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US Army to Seek Bids for Landing Craft Replacements

Now that the Pentagon has settled on a replacement for the venerable Humvee, the U.S. Army is expected to solicit bids by the end of the year to replace a ...
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Why Analysts Will Be Covering Hot IPOs Much Faster Than Before

Get ready for big changes to how new research reports will be issued from Wall Street firms. While this will not impact any of the hot IPOs of the past, ...
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Was the Amazon Upgrade Too Aggressive? Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of the darlings of the stock market. After the massive sell-off from last week, it is almost as if the sell-off never happened. An upgrade ...
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The Tale of 2 Jewelers

Both Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) and Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG) reported earnings before the markets opened on Thursday. Afterward, there was one clear winner and one clear loser ...
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Short-Covering, Possible Debt Swap Send Peabody Stock Soaring

The number of shares of Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) sold short is more than double what it was a year ago. The number of shares short hit a 12-month ...
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What to Expect From Autodesk Earnings

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results on Thursday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.17 in earnings ...
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An Unusual Upgrade for JC Penney

Saying that J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has achieved a meaningful turnaround in the past seven quarters, Fitch Ratings on Thursday upgraded the company’s issuer default rating from CCC ...
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Kansas City Fed Confirms Economic Weakness

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released its regional August Manufacturing Survey on Thursday. This is far from a market-moving event, but it does show regional economic weakness on ...
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Natural Gas Price Ticks Lower After Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 69 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 21. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Media Stocks Have Been Crushed: 4 to Buy Now

After outperforming for much of the past couple of years, the top media stocks all have been absolutely mauled on fears that bundling and younger Americans “cutting the cord” will ...
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2 Major Upgrades Seen for China: CNOOC and China Life

Are things really as bad in China as you might have been led to believe? The answer to that depends on whom you ask, and perhaps what country you live ...
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Key Analyst Sees Huge Upside in Schlumberger After Acquisition

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) announced on Wednesday that it will be acquiring Cameron International Corp. (NYSE: CAM) in a cash and stock deal. The agreement was unanimously approved by both ...
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Pending Home Sales Tick Higher on Strong Sales in the Northeast

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Monday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for July. The pending home sales index inched up 0.5% to 110.9 from ...
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Tesla P85D Better Than Perfect: Consumer Reports

When Consumer Reports road tested the Model S P85D from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), the car earned a score of 103 out of a possible 100. That led the ...
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Euro Area Leading Indicators Ticked Up in July Too

The Conference Board has released its Leading Economic Index for the euro area in July. Despite all the fears and woes that were taking place then, the euro area's leading ...
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