ConocoPhillips Posts Loss Despite Strong Operational Quarter

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Operational performance in this quarter was strong across the company’s portfolio, although it did end up ...
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Wyoming Most Expensive Place to Own a Car

The cost of car ownership barely begins with the purchase cost and the monthly payments. Add to that fuel, registration, insurance and maintenance costs and the total cost of car ...
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What to Look for in Google Earnings

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is set to release its second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. In its last earnings report, this company underperformed, but overall analysts called ...
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Natural Gas Price Jumps Following Low Inventory Build

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 17 billion cubic feet for the week ending July 22. Analysts were expecting a ...
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What to Expect From Amazon Earnings

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The company has made a huge splash in the markets so far ...
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Merrill Lynch Bullish on 3 Blue Chip Dividend Leaders for Rest of 2016

As we near the end of July, we are also nearing the end of the second-quarter earnings reporting season, and for the most part it has been solid, and the ...
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Air Force Releases Draft Proposal for New Training Jet

Four teams are expected to compete for the contract for a new U.S. Air Force training jet: Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has joined with Saab and they are expected to ...
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Bristol-Myers Earnings Don’t Appear to Be Enough for Investors

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) released its second-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.87 billion in revenue, ...
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How Celgene Won With This Earnings Report

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. This company has an outstanding partnered pipeline, which most think is low risk and has ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ballard Power, Facebook, Garmin, Mondelez, Range Resources, US Steel and More

The stock market may have recently hit new highs, but stocks were indicated marginally lower on Thursday after Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting hinted at economic downside risks ...
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The 10 Most (and Least) Appealing New Cars of 2016

Auto industry researchers at J.D. Power released their 2016 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study on Wednesday. For the 12th consecutive year, Porsche is the highest ranking brand, ...
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SunTrust Says Buy These 3 High-Profile Stocks Hit Hard After Earnings

Sometimes the best entry point for a stock you have been waiting to buy is when it either has a poor earnings quarter or gives guidance that disappoints. This is especially ...
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iPhone Fatigue Helps Undercut Smartphone Sales

Smartphone sales only rose 1% in the second quarter to 340 million units, according to research firm Strategic Analytics. One of the primary reasons is what the organization called "iPhone ...
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Housing Prices Recover to 2005 Bubble Level

Housing prices have recovered all the way to 2005 bubble levels. But is the new level a bubble as it has been in the past? RealtyTrac, now known as ATTOM ...
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Shaky Guidance Hammers Ford Stock After Earnings Report

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenues of $39.49 billion. In ...
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