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Waterstone Mortgage to ring opening bell at Nasdaq

Executives and 40 loan originators to open day’s trading on Feb. 21
More than 40 of Waterstone Mortgage Corporation’s personnel will ring the opening bell at Nasdaq on Feb. 21, 2017 as part of a ceremony honoring the company’s top loan originators.
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Who cares if the Dow hit 20K? Not most of us

Nearly half of American adults don’t own stocks, so why should they care?
On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, at the offices of investment brokers, and in corporate boardrooms throughout the country, there were hearty celebrations on Wednesday morning as an artificial number hit an arbitrary target. People doffed cheap embroidered hats. They poured Champagne. Frivolity was the order of the day. But for the rest of us, the Dow hitting 20,000 doesn’t mean a damn thing.
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Dow flirts extremely close to 20K milestone

Edges close Friday morning and early afternoon
The Dow flirted extremely close to the 20,000 psychological milestone on Friday, spending most of the morning and early afternoon reaching less than half a percentage point off the threshold at times. Ever since the presidential election, the Dow, viewed as an indicator of economic health, edged closer, with Friday’s rise marking another record high.
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Financial purge: Big bank stocks plunge

Dramatic crash in oil prices to blame
The DOW is not looking good as financial names took a big hit Thursday. Reeling off a 400-point loss, oil prices dropped below $27 a barrel for the second time in recent weeks. It settled at $26.21, the lowest point since 2003.
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Stock markets tank as investors go bearish

This is the worst start ever to a calendar year
Investors are scrambling as they continue to head into what is the worst start ever to a calendar year for the stock market. But amid all the negative reports, an article in Business Insider said that in a note to clients, Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid gave some reason for optimism for the future.
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