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Mortgage Loan Rates Rose, Applications Fell Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 3.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Ford F-150 Sales Hit 250,000

Sales of America's most popular vehicle, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) F-150, rose above 250,000 through the first four months of the year, posting numbers that mean that it cannot possibly ...
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Fiat Sales Collapse Again

Among the problems Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) CEO Sergio Marchionne has is that he cannot sell a car that has been successful in Europe after it was moved to the ...
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Sales of Mercedes, BMW and Lexus All Fall in April

Last month, the three leading makers of luxury cars each struggled to match numbers from April 2015. Typically at least one of them would have a month during which it ...
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Devon Energy Loss Is Smaller Than Expected as Cost-Cutting Sets In

Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) reported first-quarter 2016 results after markets closed on Tuesday. The independent oil and gas company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.53 on revenues ...
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Zillow Wows on the Top Line and With Guidance

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) reported first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $0.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $186 million in revenue compared ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

May 3, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 47 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by about 3 to ...
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The 5 Dow Stocks That Defied the Selling Tuesday

May 3, 2016: Markets opened lower Tuesday following some overnight weakness in overseas markets resulting from weak data on trade from both China and Europe and a strengthening dollar. Energy ...
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SEC Settles Insider Trading Charges With Silicon Valley Executive

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a Silicon Valley executive has agreed to pay more than a half-million dollars to settle charges that he traded on inside ...
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What to Look For in Devon Energy Earnings

Independent oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) will report first-quarter earnings after markets close Tuesday. The company is expected to post a loss per share of $0.64 on ...
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Jefferies Sees 4 Great Undervalued Opportunities in Consumer Growth Sector

If the U.S. gross domestic product is so heavily dominated by consumer spending, it should be no mystery why so much effort revolves around that spending. The research team at Jefferies ...
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Counties Going Hungry in Every State

Food is a basic need that many people take for granted. Yet, 48 million Americans face limited access to adequate amounts of nutritious food. Many who are food insecure rely ...
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Can Gilead Shares Still Really Rise to $150?

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) recently saw a sell-off after the company posted less than favorable earnings, but one analyst thinks that investors have spoken too soon. This independent analyst ...
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What to Look for in Kate Spade Earnings

Kate Spade & Co. (NYSE: KATE) is scheduled to report its first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.05 ...
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US Gun Sales Still Soaring

Sometime in 2009, the number of guns in the United States for the first time exceeded the country's population. The gap has been widening ever since. In early April, the ...
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