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U.S. Oil Rig Count Adds 5 Last Week for Second Increase in a Row

In the week ended July 31st, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. totaled 664 compared with 659 in the prior week and 1,573 a year ago. ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

July 31, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among the 107 equities making new 52-week lows today. Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) posted a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Friday

July 31, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but only the Nasdaq Composite was able to trade in the green for the whole day. The blue chips were hampered by ...
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Teva Proves Its Decade-Hold Status With Massive Funding

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) may have just proved how financially fit and capable the company is. On Friday afternoon the global generic drug giant reported that it has ...
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July New Car Sales Will Push Annual Rate to 17.1 Million

Carmakers will report July 2015 sales of new light vehicles on Monday, and analysts are expecting monthly sales in the neighborhood of 1.47 million units and a seasonally adjusted annual ...
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Which Coal Miners Will Live to Dig Another Day?

Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) filed a notice Friday morning that the New York Stock Exchange has notified the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the NYSE’s intention to ...
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Why Ocwen May Have an Unsustainable Plan

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) is still fighting an uphill battle financially from the backdated foreclosure letters in 2014. The company still has not made a full recovery and shares ...
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Consumer Sentiment Ticks Lower in July

Consumer Sentiment got worse over the course of July rather than improved. The University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment report was initially shown to be 93.3 in mid-July, but the final ...
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Little to No Inflation in Employment Costs

With Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve hoping and looking for any good news on higher prices and getting inflation back up to 2% or more, any aspect of pricing ...
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Global Blood Therapeutics Updates Terms in IPO

Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The expected price range is anticipated to ...
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4 Merrill Lynch Big, Old and Ugly Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2015

For the most part, unless you were way over-weighted to energy, large cap and mega cap stocks did reasonably well for investors this year. At the end of 2014 Savita ...
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Boot Barn Files For Secondary Offering

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. This offering includes 5.5 million shares and an underwriter’s option ...
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Royal Caribbean Jumps to New 52-Week High on Earnings

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) reported second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday morning. For the quarter, the global cruise vacation company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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Is There Anyway Chevron Can Maintain Its Dividend With Such Poor Earnings?

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened Friday. The oil giant had $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) on $40.36 billion in revenue compared ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Broadcom, CenturyLink, GoPro, Linn, Stratasys, Whiting and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday. The markets have been mixed, but investors have a history nearing four years of buying every dip for whatever reason is popular at the ...
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