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Apple Most Popular Stock Among Financial Advisors Following New Products Announcement

The US stock market rallied last week as investors remained bullish after the hurricane Irma’s effect on Florida was better than expected. Even though Irma hit hard some parts of Florida, mainly the Florida Keys and Marco Islands, other regions were flooded less as the hurricane turned inland and actually pulled water away from the shoreline. Nevertheless, Irma still was one of the costliest hurricanes for the US, with damages currently estimated between $50 and $100 billion...

The Kroger Co’s Stock Drops Despite Better-Than-Expected Earnings as Investors Are Concerned About Lower Profits, Major Challenges

The major US stock indices declined last week amid investors’ concerns over the economic impacts from Hurricane Harvey, as well as Hurricane Irma that had been approaching Florida and hit it on Sunday after having destroyed the Caribbean region. On the back of these concerns as well as North Korea-related tension and ECB’s hints that it might start reducing its QE program, the US dollar hit a 32-month low. In this way, the S&P 500 lost...

As Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Completes Acquisition of Whole Foods, Grocery Retailers Prepare for Tougher Times

The US stock market gained ground last week, with the S&P 500 gaining 0.74% and the Dow Jones Indusstrial Average advancing by 0.64%. On Friday, the Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen, spoke at the annual summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which sent the stocks higher, but the dollar fell. Yellen talked about the regulations that the central bank put in place after the financial crisis, saying that they helped to make the system stronger. However, after the speech, it was suggested by various reports and analysts that it might be Yellen’s last Jackson Hole appearance, given that her term expires in February and it’s unlikely...

String of Mixed News Puts Apple in Financial Advisors’ Cross-Hairs

The US stock market inched lower last week amid some turmoil in the White House, as President Trump announced the disbandment of the Manufacturing Council and Strategy Forum after several high-profile CEOs had quit earlier. In addition, Federal Reserve released the minutes of its July policy meeting, which showed that some participants...

Financial Advisors Keep an Eye on Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Amid Sexist Memo Incident

Following a great run in July and the first week of August, the stock market is calming down after days of record-setting highs amid earnings reports and lots of political drama. August is usually the quietest month for the stock market as most people take their vacations. Even the latest threats coming from North Korea have not deterred the markets significantly...

Financial Advisers Looking Closer at AT&T amid Earnings, Time Warner Merger Reports

Every week, TrackStar, the official newsletter of Investing Channel’s Intuition, looks at the most searched tickers among financial advisors and identifies what stocks caught their attention. Given that financial advisers usually provide investment advice and help their clients with determining the right stocks for their portfolios, it’s important to see what stocks they are looking into and identify potential catalysts that put these companies in their spotlight. Last week, the most searched ticker was AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), which has a number of developments that might affect the stock in both long and short-term. It was followed by three tech giants: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), which are generally...

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