Business

US April Auto Sales on Track to Fall Again

U.S. new car sales had been in a bit of a slump in the first two months of this year before March rode to the rescue and pushed sales higher ...
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Exxon, Chevron Earnings on Deck Friday Morning

Before markets open Friday, the two energy producers among the 30 Dow Jones industrial stocks will be reporting first-quarter results. Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron Corp. (NYSE: COP) ...
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Johnson & Johnson Commits to Yet Another Dividend Hike

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) just delivered yet another dividend hike. What matters here is that J&J is easily in the club of companies raising dividends for 50 years or ...
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How Alexion Pharmaceuticals Knocked It Out of the Park in Q1

When Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) released its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, it said that it had $1.68 in earnings per share (EPS) on $930.9 ...
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Why Chipotle Finally Looks Safer Again, for Diners and Investors Alike

The long saga of the Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) and its food fiascos finally may have seen its worst. In fact, an almost 20% gain in the shares ...
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RBC Very Bullish on 4 Top Banks With Brilliant Q1 Results

When all of the tailwinds merge to bring about the perfect storm for any sector on Wall Street, you can expect most of the proverbial ships to benefit and get ...
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Why GM Earnings Were Not Good Enough

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Thursday. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.43 on revenues of $36.1 billion. In ...
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Facebook Results Spell Trouble for Other Web Properties

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) results were much better than expected. That is bad news for companies that rely on internet advertising for some or all of their revenue. Along with ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Deutsche Bank was hit by low profits and will chop expenses. According to Reuters: Deutsche Bank announced cutbacks to its bond and equities trading on Thursday in a major overhaul ...
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How Ford Earnings Soothed Investors

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported first-quarter 2018 results after markets closed Wednesday afternoon. For the quarter, the automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.43 on revenues ...
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Facebook Building Momentum With Q1 Earnings

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) reported first quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The company said that it had $1.69 in earnings per share (EPS) on $11.97 billion in revenue, ...
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Visa Charges Forward With Another Strong Quarter

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) released its most recent quarterly report after markets closed Wednesday. The company posted $1.11 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.07 billion in revenue versus consensus ...
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Dividend Hike From Exxon Mobil Takes Aim at Chevron

Investors love dividends. After all, dividends can account for almost half of total returns over the course of an investing life. And companies that raise dividends year after year are ...
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What to Look For When GM Reports Earnings Thursday Morning

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reports first-quarter earnings before markets open Thursday. Year over year, earnings and revenues are expected to be lower than 2017 quarterly earnings and revenues. According ...
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Can Visa Deliver Another Earnings Beat?

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will release its first-quarter financial results late on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $1.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.8 billion in ...
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