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Procter & Gamble, Philip Morris Dive into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 24, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 125 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 2 ...
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Caterpillar, 3M Sink the Dow Tuesday

April 24, 2018: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but soon sank to losses and just kept falling throughout the trading session. The yield on 10-year Treasury bonds finally topped 3% ...
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Americans’ Satisfaction With Air Travel Falls

U.S. airlines have what can only be called a mixed relationship with their customers. On one hand, more and more people fly every year. On the other hand, flying does ...
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Spending for Mother’s Day Holiday to Top $23 Billion

For only the second time in 15 years, total retail spending for Mother's Day this year is estimated to exceed $23 billion. Compared to last year's spending of $23.6 billion, ...
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Will Earnings Make Boeing King of the Dow Again?

For nearly all of 2017, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was the top-performing stock among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones industrial average. The Dow posted a gain of ...
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March New Home Sales Rise Sharply

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in March rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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February Home Prices Surge Again

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index rose 6.3% year over year in February to a non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) index of 197.01. The month-over-month percentage increase was 0.2%. In ...
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Starting a New Business Gets Popular Again

The percentage of job seekers who chose to start a new business in the first quarter of this year was the highest since the fourth quarter of 2013. Nearly 8% ...
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Why Caterpillar Blew Through Estimates, Raised Guidance

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Tuesday. The heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.82 on revenues of $12.9 billion. ...
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Why Coca-Cola Earnings Were Better Than Expected

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Tuesday. The soft-drink maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.47 on revenues of $7.6 billion. In ...
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Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble Hobble the Dow Monday

April 23, 2018: Markets opened higher Monday but after hanging around the break-even line for all morning and into the afternoon, equities finally slid lower and appear to be headed ...
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Prothena, Akorn Plummet into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 23, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among XX equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 8 ...
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US National Average Gasoline Price Takes Aim at Multi-Year High

The average U.S. price for a gallon of regular gasoline rose by 5 cents last week to start the new week at $2.76 according to the latest data from GasBuddy.com. ...
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Apple’s iPhone X March Quarter Sales Slipped

In the fourth calendar quarter of 2017, sales of the iPhone X accounted for 20% of all U.S. iPhone sales. In the first calendar quarter of 2018, the Apple Inc. ...
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March Existing Home Sales Up 1%

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported Monday morning that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in March increased by 1.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...
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