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Despite a weak start to the last week of October, the Dow and S&P are now both up 2.58% and 0.85% for the month as of Thursday's closing session. Even though October ranks as a slightly positive month historically on average, up more than 53% of the time for all three major U.S. Indexes, the Nasdaq Composite has trailed behind, currently down 1.2% month to date.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Despite a pull back in the U.S. equity markets last week, the S&P and Nasdaq Composite are having their best September since 1998 so far, while the Dow is on track for its biggest % gain in September since 2007. Even though September ranks as the worst month historically on average for all three indices, the Nasdaq Composite has traded up 12 sessions out of 19 as of Monday's close while the Dow and S&P have finished up 11 days of 19.
As we approach another quarter and month end, with just four days to go, the Dow is on track for its best third quarter since 1939, the S&P is on course for its biggest Q3 gains since 1970, and the Nasdaq Composite is having its best Q3 since 1997, based on September 24 closing levels. Will the markets continue to hold on to gains or sell off by the end of the year?
Doug De Groote, managing director of United Wealth Management, and Michelle Picard, managing director of the Highmark Geneva Growth Fund, told CNBC where investors should be putting their money now.
Sunday was the official start of summer as the summer solstice, the day when the Earth's axis is most inclined toward / away from the sun, occurred. Here are the historical averages for the markets and last year's biggest gainers between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox:
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Stocks plunged to a more than five-year low amid worries about the fate of the auto industry — and the economy — as a bailout for the sector grows increasingly unlikely.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid worries about the fate of the auto industry as a bailout grows increasingly unlikely.
The Dow staged a late afternoon comeback on Tuesday after a positive outlook from Hewlett-Packard offset fears of more losses at Citigroup and other banks.
Anheuser Bush is coming out of the S&P 500 (bye-bye old friend! It will no longer be traded at the NYSE; InBev trades in Brussels). The market cap of Anheuser Bush is about $50 billion. Therefore, $50 billion will be disbursed to the shareholders.
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This company works when most others do not, thanks to its economically insensitive business of medical waste treatment.
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