The Hard Numbers Behind eBay’s Serious Stock Drop

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) may now be independent of PayPal, but the transition may not be as fluid and riskless as some of the activist investors might have hoped. eBay ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Twitter Worth 50% More

In just the past week alone, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has been incredibly active — whether it is announcing Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO or Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal ...
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Acelity Aims for Massive IPO

Acelity Holdings has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the ...
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Which Exploration Companies Can Still Win Under Low Oil Prices

Without a refining business to help offset low crude prices or the ability to export crude oil in quantity, among the hardest hit oil producers are the pure-play exploration and ...
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Allegiance Bancshares Quietly Enters the Market in IPO

Allegiance Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: ABTX) entered the market in its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday. Its 2.6 million shares priced at $21 per share, which was just below the ...
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Why Transocean Is Now Rated as ‘Junk’ at Fitch Ratings

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) is not in a unique position at all in suffering from low oil prices. Unfortunately, that will not cloud the issue that Transocean just lost its ...
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Natural Gas Inventory on Track to Top 3.9 Trillion Cubic Feet by Month’s End

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 95 billion cubic feet for the week ending October 2. Analysts were expecting a ...
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September Retail Sales Show Modest Gain

Retailers are announcing September U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning, and research firm Retail Metrics has noted a modest year-over-year gain of 0.7% for the month. Retail Metrics had projected ...
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Why Apple Earnings May Be Underestimated

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on October 27. Despite it underwhelming over the past quarter due to macro concerns from China or ...
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Hot Political Rhetoric Hammers Specialty Pharmaceuticals: 3 to Buy Now

One tried and true tactic for politicians from both sides of the aisle is to go the populist route and blame society's ills on mean, greedy, big business. While it ...
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Domino’s Earnings Fall Short of Analyst’s Expectations

Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) reported its third-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets opened. The company had $0.67 in earnings per share (EPS) on $484.7 million in revenue. That ...
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More Choppy Seas Ahead for Ocean Rig UDW

After energy stocks rallied in the market on Wednesday, Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) gave back its gain and then some early Thursday on a less than favorable business ...
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Freeport, Indonesia Agree to Extend Grasberg Mine Contract

After getting a 10% share price boost on Wednesday, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) has added as much as another 3% in Thursday’s premarket session, following the company’s announcement that it ...
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Neurocrine Bio Soars on Positive Phase 3 Results

Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) made waves in the market on Thursday morning, despite a weaker performance from the health care sector over the past month. The company announced positive ...
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3 Stocks Likely to Beat Current Wall Street Earnings Estimates

With a landslide of earnings about to start for the third quarter, one of the things that Wall Street strategists and pundits will be looking for are solid overall reports. ...
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