How Micron Blew Earnings Out of the Water

Micron Tehcnology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) reported fiscal second quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company said that it had $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.65 ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 23, 2017: The S&P 500 closed lower on the day, down 0.11% and 2.49 points to 2,345.96. Separately the DJIA closed relatively flat down 0.02% on the day at ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Very Cautious on Dollar Stores

Discount and dollar stores were a hot trend a few years ago, but one key analyst believes that this trend has run its course. Credit Suisse put both Dollar Tree, ...
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Windstream, Gulfport Energy in Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

March 23, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 71 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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UnitedHealth, Coca-Cola Weigh on DJIA Thursday

March 23, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Thursday but the major indexes traded higher until the early afternoon as traders anticipate a vote on the Republican healthcare bill. If it ...
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Satisfaction With Smartphones Nearly Equal Between Apple, Samsung

The more consumers use a smartphone to operate connected home services like smart appliances and thermostats, the better they like their smartphones. The highest ratings were reported by consumers who ...
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

The U.S. population grew by less than 1% last year, among the slowest rates in decades. Metropolitan areas continue to grow faster than rural areas. Still, among the nation’s 381 ...
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2 Health Care Stocks Crushed on Thursday

The health care sector was in trouble over the past year, under fire from congressional hearings and politicians on the campaign trail. But 2017 could be different, with a new ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Cities

The U.S. population grew by less than 1% last year, among the slowest rates in decades. While nationwide population growth was slow, the trend of Americans moving from rural areas ...
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Why Jefferies Sees Boeing’s New Factory as a Huge Catalyst

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is creating state-of-the-art manufacturing solutions at its Everett factory to renew its B777 line and to produce the B787 more efficiently. At the same time, its ...
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Why Iger’s Contract Extension With Disney Matters

In a filing this morning with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) said it has extended Chairman and CEO Robert Iger's contract from a ...
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With a Goldman Sachs Upgrade, FireEye May Be the Best Cybersecurity Stock of Them All

If there is one issue that remains front and center in the corporate and enterprise world right now, cybersecurity has to be at the top of the list. Business should ...
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Top 3 Earnings Coming Late on Thursday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 are both steadily sinking lower this week ahead of the vote on health care. While the Dow had closed higher for ...
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Natural Gas Price Holds Following Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 150 billion cubic feet for the week ending March 17. Analysts were expecting a ...
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New Home Sales Make Massive February Move

After Wednesday's disappointing report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) on February sales of existing homes, Thursday's report on new home sales should bring some joy back to Mudville. ...
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