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SunTrust Says Buy These 3 High-Profile Stocks Hit Hard After Earnings

Sometimes the best entry point for a stock you have been waiting to buy is when it either has a poor earnings quarter or gives guidance that disappoints. This is especially ...
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iPhone Fatigue Helps Undercut Smartphone Sales

Smartphone sales only rose 1% in the second quarter to 340 million units, according to research firm Strategic Analytics. One of the primary reasons is what the organization called "iPhone ...
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Housing Prices Recover to 2005 Bubble Level

Housing prices have recovered all the way to 2005 bubble levels. But is the new level a bubble as it has been in the past? RealtyTrac, now known as ATTOM ...
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Shaky Guidance Hammers Ford Stock After Earnings Report

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenues of $39.49 billion. In ...
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America’s Most Violent (and Peaceful) States

Although the risk of deadly shootings appears to have escalated, violence in the United States is trending downward. In 1995, there were 685 violent incidents per 100,000 people nationwide. By ...
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Whole Foods Earnings Don’t Taste Right to Investors

Whole Foods Markets Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. This company is on the path to expansion with 365 new stores, but at ...
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Groupon Earnings Turnaround Drives a Short Seller Frenzy

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) has seemingly been down and out for long enough that many investors have either written off the company or forgotten about the daily deals and discounting ...
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How Facebook Broke Through to a New All-Time High

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) reported second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, and absolutely blew investors away with stellar earnings this quarter, impressing on both the top and ...
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New York Community Bank Drops in on Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 27, 2016: Here are three stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 17 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by about 5 to ...
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Apple Pulls DJIA Higher on Wednesday

July 27, 2016: Markets opened higher again Wednesday ahead of the afternoon's FOMC announcement on the Fed's policy rate (unchanged). A slightly weaker dollar had little impact on oil prices, ...
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Janet Yellen and Fed Keep Rates Flat, Hint at Future Hike Chances

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has decided to leave interest rates unchanged at its two-day June meeting. This should hardly be a surprise to any economist or ...
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What to Expect From Whole Foods Earnings

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is scheduled to report fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.37 ...
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What Saved Freeport-McMoRan’s Q2 Earnings

On the face of it, shares of copper and gold miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) should be trading down about 2.5% after the company's Tuesday night earnings report. Instead the ...
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What to Look for in ConocoPhillips Earnings

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings report before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for a net loss of $0.61 per ...
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Fed Has to Deal With Worst Durable Goods Report in Almost 2 Years

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released its reading on durable goods for the month of June. Durable goods matter because they sum up what is happening in the big-ticket ...
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