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Venezuela: Country Hardest Hit by Low Crude Oil Prices

The plunge in oil prices that began at about this time in 2014 has cut the price of crude in half and put severe strains on countries that depend heavily ...
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An Outside View on St. Jude Device Cyberattack Woes

St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ) has found itself in the center of a storm. After a short seller report warned that its pacemakers could be hacked, ultimately posing a ...
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Why AstraZeneca Could Gain Another 15% Despite Market Headwinds

In recent weeks, major pharmaceuticals have been under fire in light of the recent Mylan EpiPen pricing fiasco. But now a key research firm is seeing one of these companies ...
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Lowest Paying Jobs for College Grads

The benefits of having a bachelor’s degree are many and well documented. Chief among them is the opportunity for higher-paying jobs. While jobs that require training and education certainly tend ...
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Labor Day Sales Off to an Early Start

Shopping is one way that a lot of Americans choose to spend their holiday breaks, and Labor Day is no exception. And the Labor Day holiday, which falls on September ...
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What to Look for in Palo Alto Network Earnings

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. Over the past few years this company was a ...
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Ford’s Projected August Sales Drop More Even Than Volkwagen’s

Automakers will be reporting monthly sales for August on Thursday, September 1, and three leading industry analyst firms all are projecting a year-over-year total sales decline ranging between 2.1% and ...
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Caesars Shares Bust on Bankruptcy Ruling

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) kicked off the week by watching its shares take a dive following an unfavorable ruling in bankruptcy court. A Chicago judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy ...
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The Market Is Pricey, but These 4 Dividend Stocks Are Still Dirt Cheap

Any way you look at the metrics, the stock market is very pricey on a historical basis. While not every sector is, the S&P 500 as a whole is, driven ...
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‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This Before’: The Housing Markets in the Hamptons, Aspen And Miami Are All Crashing

Special from ZeroHedge One month ago, we said that "it is not looking good for the US housing market", when in the latest red flag for the US luxury real ...
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Evidence That HP Is Growing PC Market Share and the Market for PCs

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) reported its earnings last week, and some analysts believe a new trend could arise from it. The personal computer (PC) business is pushing into new markets, ...
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8 Top Movers and Hot Stocks for Monday

Stocks overall were fractionally higher early on Monday, August 29, 2016. That makes the big percentages gainers and losers and the companies with big headline news stand out even more than ...
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Newspaper Paywall Watch: Washington Post $19, Boston Globe $5

Almost every major paper in the United States is chasing the paywall success of The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) and News Corp's (NYSE: NWS) The Wall Street Journal. ...
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5 of the Most Valuable Companies in the World Are All US Technology Stocks

An interesting thing has happened, something that sort of snuck up on many investors while technology as a sector has suffered somewhat this year. The big have gotten bigger, and continue to ...
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How Texas Raised the Bar on Renewable Energy

States don't come any redder than Texas. Yet the state generates enough electricity from renewable energy sources to power 4 million homes, more than half the 7.39 million households in ...
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