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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Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Off on Lower Quarterly Profit

Shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) were trading down -3.47 or -7.38 percent to $43.54 in Tuesday’s premarket after the company reported late yesterday a lower profit for its second quarter despite a rise in revenue. In addition to the earnings news, several analysts downgraded the company’s stock. Microsoft stock closed at $47.01, down -0.17 or
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