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General Electric Earnings Top Lowered Estimate

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted diluted net earnings per share (EPS) of $0.21 on revenues of $27.85 billion. In the ...
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More Bad News for Caterpillar Ahead of Earnings

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before markets open Friday morning. Analysts are estimating earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 and revenues of ...
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How Analysts Rate Alcoa After Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported first-quarter results last Monday, beating earnings per share estimates by a nickel but falling short on revenues, compared with analysts' estimates, and way short compared ...
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Gun Background Checks Soar 36% in Q1

U.S. background checks for citizens wishing to purchase a firearm have soared to nearly 7.7 million in the first three months of 2016, a year-over-year increase of 36% compared with ...
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GE Claims Financial Business Now Small Enough to Fail

After agreeing to sell it its investment management business to State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT), General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) now wants GE Capital, its financial arm and the parent ...
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3M Tells Investors, Analysts 5-Year Goals, Confirms Guidance

The most heavily weighted stock among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average is 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM). As of Monday's close, 3M accounts for nearly 6.5% ...
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Why UBS Is Telling Clients to Buy Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Now

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) may be the daily work destination of Warren Buffett, but despite his dominance on Wall Street, it turns out that Berkshire Hathaway itself has very few ...
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These 4 Well-Known Industrial Stocks Could Be Takeover Candidates

It happens every year, and 2016 won’t be any different. Larger companies looking to add to growth, in addition to that of the organic or internal variety, scan the field ...
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Valspar Agrees to $11 Billion Sherwin-Williams Buyout

Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) and Valspar Corp. (NYSE: VAL) announced Sunday that the two paint companies have agreed to a deal in which Sherwin-Williams will acquire Valspar for $113 per ...
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Share Price for Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Tops $210,000

The recent 24/7 Wall St. examination of companies with stock prices over $500 picked up six among the S&P 500. One sat well above the rest. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway ...
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Missed the Oil Rally? Buy Caterpillar

Usually when Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is mentioned, most people think of farm machinery and construction, associating the blue chip company with either agriculture or building. What some don’t realize ...
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Caterpillar Q1 Estimates Far Below Consensus

In a filing Thursday morning with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) said that its first-quarter earnings and revenues will fall well short of current ...
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Solazyme Stuns Investors With Bottom Line Beat

Solazyme Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. The company said it had a net loss of $0.32 per share on $10.4 million ...
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3M Partners Up With Nobel

Shares of 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) were up slightly on Friday on the announcement of a new collaboration. The company and Nobel Media announced an international partnership, bringing together two respected organizations ...
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Why More Big Buyouts Could Harm Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Credit Ratings

When investors and the public think of Warren Buffett, chances are high that they think of his company or Mr. Buffett very positively. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has become one ...
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