List of Major Stock Market Industries

Here is a list of the major stock market industries. The 32 sectors are broken down into these smaller subsets called industries, which are simply the basic categories of business activity. Click on any industry to learn more about that industry, including the companies within that sector, and what stocks are recently making news.
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Oshkosh (OSK) Falls on Weaker 3rd Quarter Earnings

Shares of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, based Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) ¬†fell on Tuesday in a mixed day in the financial markets overall. The company’s stock was down 13.82%, falling $7.35 per share to close at $45.84, on volume of 4,293,362 shares. The company reported weaker earnings for its fiscal 2014 third quarter results. Founded in 1917, Oshkosh
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July 30, 1965:
President Johnson signs into law the Medicare bill, which goes into effect the following year.