headlines in the premarket Friday: Foot Locker — Shares of Foot Locker rose nearly 3% after the retailer posted quarterly earnings that topped analysts’ expectations. Foot Locker reported a profit of $1.13, beating a FactSet estimate of $1.08. The company’s same-store sales were also better than expected. J.M. Smucker —
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Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) has been on the mend lately, rallying to new 2019 highs. The price action has been mixed since the company reported its earnings on Nov. 14. Initially, it looked like Nvidia stock was going to pull back after the results. It’s held up since then, though, and it’s got investors wondering what could
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