Author Archives: Jeremy Ryan

Stocks rebound. Optimism emerges for a pessimist.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. marked modest gains as oil prices recovered. Reports surfaced that Iran would attend meetings of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries next month, raising … Continue reading

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Back-to-school shopping insights

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were mildly positive with advancing shares leading decliners for the day. The Dow added almost 24 points, with 19 of its 30 components advancing; … Continue reading

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Stocks rebound. Learning on the (first) jobs.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were higher as the price of oil increased. The Dow gained more than 117 points, with 27 of its 30 components advancing; the … Continue reading

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Stocks pause. Look before you leap into vacation.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest contributor Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were flat to slightly positive. The Dow fell almost 3 points, with half of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index added … Continue reading

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Stocks turn positive. Active living and learning.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were higher after several days of declines as investors appeared to shake off concerns about global growth and central-bank policies in Japan and … Continue reading

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Stocks mixed again. Robots target weeds.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were flat to higher as investors considered the potential of a September interest-rate increase. The Dow fell 15 points, with 20 of its … Continue reading

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Stocks await Fed. Photographer, heal thyself.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest contributor Jim Durning. Major stock indexes in the U.S. were mixed while advancers led decliners on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. Investors may have been weighing a positive housing … Continue reading

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Stocks open week with gains. Pairing food, music.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes from guest writer Jim Durning. Equity markets around the world opened the week with gains. In the U.S., the Dow was up 80 points, with 27 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index closed … Continue reading

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Investors await jobs data. Summer simplicities.

Today’s Daily Advantage comes from guest writer Jim Durning. In the U.S., the Dow was off 22 points, with 16 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index lost 1 point; and the Nasdaq added 17. Advancers led decliners … Continue reading

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Markets move higher

Today’s Daily Advantage comes to us from guest writer Jim Durning. Global equity markets steadied somewhat as investors appeared to factor into their risk assessments the potential that accommodative monetary and fiscal policy could follow last week’s Brexit vote in … Continue reading

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