Semiconductor Wafer

Where Micron and Tsinghua Unigroup Can Go From Here

Back in July, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) turned down a takeover bid from Chinese investment firm Tsinghua Unigroup, but the firm does not appear to be taking no for ...
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Crude Oil Jumps on OPEC Bulletin

Crude oil prices jumped Monday morning and blasted even higher through the noon hour to hit a daily high near $49 a barrel on West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for October ...
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Arch Coal Soars as Debt Swap Offer Delayed Again

To say that shares of Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) have been volatile Monday morning is not an overstatement. Shares opened at $7.54, down more than 8% from Friday’s closing ...
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petro chemical plant

What Warren Buffett Sees in Phillips 66 That You Don’t

Investing in energy has been tricky of late. Almost all aspects of the energy patch have traded handily lower. One group that has held up in the panic has been ...
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US/Mexico Border Fence

The 1,954 Mile Mexico-American Border Wall

It starts just south of Beaumont, Texas, and runs almost 2,000 miles to just south of San Diego. The hard part would be fencing the Rio Grande, which is almost ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Goldman Sachs, Intel, JC Penney, Twitter, United Tech and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday morning. If last week proved anything, it was that the trend of buying the pullbacks remains in place. Still, the markets did finally drop ...
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Autoworkers Union Passes Strike Authorization Measure

In a procedural vote completed last week, workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) voted heavily in favor of going on strike against the company if the United Autoworkers ...
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5 Top Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters ...
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Boeing Laser Cannon

Boeing Builds a Drone Killer

Engineers at Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have successfully brought down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly called a drone, with a portable laser cannon. What made the laser device ...
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5 Big FDA Decisions Expected in September

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, similar to that ...
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10 Dollar Monkey

7 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside

Investors have been reintroduced to stock market volatility. The market tanked earlier in the week, but after Chinese intervention investors found yet another reason to live up to their habit ...
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Emirates 777-300ER

What Does a Boeing 777-9X Cost?

Last week, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had firmed up its configuration plans for the 777-9X, the latest addition to the 777 family of planes, scheduled for production ...
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Marijuana Plants

Marijuana Price Rises 5% to $2,045

For the week ended Friday, August 28, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis jumped more than $70 from $1,924 in the prior week to $2,045. The futures ...
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Twitter Admits Workforce Is Not Diverse

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), like other new world tech companies, admitted it does not employ enough women and minorities. It will try to erase that with programs to increase the ...
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fuel gauge

Gas Prices Above $3 in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada

People looking for low gasoline prices had best stay away from Alaska, California, Hawaii and Nevada. Oil prices may have increased in the past few days, but overall they have ...
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