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As European Bank ADSs Tank, What About Their Dividends?

Thursday was a day dominated by European bank weakness based on balance sheet concerns and profitability concerns. After all, negative interest rates on deposits with the European Central Bank can ...
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SEC Votes to Adopt New Security Swap Rules

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently voted to adopt rules that require a non-U.S. company that uses personnel located in a U.S. branch or office to arrange, negotiate ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips on Soft Demand

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 70 billion cubic feet for the week ending February 5. Analysts were expecting a ...
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What to Look for in Pandora Earnings

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-year results after markets close Thursday. The streaming music company is expected to post earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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What Destroyed Zynga Earnings in Q4

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company had no earnings and $186 million in revenue. The Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimates ...
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3 Stocks Down Over 20% With Very Positive Forward Expectations

One thing we have discussed at length during the sell-off that started the first of the year is that indiscriminate selling leads to everything being sold, even if there is ...
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What to Look for in Activision Blizzard Earnings

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.86 in earnings ...
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New Bomber Safe in Obama Administration’s 2017 Budget

When President Obama revealed his $4.1 trillion fiscal year 2017 budget on Tuesday, the defense portion of the spending request totaled $619 billion, up less than 1% compared with the ...
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Huge Refinery Run May Be Over: Analyst Has Just 3 to Buy Now

For almost three years, and through the staggering collapse in oil prices, the refiners continued to be the last stronghold for beleaguered oil and gas investors. However, the party may ...
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Incyte Underwhelms With Earnings

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ: INCY) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company had $0.29 in earnings per share (EPS) on $243.88 million in revenue, which ...
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Jobless Claims Post Larger Drop Than Expected

The U.S. Department of Labor has released another installment of weekly jobless claims, and the report showed a much larger drop than expected. Claims in the past week were down ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Dish, First Data, Level 3, Regions, SolarCity, Tesla, Twitter, Visa and More

Stocks had tried to find some footing this week, but now the pressure from European banks was too much and stocks were getting pounded. Fed Chair Janet Yellen was not ...
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Syndax Pharma Gears Up for IPO

Syndax Pharmaceuticals has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in this offering. ...
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Amazon Offers Promotional Prices on Tablets, Kindle Readers

On Wednesday, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) replaced a $2 billion share buyback program the company instituted in 2010 and replaced it with a new $5 billion program. The old program ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Beaten Down Large Cap Dividend Blue Chips to Buy Now

The only redeeming quality to the kind of correction we have seen since the beginning of the year is that top stocks that often are leaders in their sectors get ...
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