Can P&G Ever Hedge Its Currency Woes?

Before the markets opened Tuesday morning, Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results. The $1.06 in earnings per share (EPS) and $20.2 billion in revenue ...
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Durable Goods So Weak That It Will Likely Lower GDP Forecasts

Each monthly report of durable goods orders can cause brief market elation or panic due to how volatile the numbers are. The U.S. Department of Commerce has reported that durable ...
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Peabody Earnings Surprise — Dividend Slashed

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The coal miner’s adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share loss (EPS) came to $1.21 ...
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5 Stocks to Buy That Beat Earnings Estimates and Raised Guidance

If there is any combination that warms the hearts of Wall Street analysts and investors, it is companies that beat analysts' earnings estimates and simultaneously raise earnings guidance expectations. A ...
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Pfizer Faces Reality Check With Earnings

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) reported its fourth-quarter results Tuesday before the markets open as $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) and $13.1 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson Reuters ...
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How Caterpillar Is Fighting Its Earnings Headwinds

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.35 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADT, Microsoft, 3D Systems, Tesla, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday morning after a mixed fanfare on Monday. The end of January is nearing and the trend for 2015 does not yet seem set. Still, ...
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DuPont Earnings Boosted by Cost Cutting

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Tuesday before markets opened. For the quarter, the chemical giant posted operating earnings per share ...
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Oil Prices Changing the Face of Global Geopolitics

By Andrew Topf for Oilprice.com In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was presented. The wily ...
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GM Sales Expected to Surge in January

The astonishing recalls that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) had last year do not appear to have hurt sales this month. GM is expected to have a large increase in ...
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Tencent Most Valuable Chinese Brand at $66 Billion

Chinese brand value has come of age as huge message company Tencent, a glorified instant messaging service, posted a brand value of $66 billion. Tencent is part of a Chinese holding ...
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Over 7 Million People Who Suffered Foreclosures Could Return to Housing Market

About 7.3 million people who owned a home that went through foreclosure in the housing market collapses could potentially be back in the real estate market within eight years. (These people are known ...
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Is a Generic Nexium Purple Pill for You?

When it comes to drugs being overly advertised, the Purple Pill, or Nexium, has been advertised over and over for years now. Now the question to ask is if a ...
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Was All the Good News Priced Into Microsoft Earnings?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported its second-quarter financial results Monday after the markets closed as $0.71 in earnings per share and $26.5 in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

January 26, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 108 equities making new 52-week lows today. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) posted a new 52-week low on Monday of $57.53. ...
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