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Whole Foods Earnings Don’t Taste Right to Investors

Whole Foods Markets (NASDAQ: WFM) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. This company is on the path to expansion with 365 new stores, but at this ...
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Groupon Earnings Turnaround Drives A Short Seller Frenzy

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) has seemingly been down and out for long enough that many investors have either written the company off or forgotten about the daily deals and discounting ...
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How Facebook Broke Through to a New All-Time High

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) reported second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, and absolutely blew investors away with stellar earnings this quarter, impressing on both the top and ...
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New York Community Bank Drops in on Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

July 27, 2016: Here are three stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 17 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by about 5 to ...
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Apple Pulls DJIA Higher on Wednesday

July 27, 2016: Markets opened higher again Wednesday ahead of the afternoon's FOMC announcement on the Fed's policy rate (unchanged). A slightly weaker dollar had little impact on oil prices, ...
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Janet Yellen and Fed Keep Rates Flat, Hint at Future Hike Chances

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has decided to leave interest rates unchanged at its two-day June meeting. This should hardly be a surprise to any economist or ...
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What to Expect From Whole Foods Earnings

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is scheduled to report fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.37 ...
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What Saved Freeport-McMoRan’s Q2 Earnings

On the face of it, shares of copper and gold miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) should be trading down about 2.5% after the company's Tuesday night earnings report. Instead the ...
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What to Look for in ConocoPhillips Earnings

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings report before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for a net loss of $0.61 per ...
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Fed Has to Deal With Worst Durable Goods Report in Almost 2 Years

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released its reading on durable goods for the month of June. Durable goods matter because they sum up what is happening in the big-ticket ...
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How to View Gold Mining Earnings for Barrick, Goldcorp, Kinross, Agnico

After markets close on Wednesday, four U.S.-traded gold miners will report earnings: Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX), Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG), Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) and Agnico Eagle Mines ...
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What to Look for in Amgen Earnings

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) is expected to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. In the most recent earnings report, this biotech giant beat estimates on both the ...
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How Jeep Keeps Saving Fiat Chrysler’s Profits

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) reported-second quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of €0.448 ($0.49) on revenues of €27.89 ...
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Crude Oil Price Plunges on Surprise Inventory Growth

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 1.7 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Why Many More Analysts Are Finally Getting Bullish on Apple Again

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) managed to offer a positive surprise with its earnings report. One thing that stood out was an unexpectedly better iPhone sales, on a relative basis. This was ...
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