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Why Cliffs Natural Resources Earnings Are Beating Shares Down

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The iron ore and coal miner posted a net loss per share of $0.11 on revenues ...
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Why Ford Earnings Tumbled 35%

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.39 on revenues of $39.1 billion. In ...
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DDR Corp., New York Community Bank Sink into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 26, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 41 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Verizon, United Technologies Prop Up DJIA on Wednesday

April 26, 2017: Markets opened higher again Wednesday and bounced around in positive territory throughout the day's session. Optimism related to the Trump administration's tax reform proposal also put some ...
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Speak Up, Your Digital Devices Want to Hear From You

Voice-activated devices like smartphones, tablets and digital home assistants get a lot of attention and, in the case of smartphones at least, a lot of use. Overall, 76% of U.S. ...
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Wal-Mart Cuts Money Transfer Fees

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Wednesday morning that it is cutting fees beginning today on its Walmart2Walmart money transfer service. Next month the company plans to introduce another transfer ...
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Crude Oil Prices Rise Sharply on Big Drop in Crude Inventories

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 3.6 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Fill Up on Monday to Get the Best Price on Gas

Gasoline pump prices are currently at a 19-month high and are expected to continue rising right into the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the traditional start of the summer driving season. ...
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Why Boeing Earnings Did Not Excite Investors

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.01 on revenues of $20.98 billion. In ...
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Short Interest in 3D Printing Stocks Increases as Share Prices Rise

Short interest during the two-week period ending April 13 rose on three of four 3D printing stocks we follow. As of that date, three of four stocks had posted a ...
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Short Sellers Pulling Out of Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly downward during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 13. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell ...
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Tesla Short Interest Rises, Consumer Reports Cuts Rating

Short interest in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) for the period ending April 13 totaled 31.58 million shares, up from the 31.35 million shares (0.7%) short reported in the prior period. ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Stayed Low Last Week, Applications Rose

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 2.7% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Express Scripts, Teva Pharmaceuticals Drop into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 25, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 63 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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Caterpillar, McDonald’s Dominate the DJIA Tuesday

April 25, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday as several large-cap stocks reported better-than-expected results before the bell. The materials and financial sectors traded higher by more than 1% with ...
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