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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Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI) Up on Strong Fourth Quarter Results

ShareShares of Fort Washington, PA, based Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI) rose on Tuesday, against the backdrop of a lower day in stocks overall. Nutrisystem’s stock was up 12.77%, rising $2.19 per share, to close at $19.34, on volume of 2,093,168 shares. After the market close on Monday, the company announced the results of its fourth quarter
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March 4, 1472:
The world’s oldest continually operating bank, the Monte della Pieta (now known as the Monte dei Paschi di Siena), is founded in Siena, Italy to lend money to “poor or wretched or needy persons” at 7.5% annual interest. Today the Monte dei