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Gas Prices Have Sharpest July Drop in 6 Years

The average price of a gallon of gasoline fell by nearly $0.14 in July, from $3.753 at the beginning of the month to $3.617 at the end. Not since 2008 ...
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Analyst Defends Agnico Eagle Mines After Massive Stock Drop

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (NYSE: AEM) found its shares absolutely battered on Thursday after the company's earnings and production report. We have seen one analyst defend the stock so far: ...
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Natural Gas Prices Rise Sharply After Inventory Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 88 billion cubic feet for the week ending July 25, compared with an expected ...
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Synchrony IPO Fails to Deliver the Hoped-For Value for GE

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) opened its first day of trading at $23.00 a share, right on the initial public offering (IPO) price it set Wednesday for 125 million shares. At ...
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Chicago Business Survey Indicates Weaker ISM Readings Ahead

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and Market News International (MNI) have released the Chicago Business Barometer, and the number was an absolute dud for the month of July. Thursday's ...
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3D Systems Still Trading Profits for Expansion

3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The 3D printer maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.16 and $151.5 million ...
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5 Analyst Stock Picks for the Pipeline Construction Energy Boom

Overshadowed in the ongoing debate over the Keystone XL Pipeline is the fact that a surge of pipeline announcements and awards were made in the first half of this year. ...
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Exxon Mobil Production Declines Outweigh Earnings, Revenues

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The integrated oil and gas company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.05 on revenues ...
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Employment Cost Index Finally Brings Wage Inflation

The markets have been digesting much employment data ahead of Friday's unemployment report, but now the market will have to deal with some wage inflation. A Labor Department report on ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise in Latest Week

The U.S. Labor Department is out with its report on weekly jobless claims, and the major score from the prior week was not followed. Weekly jobless claims rose by 23,000 ...
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Without PlayStation 4, Sony Has Problems

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The consumer electronics giant posted revenues of $17.92 billion and operating income of $691 million. Diluted earnings ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Eli Lilly, Enphase, Lululemon, SodaStream, Yelp and More

Stocks were lower on Thursday after weak overseas trading. Investors are braced for Friday's key unemployment and payrolls report, and they are still looking for upside from their investment funds. ...
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UBS Says These Four RLECs May Also Thrive as Telecom REITs

The blockbuster announcement the other day that Windstream Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WIN) is planning to reform part of the company as a real estate investment trust (REIT) surprised the market ...
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T-Mobile Earnings Good Enough to Raise the Price Sprint Will Pay?

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The wireless carrier posted revenues of $7.19 billion, compared with revenues of $6.23 billion in same quarter ...
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Alcatel-Lucent Turnaround Still Struggles in Earnings

Alcatel-Lucent S.A. (NYSE: ALU) is out with its second-quarter earnings. While there is improvement in parts of the numbers, this remains a turnaround hopeful that is nowhere close to being ...
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