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Trading Diary: Our stock portfolios heading for Splattsville?

WASHINGTON, September 5, 2017 – As we’ve noted in our companion column, news of North Korea’s latest blatant act of nuclear one upsmanship has sent U.S. stocks into a swan dive Tuesday. Other market fundamentals, however, are still transfixed by one key question: How quickly all manner of energy companies with business in the Houston-Louisiana ...

Dividends grow, stocks meander in boring Tuesday trading

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2015 – Boring trading is dominating Tuesday’s jaded markets. Home Depot’s (symbol: HD) numbers jazzed traders at the opening bell, although the halo effect is diminishing as we write this around 2 p.m. EST. The Dow is up approximately 83 points with other averages showing similar approximately 0.5 percent gains. But markets ...