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Seadrill Sinking on Weak Outlook

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL) posted second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Wednesday. The company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.24 on revenues of $1.22 ...
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Are Triple-Leveraged ETFs on the Way Out?

August is generally considered to be the dog days of summer in the financial markets. It seems like most investors are more concerned with their last vacation of the summer ...
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Tiffany Earnings Glitter, but Outlook Dull

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) reported second quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The luxury goods company reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.96 on revenues of $992.93 ...
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CONE Midstream Files for IPO — Sponsored by CONSOL and Noble

CONE Midstream Partners L.P. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO) on Tuesday. The total filing was $350 million for common units ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Facebook, Garmin, Waste Management and More

Stocks were firm yet again on Wednesday, after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 for the first time this week, and with the DJIA having hit a record. Investors are still looking for value ...
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Will the 4% GDP for Q2 Hold Up in Thursday’s Revision?

The first revision to real gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2014 will be reported at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. The first estimate released on real GDP ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Mostly Lower as Applications Rise

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 2.8% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index, following a rise of ...
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Detroit’s Housing Market Has Never Recovered

S&P Case Shiller released its housing data for June, and Detroit did fairly well. Home prices rose 10.3%, compared to the same month last year. That was against a national ...
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Stocks With the Largest Short Interest

Several companies had more than 100 million shares sold short for the two-week period that ended on August 15. Among these was perennial leader Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), ...
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What Happened to All the Gun Buyers?

Something has gone wrong in gun land. The frenzy of pistol and rifle purchases has abated, without any easy answer for the trend. Large, publicly traded gun company Smith &Wesson ...
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America’s Disappearing Jobs

After the Great Recession, which cost millions of Americans their jobs, the U.S. labor market has begun to heal. So far this year the United States has added an average ...
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Analog Devices Earnings Report Keeps The Doors Open

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) has reported earnings for its fiscal third quarter. The chip maker’s earnings came in at $0.63 in earnings per share and $722.4 million in revenues. This compares ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

August 26, 2014: Among the 23 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT: AMPE) dropped nearly 5%% on Tuesday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed the DJIA and S&P 500 to New Highs

August 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday following a huge jump in durable goods orders, a better-than-expected report on consumer confidence, and a slowdown in home price increases. The ...
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Dodge Heavy Duty Ram Pickup Claims Victory in Specs Battle

At the start of the new car season, Chrysler Group LLC on Monday introduced its latest versions of the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks, claiming superior ...
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