New Bomber Safe in Obama Administration’s 2017 Budget

When President Obama revealed his $4.1 trillion fiscal year 2017 budget on Tuesday, the defense portion of the spending request totaled $619 billion, up less than 1% compared with the ...
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Huge Refinery Run May Be Over: Analyst Has Just 3 to Buy Now

For almost three years, and through the staggering collapse in oil prices, the refiners continued to be the last stronghold for beleaguered oil and gas investors. However, the party may ...
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Incyte Underwhelms With Earnings

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ: INCY) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company had $0.29 in earnings per share (EPS) on $243.88 million in revenue, which ...
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Jobless Claims Post Larger Drop Than Expected

The U.S. Department of Labor has released another installment of weekly jobless claims, and the report showed a much larger drop than expected. Claims in the past week were down ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Dish, First Data, Level 3, Regions, SolarCity, Tesla, Twitter, Visa and More

Stocks had tried to find some footing this week, but now the pressure from European banks was too much and stocks were getting pounded. Fed Chair Janet Yellen was not ...
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Syndax Pharma Gears Up for IPO

Syndax Pharmaceuticals has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in this offering. ...
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Amazon Offers Promotional Prices on Tablets, Kindle Readers

On Wednesday, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) replaced a $2 billion share buyback program the company instituted in 2010 and replaced it with a new $5 billion program. The old program ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Beaten Down Large Cap Dividend Blue Chips to Buy Now

The only redeeming quality to the kind of correction we have seen since the beginning of the year is that top stocks that often are leaders in their sectors get ...
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Peabody Losses Piled Higher, More Losses Foreseen

Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The coal miner’s adjusted diluted loss per share for the quarter came to $9.27 on ...
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Disney, Fox, Lions Gate and Time Warner Dominate Oscar Nominations

When the 88th Academy Awards are held at the end of February, it is Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF), Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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US Leads Central Bank Gold Holdings at 8,155 Tonnes

According to new analysis in the World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2015, the U.S. central bank held 8,155 tonnes of gold at the end of December. Germany ...
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Time Warner CEO Bewkes Abandons Investors

Time Warner Inc.'s (NYSE: TWX) earnings and its forecast disappointed Wall Street. Its shares tumbled 5% to $60 after it posted its fourth-quarter and full-year figures, and briefly it hit ...
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Cities With the Most (and Least) Empty Homes

Across the United States, the average vacancy rate was 1.6% at the beginning of February, according to new data from real estate research firm RealtyTrac. Several of cities with the ...
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Jobs With the Best (and Worst) Job Security

The U.S. unemployment rate reached 10% in October 2009, the highest since 1983, and the peak since the Great Recession ended in June 2009. Since then, unemployment has fallen steadily ...
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9 Big After-Hours Hot Stocks on the Move

Earnings season is now on the second half of its crest, and investors and traders alike are seeing serious winners and losers from each day's major earnings. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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