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Labels About Dangers of Fast Food Are Ignored

Good news for McDonald's and its smaller rivals. People rarely pay attention to labels about calories or other fast-food content that might cause risks to health. According to Science Daily: Researchers ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Chesapeake, Lululemon, Microsoft, PayPal, Wal-Mart, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday as earnings looked mixed. So far, earnings season has gotten off to a decent start, and investors still seem willing and able to buy ...
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McDonald’s Profits Rise on Improved Same-Store Sales

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.50 on revenues of $6.42 billion. In ...
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Top Analyst Says Buy These 3 Red-Hot Chip Stocks Before Earnings

If any segment has given investors joy this year, it is the semiconductors, and with good reason. The PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX) index is up over 40% since February 1. While ...
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Why Despite Alkermes Success, Suicidal Ideation Still Eludes Big Pharma

Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ: ALKS) just announced positive Phase 3 results for its novel antidepressant ALKS 5461, and it’s serving as a rising tide — a storm surge even — for many biotech ...
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Honeywell Earnings Buoyed by Promises of 2017 Improvement

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.67 on revenues of $9.8 billion. In ...
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Cubs NLCS Game 6 Tickets Are Selling for Under $500

It’s been 108 years since the Cubs last won a world series and 62 years since they made it to the Fall Classic. With their win last night over the Dodgers, ...
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States With the Worst Roads

In its most recent assessment, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the United States a failing grade for its infrastructure. According to the group, $3.6 trillion would be needed ...
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Microsoft Rises on Solid Earnings Beat

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company posted $0.76 in earnings per share (EPS) and $22.3 billion in revenue. There were ...
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Schlumberger Profits Up on Strong Margins, Light Revenues

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported third-quarter 2016 results after markets closed on Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.25 on revenues ...
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PayPal Sinks Despite Meeting Estimates

PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) released third-quarter earnings report after markets closed on Thursday. The company said that it had $0.35 in in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.67 billion ...
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Would a Varian Acquisition by GE Help GE in Its Long-Term Goals?

Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure saw a pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied ...
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Tractor Supply, Ascena Retail in Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 20, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 52 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by more ...
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Verizon, Travelers Weigh on DJIA Thursday

October 20, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday and have traded right around the break-even line all day. Wednesday's Beige Book didn't have much impact and scant economic data has left ...
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SEC Settles Cross-Border Business Charges With Israeli Bank

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that Israeli-based Bank Leumi has agreed to pay $1.6 million and admit wrongdoing to settle charges. In terms of the charges ...
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