Author Archives: Jeremy Ryan

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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Brexit vote sends shock waves through markets

Britain voted to leave the European Union on Thursday, the first country to leave the bloc. Polls earlier in the week indicated that the country would choose to remain, which caught markets off guard and sent them sharply lower. In … Continue reading

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U.K. votes, stocks gain

Today’s Daily Advantage comes from guest writer Jim Durning. As the Brexit votes were being counted, investors pushed all three major U.S. equity indexes higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average topping the 18,000 level for the first time in … Continue reading

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Big data takes over Hollywood

As Thursday’s vote on whether the U.K. will stay in the European Union inched closer and the outcome remained too close to call, markets became more and more skittish. U.S. equities gave up early gains to close lower for the … Continue reading

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Investors express confidence ahead of Brexit vote

Today’s Daily Advantage comes from guest writer Jim Durning. Stocks ended higher on Tuesday as investors continued to express confidence that the outcome of Thursday’s Brexit referendum would see the U.K. staying in the European Union. The Dow gained 24 … Continue reading

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Brexit fears subside; global stocks rally

Markets across the globe rallied as U.K. polls showed anti-Brexit sentiment gaining momentum ahead of Thursday’s vote. The Dow climbed 129 points, with 25 of its 30 components advancing; the S&P 500 Index gained 12; and the Nasdaq was up … Continue reading

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Growing possibility of Brexit rattles markets

Global markets got the jitters after polls in Great Britain showed a majority of voters favored Brexit, a vote to leave the European Union. German government bond yields sank into negative territory for the first time as a result, while … Continue reading

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