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S&P 500

The 5 Biggest S&P 500 Movers on Thursday

No. 5: Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) Shares of Union Pacific — which operates the largest railroad system in the U.S. and is one of the world’s largest transportation companies in general — surged 5.9% during Thursday’s session from the previous close of $164.55 to $174.25. With that settlement, UNP stock is now up more than […]

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Earnings Reports
Netflix
Streaming Media

This Earnings Metric Just Single-handedly Tanked Netflix Stock

Shares of Netflix Inc. (NFLX) endured massive double-digit losses after the closing bell Wednesday following the Q2 earnings release. The streaming giant reported some of its worst user numbers in years, leading investors to rake the stock over the coals and drag it toward the lowest levels of 2019.  While most public companies traditionally rely […]

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Banking Sector
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Earnings Reports
Investment Banks

What Goldman Sachs’ Latest Earnings Says About the Firm’s Evolving Business

Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) rallied during Tuesday’s session after the Wall Street titan released second-quarter earnings. The financials marked a modest year-over-year decline in profit, but that didn’t stop investors from pushing GS stock to its best close of 2019 so far.  Goldman’s fresh round of earnings are grounded in the bank’s […]

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IPO

Here Are the 5 Largest IPOs Hitting the Market This Week

No. 5: Medallia (MDLA) Medallia is a software company that owns and operates a customer survey and feedback management platform called the Medallia Experience Cloud. The firm’s market debut follows a string of successful listings from tech unicorns, including most recently Slack Technologies Inc. (WORK) whose shares are up nearly 34% from the June 19 […]

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Health

Why Illumina Stock Just Plunged to a More than One-Month Low

Illumina Inc. (ILMN) sent shockwaves through the entire S&P 500 on Friday after shares experienced an enormous double-digit loss. Investors quickly panicked after the healthcare diagnostics firm sharply lowered its revenue expectations, an announcement that dragged ILMN to its worst close since June 3. Friday’s drop comes as a huge shock since shares of the […]

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S&P 500

Five of the S&P 500’s Biggest Movers on Wednesday

No. 5: DaVita Inc. (DVA) Shares of the dialysis and healthcare company gained 4% from $52.55 during Tuesday’s session to $54.65 by the closing bell Wednesday. That marked a sharp rebound from the previous close, which was the worst settlement since June 20 when shares ended the session at $52.41. DaVita stock is now up […]

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Donald Trump
Health
Pharmaceuticals

Why DaVita Will Likely Rebound from Tuesday’s “Trump Dump”

Shares of DaVita Inc. (DVA) plunged to their lowest level in more than two weeks during Tuesday’s session. Investors were negatively reacting to a fresh announcement from President Trump regarding the dialysis and healthcare firm’s primary market, dragging the stock to its worst level since June 20. President Trump is known for having a direct […]

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Crude Oil
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Energy Sector

Here’s Why All Oil Stocks Are Not Created Equal

When it comes to oil stocks, most investors immediately think of the supermajors like Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) or Chevron Corp. (CVX). It makes sense considering they boast incredible brand recognition and remain two of the world’s biggest energy companies with individual market caps exceeding $230 billion.  But what most people fail to recognize is […]

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Earnings Reports

Here’s When the Biggest Companies Report Q2 Earnings

With the end of the second quarter comes the heightening anticipation of second-quarter earnings. It’s important for investors to know ahead of time when their holdings are releasing financials, which is why an earnings calendar always comes in handy.  The following calendar was compiled using data from Markets Insider and Nasdaq, which employ algorithms to […]

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Crude Oil
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Energy Sector

Why Oil Prices Are About to Soar Even Higher in the Second Half of 2019

The first half of 2019 is now officially in the books, and oil prices just kicked off Q3 with a bang. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) — which is the price benchmark for all oil produced in and exported out of the U.S. — nabbed its best close in over a month on […]

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