On the afternoon of Wednesday, November 20, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released the minutes from its October 29-30 meeting.
On Tuesday morning, November 19, Home Depot Inc. (HD), the largest domestic home improvement retailer, reported Q3 earnings.
The S&P 500® Index (SPX) established another new all-time of 1791.53 on Thursday, November 14. Beginning Monday, November 18, there are only 30 trading days remaining in 2013.
Strong year-to-date gains in broad-based equity indices are attracting increased media attention, now that interest in the U.S. budget and debt ceiling crises has temporarily waned.
This morning the Labor Department released the October nonfarm payrolls report. During the month of October the United States government experienced a shutdown from October 1 until October 16.
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