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Satisfaction With Smartphones Nearly Equal Between Apple, Samsung

The more consumers use a smartphone to operate connected home services like smart appliances and thermostats, the better they like their smartphones. The highest ratings were reported by consumers who ...
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Natural Gas Price Holds Following Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 150 billion cubic feet for the week ending March 17. Analysts were expecting a ...
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New Home Sales Make Massive February Move

After Wednesday's disappointing report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) on February sales of existing homes, Thursday's report on new home sales should bring some joy back to Mudville. ...
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December Cash Home Sales Highest in New York, New Jersey, Alabama

In December of 2016, cash sales comprised 33.1% of all home sales, down from 34.4% in December of 2015, marking the 47th consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales rose by ...
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Crude Oil Prices Tumble on Another Big Inventory Addition

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 5 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: FedEx, Frontier, IBM, LendingClub, Micron, Nike, Sirius XM, Urban Outfitters and More

Stocks showed that they can finally stage a sell-off on Tuesday, and futures indicated a marginally weaker open on Wednesday. As stocks remain rather close to their all-time highs, the ...
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Q4 Mortgage Loan Quality Remains High, but Higher Interest Rates Could Increase Fraud Risk

Mortgage loans originated in the fourth quarter of 2016 are among the highest quality home loans made since 2001. The data were released Tuesday morning by property information and research ...
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Tesla Owners Love Their Cars, Despite Many Flaws

Flaws, mechanical problems and software glitches have little influence on whether Tesla owners love their cars. That is what new data from highly regarded research firm J.D. Power says. Owners ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Carnival, Facebook, Freeport-McMoRan, Motorola Solutions, Procter & Gamble and Many More

24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each day of the week. The goal is to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some analyst reports ...
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The 13 Cities Getting 5G

We can expect to begin hearing more and more about the new telecom 5G network over the next year. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) both ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, FireEye, Netflix, Shake Shack, Snap, Workday and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction on Monday, less than a week after the rate hike formally took place. Stocks remain rather close to their all-time highs, and the bull market ...
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Oil Rig Count Rises by 14, Hedge Funds Pile Into Short Positions

In the week ended March 17, 2017, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 631, up by 14 compared with the prior week and up ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, Barclays, Dean Foods, Netflix, Simon Property, Snap, Vertex and More

Stocks were indicated higher yet again on Friday, even knowing that many market participants are going to sneak out at lunch for St. Patrick's Day revelry. The Dow is still ...
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Fiat Chrysler Brands Ranked Worst in Customer Service

After several blows to its quality reputation from major research firms like Consumer Reports and J.D. Power, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has been let down by its dealers. ...
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Lexus, Buick Rank Best in Dealer Service Satisfaction

While customer service is typically strong at all auto dealers, service after the sale can tell a different story. And the more you pay for a vehicle, the better you ...
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