10 IPOs on Calendar for Week Ahead

While the action in the initial public offering (IPO) market improved last week, the improvement came with a downside. All five IPOs last week priced below their expected ranges, and ...
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Top 7 Earnings to Look For in the Week Ahead

It is that time of the year again, third-quarter earnings season. Most companies will be reporting their financial results for the calendar quarter over the course of October and into ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

Oregon’s early recreational sales program opened for business on October 1st. The state is the third to legalize the sale of marijuana for recreational use (Colorado and Washington are the ...
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7 Fresh Analyst Stock Picks With Massive Upside

Stocks closed up handily on Friday after getting close to a retest of August lows. Investors keep proving that they will buy value and dips when the stock market sells ...
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Volkswagen Cheating Scandal More Costly Than BP Gulf Spill?

Volkswagen could be looking at total costs related to faking emissions test results on its diesel cars that exceed the amount it has cost BP to pay fines and claims ...
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The 20 Hottest Housing Markets in September 2015

Of September’s top 20 U.S. housing markets, California cities take 11 spots on the list, far ahead of Texas, which placed three cities on the list. The good news for ...
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Marijuana Price Up 2% to $1,884

For the week ended Friday, October 2, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased by $35 (2%) from $1,849 in the prior week to $1,884. Three weeks ...
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5 Big FDA Decisions Expected in October

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, similar to biotech ...
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Huge Carl Icahn Energy Purchases Highlight Recent Insider Buying

In a week when investors were more than happy to bid farewell to the third quarter, which turned out to be the worst quarter since 2011, one thing remained a ...
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Chick-fil-A Opens in New York City

Chick-fil-A is supposed to be a regional restaurant. Not so, based on a recent more. The fast-food chain has entered New York City. Perhaps it is a sign the chain ...
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Black Unemployment Rate at 9.2%

The national unemployment rate for September was 5.1%, the same as the previous month, although the economy only added 142,000 jobs. The American black community suffered more than most with ...
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Oil Rig Count Plunges While Hedge Funds Boost Bets on Lower Prices

In the week ended October 2, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 614, compared with 640 in the prior week and 1,591 a year ...
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10 States Draining the Country’s Energy

 According to data released earlier this year, the United States consumes approximately 97 quadrillion British Thermal Units (Btu) annually, behind only China in total use and equal to nearly one ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

October 2, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 356 equities making new 52-week lows today. Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) dropped about 4.3% on Friday to post ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Friday

October 2, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday, but in a near-miracle retracing fought broke back into the green in the noon hour. The weak start to the day’s trading ...
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