Crude Oil Inventory Jumps by 9 Million Barrels

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 8.9 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Short Sellers Starting to Gang Up on Biotech

The short interest data are out for the January 15 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Short Sellers Move Back Into 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest in the two-week period ending January 15 rose for all four of the 3D printing stocks we follow. Share price declines in a range of 8% to 14% ...
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5 Stocks That May Benefit From a Terrible Flu Season

Despite the fact that the flu numbers look only slightly elevated from last year, ask almost anybody you know and either they have had it or know somebody that has. ...
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What to Expect From Facebook Earnings

Wednesday after the markets close, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) will report its fourth-quarter financial results. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.48 in earnings per share and $3.77 in revenue. ...
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Short Interest in Solar and Alt Energy Stocks Mixed, With One Big Move

Short interest among the solar and alternative energy stocks we cover made some modest moves in the two-week reporting period that ended on January 15. Short interest in two solar ...
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Has AEP Indicated Peak Utility Earnings?

American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the utility company posted operating (adjusted) earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Key Analysts Raise Apple Price Targets and Expectations, Some Remain Cautious

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) just managed to blow out its earnings estimates. Everyone seems to be cheering the overwhelming success after Apple sold some 74.5 million iPhones in the most ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover in Semiconductor Stocks

The short interest data have come out for the January 15 settlement date. Recent short interest moves show that investors seem to be growing marginally more optimistic on the semiconductor ...
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Why Boeing Is Dodging the DJIA Earnings and Guidance Trap

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the aerospace company posted core (adjusted) diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.31 ...
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J.P. Morgan’s 5 Applied Technologies Stocks to Sell Now

One of the most incredible components to the technology revolution is the lightning speed at which data and discovery can change. In other words, what is big and trending today ...
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Short Sellers Pounce on Major Oil and Gas Stocks

Oil has gotten kicked in the teeth, and common sense would say that short sellers have made huge bets and boatloads of money as the stocks and commodities around the ...
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UBS Makes First Changes to 2015 Dividend Ruler Stock List

With the long Treasury bond hitting the lowest yields we have ever seen, it is becoming apparent that, despite some calling for the Federal Reserve to raise rates as soon as this ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Caterpillar, Goodyear, Southwest, Synchrony, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated up and looking for a bounce on Wednesday morning after a big earnings and strong dollar related sell-off on the prior day. The trend for 2015 does ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Ticked Higher Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 3.2% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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