Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 19, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat at 2,562.23. The DJIA closed flat at 23,164.62. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% at 6,605.07. Thursday was a relatively flat ...
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Allergan, Newell Brands Topple into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 19, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 13 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 8 ...
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Apple, Procter & Gamble Weigh on DJIA Thursday

October 19, 2017: Markets opened Lower Thursday but the indexes have been creeping toward the break-even line steadily and must may make it by the closing bell. A report on ...
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Target Expands Store Remodelling Plan

Big-box retailer Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) said at a media event Thursday that the company plans to expand its store remodelling efforts and to open more smaller stores in cities. ...
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What to Expect When GE Reports on Friday

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) will be the last Dow Jones Industrial Average component to release earnings this week. Its financial results will be coming out Friday before the markets ...
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2017 Data Breaches to Date Tops 1,100

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 1,103 data breaches recorded this year through October 18, and that more than 171 million ...
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Does Gilead’s CAR T Approval Vindicate the High Acquisition Price for Kite Pharma?

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has seen many analysts raise their price targets in recent weeks, and now there is a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval that ...
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MongoDB Enters the Market With a Bang

MongoDB Inc. (NASDAQ: MDB) entered the market with a bang on Thursday, adding to the number of explosive IPOs that we have seen this quarter. The company priced its shares ...
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A Tale of 2 Watch Sellers: Tourneau and JC Penney

Early this year, luxury watch retailer Tourneau, a portfolio company of private equity firm Leonard Green, began hunting for a buyer. The hunt has so far been unsuccessful, due to ...
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Why Adobe Shares Are Making a Run

Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) shares saw a handy gain on Thursday after the company issued an update on its fourth-quarter and full-year guidance. Adobe’s chief executive and chief financial ...
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Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Levels Since 1973

The big pops in weekly jobless claims last month are being proven more and more to have been driven by the impact of hurricanes hitting Texas and Florida. During the ...
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Natural Gas Price Remains Low as Heating Season Approaches

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 51 billion cubic feet for the week ending October 13. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Has Dating Become a Financial Audition?

The dating game has always been a minefield, a time when anything that could go wrong probably will. It has also always been interesting and exciting as two people get ...
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Leading Indicators Post First Drop in Over a Year

The Conference Board has released its U.S. Leading Economic Index for September, showing a decline of 0.2%. Some of this disappointment is in the wake of two hurricanes. September's reading ...
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Phillip Morris Earnings Up in Smoke

Phillip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) released its third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted $1.27 in earnings per share (EPS) and $7.5 billion in ...
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