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Friday’s 52-Week Low Club Includes Seres Therapeutics, America Movil

July 29, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 32 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2 to ...
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Exxon, McDonald’s Weigh on DJIA Friday

July 29, 2016: Markets opened mixed again on Friday as the blue chips just couldn't get a bid. The Bank of Japan did not announce a very aggressive easing plan ...
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How Long Do American Presidents Live?

The lives -- and deaths -- of presidents have changed the course of history. Many voters are concerned about the old age of this election’s candidates. The age of the ...
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Retail Same-Store Sales Forecasts Trending Down

So few retailers report monthly same-store sales any more that quarterly reports are about all we have to gauge how sales and store traffic are doing. And things for the ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees More Headwinds for Gilead Sciences

The recent performance from Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has analysts and investors concerned about the future. Currently the stock trades at less than eight times its forward earnings for 2016, ...
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Will Ford Hit a Pothole in July Sales?

Automakers will be reporting July light vehicle sales totals on Tuesday, and if forecasts are correct, it will be a solid, perhaps even outstanding, month. Analysts at expect July ...
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Why Seres Therapeutics Is Crushing Shareholders

Shares of Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRB) took an absolute dive early in Friday’s session. The company had a market cap of nearly $1.5 billion on Thursday, but this was reduced to ...
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US GDP for 2016 Just Took a Sharp Turn Lower

If you ever wanted to see an economic report that makes you feel like the pundits were all full of delusion and hope rather than full of knowledge, look no further ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Top Dividend Stocks Called Huge Bargains Now

With the market very expensive, and trading like it is very toppy, investors are stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. The bond market, especially U.S. Treasury bonds, ...
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Chevron Earnings Not Enough for Investors

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. With this earnings report, the company is continuing to make progress toward its goal of ...
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Why Exxon Earnings Tumbled 59%

From early April to early June this year, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for September delivery added about $12 a barrel, rising to just over $50, and it looked ...
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How AbbVie Won Big on Earnings

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) released its second-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $1.26 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.45 billion ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amazon, Dow Chemical, Ford, Gilead, Harley-Davidson, Western Digital and More

The stock market may have recently hit new highs, but stocks were indicated lower again on Friday. Earnings are being dominated by new-economy giants and held back by many of ...
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13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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Apple iPhone Falls to 5th Place in China

The Chinese smartphone market is growing. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not part of that growth. Apple desperately needs growth in what it calls Greater China to be the cornerstone ...
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