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    Stock Market Today: September 20, 2021
    William G. Ferguson  |  09/20/2021
    The worldÂ’s major equity markets are under significant selling pressure today after debt concerns in China emerged.These China debt fears, along with the looming debt ceiling debate on Capitol Hill later this month, and an energy market crunch in Europe (more below), sparked financial market fears across the globe. The major U.S. equity futures are down notably this morning, suggesting a sharp selloff at the opening bell.
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    Stock Market Today: September 17, 2021
    Robert Mitkowski  |  09/17/2021
    September is thus far living up to its reputation as a choppy month for stocks. No particular path is set in stone, but lately the set of divergent forces influencing the market has been giving more mixed signals than in the recent past. That has chipped away at the raging bullish sentiment that lifted the major averages to one record after another earlier this year.
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    Stock Market Today: September 16, 2021
    William G. Ferguson  |  09/16/2021
    This morning, the economy is once again on the minds of investors, with the spotlight on retail sales data for the month of August. The report was much stronger than expected, with retail sales up 0.7%, versus the expectation calling for a decline of 0.7%.
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    Stock Market Today: September 15, 2021
    John E. Seibert III  |  09/15/2021
    The U.S. stock market put in a weak day of trading yesterday. And though equity futures are now in positive territory, there may be a choppy start to the session as investors absorb the latest economic reports.
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    Stock Market Today: September 14, 2021
    Adam Rosner  |  09/14/2021
    The U.S. stock market put in a divided session yesterday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average moved higher and the technology-heavy NASDAQ slipped into negative territory. Investors may have become more cautious, given the number of important economic reports due to be released this week. Meanwhile, on our shores, the equity futures are now ahead, which suggests a constructive start to the session.