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Eldorado Gold, Teekay Tankers Dip into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

February 20, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 45 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. On the NYSE decliners led advancers by about 2 ...
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Walmart, Verizon Scuttle the DJIA Tuesday

February 20, 2018: Markets opened lower Tuesday and appear to be on track to close in the lower half of the chart. The DJIA never traded in the green today ...
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Airbus Delivers First A350-1000; Should Boeing Be Worried?

European aircraft maker Airbus Tuesday morning delivered the first A350-1000 commercial jet to launch customer Qatar Airways. The handover was to have taken place nearly two months ago but the ...
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Choosing Between Ad Blockers or Cryptocurrency Mining

U.S. consumers see a minimum of around 4,000 advertisements a day, according to one estimate. Perhaps it's no wonder then that ad-blocking software is becoming ever more popular. But without ...
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Does Qualcomm’s New Bid for NXP Kill the Broadcom Acquisition?

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced Tuesday morning that it has raised its offer to acquire NXP Semiconductor N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) by nearly 16%, from $110.00 in cash per share ...
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Costco Is One of America’s Largest Car Dealers

Where most new car dealers are limited in the number of brands they can sell, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) has no such limitation. The membership shopping club functions as ...
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US National Average Gasoline Price Dropped 5 Cents Last Week

U.S. retail gasoline prices slipped last week to a national average of $2.51, down 5.4 cents from the prior week, and diesel fuel also slipped a bit — by 3.0 ...
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Why Walmart Earnings, Guidance Failed to Cheer Investors

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2018 results before markets opened Tuesday. The retailing giant posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.33 on net ...
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Mercedes-Benz Maker May Have Cheated on Diesel Emissions Tests

Citing unnamed sources, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday that Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler AG may have developed software for its diesel-powered vehicle that was intended for the sole purpose ...
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Crude Oil Prices Recovering Lost Ground

Since reaching a top of around $66 a barrel early this month, the price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dipped nearly $7 a barrel before ...
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18% of US Energy Comes From Renewable Sources

Over the past 10 years, renewable power-generation capacity has accounted for 55% of all new construction. In 2017, the percentage of U.S. power generated from renewable sources rose from 15% ...
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Did the Switch From Iced Tea to Blockchain Only Delay the Inevitable?

When the Long Island Tea Company changed its name to Long Blockchain Corp. (NASDAQ: LBCC) last December, the share price shot up 300%. But gravity is too strong a force ...
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10 Cities With the Most McMansions

Sometime in the mid-1980s, many home buyers and some builders really bought into the "your home is your castle" meme (before there was even such a thing as memes). The ...
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Boeing Remains Dow’s Top Stock

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) shows no sign of relinquishing its rank as the best performing stock for the year to date among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones industrial average. ...
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General Electric Still Dow’s Worst Performer

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) stock posted a gain of about 0.7% last week, much better than the 4.5% loss of the prior week, but still not good enough to ...
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