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4 Oil Services Stocks With Potential Upside of 75% or More

The key to investing has always been to buy when everybody is selling and to sell when everybody is buying. Seems simple enough, but as all investors know it is ...
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Can Chesapeake Drill Its Way Out of a Hole?

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) reported second-quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. The oil and gas exploration and production company posted an adjusted net loss per share of $0.11 ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dip, Applications Up Sharply

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week increase of 4.7% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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6 Key Stocks on the Move From Earnings for Wednesday

Investors and traders already may have seen most of the Dow and S&P earnings for the second quarter of 2015, but there are literally dozens and dozens of small-cap, mid-cap ...
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8 Large Companies Valued Under 10 Times Earnings

Investors have to cope with a lot of moving parts in 2015: Greece, China, Iran, rising interest rates, a strong dollar, slow global growth, weakening emerging markets and on and ...
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Battered Flint Michigan Gets GM Plant, but Not Jobs

Flint, Mich., was as badly hurt by the downturn in the auto industry as any other city. Unemployment has remained high, along with poverty and crime. Its population reached 196,000 ...
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Atlanta, Chicago Claim Top Spot in Wireless Survey

In the new RootMetrics survey, which covers the first half of the year, for overall wireless service in the nation's 125 most populous markets, Atlanta and Chicago easily finished at the ...
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Sprint Continues Takeover of RadioShack Stores

Defunct RadioShack is not dead; it is only sleeping. In among the remarkably complex set of numbers Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) issues with its quarterly earnings was a description of ...
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Why Activision Blizzard Is Thrashing Earnings

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) reported its second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $0.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $759 million in revenue ...
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Are Disney Earnings Enough for Investors?

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $1.45 in earnings per share (EPS) on $13.1 billion in ...
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Devon Energy Production, Profits Rise

Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) reported second quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Tuesday. For the quarter, the independent oil & gas company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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Big Gains Made by First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) may be a beneficiary of the recent political and energy initiatives, but the company's share price is down handily from its highs of April. Now ...
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Is Tyco Now a Bargain?

Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. It has also seen its share or special situations and recoveries. Now that shares ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

August 4, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among the 238 equities making new 52-week lows today. Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) dropped about 2.2% on Tuesday ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Tuesday

August 4, 2015: Markets opened slightly higher again on Tuesday absent any upbeat U.S. economic data. Apple stock is dragging down the tech sector, and that kept the indexes trading ...
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