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Chesapeake Energy, Citigroup Plop into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 13, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 503 equities making new 52-week lows Thursday. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 1.74 to 1 ...
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2018’s Worst Crimes Against Passwords

If you're like the average internet user, you have more than 200 digital accounts, most of which require a password for access. Unless you're blessed (cursed?) with a photographic memory, ...
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Growing Hemp to Become Legal in the US

Both Houses of Congress have now approved the 2018 Farm Bill, a behemoth spending package worth nearly $900 billion over the next 10 years. Only the president's signature is now ...
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Natural Gas Price Dips Following Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stockpiles decreased by 77 billion cubic feet for the week ending December 7. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Robot Fear Index: Increased Adoption May Be Fueling Concerns

By Andrew Murphy and Will Thompson of Loup Ventures Like many in the tech space, we believe robotics is changing the nature of work. However, public perception of robots is ...
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Half of CFOs Expect US Recession in 2019

Nearly half of U.S. chief financial officers (CFOs) (48.6%) expect the U.S. economy to fall into a recession by the end of 2019. Even more (82%) believe that a U.S. ...
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IEA Wobbles on Impact of OPEC Cuts, Citing Growing US Production

In its monthly Oil Market Report for December released Thursday morning, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that global crude supplies dropped by 360,000 barrels a day to total 101.1 ...
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Wells Fargo, Neurocrine Drop into Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 12, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 243 equities making new 52-week lows Wednesday. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 2.48 to 1 ...
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Ford November Sales Down 5% in Europe; Cars Weaker, SUVs Stronger

Judging by Wednesday morning's report from Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on November sales in Europe, the continent's buyers don't want passenger cars any more than their American counterparts. Passenger ...
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PG&E Adds Details on Possible Cause of California’s Camp Fire

The northern California wildfire known as the Camp Fire killed at least 85 people and destroyed more than 18,000 homes and other buildings. The fire, which started on November 8, ...
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Crude Oil Price Pared Gain Following Modest Inventory Drop

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 1.2 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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More Than 1,000 CEOs Have Left Their Jobs This Year

The number of U.S. CEOs who lost or left their jobs in November was the third-highest of the year and not far behind the August total, which was the highest ...
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Saudi Arabia Boosted Oil Supplies by 450,000 Barrels in November

In its Monthly Oil Market Report for December, released Wednesday morning, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) noted that its month-over-month average price for its reference basket plunged ...
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Short Sellers Losing Interest in 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest fell during the two-week reporting period ending November 30 on two of four 3D printing stocks we follow. Trading action indicated a lack of interest among short sellers, ...
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Short Sellers Still Pulling Out of Solar, Taking a Run Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on November 30. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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