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Can Barnes & Noble Follow Books-A-Million Going Private?

Bookseller Books-A-Million Inc. (NASDAQ: BAMM) said Friday morning that it has received an offer from the company’s executive chairman, Clyde B. Anderson, on behalf of the Anderson family to acquire ...
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Boeing Takes New Order for $1.4 Billion; Airbus Nabs $828 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Friday morning that Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has ordered three of the company’s 787-10 Dreamliners and five of its current version of the 737-800 ...
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Did Biogen Run Too Much After Earnings?

Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced its fourth-quarter financials Thursday after the markets closed. The company reported revenue of $2.6 billion, up 34% from the fourth quarter of the previous year. Revenues ...
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Bad Q4 at Chevron Looks Far Worse Ahead

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 ...
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Why MasterCard and Visa Are Both Earnings Winners

Before markets opened Friday morning, MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) reported its fourth-quarter results as $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.42 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Are Humira Sales Enough to Lift AbbVie?

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) reported its fourth-quarter financial results Friday before the markets open. This drug manufacturing giant posted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.89 and $5.37 billion in revenue. ...
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Altria Earnings Show That the Dividend Is Sustainable

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. For the quarter, the tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Visa May Normalize the DJIA With Split on Earnings

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) has delivered in more ways than one on earnings. The credit card processing giant reported earnings above estimates, but more importantly it has announced a four-for-one ...
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All the Super Bowl Statistics You Need: Prices, Food, Tickets, Beer, People and More

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched, if not the most watched, sporting event of the year. The Super Bowl is a time when more than a lot of ...
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Altria Earnings Focus on Dividend Payout

Before the opening bell on Friday morning, Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-year earnings. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for earnings per ...
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What to Look for in Chevron Earnings

Before markets open Friday morning, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is scheduled to announce fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results. More important perhaps is an expected outlook for capital spending in 2015 ...
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Boeing to Build the Next Air Force One

In a sole source contract that still does not have a price tag associated with it, the U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will get ...
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Is Celgene’s Outlook Good Enough for Investors?

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) reported its fourth-quarter results on Thursday morning. The biotech giant did beat earnings, but investors have to weigh whether it was enough when you consider that ...
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Enterprise Earnings Report Signals Entering Another Commodity Price Cycle

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) is among the largest and best run master limited partnerships (MLPs) in North America. So what are investors supposed to make of it falling ...
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How Long Can Valero, Phillips 66 Turn Cheaper Crude Into Profits?

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings before markets opened Thursday. Quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $1.83, compared with EPS a ...
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