What to Look for in Chevron Earnings

Before markets open Friday morning, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is scheduled to announce fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results. More important perhaps is an expected outlook for capital spending in 2015 ...
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What to Expect From Google Earnings (Updated)

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) will report its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $7.11 in earnings per share (EPS) and $18.46 billion in ...
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Increasing Demand for Refined Products Will Increase Oil Prices

By Dan Steffens for In last week's article I posted a chart from the International Energy Agency's recent Oil Market Report that shows global demand for refined products catching ...
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Pending Home Sales Dipped Sharply in December

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Thursday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes in December. The pending home sales index fell 3.7% from a downwardly revised ...
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Is the Stock Market Correction Taking Hold — or Just an Oversold Bargain Again?

The old saying for investors each year is "as goes January, so goes the year." We will leave the almanac figure analysis up to others, but investors are starting to ...
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Boeing to Build the Next Air Force One

In a sole source contract that still does not have a price tag associated with it, the U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will get ...
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What to Expect From Amazon Earnings Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will report its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS) and $29.67 billion in ...
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Natural Gas Price Dives After Storm Misses New York

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 94 billion cubic feet for the week ending January 23. The five-year average draw ...
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Is Celgene’s Outlook Good Enough for Investors?

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) reported its fourth-quarter results on Thursday morning. The biotech giant did beat earnings, but investors have to weigh whether it was enough when you consider that ...
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Enterprise Earnings Report Signals Entering Another Commodity Price Cycle

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) is among the largest and best run master limited partnerships (MLPs) in North America. So what are investors supposed to make of it falling ...
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Jefferies Has 5 Large Cap Tech Stocks to Buy Now

With Apple blowing the doors off its numbers, and sales of the iPhone 6 models skyrocketing, some of the luster that drained out of tech on the Microsoft miss may ...
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How Long Can Valero, Phillips 66 Turn Cheaper Crude Into Profits?

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings before markets opened Thursday. Quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $1.83, compared with EPS a ...
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How Dow Chemical May Be Escaping Low Energy Prices

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday before the markets opened as $0.85 in earnings per share (EPS) and $14.4 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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Jobless Claims Hit New Decade Low

The U.S. Labor Department is out with yet another installment of its weekly jobless claims report. While many of the economic numbers have been disappointing on a larger scale, the ...
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Can Ford Earnings Keep Driving the Stock?

Thursday before the markets open, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results. For the quarter, the auto-manufacturing giant had $0.26 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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