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Stocks Close off Highs on Inauguration Day

On Trump's Inauguration Day, the Dow moved up 0.5%, the S&P wafted up 0.3%, the Nasdaq gained 0.3% and the Russell 2000 finished up 0.4%. Read Article

Why Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), General Electric Company (GE) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Rite Aid (RAD), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and General Electric (GE) ended the trading week on a bearish foot. Read Article

3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Aetna Inc (AET), Facebook Inc (FB) and Visa Inc (V)

Shares of Facebook (FB) and Visa (V) have extended themselves too far ahead of their earnings reports, while Aetna (AET) shares appear to be setting up for an easy rally after being neglected for the last month. Read Article

3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: American Express Company (AXP), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS)

American Express Company (AXP) reported earnings, IBM (IBM) rolls out guidance and Skyworks announces a quarterly dividend offering. Read Article

How to Trade Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock After Earnings

Alibaba (BABA) often sets up nice trading opportunities after earnings, and BABA stock is prepared for launch heading into its Q3 report. Read Article

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Shows Weakening Resolve for 20,000

In addition to some weakness from the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the VIX suggests sideways movement will continue. Read Article

Losses Steepen as Inauguration Day Nears

U.S. equities drifted lower on Thursday, risking a breakdown out of a tight two-month consolidation range just one day ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Read Article

Why Rent-A-Center Inc (RCII), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC) and The Western Union Company (WU) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

GNC, Western Union (WU) and Rent-A-Center (RCII) couldn't win for losing on Thursday. Here's what you need to know. Read Article

3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Priceline Group Inc (PCLN), Kroger Co (KR) and Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Traders looking for strong bullish trends in the otherwise weak retail sector need look no further than shares of Costco (COST), Krogers (KR) and Priceline (PCLN). Read Article

Thursday’s Vital Data: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

Netflix (NFLX) posts another blowout quarter, Rite Aid (RAD) put options soar on Walgreens (WBA) deal expectations and Alibaba (BABA) active ahead of earnings. Read Article

3 Stocks to Watch on Thursday: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), CSX Corporation (CSX) and Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Netflix (NFLX) explodes higher Thursday after Q4 earnings, CSX Corporation (CSX) soars on activist involvement and Tesla (TSLA) gets an upgrade. Read Article

The Dow Jones Transportation Average Predicts More Strength to Come

The markets are still in hesitation mode and the Dow Jones remains shy of 20,000, but there's no need to fear. Read Article

Stocks Mixed on Yellen, Earnings

U.S. equities bounced around the unchanged line on Wednesday as traders focused on the flow of fourth-quarter earnings results and fresh comments from Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen. Read Article

Why CSX Corporation (CSX), Target Corporation (TGT) and Cameco Corp (USA) (CCJ) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Cameco (CCJ), Target (TGT) and CSX used more than their fair share of red ink on Wednesday. Here's what you need to know. Read Article

Breakdown Alert: Citigroup Inc (C), UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH), General Electric Company (GE)

UnitedHealth (UNH), Citigroup (C) and General Electric (GE) slipped on Wednesday, putting them in at least short-term technical danger. Read Article

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Ford Motor Company (F) and Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

Apple (AAPL) call options up on U.K. App Store price hike, Ford (F) sees falling sales in EU, Netflix (NFLX) earnings and acquisition speculation on tap. Read Article

3 Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: Citigroup Inc (C), Target Corporation (TGT) and United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)

Citigroup (C) and United Continental (UAL) dip after earnings, while Target (TGT) serves up a warning for its fourth quarter. Read Article

The S&P 500 Is Hesitating Ahead of Trump’s Inauguration

While long-term traders are probably going bargain-hunting after the inauguration, traders can find opportunities now. Read Article

Stocks Hit as Trump Slams the Dollar

In the end, the Dow Jones lost 0.3%, the S&P dropped 0.3%, the Nasdaq lost 0.6% and the Russell 2000 ended the day 1.4% lower. Read Article

Why Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Arista Networks Inc (ANET) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Arista Networks (ANET), JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Qualcomm (QCOM) led Tuesday's bearish charge, for all the right reasons. Read Article