Oil and Gas Capex Needs to Fall Another 30% in 2016: IHS

By now, investors know that the low prices for crude oil and natural gas, while they may be welcomed by consumers, are putting enormous pressure on the exploration and production ...
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Merrill Lynch Says No Value in Energy: Only 2 Dividends Safe Now

You knew it was coming, and last week brought the very unpleasant truth. ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) announced a wider-than-expected quarterly loss and revealed plans to slash its dividend to $0.25 ...
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Coca-Cola Earnings Top Estimates on Cost Cutting

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the soft-drink maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.38 on ...
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Public Company Unicorn: Yelp

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) went public on February 28, 2012. Its share price on the first day of trading rose 60% and hit $23.90, putting its market cap just over ...
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99 Cent Gas May Be on Its Way

The International Energy Agency (IEA) February oil market report will put more downward pressure on crude prices just as the price of gasoline in some parts of the United States ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

For Americans across the nation, housing expenses are typically the largest costs of living. Not only is a house the biggest purchase in most Americans' lives, but also monthly rent ...
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Plains All American Earnings, Revenue Shortfalls Don’t Affect Distribution

Plains All American Pipeline L.P. (NYSE: PAA) and Plains G.P. Holdings L.P. (NYSE: PAGP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results after markets closed on Monday. For the quarter, the midstream ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

February 8, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 756 equities making new 52-week lows today. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) dropped about 6.3% on Monday ...
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The 4 Stocks Sank the Dow on Monday

February 8 2016: Markets opened lower again on Monday as continued fallout from Friday's U.S. employment situation raised concerns about the U.S. economy in Asia and Europe. The worst performing ...
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What to Expect From Centene Earnings

Health insurance provider Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday before markets open. The company is expected to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 ...
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What to Look for in Coca-Cola Earnings

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.37 in earnings per ...
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Warning Bells Grow Louder for San Francisco Housing Prices, Also Parts of Texas and Florida

California was the epicenter of overvalued and fudged mortgages ahead of and into the Great Recession. If you have watched the media reports and documentaries of how fast San Francisco ...
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Millennials Plan to Spend $290 on Valentine’s Day Activities

One of the memes currently making that rounds is that millennials care less about stuff like cars and houses, and more about experiences like dining out or taking vacations. More ...
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Chesapeake Denies Plans to File for Bankruptcy

Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) were halted in the late morning Monday after the stock had plummeted by about 50% with news pending. Early reports citing people familiar ...
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Employment Trends Confirm Payrolls Uptick

The Conference Board has released its Employment Trends Index (ETI), which showed a slight increase in January. Monday's report probably acts like more of a confirmation rather than anything that ...
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