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4 Oil Service Stocks to Buy as Rig Count Continues to Plunge

It never fails, the minute that the game is called “officially over” on Wall Street, then you know it is time to buy. As oil broke above the $60 mark, ...
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How Chesapeake Earnings Overcame a $5 Billion Charge

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. The oil and gas exploration and production company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.11 ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rise Near Year-to-Date High

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week decrease of 4.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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JC Penney Shares Collapse

Investors continue to be concerned about J.C. Penney Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: JCP) viability as a large U.S. retailer. The most recent sign comes as J.C. Penney shares have dropped more ...
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New Comcast Customer Service Upgrades Will Not Solve Problems

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) regularly ranks among the worst companies in America based on customer service. Anecdotes about the way customers are treated get picked up by the press occasionally, ...
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7 Key After-Hours Movers on Tuesday

With earnings season having passed its peak, there are still a massive number of companies reporting earnings. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked seven key after-hours movers after the close of ...
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Herbalife Thumps Ackman on Earnings

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported its first-quarter financial results after the markets closed Tuesday. The company had $1.29 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.1 billion in revenue, versus Thomson ...
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Electronic Arts Goes for New High Score With Earnings

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets closed. The video game giant had $0.39 in earnings per share (EPS) on $896 million ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

May 5, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 104 equities making new 52-week lows today. Three of the four are repeats from yesterday’s list. Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

May 5, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday and sank slowly throughout the trading day. Bond yields rose on U.S. Treasuries today and European bond yields also jumped. The U.S. ...
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How Much Salesforce.com Could Really Fetch in a Buyout

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) has become the latest tech darling to enter the Wall Street rumor mill. After reports a week ago about the company hiring bankers to evaluate offers, ...
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Despite Keeping VMWare Stake Analysts Still See Big Upside in EMC

After having made presentations and comments at EMC World Las Vegas, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) has not managed to impress investors. Or, has it? It turns out that there are ...
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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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