What to Expect When Microsoft Reports After the Close

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is set to report its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. Consensus estimates call for $1.24 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Crude Price Rises as Inventory Levels Fall for First Time in 6 Weeks

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning, showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories declined by 1.7 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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Public Support for Marijuana Legalization Has Finally Stopped Rising

Many states have passed legislation legalizing marijuana use, in some cases for medical purposes and in others recreationally. The federal government has not passed any similar laws. If public opinion ...
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Eli Lilly Just Couldn’t Get It Together in Q3

When Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) released its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical giant said that it had $1.48 in earnings per share ...
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The Growing War on Federal Land Officers No One Is Talking About

Law enforcement officials working for the four federal land management agencies faced 360 incidents of threats and assaults in the five-year period between 2013 and 2017, according to a new ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Biogen, Coke, Crowdstrike, Kohl’s, ServiceNow, Snap, Travelers and More

The futures traded flat Wednesday morning as third-quarter earnings continue to pour in. If things were simple enough, it might feel like all that persistent uncertainty around trade wars, impeachment, ...
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Why the Odds of Being Killed by a Car Walking or Biking Have Skyrocketed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its 2018 figures on traffic fatalities. Some 36,560 people died on American roads in 2018. The good news is that this ...
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Is Caterpillar in Trouble After This Quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $2.66 in earnings per share (EPS) and $12.8 ...
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Boeing’s Q3 Results May Not Save Top Execs

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.05 on revenues of $19.98 billion. In the ...
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Higher Mortgage Loan Rates Last Week Quelled Refinancing

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a drop of 11.9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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4 Fallen Angel Large-Cap Blue Chips May Have Massive 2020 Rebounds

With the S&P 500 up almost 20% this year and the third-quarter earnings coming in pretty much as expected, it has been another solid year for stock investors. The question ...
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Former WeWork CEO Neumann Won’t Give Part of His $1 Billion to Laid-Off Workers

The bailout of mammoth temporary office space rental phenom WeWork has been put into place. Its largest shareholder, Softbank, will take control. Through a series of loans and equity purchases, ...
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Most Affordable Places With the Best Schools

The wealth of a neighborhood's residents is one of the largest drivers of education inequality nationwide. According to the most recent statistics from the Department of Education, property taxes ...
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Snap’s Bottom Line Beat and User Growth Not Nearly Enough For Investors

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) released third-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The company said that it had a net loss of $0.04 per share and $446 million in revenue, ...
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Does Chipotle Deserve More Credit For Q3 Results?

When Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) released third-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday, the company posted $3.47 in adjusted earnings per share (EPS) on $1.4 billion in revenue. ...
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