|Bid||98.00 x 500|
|Ask||98.50 x 1000|
|Day's Range||97.44 - 98.40|
|52 Week Range||75.51 - 102.39|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||32.99|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.40 (1.42%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
The best way to grow your wealth with stocks is to buy and hold the best companies for as long as possible. We think these three will do very well by investors who own them over the next two decades.
The S&P 500 gained 0.8% to 2832.97 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 142.88 points, or 0.6%, to 26,214.60. Lost amid the hubbub of shutdown-shenanigans, was the Chicago Fed’s National Activity Index, an index of 85 measures use to measure the strength of the economy today. MKM Partners' Michael Darda notes that a level that high would indicate real GDP growth of 3.7%, "nearly 200 bps above what the Fed believes is sustainable over the long run." It might also have ramifications for the stock market.
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On a day the major indexes rose, American Express slumped after the company announced earnings and a big tax bill, and Atlassian fell despite reporting a strong quarter.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Amazon.com Inc., up $1.26 to $1,294.58 The online retailer said it will raise the price of a monthly Prime membership to $12.99 from $10.99. IBM ...
Wall Street rose on Friday, led by gains in consumer stocks, even as a possible government shutdown loomed. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit record closing highs, while the Dow ended the day higher after trading in a narrow range. Nike Inc, Philip Morris International Inc and Home Depot Inc rose between 1.5 percent and 4.8 percent on upbeat analyst expectations, helping to boost the S&P 500.