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Ford Responds To F-150 Safety Test Concerns

We reported a story earlier Thursday morning regarding the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) tests on the new Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) F-150 pickup trucks. The 2015 model ...
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Conifer Sets Expected Price Range For IPO

Conifer Holdings, Inc. filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. (SEC) for its initial public offering. The expected price range is $13 to $15 for ...
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A Complicated Yet Intriguing New International Junk Bond ETF

There is a new exchange-traded fund in town, and it is a mouthful to say the least. BlackRock has launched the iShares Currency Hedged Global ex-USD High Yield Bond ETF ...
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Coca-Cola Enterprises Beats Consensus but Fails to Grow

Coca-Cola’s (NYSE: KO) Western European bottler, Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE), released its second quarter financial results before the market opened on Thursday. The company had revenue of $1.92 billion with ...
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What to Expect from Amgen Earnings

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) is scheduled to report its earnings after the markets close on Thursday. There are consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that call for $2.43 in earnings per ...
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Why Almost Every Whole Foods Analyst Is Running Scared

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) has been gutted yet again after its earnings report. The company has been facing serious competition from traditional grocery chains and has more upstarts ...
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What to Expect from FireEye Earnings

FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) is scheduled to report its second quarter financial results after the markets close Thursday. There are consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that call for a net ...
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More Reports Chime in on Univar After IPO Quiet Period

Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) has not been public that long, and now we have seen more analysts chime in after the company's first formal earnings report as a public company. ...
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How T-Mobile Measures up to Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint

T-Mobile reported its second-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets opened. The telecom giant had $0.43 in earnings per share (EPS) on $8.2 billion in revenue compared to Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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How Credit Suisse Judges This New Tesla Referral Program

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) may be viewed with some caution by some investors after the company's referral program came out on Wednesday. Even after several key analyst downgraded in ...
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Are Teva Earnings Enough?

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA) reported its second-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets opened. The company had $1.43 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.0 billion in revenue ...
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Cheaper Crude Doubled Valero Refining Income

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported second quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Thursday morning. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $2.66 compared with EPS a year ago ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Stocks To Buy With Consistent and Predictable Earnings

Almost any way you look at it, the long stock market run looks like it is starting to hit a wall. The commodity market from oil to gold has been ...
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Q2 GDP Shows Growth, But Not Strong Enough

Investors, economists, and business owners just got to see their first view of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2015. The US economy grew by 2.3% in ...
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What Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Earnings Say About their Merger

It looks like these two companies have had a reset of investor bias, each with solid earnings. Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) and Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) both reported earnings before U.S. ...
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