Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet and More Top Earnings to Watch For This Week

The U.S. broad markets pushed forward this past week, marking the second consecutive week with a gain. Not to say that this has been entirely the result of earnings, but ...
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Boeing, Caterpillar, Microsoft and More Dow Earnings Coming This Week

Although markets were somewhat shaky for the first big week of the new earnings reporting season, they ultimately closed up for the second week in a row. This is only ...
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Eli Lilly, Amgen and More Big Pharma Earnings to Look For This Week

The health care sector has yet to see any significant earnings representation, but that will change this week. In fact, pharmaceutical and biotech investors are about to get a real earnings ...
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IPO News This Week: DocuSign Tops List of 6 Scheduled Offerings

Last week's initial public offering (IPO) calendar included eight firms looking to enter the public markets. Only five succeeded. The coming week includes six firms seeking about $1.3 billion in ...
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Auto, Petroleum Industries Get Behind Higher Octane Gas

The U.S. House subcommittee on environment heard testimony on April 13 with that would eliminate the Obama-era Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) and replace it with higher octane gasoline. This may ...
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Newsprint Tariffs Will Cost Major Chains Tens Of Millions Of Dollars

The Tampa Bay Times laid off 50 people last week. Management blamed the action on tariffs levied against newsprint imported from Canada to the U.S. That bump in prices will ...
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Is Investors’ Love Affair with Apple Over?

The worst-performing stock among the Dow 30 on Friday was Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). The shares dropped 4.1% on the day and more than 5% for the week. Only IBM ...
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Starbucks May Have To Train Employees Not To Videotap Customers In Bathrooms

On the heels of ugly accusations of racial profiling by a Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) worker in Philadelphia and plans to train workers nationwide to prevent the behavior in the future, Starbucks ...
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How Much Will Consumers Get If Wireless Carriers Overcharged?

According to a number of accounts, The Justice Department believes that major wireless carriers may have worked together to keep consumer prices high.  The charge is aimed primarily at AT&T ...
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IMF Warns Of Another Global Financial Fiasco, If…

The IMF posted its comments last week as the organization marked the 10th anniversary of the global financial meltdown. Whether the warnings are fair or not is another matter The ...
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Wall Street Analysts Bullish on Energy as Oil Surges to 3-Year Highs

Despite what President Trump said on Friday about oil being stored in ships and everywhere, the fact of the matter is the oil glut that has plagued the industry for ...
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FAA Issues Inspection Order for Boeing 737 Engines

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday issued an emergency airworthiness directive requiring all airlines to inspect the fan blades on certain engines like the one that blew up ...
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Cisco Systems Back as Top-Performing Dow Stock in 2018

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) last week took over the top spot for year-to-date performance among the 30 equities that make up the Dow Jones industrial average. Cisco shares added ...
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Procter & Gamble Sinks, Now Worst-Performing Dow Stock of 2018

Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) saw nearly 6% of its share price shaved away last week. That was enough for the company to wrestle away from ...
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10 Most Affordable Cities for Fastest Growing Careers

The U.S. economy is rocking along right now, growing at a rate of around 3% a year. An unemployment rate of around 4% means that most Americans who want jobs ...
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