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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Top Dividend Stocks Called Huge Bargains Now

With the market very expensive, and trading like it is very toppy, investors are stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. The bond market, especially U.S. Treasury bonds, ...
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Chevron Earnings Not Enough for Investors

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. With this earnings report, the company is continuing to make progress toward its goal of ...
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Why Exxon Earnings Tumbled 59%

From early April to early June this year, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for September delivery added about $12 a barrel, rising to just over $50, and it looked ...
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How AbbVie Won Big on Earnings

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) released its second-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The company said that it had $1.26 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.45 billion ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amazon, Dow Chemical, Ford, Gilead, Harley-Davidson, Western Digital and More

The stock market may have recently hit new highs, but stocks were indicated lower again on Friday. Earnings are being dominated by new-economy giants and held back by many of ...
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13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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Apple iPhone Falls to 5th Place in China

The Chinese smartphone market is growing. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not part of that growth. Apple desperately needs growth in what it calls Greater China to be the cornerstone ...
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Volkswagen US Sales Collapse Almost 11% in July

Volkswagen is taking the expected beating in the United States due to its emissions scandal. Its sales for the month dropped 10.6% to 48,000 in July, according to Kelley Blue ...
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Merck Raises EPS Outlook After Q2 Earnings

Drug giant Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The company reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.93 and revenues ...
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Jefferies Makes Key Changes to Top Energy Stocks in Franchise Picks Portfolio

With earnings season winding down, many of the top firms we cover on Wall Street are making some changes to their list of high conviction stocks that they present to ...
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Why Xerox Earnings Look Good

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The business technology firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 on revenues of $4.4 ...
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What Made Alphabet Earnings, Revenues Jump

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) reported second-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Thursday. The search engine behemoth reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $8.42 on revenues of $21.5 billion. ...
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How Amazon Knocked This Earnings Report Out of the Park Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company absolutely blew out earnings, with an incredible beat on the bottom line and a ...
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Infinera, GNC Join Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 28, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among XX equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. NYSE advancers and decliners were about even and ...
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Apple Barely Holds DJIA Up Thursday

July 28, 2016: Markets opened mixed Thursday and the whole day's session is probably best described as choppy. Crude oil prices dropped sharply again Thursday, and a much lower than ...
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