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Stock Market Roars On Bullish Trade, Econ News; Dow Extends Winning Streak To Fourth Day

The stock market moved up sharply, shrugging off the impeachment drama and instead focusing on two new trade deals and a raft of bullish economic data. Leaderboard stock Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and other chipmakers rose, along with cellphone and streaming entertainment heavyweight Apple (AAPL).

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Report: Public Confidence in Boeing Hits Turbulence

The American public remain wary of the Boeing 737 Max almost two years after the aircraft was first grounded following two crashes within five months of each other that caused hundreds of deaths, according to a report from TechnoMetrica for Investor's Business Daily.

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Economic Optimism Rises As Trump Policies Get Thumbs Up: IBD/TIPP

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index hit a 10-month high in January, as low interest rates and a China trade deal lifted the Dow Jones and broader stock market to new record highs. All the good news for the Trump economy boosted support for federal economic policies to a 16-year high.

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Latest IBD/TIPP Poll Shows Economic Optimism Holding Strong to Kick Off 2020

LOS ANGELES -- January 14, 2020 -- The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, continued to reflect positivity in January, rising 0.7% to 57.4. Despite a slight decline on the Six-Month Economic Outlook component, the index maintained its record run in positive territory, remaining above 50.0 for 40 consecutive months. An index reading below 50.0 for the IBD/TIPP indexes indicates pessimism.

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Beyond the Tesla Hype: An EV Market Ripe for Competition

Tesla is miles ahead of the competition when it comes to the brands Americans associate with electric vehicles, largely reflecting the pioneering automaker’s ability to captivate the public imagination with its innovative technology and vision, according to a recent nationwide survey conducted by TechnoMetrica. However, while Tesla has a commanding hold on the hearts and minds of consumers, particularly more affluent Americans, our study suggests that established car manufacturers are well-positioned to convince mainstream buyers to leap into the EV market.

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Stock Market Forecast 2020: Clear Skies From Fed, China Trade, But Election Clouds Loom

The stock market forecast for 2020 looks bright to start the new year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite hit record high after record high in late 2019. The stock market rally kicked into higher gear as the Fed switched to cutting rates and a China trade war truce took hold.

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China Trade Deal, Dow Jones At Record Highs Fuel Economic Optimism

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index rose in December to its strongest level since May as the Dow Jones and broader stock market rally hit fresh highs on a finalized first-phase China trade deal. Americans' economic outlook turned positive for the first time in five months.

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Economic Optimism Climbs According to Latest IBD/TIPP Poll, as Consumers Prepare to End 2019 on High Note

LOS ANGELES -- December 17, 2019 -- The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, rose 7.8%, moving from 52.9 in November to 57.0 in December. As such, the index continues its record run in positive territory, remaining above 50.0 for 39 consecutive months. An index reading below 50.0 for the IBD/TIPP indexes indicates pessimism.

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Online Advertising Delivers BIG Benefits for Small Businesses

Online advertising is saving entrepreneurs and small business owners significant time and money, creating more efficiencies and effective uses for the limited capital they have on hand, and playing a positive role in driving new sales growth and revenues. These are the findings of a new survey conducted by TechnoMetrica for SBE Council along with our accompanying analysis and estimates in “The Digital Boost to Startups and Small Business: Online Advertising Delivers BIG Benefits.”

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Consumer Confidence Edges Higher Amid Easing Trade Tensions

Americans’ views of the economy brightened somewhat in November, as a de-escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute and continued job growth temper concerns over a potential recession, according to the latest reading of the IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index.

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U.S. Economic Outlook Less Gloomy As Dow Jones Rises: IBD/TIPP

Economic pessimism lifted somewhat over the past month, but Americans' views of the near-term outlook for the U.S. economy remained modestly negative, the November IBD/TIPP Poll finds. The soft reading came despite a phase-one China trade deal announced by President Trump and a record high for the S&P 500. The Dow Jones and Nasdaq composite hit new records just after polling wrapped up.

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Q3 Prints Better Than Expected

New York (October 30) - Gross Domestic Product growth for the third quarter of 2019, or “2019Q3 GDP,” printed at 1.9%, above the consensus estimate of 1.6% That’s just 10 bps below the final 2.0% reading of the last quarter, but down 100 bps below the comparable period last year.

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Auto Demand Remains Strong, Despite Short-Term Slowdown

Americans’ demand for new vehicles decelerated in October, as growing uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade dispute, coupled with escalating new-car prices, compels more consumers to hold off on auto purchases. After reaching its highest level in more than a year last month, TechnoMetrica’s Auto Demand Index plunged 13 points, or 10.1 percent, in October, to a reading of 116, the largest decline since May. Despite the sudden drop, the Index remains relatively strong, as October marks the fifth consecutive month in which the gauge has surpassed the 100-point benchmark, an indicator of high purchase intent levels. Thus, TechnoMetrica anticipates that, while vehicle purchase intent may have reached its peak for the year, auto sales should maintain a healthy pace in the near term, supported by a resilient labor market, lower interest rates, and rising incentives on outgoing model-year vehicles.

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Is Boeing Stock A Buy Right Now? This Is What You Need To Know

Boeing (BA) stockholders have had much to worry about lately, from President Donald Trump's China trade war to 737 Max crashes. But the Dow Jones giant has regained support at key technical levels. Is Boeing stock a good buy now? Investors should look at the aerospace giant's fundamentals and the stock chart.

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U.S. Economic Outlook Stays Near 3-Year Low: IBD/TIPP

Americans' views of the near-term U.S. economic outlook remain solidly pessimistic, edging up only slightly from a three-year low, the October IBD/TIPP Poll found. The weak reading came despite an easing of China trade war tensions that fueled last month's stock market gains. But the rally lost steam as weaker economic data last week seemed to confirm that growth has turned sluggish, though the Dow Jones slashed weekly losses in volatile action. The House Democrats' opening of a Trump impeachment inquiry also may have weighed on the outlook.

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