Global Economy Expected to Improve Slightly, Still Constrained: IMF

There are indications that market sentiment is improving as manufacturing activity and global trade show some early signs of life. The global economic growth forecast has softened slightly, largely due ...
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How Badly Will Disney Hurt Netflix Earnings?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates call for $0.53 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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FDA Fast Track on Lung Cancer Treatment Brings Exponential Gains for This Microcap Stock

When companies see their shares rise by 100% or more in a single day, it's usually because of a buyout or an extremely positive change in a company's future prospects. ...
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Winning Ideas in Biotech/Pharma After JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

For health care investors, 2020 looks like a potentially good year after an especially fruitful JPMorgan Healthcare Conference this past week. In fact, brokerage firm Janney spent last week visiting ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Alibaba, AIG, Baidu, Broadcom, Costco, Intel, Ping, Pinterest, RingCentral, Shopify, Uber and More

Stocks have been hitting all-time highs, even after the phase-one trade pact with China was signed. Tuesday's return after the Martin Luther King extended weekend was seeing profit-taking ahead of ...
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Americans Don’t Want to Drive Electric Cars

The drive toward fleets of all-electric cars has cost major manufacturers billions of dollars and will cost billions more. There is no international car company that is not part of ...
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Why $2 Billion Impairment Charge Isn’t Hurting Halliburton Stock

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported fourth-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.32 ...
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5 Dividend Dow Stocks to Buy That Might Survive a Nasty Correction

Twenty years ago, the table was set just like it is now. Technology stocks were leading everything higher and people breathlessly plowed into the stock market for the same reason ...
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Over Half Of US CEOs See Declining Economy This Year

PricewaterhouseCoopers has issued its 23rd CEO survey. The data was drawn from questions placed to U.S. chief executive officers. The most notable finding is that 62% believe there will be ...
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IMF Turns Negative

The new World Economic Outlook from the International Monetary Fund strikes a positive tone at first. It then piles on all the threats to the global economy, some of which ...
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China Virus: A Black Swan?

Rarely does a disease spread fast enough and is labeled dangerous enough that it quickly gets the attention of the World Health Organization. A coronavirus, which has killed several people ...
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The Rarest Types of Weather on Earth

Earth’s climate systems are extraordinarily complex, producing every moment of the day weather and climate conditions of all varieties. Predicting the weather even a few days into the future remains ...
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How Every State’s Population Changed in the Last Year

Americans are about half as likely to pack up and move today than they were in the mid-1980s.  A record low 9.8% of the U.S. population moved between 2018 and ...
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World’s Billionaires Worth More Than 4.6 Billion People

Oxfam published an analysis of the world's wealth. The data showed that the world's billionaires have more than 4.6 billion people--about 60% of the world's population. The billionaire count is ...
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Apple Marches Toward $2 Trillion Valuation

Apple's market capitalization is $1.4 trillion, and the stock is at an all-time high. Yet, a number of analysts believe that this year's 8% increase is only the start of ...
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