Are Synchrony Financial’s Q4 Results Good Enough?

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company posted $0.70 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.35 billion in revenue, ...
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25 Best Board Games for a Snowy Day

For over 7,000 years and counting, people worldwide have found time on quiet, snowy evenings to play board games. While games in ancient times were not made of cardboard, but ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Amex, Apple, Chipotle, IBM, Netflix, Nike, Sirius XM, Switch and More

Stocks were mixed on Friday, but the almost nine-year raging bull market has hit new highs this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went over 26,100 and had the fastest ...
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Quintana Energy Closes in on IPO

Quintana Energy Services has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were provided in this ...
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Boeing Raises 2018 Commercial Jet Prices by 4.1%

Earlier this week, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) raised prices on its commercial jets. Unlike rival Airbus, the company did not make an announcement of the change. Boeing kept its price ...
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Why Schlumberger Q4 Earnings Disappointed Investors

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results before markets opened on Friday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.48 ...
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Crude Oil Supply to Top Demand in 2018: IEA

In its monthly Oil Market Report for January released Friday morning, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that global crude supplies fell by 4050,000 barrels per day in December to ...
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Can Apple’s Stock Rise Another 22%?

One Wall Street analyst thinks Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares can run up another 22%. Bank of America's Wamsi Mohan has lifted his target price to $220 from $180. Mohan ...
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Facebook Adds Amex’s Chenault as First Black Board Member

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) added American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) board chair and chief executive, Kenneth I. Chenault, to its board. He is the first person of color in that ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill to keep the government from shut down, but it hit hurdles in the Senate. According to Reuters: Legislation to stave ...
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Song of the Year at the Grammys the Year You Were Born

The Grammy Award for Song of the Year is one of the most prestigious awards the music industry can bestow, akin to a movie winning Best Picture at the Academy ...
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Why IBM Earnings Got the Big Blues

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the technology giant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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25 Best Counties to Live In

The United States ranks as the 10th most developed country in the world, behind nations such as Norway, Australia, and Switzerland, according to the 2016 Human Development Index of the ...
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American Express Slips Despite Solid Earnings Beat

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported its most recent quarterly results after markets closed Thursday. The company said that it had $1.58 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.84 billion ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

January 18, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.2% at 2,798.16. The DJIA closed down 0.4% at 26,020.43. Separately, the Nasdaq was relatively flat at 7,296.05. Thursday was a down day on ...
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