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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

April 29, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 28 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by about 5 to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Friday

April 29, 2016: Markets opened lower Friday with healthcare and tech stocks taking the brunt of the punishment. This morning's report on PCE inflation showed inflation lower in April than ...
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Oil Markets: Driven by Fundamentals or Speculation?

Brent crude oil for July delivery traded as high as $48.29 on Friday before dropping to below $47 a barrel on various reports that OPEC production had increased in April. ...
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Consumer Sentiment at 7-Month Low

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index slipped from a March reading of 91 to an April reading of 89. The index reached 95.9 in April of last year. ...
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US Worker Pay Growing Faster Than Inflation, but Still Slow

In its report on personal income and spending for March, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data show that personal income in current dollars grew by 0.4% month-over-month, and personal ...
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Consumers Are Cautious Despite Income Growth

Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged and downgraded its assessment of domestic growth from “moderate” to “slowed.” Looking at the U.S. dollar, it still remains under pressure, ...
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At Its Current Price, Is Twitter a Better Allocation Than Facebook?

When Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) reported its first-quarter 2016 financials, they pretty much missed across the board. A reported shift in focus, however, has a number of analysts suggesting that Twitter ...
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How Analysts View Stericycle After Earnings

Stericycle Inc. (NASDAQ: SRCL) reported its first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. Unfortunately, the results missed earnings expectations and the stock saw a new 52-week low early ...
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Did Symantec Just Become That Much More Complicated?

Data security services provider Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) dropped by nearly 7% on Thursday following the resignation of CEO Michael Brown and a cut to its fiscal fourth-quarter forecast. The ...
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Why Over 10 Analysts Are Chasing Qlik Targets Higher and Higher

Qlik Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: QLIK) reported its first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. Overall there was a somewhat positive reaction to the results, and a fair number of ...
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3 Companies to Buy That Blew Out Q1 Earnings

Some of the best advice ever given from financial gurus is to do exactly the opposite of what the consensus on Wall Street is. Now while that kind of straight-up ...
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How Monster Crushed Earnings

Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST) released its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said it had $0.80 in earnings per share (EPS) on $680.19 million ...
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5 Stocks Best Positioned for Huge Potential Spike in Natural Gas

The gigantic move in the price of oil since the lows printed back in February have not been mirrored by the natural gas market. While West Texas Intermediate crude is ...
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Chevron Earnings Bludgeoned by Low Crude Prices

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Friday. The oil and gas supermajor posted a diluted earnings per share loss of $0.39 on revenues of $23.55 billion. In ...
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Gas Prices Jump Above $2 in 42 States

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline reached $2.20 recently, up from $2.04 a month ago and $2.56 a year ago. The benefit of cheap oil has started ...
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