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    Stock Market Today: January 24, 2020
    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and Adam Rosner  |  01/24/2020
    Stocks opened higher this morning, but sank deep into negative territory in the afternoon. The averages attempted to recover some ground late in the session, but with limited success. Earlier today sentiment seemed somewhat optimistic. However, the mood turned apprehensive, as traders worried that a deadly virus in China might be difficult to contain. Of note, the virus has made its way to a number of countries, and a second person in the U.S. was recently diagnosed with the illness.
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    Dow 30 Earnings: American Express Fourth Quarter 2019
    Ian Gendler  |  01/24/2020
    American Express, (AXP) a Dow-30 component and one of the world's largest issuers of credit cards, reported December-period financial results that were largely in line with our estimates. The shares advanced modestly following the news.
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    Dow 30 Earnings: Intel Corp. Fourth Quarter 2019
    Alan House  |  01/24/2020
    Investors cheer Intel’s strong December-quarter results. The chip behemoth also issued solid guidance for both the March period and all of 2020. Growth continues to be powered by the company’s data-centric businesses.
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    Stock Market Today: January 23, 2020
    Harvey S. Katz, CFA and John E. Seibert III  |  01/23/2020
    The stock market started deeply in the red today, as fears increased about the Wuhan Coronavirus, given that cases were found in other locations. Too, they were speculating how the flu-like virus would impact global growth in 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell well over 200 points in early market action, while the other indices were down in tandem. Overall, the Dow closed lower by 26 points; the S&P 500 rose four points, and the NASDAQ was up 19 points.
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    Dow 30 Earnings: Procter and Gamble Second Quarter Fiscal 2020
    Orly Seidman  |  01/23/2020
    Investors had little reaction to Procter and Gamble’s fiscal second-quarter results, leaving the stock little changed on the news.