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Oil Prices Changing the Face of Global Geopolitics

By Andrew Topf for Oilprice.com In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was presented. The wily ...
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GM Sales Expected to Surge in January

The astonishing recalls that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) had last year do not appear to have hurt sales this month. GM is expected to have a large increase in ...
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Tencent Most Valuable Chinese Brand at $66 Billion

Chinese brand value has come of age as huge message company Tencent, a glorified instant messaging service, posted a brand value of $66 billion. Tencent is part of a Chinese holding ...
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Over 7 Million People Who Suffered Foreclosures Could Return to Housing Market

About 7.3 million people who owned a home that went through foreclosure in the housing market collapses could potentially be back in the real estate market within eight years. (These people are known ...
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Is a Generic Nexium Purple Pill for You?

When it comes to drugs being overly advertised, the Purple Pill, or Nexium, has been advertised over and over for years now. Now the question to ask is if a ...
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Was All the Good News Priced Into Microsoft Earnings?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported its second-quarter financial results Monday after the markets closed as $0.71 in earnings per share and $26.5 in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

January 26, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 108 equities making new 52-week lows today. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) posted a new 52-week low on Monday of $57.53. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the DJIA on Monday

January 26, 2015: Markets opened lower on Monday as markets were able to gin up little enthusiasm ahead of the forecast winter storm that is headed for the Northeast. Earnings ...
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Can Peabody and AK Steel Earnings Bring Turnarounds?

Tuesday is going to be a mess of the day in much of the Northeast, but corporate earnings will still be coming out in droves. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) ...
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Federal Budget Deficit Projected at Multiyear Low in 2015

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Budget and Economic Outlook: 2015 to 2025 Monday morning. The non-partisan CBO now estimates that the federal budget deficit in fiscal year ...
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What to Expect From Procter & Gamble Earnings

The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) will report its second-quarter earnings Tuesday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.13 in earnings per share and $20.62 ...
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Why Russia Was Downgraded to Junk at S&P, and Why Things Could Get Even Worse

The ratings agencies have struck again -- this time in Russia. Standard & Poor's has downgraded the nation to below investment grade. Vladimir Putin and his nation are now junk ...
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What to Expect Beyond Apple Earnings: iPhone 6, Watch and More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will report its first-quarter earnings Tuesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $2.59 in earnings per share and $67.50 in revenue. The ...
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Why Caterpillar Earnings Could Be Wrecked by the 2015 Outlook

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Tuesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates for $1.55 in quarterly earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Merrill Lynch Sours on Dollar Stores Theme

Shareholders of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) voted on January 22 to approve the merger with Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR). As a result, Merrill Lynch has come forth and ...
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