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U.S. Meat Prices Rise Sharply in October

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on October farm prices Friday afternoon. The all-products price index fell 8.4% month-over-month to 98, with the crop index down ...
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Why WisdomTree Is Back!

WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) may seem like an unusual bull market barometer, considering how many investment management firms there are, but Wisdom Tree is back. The company may be ...
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Halloween Not Prime Time for New Movies

The major movie studios do not relish competing with a Halloween Friday and all the trick-or-treating and holiday parties. Only one studio is releasing a movie this weekend, and it ...
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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Plunges to New 52-Week Low

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as -$0.12 in earnings per share and $43.7 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates ...
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Anheuser-Busch Earnings Not So Tasty

Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the U.S. markets opened as $1.42 in earnings per share and $12.23 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus ...
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Gold, Silver Skid on Japanese Easing

Gold prices have lost nearly 3% Friday morning to trade at around $1,163, following the surprise announcement of an increase in the Bank of Japan’s planned asset purchases. The bank ...
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Dollar General Takes Its Offer to Family Dollar Shareholders

The battle between Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) over which company will acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) is primarily being fought between ...
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Chevron Earnings Jump on Refining, Currency Effects

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.95 on revenues of $54.68 billion. ...
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Exxon Earnings Top Lowered Expectations

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the U.S. markets opened as $1.89 in earnings per share and $107.5 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus ...
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Walmart to Start Holiday Shopping Deals on November 1

Not to be bested by smaller retailers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has decided to start the holiday shopping season on November 1, at least in so far as it ...
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New Regulatory Communications Slap Citi Earnings and Ratios Lower

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has just used the children's game excuse of "Do Over!" for the third-quarter earnings. Citi announced after the close that it is lowering its previously reported ...
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A Very Mixed Bag From Groupon

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market closed as $0.03 in earnings per share and $757.1 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Lakeland Living Up to Production Promises

Lakeland Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) gave an update Thursday on its business activity in the wake of the Ebola crisis. Globally the two top-selling protective suits for Lakeland are the ...
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Why Things Could Get Even Worse for Pandora

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) is living up to expectations. Despite having already seen its shares cut in half, Pandora saw its shares get whacked on Thursday after a boutique ...
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Are Two Patents Worth 70% More?

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTI) unveiled two new patents that it had just been awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The new technology will replace platinum group ...
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