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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Why Dave and Buster’s Is Wednesday’s Big Earnings Loser

When Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) released its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday, the company said that it had $0.30 in earnings per ...
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Short Sellers Hike Bets in Major Oil Stocks

Crude oil was trading right around $52 a barrel early on Wednesday. Over the past month, crude has been down sharply, following the markets lower for the year. However, it ...
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Consumer Prices Look More Tame Into Year-End as Oil and Energy Prices Fall

After a somewhat muted Producer Price Index report for November, the U.S. Department of Labor has released its November reading on the Consumer Price Index. This is inflation at the ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Major Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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Major Pharma Stocks See a Surge in Short Interest

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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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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Are Short Sellers Growing More Bullish on Semiconductors?

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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‘World Cup’ Tops Google’s Top 10 Searches of 2018

Google issued its "Year in Search" tally of most trended key terms, the current version of which covers 2018. First  among the top 10 searched key words is "World Cup." ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Tower, American Water Works, Bank of America, eBay, FedEx, Lululemon, Morgan Stanley, Vale, Verizon and More

Stocks were indicated up strong by almost 1% on Wednesday morning for the Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq, quite similar to Tuesday's gap-up open. This follows last ...
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Cybersecurity Short Sellers Focus on Favorites

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Short Sellers Still Can’t Make Up Their Mind on Major Biotech Stocks

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, November 30. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Could Major Banks’ Short Interest Be Signaling a Market Correction?

The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it was a major part of the recovery and raging bull market afterward. Generally speaking, the major financial ...
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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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