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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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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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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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Jefferies Positive on Energy for 2017: 3 Large Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The biggest news in the energy markets last year became a reality on January 1 as OPEC finally cut its production for the first time in years. While it is ...
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Big Acquisition Doubles Exxon Mobil’s Permian Basin Oil Assets

If there is one area of the United States that continues to enchant and enthrall energy investors and operators alike, it would have to be the Permian Basis. The abundance ...
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GM Set to Announce $1 Billion US Investment, Creation of 1,000 Jobs

According to a report at The Wall Street Journal, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will announce Tuesday a plan to invest at least $1 billion in new investments in the U.S. ...
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Morgan Stanley Posts Solid Win in Q4

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) posted its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.81 in earnings per share (EPS) and $9.0 billion ...
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Ford’s 2016 EU Sales Growth Trails GM, FCA

New car registrations in the European Union (EU) for the month of December totaled 1.14 million units, up about 30,000 units compared with December of last year. Year over year, ...
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UnitedHealth Takes Aim at New 52-Week High After Solid Earnings

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The health insurance and benefits management firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share ...
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Can Trump’s Inauguration TV Ratings Top Reagan’s Record?

Ronald Reagan's first inaugural address was viewed by 41.8 million people via TV, the top rating among the inaugurations of modern American presidents. George W. Bush's second inaugural address was viewed ...
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