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Why Key Analyst Sees More Headwinds for Gilead Sciences

The recent performance from Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has analysts and investors concerned about the future. Currently the stock trades at less than eight times its forward earnings for 2016, ...
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Will Ford Hit a Pothole in July Sales?

Automakers will be reporting July light vehicle sales totals on Tuesday, and if forecasts are correct, it will be a solid, perhaps even outstanding, month. Analysts at Edmunds.com expect July ...
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Why Seres Therapeutics Is Crushing Shareholders

Shares of Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRB) took an absolute dive early in Friday’s session. The company had a market cap of nearly $1.5 billion on Thursday, but this was reduced to ...
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US GDP for 2016 Just Took a Sharp Turn Lower

If you ever wanted to see an economic report that makes you feel like the pundits were all full of delusion and hope rather than full of knowledge, look no further ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Top Dividend Stocks Called Huge Bargains Now

With the market very expensive, and trading like it is very toppy, investors are stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. The bond market, especially U.S. Treasury bonds, ...
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Chevron Earnings Not Enough for Investors

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. With this earnings report, the company is continuing to make progress toward its goal of ...
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Why Exxon Earnings Tumbled 59%

From early April to early June this year, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for September delivery added about $12 a barrel, rising to just over $50, and it looked ...
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How AbbVie Won Big on Earnings

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) released its second-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $1.26 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.45 billion ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amazon, Dow Chemical, Ford, Gilead, Harley-Davidson, Western Digital and More

The stock market may have recently hit new highs, but stocks were indicated lower again on Friday. Earnings are being dominated by new-economy giants and held back by many of ...
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13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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Apple iPhone Falls to 5th Place in China

The Chinese smartphone market is growing. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not part of that growth. Apple desperately needs growth in what it calls Greater China to be the cornerstone ...
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Volkswagen US Sales Collapse Almost 11% in July

Volkswagen is taking the expected beating in the United States due to its emissions scandal. Its sales for the month dropped 10.6% to 48,000 in July, according to Kelley Blue ...
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Merck Raises EPS Outlook After Q2 Earnings

Drug giant Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The company reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.93 and revenues ...
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Jefferies Makes Key Changes to Top Energy Stocks in Franchise Picks Portfolio

With earnings season winding down, many of the top firms we cover on Wall Street are making some changes to their list of high conviction stocks that they present to ...
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Why Xerox Earnings Look Good

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The business technology firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 on revenues of $4.4 ...
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