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What to Expect From Amazon Earnings

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will report its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS) and $29.67 billion in ...
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Natural Gas Price Dives After Storm Misses New York

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 94 billion cubic feet for the week ending January 23. The five-year average draw ...
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Is Celgene’s Outlook Good Enough for Investors?

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) reported its fourth-quarter results on Thursday morning. The biotech giant did beat earnings, but investors have to weigh whether it was enough when you consider that ...
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Enterprise Earnings Report Signals Entering Another Commodity Price Cycle

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) is among the largest and best run master limited partnerships (MLPs) in North America. So what are investors supposed to make of it falling ...
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Jefferies Has 5 Large Cap Tech Stocks to Buy Now

With Apple blowing the doors off its numbers, and sales of the iPhone 6 models skyrocketing, some of the luster that drained out of tech on the Microsoft miss may ...
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How Long Can Valero, Phillips 66 Turn Cheaper Crude Into Profits?

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings before markets opened Thursday. Quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $1.83, compared with EPS a ...
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How Dow Chemical May Be Escaping Low Energy Prices

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday before the markets opened as $0.85 in earnings per share (EPS) and $14.4 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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Jobless Claims Hit New Decade Low

The U.S. Labor Department is out with yet another installment of its weekly jobless claims report. While many of the economic numbers have been disappointing on a larger scale, the ...
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Can Ford Earnings Keep Driving the Stock?

Thursday before the markets open, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results. For the quarter, the auto-manufacturing giant had $0.26 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Plunging Gasoline Prices Help Top Refiners: 6 Stocks to Buy

While falling spot oil prices have hammered the major energy companies, the tumble in price at the gas pump has been a godsend to consumers -- and to some of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Arch Coal, Boeing, Petrobras, Qualcomm and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve restated that it would remain patient and would pay attention to international pressures. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst ...
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Is Weaker Alibaba Growth a Sign of More Bad Things Ahead?

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The China-based Internet giant reported adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of $0.81 ...
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5 Stocks That Should See Huge Buying on Russell Month-End Index Changes

All the major indexes rebalance share weightings on a regular basis, as price and market cap changes dictate either buying or selling of shares at a designated time. This Friday ...
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Will Restructuring Save EMC?

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The IT infrastructure giant reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.69 on revenues ...
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The Richest County in Each State

In his recent State of the Union address, president Barack Obama asked, “will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well? Or will we commit ...
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