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Top 6 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results as we begin to close out 2016. We have included the consensus ...
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15 Major Oil and Gas Analyst Upgrades After OPEC Production Cuts

The week of November 28 to December 2 was less robust in the equity markets than in prior weeks since the election, but do not dare tell that to the oil ...
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Huge Trump Rally Doesn’t Slow Insider Buying: Skechers, Home Depot, Lawson Products, Amtrust Financial, Datawatch and More

While things have cooled off some now that we have hit December, one thing is for sure: the rally sparked by the surprise election of Donald Trump didn’t keep the ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: The ‘Trump-Effect’ Hits Cannabis-Related IPO

Last Thursday, a company named Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. (NYSE: IIPR) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The initial public offering (IPO) from the company was the first ...
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IPO Market Heats Up for First Week of December

Only one of two proposed initial public offerings (IPOs) was completed last week, getting the post-Thanksgiving IPO market off to a slow start. That should change this week, with seven ...
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Another Boost on the Way for Boeing’s Defense Division?

The U.S. Navy is reported to be looking to replace its F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets with new F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. Both planes are built by The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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With 93 Million Visits, Breitbart Remains Web Giant

Breitbart.com had 93.2 million visits in November. That made it nearly two-thirds the size  of Gannett's (NYSE: GCI) USAToday.com and nearly three times the size of Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) MSNBC.com. ...
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2017 Outlook: Further Evidence of Reflation to Inflation

The week of December 2 may have interrupted the trend of endless gains since the election, but what is continuing to be seen is a groundwork for those higher prices ...
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B&G Foods Completes Acquisition of Victoria Fine Foods

B&G Foods Inc. (NYSE: BGS) made waves late on Friday after the company announced its most recent acquisition. B&G has now acquired Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and other ...
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SEC Settles Charges With United Airlines

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle charges in a case where shareholders ...
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Oil Rig Count Rises by 3, Hedge Funds Punt Ahead of OPEC Meeting

In the week ended December 2, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 477, up by three from the prior week and down by 68 compared ...
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Marijuana Price Dips to $1,442 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, December 2, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased by 1.3% from $1,461 in the prior week to $1,442. According to the ...
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Boosting Your Credit Score in 5 Easy Steps

Even though mortgage rates have risen recently, they remain historically very low. A 30-year fixed rate mortgage in 1981 came with an interest rate of nearly 20%, more than four times ...
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6 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders Last Week

The broad markets are hitting new highs as we are closing out 2016 in the wake of the U.S. presidential election. Also after a recent OPEC meeting, crude oil is ...
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Insider Selling Jumps as Markets Remain Near All-Time Highs: Las Vegas Sands, Invesco, EOG Resources, Cracker Barrel and More

One thing that is almost a certainty on Wall Street — and to be sure, those are few and far between — record highs in the markets will almost always ...
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