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Outlook Sinks Carnival Despite Q1 Earnings Beat

When Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the cruise ship operator said that it had $0.49 in earnings per share ...
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Institutional Interest Keeping Energy Stocks and ETFs Higher as Oil Challenges $60

Just when it looked as if crude oil prices were going to pull back, suddenly a one-day surge higher of 2.4% ($1.40) has taken oil back above $60 per barrel. ...
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5 Sin Stocks to Buy That Should Hold Up in a Bear Market

One category of Wall Street that some portfolio managers really don’t want to discuss in their portfolios is the so-called sin stocks. These are companies that sell tobacco and alcohol ...
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Why Gold Is Absolutely a Must-Own Now for All Investors

Very quietly, gold and the gold miners have consistently pushed higher. Despite the recent downturn, and the fact that naysayers constantly bemoan the fact that the precious metal offers no ...
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Merger Talks Between Viacom and CBS Back On

For the past several years, there have been efforts to put back together two companies that were separated in 2005. Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB) and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) were ...
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How Many McDonald’s Workers Will Be Pushed Out by Technology?

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) just bought a tech company that can change store menus based on the weather, what customers might add to menu items they already have selected and ...
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The Great Apple Stock Sell Off Continues

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) introduced its new Apple TV+ subscription product and its Apple News+ products. Wall Street was not impressed and sold the shares down slightly. That modest sell-off ...
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Gold Shines Brighter With Inverted Yield Curve and Weakening Global Growth

Gold has recaptured its shine. With the overhang and larger media frenzy around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies having witnessed a death of a thousand cuts, the interest in gold has been ...
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A Big Legislative Catalyst for Cannabis Stocks Is Coming Soon

Cannabis stocks had a massive showing on Wall Street this past fall. In fact, most of the news flow surrounding these stocks had investors pouring money into them. Some of ...
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The 10 Companies Buying Back the Most Stock

The two most common methods of returning capital to shareholders are via dividends and share buybacks. Dividends have a straightforward benefit because they are sending income back to their investors, ...
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Inverted Yield Curve Could Threaten Regional Banks’ High Dividends

Last week's inverted yield curve has brought on much debate over the health of the U.S. economy at a time when global growth is petering out. Inverted yield curves, or ...
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Picking Up the Pieces: How Biogen Is Dealing With Discontinued Alzheimer’s Trial

A Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicates that it intends to buy back a sizable amount of stock. This comes after the biotech ...
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March Madness Means Big Sports Betting: 4 Top Casino Stocks to Buy

If there is any time during the year where productivity in the workplace drops, it's during the annual NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. Almost everybody from teenagers to grandparents play in ...
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5 Must-Own Merrill Lynch Income Portfolio High-Dividend Stocks

It became pretty clear last week that interest rates are going nowhere this year, and they may not go anywhere in 2020. The Federal Reserve is worried about slowing growth, ...
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The 8 Huge Companies Apple Is Up Against With Its Streaming Video Product

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will launch a streaming video service today. The company believes that its brand and installed base of over a billion devices will allow it to successfully ...
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