Full 360-Degree Payrolls and Unemployment Report Preview

Friday morning will bring the key Employment Situation Report from the U.S. Department of Labor. Here is a 24/7 Wall St. full preview for Friday's numbers, given that the Federal ...
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Japan Seen as Risk to Key Solar Stocks

Japan’s Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) plans to set up a group to review the solar Feed in Tariff (FiT). The group will study the grid’s renewable/solar carrying ...
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Huge Inventory Increase Crushes Natural Gas Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 112 billion cubic feet for the week ending September 26. That compared with an ...
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Live Coverage of the Wayfair IPO

Online home furnishings seller Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W) priced 11 million shares on Wednesday at $29, above the expected range of $25 to $28, and the shares began trading Thursday ...
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Factory Orders Tailspin From Aircraft Sales

Thursday morning the U.S. Department of Commerce released the reading on factory orders for August. The reading came in at -10.1%, which was lower than the Bloomberg estimate of -9.3%. ...
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Buffett Drives the Gravy Train for Public Auto Dealership Sector

With news that Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have gotten into the car dealership business with an acquisition of the privately held VanTuyl car dealership, 24/7 Wall ...
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Analyst Sees Kinder Morgan Worth Much More Than Peers

Wells Fargo has issued an analyst report on Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) that shines some light on how the company can be evaluated following its recent master limited partnership ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Catalyst Ideas for the Fourth Quarter

Typically midterm election years are good years for the stock market. While there is no guarantee that this year will follow the past, there is a good chance that the ...
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Annual Foreclosure Rate Highest in Florida

In the month of August, 45,000 U.S. home foreclosures were completed, up 1.1% month over month but down 22.2% from 58,000 in August of 2013, according to research firm CoreLogic. ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Drop, Adds Base for Strong Employment Report Friday

The U.S. Department of Labor released the latest weekly jobless claims figures Thursday morning. The reading came to 287,000, which was below the Bloomberg consensus of 297,000. The weekly jobless ...
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Warren Buffett Gets in the Car Dealership Business

Warren Buffett is on the move again. Thursday morning he announced that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) had entered a definitive agreement to acquire the Van Tuyl Group. The transaction ...
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Constellation Brands Earnings Driven by Beer Sales

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The wine, beer and beverage company reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.11 on ...
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Makers of the 10 Top-Selling Cancer Drugs Catch the Eye of Analyst

One sad thing for almost every citizen in the United States is that at one point almost all of us will either have cancer or have a friend or relative ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, BofA, Kinder Morgan, Pandora, Twitter, Valero and More

Stocks were trying to hold firm with very small gains after Wednesday's major sell-off. So far, investors have shown repeatedly that they will eagerly buy oversold or overlooked stocks when ...
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European Central Bank Sits on Its Hands

The European Central Bank (ECB) may have found that it has its back up against the wall when it comes to monetary policy and interest rates, versus a declining economy ...
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