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Automaker Earnings Previews: Troubles Abound for Ford and GM

Both Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) are scheduled to report second-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday. And both companies have some, shall we say, ...
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Is Puma Biotech For Real, Again?

Puma Biotechnology Inc. (NYSE: PBYI) has just defied all odds in biotech. The stock has risen more than 200% in a single day, and its market cap magically jumped from ...
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Gasoline Prices Stay Low Even as Crude Supply Falls

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 4 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Should Apple Really Be Rallying to 52-Week Highs After Earnings?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) feels like its stock is defying history and logic after earnings. The company's third-quarter report was bland enough that it should have allowed traders and investors ...
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Why AT&T’s Earnings Will Lag Verizon’s

Analysts now expect that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.63 after markets close Wednesday. That is a penny less than the consensus estimate just ...
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Communications Equipment Stocks to Buy With Highest Exposure to Verizon and Comcast

When it comes to capital expenditures in telecom and the cable industry, just three companies keep the food on the table for the various vendors that supply them. AT&T, Verizon ...
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Key Expectations for Facebook Earnings, Buyouts and Guidance (Update)

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is set to report its second-quarter earnings after the close of trading on Wednesday. Mark Zuckerberg and team are expected to report earnings of $0.32 per ...
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Chrysler Recall Echoes GM Ignition Switch Issue

Chrysler issued two recall notices on Tuesday, one limited to older model Jeeps and the other for a variety of current model cars and pickups. In the recall of older ...
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EMC Earnings, Buyback and VMware Note May Mute Activists

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) was already indicated higher due to reports that activist investors were going after the company to unlock value. Now the stock is up marginally after its ...
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RBC’s Smaller Internet Stocks to Buy With Big Upside Potential

When most investors think of Internet stocks, the first ones that usually come to mind are the industry giants like Google, Yahoo and Facebook. The reality is there is a ...
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Boeing Raises Outlook on Strong Earnings, Tax Benefits

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.42 on revenues of $22.05 billion. In ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DuPont, GE, King, Microsoft, Xilinx, McDonald’s and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher Wednesday morning, after earnings and on hopes that geopolitical risks would abate. Investors still want upside, and they are looking for stocks and sectors where ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Mid-Cap Stocks to Buy for Rest of 2014

For the better part of the past two years, Wall Street strategists from many of the firms we cover have stressed to their clients to stick with the large- and ...
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Pepsi Boosts Guidance on Pricing Strength

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The food and beverage company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.32 on revenues of $16.89 ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Remain Attractive to Buyers, Refinancing

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted an increase of 2.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index, following a decline ...
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