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Why Analysts Are Thinking M&A Is Back on the Table for Gilead

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) reported its second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. In the report we saw weakening trends in the hepatitis C vaccine (HCV) segment, ...
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Top 4 Jefferies Internet Picks for Rest of 2016 After Earnings

With most major tech earnings imminent, it is important to consider what the major companies dominating the internet are expected to do for earnings and what will be their key ...
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How Airbus Is Beating Boeing to a Middle-of-the-Market Airplane

Among those new order announcements that poured out of the recent Farnborough Airshow was a below-the-radar switch that deserves a closer look. Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle changed an order ...
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Will Apple’s Earnings Report Be the Turning Point for Its Weak 2016?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. This iPhone giant may be one the favorite companies in the ...
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US Consumer Confidence in July Downplays Brexit Fears

Tuesday may have marked the first day of a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, but investors and economists should take at least some comfort in that the consumer ...
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2 Craft Beer Stocks to Consider in the Wake of the Anheuser-Busch, SABMiller Deal

The U.S. Department of Justice just announced that it was happy with the proposed acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD) of SABMiller. As per a predetermined condition of the agreement, ...
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UBS Downgrades Energy Shipping Companies Close to 52-Week Lows

When investors see analysts downgrade a sector, they sometimes worry. But what about when that sector downgrade comes at the same time that the key sector's stocks are all down ...
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3 Stocks Set to Benefit From Existing Home Sales Data

Existing home sales data out of the United States last week revealed the strongest growth rate since the beginning of 2007. The data showed a 1.1% increase between May and ...
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Why Eli Lilly Earnings Are So Dynamic

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) released its second-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. Currently this company is in the middle of a very dynamic product launch, ...
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Why Deutsche Bank Still Loves These 3 Utilities Stocks

One thing is for sure on Wall Street, it takes two to have a horse-race, and there is never any lack of viewpoints when it comes to sectors and stocks. ...
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States Profiting the Most From Sin

Smoking, drinking, gambling, and other vice-like habits are widely believed to be harmful -- not just to the individuals who drink, smoke, or gamble, but to society at large. Some ...
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Verizon Stumbles on Mixed Earnings Amidst Yahoo Acquisition

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company believes that the results from this report are demonstrating its evolving operations ...
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Sirius XM Tops 25 Million Subscribers, on Track for New 52-Week High

Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced Tuesday morning that it added 587,000 net new subscribers in the second quarter of 2016. The company said its total ...
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Why McDonald’s Earnings Fell Flat

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The Golden Arches may have missed its earnings in this report but despite this minor ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Gilead, Sprint, Starbucks, Southwest Air, Texas Instruments, Disney, Nordstrom and More

Stocks hit a new high last week and are effectively looking for direction as very mixed earnings are coming with the start of a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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