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Natural Gas Price Dips on Small Inventory Injection

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 11 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 19. Analysts were expecting a ...
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How Salesforce.com Shares Could Rise 200% by 2020

When it comes to the cloud and corporate intranets and apps, one of the greatest growth stories of the modern era is Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM). Its stock has perplexed ...
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How Dollar Tree Earnings Underwhelmed Investors

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) released its fiscal second-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Thursday. Just a year ago, this company completed the Family Dollar acquisition, and now ...
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GAO Criticizes Air Force Decision to Scrap A-10 Warthogs

In an effort to save money, the U.S. Air Force has announced plans to retire its 40-year old A-10 close air support (CAS) aircraft beginning in 2018. Congressional opposition to ...
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Why Dollar General Earnings Fell Flat

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company watched its shares stumble early on Thursday after it reported a ...
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Short Interest on the Rise on 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest during the two-week period ending August 15 rose on three of four 3D printing stocks we follow. Share prices also rose on all four of the stocks during ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Cybersecurity Short Interest Comes Up With Mixed Results

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Short Sellers Piling Into Solar Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on August 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Major Semiconductor Short Sellers Become More Selective

The short interest data have come out for the August 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DDR, HP, L-3 Communications, Salesforce.com, Teva, Twilio and More

Stocks are very close to all-time highs, but Thursday's trading indication was for a weak open. With the bull market now seven and a half years old, it has to ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the August 15 settlement date. With oil prices seemingly on the slow path to recovery and the Dow and S&P 500 hitting ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Faces Significant Drop

The short interest data have been released for the August 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets in Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. Companies within the biotech industry are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big potential upside and big ...
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Ford Short Interest Jumps by 13 Million

Bets against Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) jumped by 13.3 million shares in the period that ended August 15. Year to date, its stock is off 12.7%, while the S&P 500 ...
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