Netflix Wins Big After Reporting Record Quarter

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $0.15 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.48 billion in revenue, versus ...
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Kinder Morgan Treading Water as Revenues Dip, Investors Losing Patience

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after markets closed Wednesday. The midstream giant posted earnings per Class P share (EPS) of $0.08 per share on ...
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Macy’s, DryShips Slide into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

January 18, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 40 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about ...
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UnitedHealth, Exxon Mobil Drag DJIA Down Wednesday

January 18, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday following the latest report on the consumer price index, which rose to 2.1%, and gave investors and trader pause to consider the Fed's ...
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Janet Yellen Points to Rate Hikes Thru 2019: Full Employment, Inflation at Target

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California. Her speech was titled 'The Goals of Monetary Policy and How ...
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How Erectile Dysfunction in Mexico Just Made One Micro-Cap Stock More Than Double

The biotechs and emerging pharma have been under pressure from politicians attacking drug prices. That doesn't mean that there are not some big winners out there. Sometimes the biggest winners are ...
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$50 Million Gets You Seattle’s Top Marijuana Retail Stores

The top two retail marijuana chains in Seattle have joined forces and put their six retail outlets on the market for $50 million. Depending on whether you see marijuana legalization flourishing ...
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7 IPOs That Are on the Horizon

Even as markets have pulled back slightly from their new highs, more companies are considering entering the market. Generally speaking, a rising tide will lift all the boats, which does ...
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Time to Dump JC Penney and Kohl’s, but Buy Nordstrom and Burlington?

It is no secret that retail shoppers want a good deal when they are shopping. Whether that deal comes from online or it comes from the deep value and clearance ...
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Consumers Want Premium Products — and They’re Willing to Pay for Them

While globalization has taken its lumps since last summer with the United Kingdom's Brexit vote and the November election of Donald Trump in the United States, one could argue that ...
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Gannett and Tronc Shares Hold Their Own After M&A Talks

A possible merger between two of the largest newspaper companies in the United States, Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) (formerly Tribune Publishing) and Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI), collapsed in early ...
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Wednesday’s Top Biopharma Winners

The third week of the New Year is halfway over, and a few biopharma companies made massive runs on the day. The health care sector was in trouble over the ...
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January Homebuilder Confidence Dips Slightly in January

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for January slipped to 67, down two points from a downwardly revised December reading of 69. Economists polled by Bloomberg ...
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Consumer Inflation Now Firmly Hitting Janet Yellen’s Rate Hike Threshold

Just last week, producer prices indicated a stalling out at the wholesale level. Fortunately, or unfortunately, what happens in prices at the consumer level often lags the wholesale level. Now, ...
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OPEC Reports 20% Jump in Crude Prices in December

In its Monthly Oil Market Report for December, released Wednesday morning, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) noted that the cartel's price for its reference basket rose to ...
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