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UBS Spots 5 Very Oversold Stocks With Possible February Reversals

The stock market has produced a very mixed bag of earnings results for the first reporting season of 2015, and investors have been whipsawed on some top companies. While most ...
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Bad Q4 at Chevron Looks Far Worse Ahead

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 ...
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Why MasterCard and Visa Are Both Earnings Winners

Before markets opened Friday morning, MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) reported its fourth-quarter results as $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.42 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Disappointing Q4 GDP: The Taming of Growth

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its preliminary reading on fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP). Though the number is lower than the firm's growth figure of 5.0% for the third ...
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Are Humira Sales Enough to Lift AbbVie?

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) reported its fourth-quarter financial results Friday before the markets open. This drug manufacturing giant posted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.89 and $5.37 billion in revenue. ...
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Top Analysts Defend Battered Technology Stock Leaders

If the debacle at Alibaba wasn't enough on Thursday, the whole week has been one train-wreck after another for some of the top technology stocks. Not just marginal players have ...
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Xerox Struggles Emphasized by Weaker Guidance

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the business technology firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cameron, Dollar General, Genworth, Groupon, SunPower, Visa, Yahoo and More

Stocks were hit hard early Friday before the preliminary fourth-quarter gross domestic product reading. What has been observed over and over is that investors have bought the dips and pullbacks ...
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Altria Earnings Show That the Dividend Is Sustainable

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. For the quarter, the tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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IBM and Avon CEOs in Trouble

As earnings for the final quarter and full year 2014 are released, a second season has also started. Underperforming CEOs at large companies have started to get pushed out by their boards. ...
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The Businesses That Will Build Future Growth at Amazon and Google

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) made many of references to its Amazon Web Services (AWS) as it posted earnings. Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) management finally disclosed information about YouTube's role in ...
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Bezos Finally Cares About Operating Margins at Amazon

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday after the market's close as $0.45 in earnings per share (EPS) and $29.33 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates ...
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Why Google Earnings Might Be Better Than They Look

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the search engine behemoth reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $6.88 ...
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Visa May Normalize the DJIA With Split on Earnings

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) has delivered in more ways than one on earnings. The credit card processing giant reported earnings above estimates, but more importantly it has announced a four-for-one ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

January 29, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 242 equities making new 52-week lows today. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) dropped 5.7% on Thursday to post a new 52-week low ...
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