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What to Expect From Occidental and Chesapeake Earnings

A couple of major oil and gas companies are set to report their earnings Wednesday: Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY) and Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK). Occidental will report its ...
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Why Alibaba Investors Are Worried, Very Worried, Going Into Earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set to report earnings on Thursday. Trying to second guess earnings ahead of time from a relatively new company, particularly a large Chinese ...
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What to Expect From Electronic Arts Earnings

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) will report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets have closed. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.25 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect From the Next 6 Star Wars Films

After having just come off National Star Wars Day (May the 4th), it seems only appropriate that we look to the global phenomenon that is Star Wars and the newest ...
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Why First Solar YieldCo Will Dominate

Both First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) recently reported first-quarter results that fell far short of estimates. Analysts may not have taken fully into account the ...
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Even After the Pop, Why Golar LNG Could Rise Another 30%

As it looks like oil and natural gas prices may have bottomed out, some companies are looking to take advantage and set a strong pace for growth going forward. Golar ...
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Is the Return of $60 Crude Oil Here to Stay?

It is no secret that the energy sector has suffered after oil fell from $100 to under $50 faster than almost even the most bearish traders expected. Now we are ...
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5 States Drinking Too Much Soda

In 18 states, more than 26% of adults consume sweetened-beverages such as regular soda and fruit drinks at least once daily. Sugary drinks are one of the primary sources of ...
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McDonald’s Credit Ratings Fall on Turnaround Plan Share Buybacks

While shareholders had some reason to be pleased with the McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround plan announced on Monday, those reasons were not shared by two credit ratings agencies. Both ...
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Top Credit Suisse Major Pharma Stock Picks to Buy

Considering the health care sector has been on fire for the first quarter of 2015, analysts are putting more value in biotechs and big pharmaceuticals. Credit Suisse is no different. ...
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4 ETFs to Buy to Protect Against Huge Market Losses

It has now been six years since the depths of the Great Recession and the ensuing stock market sell-off. The S&P 500 is up over 200% in that period, and ...
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Home Prices Rising Fastest in Colorado and South Carolina

Home prices in the United States rose for the 37th consecutive month in March, and the monthly increase ticked up at a higher rate. Compared with March of 2014, home ...
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How Sprint Measures Up to AT&T and Verizon After Earnings

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported its 2014 fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The telecom giant had a net loss of $0.06 per share on $8.28 billion ...
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Cloud Networking Stocks to Buy as Sector Stays Red Hot

The demand is huge for data, streaming video and audio, you name it. The demand is also huge for security in hyper-scale data centers. The bottom line is that the ...
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Why DirecTV Earnings Report Is All About the AT&T Merger

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The satellite TV provider posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.44 on revenues of $8.14 billion. ...
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