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IPO News This Week: 8 Firms Seeking $1.6 Billion in New Capital

Last week's initial public offering (IPO) action saw four companies launch successful offerings that raised $1 billion in new capital in a tough week for equity markets. One additional IPO ...
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9 Dow Components Up by Double Digits

Last week was not a good one for equities. Even Friday's partial recovery left behind a loss of 4.2% for the Dow industrials, 4% for the S&P 500, and 3.2% ...
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Demands Rise for Hyundai, Kia Recall Due to Engine Fires

The first complaint the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) received related to apparently spontaneous engine fires in certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles came in July of 2010. Since then ...
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DowDuPont Takes Over as Dow’s Poorest Performer

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE: DWDP) saw its share price dive last week, along with just about every other equity on the market — or so it seemed. The company's shares dropped ...
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Apple Repeats as Top-Performing Dow Stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) turned in an encore performance as the Dow's best stock for the year to date. Even though the company's shares dropped nearly 1% last week, the ...
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Walmart Adds Another Fashion Line to Shore Up Apparel Business

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Friday that it has acquired online intimates retailer Bare Necessities for an undisclosed amount. The online-only business will continue to operate its own website and ...
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Ford, General Motors Crash into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 12, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 465 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 1.35 ...
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Visa, Microsoft Lead the Dow Higher Friday

October 12, 2018: Markets opened higher Friday after a couple of sessions that saw a total of 5% shaved from the blue-chip index. The Dow opened up about 350 points ...
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Apple: A Free Content Strategy Is the Right Approach

By Gene Munster and Will Thompson of Loup Ventures CNBC reported that Apple plans to give away some of its forthcoming original video content to Apple device owners as a ...
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US Oil Rig Count Jumps by 8, Largest Increase Since Early August

In the week ending October 12, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 869, an increase of eight compared to the previous week ...
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Ford Is Not Selling the Cars That Chinese Buyers Want

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) is having a very bad year in China. Sales fell 43% year over year in September and are down 30% for the first nine months ...
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10 Vehicles That Depreciate Fastest (and Slowest)

Depreciation accounts for nearly 40% of the average annual cost of operating a vehicle, according to a report last month from AAA. After five years, the vehicles that depreciate least ...
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Tesla Warns About Federal Tax Credit Deadline, but What About After?

The handwriting was on the wall last July when Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reached the milestone delivery of its 200,000th all-electric vehicle. That was the good news. The less-good news ...
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JPMorgan Earnings Feast on Higher Interest Rates, Lower Taxes

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) reported fiscal third-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Friday. The investment bank and financial services giant reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.34 ...
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Ford, Alibaba Remain Lodged in Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 11, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 513 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 3.5 ...
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