Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 20, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.9% at 2,670.22. The DJIA closed down 0.8% at 24,462.80. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 1.3% at 7,146.13. Friday was a down ...
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Mattel, NXP Semiconductor Slide into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 20, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 97equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 2 to ...
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Apple, IBM Tank the Dow Friday

April 20, 2018: Markets opened lower again Friday and again there was no economic news of note. The President tweeted out  a jab at OPEC following a report that the ...
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The 40 Most Disappointing Draft Picks of All Time

When professional sports franchises get a high draft pick, the hope is that the athlete can grow into franchise-changing superstar to bring the team to a championship level. While players ...
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Artists With the Most No. 1 Hits

The Billboard Hot 100 has been tracking the most popular music in America for nearly 60 years. And while thousands of artists have succeeded to get a song on the ...
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US Oil Rig Count Rises by 5; Crude Price Dips Slightly

In the week ending April 20, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 820, up by five compared to the previous week and ...
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Mortgage Fraud Risk Rises for Sixth Straight Quarter

The national mortgage application fraud risk index rose from 138 in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 144 in the first quarter of 2018, according to researchers at CoreLogic. In ...
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Why the Pivotal Software IPO Might Not Be That Great

Pivotal Software Inc. (NYSE: PVTL) entered the market relatively quietly on Friday. Despite the recent market volatility, this has been a great time for tech companies to come public, with ...
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It’s 4/20 and Marijuana’s Prospects Have Never Looked Brighter

One week ago today, Colorado Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican, extracted a commitment from President Trump that Attorney General Jeff Sessions's rescission of the Cole Memorandum will have no impact ...
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Why Excellent Earnings Weren’t Enough for Skechers

When Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE: SKX) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.75 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Will the FDA Shoot Down Eli Lilly and Incyte Again?

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ: INCY) and Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) will be under the microscope next week as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will decide the fate ...
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Wells Fargo Settles Federal Claims for $1 Billion

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Friday morning that it had settled federal claims against Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) related to risk management and improper charges to ...
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Trump Takes a Shot at OPEC Over High Oil Prices

Ahead of Friday's meeting of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC oil ministers who joined forces more than a year ago to reduce the oversupply of crude oil, ...
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What to Expect From the Newest Biogen Collaboration

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) shares made a handy gain on Friday after the firm announced an expanded strategic collaboration with Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB). Through this partnership, these companies ...
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5 Large Cap Growth Stocks Top Fund Managers Own and Love

To say that hedge fund and mutual fund managers tend to follow the herd is an incredible understatement, and always has been. While publicly they sometimes seem reluctant to discuss ...
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