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

March 21, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.19% and 4.43 points to 2,348.45. Separately the DJIA closed relatively flat down 0.03% on the day at ...
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Rite Aid, Frontier Communications Dive into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

March 22, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 161 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Tech Stocks Prop Up DJIA Wednesday

March 22, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and headed lower on worries that President Trump's promised tax reforms are going to get hung up in a long battle over the Republican ...
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How Much Would You Pay to Stream a New, First-Run Movie?

Movie studios and theater owners are talking about shortening the between a movie's first theatrical release and the first day the movie may be streamed. The gap between the so-called ...
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Universities Getting the Most Money from the Federal Government

The cost of a higher education -- which can often help fund world-class research, academic instruction, and state-of-the-art athletic facilities -- is infamously high in the United States. Tuition and ...
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Ahead of Micron Technology Earnings, Why Credit Suisse Sees 40% Upside

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) is scheduled to release its most recent earnings report after the markets close on Thursday. Over the past year, Micron stock has more than doubled, ...
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New York Data Breaches Exposed 1.6 Million Records Last Year

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday said nearly 1,300 data breaches occurred in the state last year and that those incidents exposed personal records of some 1.6 million ...
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Why IBM Will Keep Growing in 2017

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) recently provided a business update at its annual investor day. Big Blue talked about its progress on its strategic initiatives, including the cloud, Watson ...
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Frontier Communications Faces More Serious High-Yield Dividend Concerns

Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) keeps facing ever tougher news headlines. While investors hate to see Sell ratings issued on their stocks, those who still risk their money by holding shares ...
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December Cash Home Sales Highest in New York, New Jersey, Alabama

In December of 2016, cash sales comprised 33.1% of all home sales, down from 34.4% in December of 2015, marking the 47th consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales rose by ...
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Crude Oil Prices Tumble on Another Big Inventory Addition

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 5 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Nike After Earnings

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its most recent quarterly financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. Unlike FedEx, Nike beat its earnings expectations, but the stock actually went down ...
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A Listing by State of 1,430 Sears and Kmart Stores

In its annual report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) included cautionary language about whether the company would be able to ...
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Why Boeing Sees an Upgrade-Lite in a Sell Rating

When investors hear the official rating of Underperform, they are effectively hearing "Sell." But not all Sell ratings are created equal when it comes to stocks. For Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), ...
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Will Tronc Vice Chairman Offer $18 a Share?

There is speculation by the Los Angeles edition of the American Business Journal that Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) Vice Chairman Patrick Soon-Shiong may make a bid for the entire company. In ...
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