Car Sales

The Good and the Bad for Ford and GM Sales

New car sales have improved dramatically since the market trough of 2009. That growth, however, appears to have reached a plateau in 2016, and there are some developments that could ...
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Sears Q3 Results Still Aren’t Good Enough

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted a net loss of $3.11 per share and $5.03 billion ...
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JPMorgan Out With Top 2017 Oil Services Picks: 6 to Buy Now

What a wild ride 2016 has been for the energy industry. We started the year in a downward spiral, with oil prices bottoming in the mid $20s in February, and ...
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Boeing Air Force Tanker in Line for a Boost

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has taken substantial heat from President-Elect Donald Trump over what he claims is a $4 billion price tag for two new presidential jets. But under a ...
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The Permanent Death of 99 Cent Gas

Early this year, the price of a gallon of regular gasoline dropped below 99 cents in some parts of the country. Why? Goldman Sachs forecast oil could drop under $20 ...
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With 15 Shopping Days Until Christmas, Retailers Hustle

There are a lot of data about how the holiday season has gone so far, and how it is likely to go in the next two weeks. With just 15 ...
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Costco Remains Flat on Mixed Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) released fiscal first-quarter earnings report after markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $1.24 in earnings per share (EPS) and $28.1 billion in revenue. The ...
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Is This the Rekindled Turnaround at Lululemon?

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. Overall these results demonstrated continued momentum for this yoga apparel producer in 2016 and beyond. ...
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Stock Price

Hanesbrands, AstraZeneca Plop into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 7, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 34 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by more ...
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Nike, Home Depot Dominate DJIA on Wednesday

December 7, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday with little economic or earnings data to use as a guide. Only the healthcare and energy sectors are trading lower as we ...
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Consumer Credit Rose Again in October

Consumer Credit might not be a market moving event, but it is an important issue to find out what consumers are financing, how they are financing it, and how much ...
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What to Expect When Sears Reports Q3 Earnings

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) is scheduled to release fiscal third-quarter earnings report before markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for a net loss ...
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JPMorgan’s Dimon New Head of Business Roundtable

Banker Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), was named Wednesday to succeed Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman as chairman of ...
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18 Biggest Companies That May IPO in 2017

Investors generally expect companies valued at billions of dollars to go public. Companies that issue an initial public offering (IPO) can use the funds to invest in growth opportunities. In ...
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Can the US Cut Energy Use in Half by 2050?

In its Annual Energy Outlook for 2016 published in September, the U.S. Energy Information Administration projected that U.S. energy use would be cut by 40% to 60% by 2050. Cutting ...
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