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Stock Market News for Oct 19, 2020 – October 19, 2020

The Dow and the S&P 500 closed higher on Friday, lifted by upbeat retail sales data and improvement in consumer sentiment. However, the tech-laden Nasdaq ended in the negative territory. Notably, rise in new coronavirus cases that led to travel restrictions dampened investors sentiment, and compelled them to refrain from placing bets on risky tech stocks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) edged up 112.11 points, or 0.4%, to close at 28,606.31 and the S&P 500 rose 0.47 points, to close at 3,483.81. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 11,671.56, declining 42.32 points, or 0.4%. The fear-gauge CBOE Volatility Index

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Shots Fired Inside Lehigh Valley Mall, No Injuries Reported | Pennsylvania News

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. (AP) — Shots were fired late Saturday afternoon inside Lehigh Valley Mall but there are no victims that authorities have found, Whitehall Township Police said.

A large police presence remained at the scene Saturday evening as officials said on Twitter that officers were still searching the mall. around 7:30 p.m. Police had arrived on the scene shortly before 5 p.m.

Police Chief Michael Marks said at an 8 p.m. news conference that shots were fired in the mall’s lower level but police have not yet found anyone wounded. No arrests have been made, he said.

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Electoral College Projections:

  • PredictIt, which uses betting market data to project an electoral college outcome, has Biden set to win, but with 26 electoral college votes (AZ, NC) in the ’tilt Biden’ category, should Trump win those states it would leave him just nine EC votes short of 270.

Betting Probabilities:

  • The resumption in betting on the presidential election following Trump’s recovery from COVID-19 has seen the implied probability of a Trump win climb in recent days, but still remain below the level he achieved before his hospitalization. On Oct 19 the implied probability of a Trump win
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Stock Market News for Oct 2, 2020 – October 2, 2020

Wall Street closed modestly higher on Thursday after a choppy session. All the three major stock indexes closed well below their intraday highs as hope for a fresh round of fiscal stimulus disappeared. A series of mixed economic data indicated that the pace of the U.S. economic recovery have waned. The Dow and the S&P 500 gained modestly while rebound of the technology sector lifted the Nasdaq Composite.

How Did The Benchmarks Perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 0.1% to close at 27,816.90, maintaining 2-day winning streak. Notably, 24 components of the 30-stock index ended in the green

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