Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

January 19, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.4% at 2,810.31. The DJIA closed up 0.2% at 26,070.90. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% at 7,336.38. Friday was a relatively ...
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General Electric, Pandora Fall into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

January 19, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 64 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2 ...
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Nike, Goldman Sachs Nudge DJIA Higher Friday

January 19, 2018: Markets opened mixed Friday but the DJIA promptly turned south and remained in the red until late afternoon. An encouraging though not enlivening earnings report from IBM ...
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US Oil Rig Count Drops by 10, Crude Price Continues Slide

In the week ended January 19, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 747, down by five compared to the previous week and ...
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ADT Quietly Enters the Market

ADT Inc. (NYSE: ADT) entered the market quietly on Friday after the firm priced its initial public offering well below expectations. The firm priced its shares at $14 apiece for ...
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How Much Cheaper Are Electric Cars to Operate?

Depending on where you live, the cost of driving a gasoline-powered vehicle could be more than double (or even triple in a few cases) what it would cost to operate ...
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Why Abercrombie & Fitch’s Turnaround May Have a Lot More Room to Run

Some ailing companies never manage to turn around for shareholders. Others manage to stage miraculous turnarounds. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) falls somewhere in the middle, but after it ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About IBM After Earnings

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday and analysts are taking the opportunity to weigh in on the stock. ...
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What a Government Shutdown Means

Barring a last-minute deal, the U.S. Senate looks set to allow a shutdown of the federal government to begin at midnight. What that means is that certain, nonessential functions of ...
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2017 Third-Hottest Year on Record

Last year was the third-hottest one on record and more than 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than the average for all of the 20th century. Only 2015 and 2016 were hotter. ...
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Analyst Sees Nike Turnaround Coming to Fruition With Big Gains Ahead

In the daily analyst upgrades and downgrades, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was featured quite positively with an above-consensus analyst call on Friday. The stock was raised to Outperform from Neutral ...
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Menlo Therapeutics Closes in on IPO

Menlo Therapeutics has registered an amended S-1 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company plans on pricing its 5.67 million ...
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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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