Anheuser-Busch Earnings Not So Tasty

Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the U.S. markets opened as $1.42 in earnings per share and $12.23 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus ...
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Gold, Silver Skid on Japanese Easing

Gold prices have lost nearly 3% Friday morning to trade at around $1,163, following the surprise announcement of an increase in the Bank of Japan’s planned asset purchases. The bank ...
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Dollar General Takes Its Offer to Family Dollar Shareholders

The battle between Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) over which company will acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) is primarily being fought between ...
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Personal Income Rises Again in September

The U.S. Department of Commerce released the September numbers for personal income and outlays. Personal income has been growing, but spending fell slightly on volatile auto sales and lower gas ...
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Chevron Earnings Jump on Refining, Currency Effects

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.95 on revenues of $54.68 billion. ...
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Exxon Earnings Top Lowered Expectations

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the U.S. markets opened as $1.89 in earnings per share and $107.5 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus ...
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3 Chip Equipment Stocks to Buy for Surging Consumer Demand

After years of declining sales, the very segment that got the semiconductor industry rolling is finally starting to wake up from demand hibernation. Personal computer (PC) sales used to drive ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aegerion, Avon, Atmel, LinkedIn, Ocwen, Visa and More

Stocks screamed higher on Friday on a surprise Japan expansion of its own stimulus and quantitative easing measures. Investors have proved, even during October, that they are willing to buy ...
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Japan Surprises Markets With More Quantitative Easing

The Bank of Japan pumped some air under equity markets Friday morning when its board of governors voted to increase its annual asset purchase amount from a target range of ...
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4 Stocks to Buy That Benefit Big From Lower Oil Prices

After over a year of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude priced at more than $100, the recent massive sell-off might be a nail-biter for the energy patch, but for other ...
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Weyerhaeuser Profit Rises, Outlook Appears Soft

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. The wood products real estate investment trust (REIT) posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 ...
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20% of Nation’s Homeless Are in California

The Department of Housing and Urban Development put out a sobering report about the status of homeless people in the United States. Although the count of the homeless dropped 10% ...
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Walmart to Start Holiday Shopping Deals on November 1

Not to be bested by smaller retailers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has decided to start the holiday shopping season on November 1, at least in so far as it ...
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IBM and China’s Tencent Begin Cloud Partership

On the heels of a deal with Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR), deeply troubled tech firm International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has set a deal with Tencent, China's largest Internet ...
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New Regulatory Communications Slap Citi Earnings and Ratios Lower

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has just used the children's game excuse of "Do Over!" for the third-quarter earnings. Citi announced after the close that it is lowering its previously reported ...
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