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Tonight: A handful of health care deals put investors in a buying mood, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up triple digits to start the week

Nightly Business Report — March 30, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a handful of health care deals put investors in a buying mood, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up triple digits to start the week. And, with one trading day left in the first quarter, what should investors expect in the second?

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For investors who rely on income from their investments or become anxious when the stock market zigs and zags with little predictability, there’s a solution. It’s called hedging against risk. Basically, this means strategically using investments alongside stocks to offset your portfolio’s potential losses in volatile stocks. “You might not gain anything in a down …

Soda sales: a slippery slope

Americans are losing their thirst for diet soda and that’s presenting big challenges for big brands.

Market Monitor: Chris Bertelsen

Our Market Monitor has a list of stocks he says could see double digit returns over the next year.

Will earnings disappoint

How weak will corporate earnings be and what does it mean for investors?

Economic growth disappoints

The U.S. economy grew at just 2.2% last quarter, but there’s another number within the report that has investors concerned.

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Tonight: The U.S. economy grew at just 2.2% last quarter but there’s another number within the report that has investors concerned.

Nightly Business Report — March 27, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. The U.S. economy grew at just 2.2% last quarter but there’s another number within the report that has investors concerned. And, our Market Monitor has a list of stocks he says could see double digit returns over the next year.

GOP congress and the economy

Productivity must improve if the U.S. recovery and the six-year bull market is going to continue, Wells Capital Management’s Jim Paulsen said Friday. “Most post-war bull markets have been associated with better-than-average productivity growth. This has not been one of those,” Wells’ chief investment strategist said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “If we don’t get that, …

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Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the risks to the market and what investors need to be aware of. And, what the decline in transports could be saying about the health of the economy.

Nightly Business Report — March 26, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the risks to the market and what investors need to be aware of.   And, what the decline in transports could be saying about the health of the economy.

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Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what’s behind Wall Street’s steep selloff? And, how the blockbuster deal between Heinz and Kraft could reshape the entire food industry.

Nightly Business Report — March 25, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what’s behind Wall Street’s steep selloff? And, how the blockbuster deal between Heinz and Kraft could reshape the entire food industry.

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Today’s stock stories: APOL, LE, PAYX, LL, X & MKC.