Apr 22, 2014

Morning Market Report

Some 87 companies in the S&P 500 have now reported earnings for the first quarter, and just over 62% have beaten earnings expectations.

The market is up 18 points. The Dow Jones rose on Monday to 16449 after a 16-point fall last Thursday. The market opened lower and was down as much as 142 points. After an early failed spike the market strengthened during the day. The market remained in "holiday mode", and trading volume was well below average.

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