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What Warren Buffett Sees in Phillips 66 That You Don’t

Investing in energy has been tricky of late. Almost all aspects of the energy patch have traded handily lower. One group that has held up in the panic has been ...
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Why Analysts See Value in Sunrun

Sunrun Inc. (NASDAQ: RUN) debuted on the market in its initial public offering (IPO) earlier in August. Now that the quiet period is over, the underwriters from the offering can ...
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How Analysts Initially Rate Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) entered the market with its initial public offering (IPO) on August 6. Now that the quiet period for this stock is over, the underwriters can ...
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Why This Analyst Is Raising Twitter Now

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has had a very hard time finding much love from Wall Street. On top of a management void, it has busted its initial public offering (IPO) ...
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The 1,954 Mile Mexico-American Border Wall

It starts just south of Beaumont, Texas, and runs almost 2,000 miles to just south of San Diego. The hard part would be fencing the Rio Grande, which is almost ...
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Restaurant Group Criticizes NLRB Ruling

Last Thursday’s ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that a company is a “joint employer” along with its contractors has caused a storm of concern in at least ...
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Cytomx Files for IPO

Cytomx Therapeutics Inc. filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the ...
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The Medicines Company and Alnylam Rise on Positive Phase 1 Results

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY) and The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) made waves Monday morning despite downward pressure from the broad markets. These companies announced positive initial results from their ...
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July Air Cargo Volume and Revenues at Yearly Lows

The volume of air cargo transported in July rose a scant 0.7% month over month, and both revenues and yield continue to slide. The index readings were the worst so ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Goldman Sachs, Intel, JC Penney, Twitter, United Tech and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday morning. If last week proved anything, it was that the trend of buying the pullbacks remains in place. Still, the markets did finally drop ...
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Canadian Cannabis Firms Close Merger

Tweed Marijuana, a publicly traded medicinal marijuana company on the Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture board (TWD), announced Monday morning that the company had completed its merger with Bedrocan Cannabis in an ...
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Cadillac, Lincoln Still Have Trouble Selling Cars

"Days to turn" remains one of the car industry's better measures of demand. Low days to turn means car makes shipped from manufacturers spent little time on dealer lots before ...
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Why Does McDonald’s Sell a 1,000-Calorie Breakfast?

Why does McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) sell a 1,060-calorie "Big Breakfast With Hot Cakes"? Because it has to. No matter how much pressure food health advocates put on the fast-food ...
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Autoworkers Union Passes Strike Authorization Measure

In a procedural vote completed last week, workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) voted heavily in favor of going on strike against the company if the United Autoworkers ...
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5 Top Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters ...
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