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Gates Foundation to Sell Almost $10 Billion Worth of Berkshire Hathaway Shares

Investors and the public still seem to be enthralled by Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Many of those same people still know Bill Gates as well. Many ...
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United Airlines Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Worries Investors

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.78 on revenues of ...
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DryShips, Alcobra Sink into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

January 17, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 28 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about ...
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JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs Sink DJIA on Tuesday

January 17, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday as financial stocks took a severe beating in the session following remarks by the president-elect that he wanted a weaker dollar. That sent ...
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Morgan Stanley ‘Cautious’ on Clean Energy Sector

While the November election of Donald Trump brought a smile to the fossil fuel industry, the reaction in the renewables energy sector was more subdued. Analysts at Morgan Stanley published ...
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Mustang Sales Crater as New Versions Launch

Sales of Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Mustang sports car were poor last year. They fell 13.4% to 105,932. December was worse, with sales off 19.2% to 7,064. Ford has ...
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What the FDA Approves — and What It Doesn’t

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes a decision to approve or reject a new product, that decision often dictates whether a small company will flourish or disappear. But ...
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American Express Leads DJIA Stocks for Analyst Upgrades List in 2017

If you have followed the saga of American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) for the past decade, you have probably noticed that it has migrated from an enviable company with a ...
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Why Credit Suisse’s Top Metals & Mining Picks Have 30% to 40% Upside

A new Credit Suisse report takes a positive stance on some key players in the metal and mining industries. Overall the firm sees improving apparent demand trends, accelerating global growth, ...
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People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

The proposed $49 billion acquisition by British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT: BTI) of the 58% of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) that it does not already own will, if approved, ...
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Why the Border Adjustment Tax Is Already Losing Momentum

With a Republican House and Senate, corporate taxes under a Donald Trump presidency are almost certain to come down in 2017 and beyond. While many politicians have wanted more taxes ...
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Nashville Leads List of Windiest American Cities

For those who think Chicago deserves the title of the "Windiest City in America," think again. Based on new research, Nashville holds that title. Chicago is not even in the ...
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Tuesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Some biotech and pharma companies were on the move Tuesday. A few of the smaller caps made tremendous gains on the day, as the fourth-quarter earnings season is kicking off. ...
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Noble Energy Acquires 171,000 Permian Basin Acres in Clayton Williams Deal

Independent oil and gas company Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: CWEI) in a cash and stock transaction that ...
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What to Expect From 2 Megabanks Reporting Wednesday

The U.S. economy is building momentum, and a large part of this has been the financial sector. A couple megabanks that have contributed massively to the rally are looking to report ...
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