Oil Today Is Cheaper Than in 1970

In 1970 a barrel of crude oil averaged about $13 a barrel. Adjusted for inflation, that same barrel of oil should cost about $78 today. Instead, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ...
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After Apple Added to DJIA, at Least 3 More Dow Stocks Could Get Booted

The team members at the S&P Dow Jones Indices group made a bold decision by removing AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and replacing it ...
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Friday Bloodbath for Gold Mining Stocks

COMEX gold for April delivery traded down nearly 2% Friday morning at around $1,174 an ounce. Two weeks ago the contract traded at about $1,207. In the same two-week period, ...
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Analyst Sees Much Larger Pandora Ahead, With Huge Upside

The stock market may have recently hit all-time highs, but shares of Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) were hitting 52-week lows as recently as February. A new research report from ...
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Deliveries Jump in February

The new year got off to a slightly bumpy start for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its 787 Dreamliner. The company has said it plans to deliver more than 135 ...
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Top Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Analysts Do Not Follow

Research has always been at the heart of the Wall Street mechanism, and while the proverbial Chinese Wall is supposed to always remain intact and separate sales and trading from ...
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Apple Added to the DJIA: What You Need to Know Now

There is big news for you indexers out there. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will be the next addition to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). This is a major development, ...
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4 Merrill Lynch Alternative Energy Stocks to Buy Now

While the debate rages over the causes of climate change, one thing is for sure, extreme weather is becoming more prevalent and one segment that is directly involved in helping ...
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Labor Dept. Payrolls Scream Higher Into Lower Unemployment

The U.S. Labor Department has released its payrolls data and unemployment rate for the month of February. While the markets have been all in favor of growth and good data, ...
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Phablet Devices Post Fastest Mobile Device Growth

Between January 2014 and January 2015, usage of mobile devices like the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the Samsung Galaxy Note -- so-called phablets -- has ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abraxas, Barracuda, Citigroup, Dow, Lululemon, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning ahead of the unemployment report and after the major banks passed the Federal Reserve stress tests. If there is one trend that has ...
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The Next 3 Likely Biotech Buyout Candidates

One good way for a company to increase sales and move past simple organic growth is to make an acquisition, and that is just what AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) did ...
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Staples Earnings Take Back Seat to Office Depot Acquisition

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 ...
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9 Well-Established Companies That Just Refuse to Pay Dividends

Investors are still in love with dividends. After all, dividends can account for a large portion of total returns through time. With a bull market that is now six years old, ...
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Hotels in New York City Cannot Raise Rates

Hotels in New York City were only able to raise rates 1% last year, compared with 15% in Nashville, the highest increase among the top 50 markets. If anyone needed ...
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