Amazon Offers Unlocked Fire Phone For $199

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has dropped the price of its failed Fire Phone to $199 from $449. It seems like a good idea, since evidence shows the smartphone is not selling ...
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The Top-Selling Japanese Cars

In the month of October, Japanese automakers were responsible for eight of the top-20-selling vehicles in the U.S. The four top-selling cars come from Japanese makers, and trail behind ...
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Twitter To Track Apps For Ad Targeting

Twitter (NASDAQ: TWTR) have come up with a new way to target ads. It will "see" which apps a user has downloaded to allow marketers to aim their messages. Twitter ...
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Crude Oil Sinks Below $72

For some reason, analysts and traders seemed to think that Saudi Arabia did not mean what it said when it announced in October that the country didn’t care if the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

November 26, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 76 equities making new 52-week lows today. SeaDrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL) dropped about 22.7% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 Stocks That Narrowed Wednesday’s DJIA Gain

November 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but a blizzard of economic data sent the DJIA into the red where it spent the rest of the day. Trading was ...
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Analyst Trims Crude Oil Price, E&P Firms’ EPS Estimates

Lower crude oil prices typically mean lower profits for exploration & production (E&P) companies, and this time around is no different. The recent sharp drop in crude prices has generated ...
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Colder Weather Ups Natural Gas Demand, Weighs on Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Friday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 162 billion cubic feet for the week ending November 21st, compared with an expected ...
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Consumer Sentiment Upbeat on Job, Income Expectations

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index rose from a final October reading of 86.9 to a final November reading of 88.8, down from the preliminary November reading of ...
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Mixed Readings For Biotech Short Interest

The short interest data are out for the November 14 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Crude Oil Inventory Posts Gain Ahead of OPEC Meeting

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 1.9 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Pending Home Sales Drop in October

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Wednesday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes in October. The pending home sales index slipped 1.1% from an upwardly revised ...
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Semiconductor Short Interest Reacts to Recent Highs

The short interest data for the semiconductor industry have come out for the November 14 settlement date. These chip stocks all took a hit during the market sell-off in mid-October, ...
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New Home Sales Rise Especially for Most Expensive Homes

The U.S. Census Bureau this morning released data on new single-family home sales for October. Sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000, from a downwardly ...
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Major Oil Short Interest Still Wary of Falling Prices

Short interest data for major oil stocks was released for the November 14 settlement date. Most of the top oil stocks, with the exception of ConocoPhillips, saw their short interest ...
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