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American Express Earnings Not as Good as Guidance

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after markets closed Thursday. The midstream giant posted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.88 per share on revenues of $8.02 ...
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IBM Rises on Solid Earnings Beat

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. Big Blue said that it had $5.01 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Target, DryShips Tumble into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

January 19, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 56 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about ...
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Exxon Mobil, Merck Weigh on DJIA Thursday

January 19, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Thursday as investors appear to be waiting to what President-elect Donald Trump has to say in his inauguration speech on Friday. Only the industrials ...
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Why So Many Analysts Are Upgrading Netflix After Earnings

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday and it wowed most investors with a record quarter. In this quarter in particular, the ...
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Spirit, Frontier Airlines Frequent Flyer Programs Judged Worst in US

Airline frequent flyer programs were among, if not, the first loyalty programs offered by U.S. companies. The original idea was to reward customers for booking flights with the airline. And the ...
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Thursday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Not that many biotech and pharma companies were on the move Thursday, just one day before the inauguration. However, a few of the smaller caps made splash, while broad markets ...
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Crude Oil Price Staggers After Larger-Than-Expected Increase in Inventories

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Thursday morning, one day later than usual due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. U.S. commercial crude ...
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Natural Gas Price Dips on Larger-Than-Expected Inventory Decline

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 243 billion cubic feet for the week ending January 13. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Can New Ad and Media Relations Rescue Chipotle?

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has been trying to figure out where it stands in 2017. The burrito chain has seemingly moved past its immediate E. coli issues, but ...
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Why Credit Suisse Remains So Positive on Kinder Morgan

When midstream energy giant Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results after markets closed Wednesday, investors sliced nearly 3% off the share price. The company posted a ...
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What to Expect From the 2 Major Dow Stocks Reporting Thursday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has stepped away from its 20,000 mark, and it seems that the animal spirits powering this rally might not be as strong as they once ...
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Jefferies Mega-Cap Tech Stocks to Buy That Could Be Big 2017 Winners

With all eyes now focused on fourth-quarter earnings as this week and next week are the two big ones in terms of the quality and number of companies reporting, it’s ...
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December Housing Starts Jumped 11%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that new housing starts in December jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.226 million. ...
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France’s Safran to Pay $9 Billion for Aircraft Seat Maker Zodiac

A deal that would create the world's third-largest supplier to the aerospace industry was announced Thursday morning. France's Safran said it has agreed to acquire cabin-interior maker Zodiac Aerospace for ...
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