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Why Deutsche Bank Still Loves These 3 Utilities Stocks

One thing is for sure on Wall Street, it takes two to have a horse-race, and there is never any lack of viewpoints when it comes to sectors and stocks. ...
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States Profiting the Most From Sin

Smoking, drinking, gambling, and other vice-like habits are widely believed to be harmful -- not just to the individuals who drink, smoke, or gamble, but to society at large. Some ...
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Verizon Stumbles on Mixed Earnings Amidst Yahoo Acquisition

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company believes that the results from this report are demonstrating its evolving operations ...
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Sirius XM Tops 25 Million Subscribers, on Track for New 52-Week High

Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced Tuesday morning that it added 587,000 net new subscribers in the second quarter of 2016. The company said its total ...
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Why McDonald’s Earnings Fell Flat

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The Golden Arches may have missed its earnings in this report but despite this minor ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Gilead, Sprint, Starbucks, Southwest Air, Texas Instruments, Disney, Nordstrom and More

Stocks hit a new high last week and are effectively looking for direction as very mixed earnings are coming with the start of a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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Top Analyst Thinks Big Pharmaceutical Stocks Will Outperform the Rest of 2016

Ever since the Hillary Clinton high drug price tweet in September of last year, the major pharmaceuticals and biotechs have struggled, and while performance has improved over the past quarter, ...
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Why Caterpillar Earnings Won’t Excite Investors

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. The heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.09 on revenues of $10.34 billion. ...
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Gas Prices Near $3 in Some California Cities

As the price of oil lurches between $40 and $45, depending on rumors from the Middle East, Nigeria and the United States, the price of a regular gallon of gasoline ...
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Did Apple Sell 50 Million iPhones? No

There was a time when Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) could sell 50 million iPhones in a quarter effortlessly. It did 50% better than that in the first quarter of its ...
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10 Alternative Investments Outside of Stocks and Bonds

Investors in 2016 have to be scratching their heads when it comes to where to invest. The trend has been set for years now that investing in Treasury notes and ...
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BP Earnings Hampered by Low Prices; Dividend Unchanged

BP PLC (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the oil and gas supermajor posted adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of $0.23 ...
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51 Counties With the Highest Unemployment

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 4.7% last May, the lowest level in more than eight years and down from 5.5% the year before. The U.S. economy has been steadily ...
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Why Analysts Were Not Satisfied With Gilead Earnings

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) reported second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. Although this is one of the world’s leading biotech companies, an earnings beat in this ...
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Will Verizon Follow the Same Earnings Path as AT&T

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to release its most recent earnings report before markets open on Tuesday. Ahead of this earnings report, this telecom giant announced that it ...
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