Fitch Downgrades Japan To “A” From “A+”

Japan's slow economy and lack of the lack of success of central bank efforts to lift GDP are among the factors which have triggered a downgrade of Japan's debt from ...
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7 DIJA Earnings Previews for This Week: Apple, Merck, Pfizer, Exxon, Visa, Chevron

Corporate earnings season now in full throttle, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average components reporting their financial results in ...
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Spirit Jet

Spirit Is America’s Most Profitable Airline

Although Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) is the U.S. airline most hated by its passengers, investors have little to complain about. Spirit boasts the highest profit margin of any U.S. carrier ...
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The Other 8 Top Tech Earnings This Week

The initial wave of tech companies reporting earnings was not as bad as previously thought, which gives at least somewhat of an optimistic tone for the coming week. In short, ...
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4 Biotech IPOs Lead Weekly Calendar

Only two companies were able to complete planned initial public offerings (IPOs) last week. Combined the two raised a total of $347 million, but neither was able to generate much ...
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Apple Needs to Sell 60 Million iPhones

The consensus forecasts from Wall Street analysts indicate that as part of Apple's upcoming report this week,  there will have been between 45 and 55 million iPhones sold in the last quarter. Anything at ...
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ten dollar bills

8 Analyst Stock Picks Under $10 With Massive Upside Targets

The stock market has again challenged new all-time highs and the Nasdaq is over that elusive tech-bubble peak above 5,000 again. So what if it took 15 years to get ...
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Houston Ship Channel

7 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The oil and gas sector is still trying to find its footing after oil fell precipitously from $100 to under $50. Many big and small energy players have been caught ...
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2015 Ford F-150

Suddenly, Ford Offers Big Discounts on New F-Series Pickups

The new Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) F-Series pickup is supposed to be the future of trucks. With parts of it made with aluminum and high-strength steel, the new F-Series weighs less ...
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Oil Rigs Drop by 31, Hedge Funds Look Elsewhere for Profits

In the week ended April 24, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 703, compared with 734 in the prior week and 1,534 a year ...
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Big Earnings Week Keeps Insider Buying Slow but Steady

While the earnings from the top S&P 500 companies came fast and furious this week, the insider buying was not as dramatic. As we have mentioned before, many insiders' windows ...
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Kinder Morgan

Massive Energy Trade Highlights High-Profile Insider Selling This Week

While the volume for insider trading has dropped dramatically due to earnings reporting, some very large trades hit the tape this week. Although many insiders at major corporations are still ...
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4 Dividends and Buybacks That Should Not Be Ignored

As corporate earnings season takes flight, many companies are announcing along with their earnings new plans to increase dividends or repurchase shares. 24/7 Wall St. has collected and compiled dividend ...
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Miles Driven by Americans Reached All-Time High in February

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has just released its traffic volume data for the month of February. The agency estimates that travel on all roads and streets in the ...
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Obviously, People Will Not Pay for Hamburger Delivery From McDonald’s

A company called Postmates wants to rule the world of the home delivery of fast food -- literally. This means on-demand delivery in every major city in the world. Postmates ...
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