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Did Ocwen Set Enough Cash Aside for Potential NY Settlement?

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) has run into trouble, and all the most recent news about backdated letter allegations by New York regulators came up after the end of its ...
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Full 360-Degree Earnings Preview for Starbucks

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) will report its fiscal fourth-quarter and annual earnings Thursday after the U.S. markets close. Thomson Reuters has fourth-quarter consensus estimates of $0.74 in earnings per share ...
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Volkswagen Earnings Rise on Audi, Volumes Rise in China

Volkswagen released its results for the first nine months of 2014 on Thursday, and passenger car sales rose 5.7% worldwide, with wide variations among the company’s various markets. Revenues rose ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Rises Ahead of Start to Heating Season

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 87 billion cubic feet for the week ending October 24, compared with an expected ...
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4 Oil Service Stocks With Huge Upside Despite Oil Meltdown

While it seems counterintuitive that oil service stocks could have huge upside when the price of oil is the lowest in over two years, the fact of the matter is ...
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Visa and MasterCard Earnings Tell a Tale of a Better Consumer

Earnings season has been in full swing, and now investors have gotten their chance to see both of the largest credit card processing systems. The earnings reports were solid for ...
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What to Expect From Groupon Earnings

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) will report its third-quarter earnings Thursday after the market close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.01 in earnings per share and $748.76 million in revenue. ...
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Third-Quarter GDP Growth Decelerating

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its first read on real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2014, showing that GDP rose at an annual rate of ...
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Higher Cigarette Pricing Drives Altria Earnings Higher

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.69 on revenues of $4.16 billion, ...
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Top Health Care and Biotech Stocks to Buy That Have Already Posted Earnings

Many investors want to try to find the stocks that are going to offer the traditional “beat and raise estimates” before they release quarterly earnings reports. Actually, it has always ...
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ConocoPhillips Earnings Bolstered by Asset Sale

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The oil and gas production company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.29 on revenues of $12.92 ...
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5 Stocks That Will See Huge Buying Friday on Russell 2000 Rebalance

As we have touched on in the past, all the major indexes periodically rebalance to account for changes in stock prices and the percentage to which the stocks are allocated ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Cree, JD.Com, RF Micro, Kraft, Sprint, Visa and More

Stocks were trading lower Thursday morning. One thing that holds true is that investors keep proving that they will step into the market and buy value stocks and overlooked stocks ...
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UPS Expects Record Holiday Shipments

It is not particularly surprising that a major shipping company would disclose that the holiday season will be its busiest. FedEx already has. On the other hand, the fact that ...
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Microsoft’s Wearable Device: Market Is Getting Too Crowded

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released a new wearable device. It has some features that apparently all such devices need to have, particularly health monitoring. However, the software company is ...
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