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Are 3 Million Clean Energy Jobs at Risk?

Clean energy companies support more than 3 million jobs in the United States, according to the recently released second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report from the U.S. Department of ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Picks Versus 2017 Dogs of the Dow

Something odd has taken place over in the offices of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) in late 2016 and into 2017. The 2017 full list of Buffett's stock picks included larger ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Tick Higher, Applications Slip 2%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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‘Gone With the Wind’ Is Top Grossing Oscar Movie of All Time at $1.7 Billion

"Gone With the Wind" was made 78 years ago, at the end of the Great Depression and before World War II. Its gross receipts, if not adjusted for inflation, would ...
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Why First Solar Crushed Q4 Earnings

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) reported its most recently quarterly results after markets closed on Tuesday. The company said that it had $1.24 in earnings per share (EPS) and $480 ...
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Newmont Earnings Hit by High Closure Costs, Impairment Charge

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings after markets closed Tuesday. For the quarter, the gold miner posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.25 on revenues ...
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Global Eagle, Rentech Plunge into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

February 21, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 34 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by more ...
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Wal-Mart, UnitedHealth Dominate DJIA Tuesday

February 21, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday following a mixed Friday close. Solid earnings reports from Macy's, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart all gave the pre-market session a boost. All 11 ...
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Is This a Head Fake For Lumber Liquidators Earnings?

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LL) reported fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened Tuesday. This earnings report was much stronger than the previous report, and could prove to be ...
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Hedge Funds Bought Financial, Health Care Stocks in Q4

Hedge funds sliced 1% from their exposure to equities in the fourth quarter of 2016, a sharp change from the 2.9% increase in equities investments in the third quarter. Buyers ...
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6 Key Earnings to Look for Wednesday

The most recent earnings season is coming to a close, and the broad markets are pushing even higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 hitting new ...
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Have Business Leaders Donned Rose-Colored Glasses?

There's not much doubt that the election of President Donald Trump put some air under stock prices. Since November 9, the day after the election, both the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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As Powerball Lottery Hits $403 Million, 12 Things Not to Do If You Win

The American Dream has changed over the years. It used to be a life of hard work and saving your way to wealth. The American Dream of today seems to ...
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Can Snapchat Really Compete With Facebook?

Social media has long been a battlefield, with each platform looking to copycat the other or undermine the competition to gain more traffic and users. In the most recent case ...
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Freeport-McMoRan Lowers Production Estimates After Failing to Reach Grasberg Deal

Freeport-McMoRan Inc.'s (NYSE: FCX) PT Freeport-Indonesia (PT-FI) subsidiary has failed to reach an agreement with the government of Indonesia regarding the termination of Freeport's contract and conversion of the contract to ...
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