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Retailers

Why Dollar General’s Earnings Miss May Be a Sign of Better Times to Come

Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG) took a nosedive on Thursday after the company released its fourth-quarter earnings report. While the discount retailer missed on the bottom line, investors largely reacted to the disappointing 2019 outlook, which indicated higher costs that may lead to lower profits than initially anticipated. Despite the mixed financials, Dollar General […]

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Gaming

Here’s Why Take-Two Interactive Just Roared to One-Month Highs

The old adage “buy the rumor, sell the news” came to the forefront of the markets when Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) became one of the top-performing S&P 500 stocks on Wednesday. Investors poured into the publisher of hit video-game series like “Grand Theft Auto” and “NBA 2K” on buyout rumors, which are now considered […]

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Airlines
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Why Boeing Stock’s Downward Spiral May Get Worse Before Getting Better

Shares of the Boeing Co. (BA) are in a free fall this week as the defense company and jet maker reels from a devastating crisis over its newest commercial plane model. The company’s massive loss in market value has even dragged down the Dow Jones Industrial Average, of which Boeing is one of the largest […]

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Entertainment

Here’s How Disney Stock Performs Around Massive Movie Releases

Walt Disney Co. (DIS) released its newest Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) entry “Captain Marvel” over the weekend, and the female-led superhero film demolished analysts’ box-office expectations. It brought in more than $153 million in domestic ticket sales, beating the initial $125 million estimate. Worldwide, the movie has grossed about $455 million. However, Disney investors hardly […]

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Top Stocks

The 5 Top-Performing Stocks of March 2019 So Far

Here’s a ranking of the five best-performing stocks in March – as well as an overview of the news driving each company’s buying frenzy… No. 5: Moxian Inc. (MOXC) Shares of Moxian, a Chinese social networking platform, rocketed 73.3% from $0.45 on Feb. 28 to $0.78 as of the March 7 close. The stock experienced […]

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Crude Oil
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Oil
Shale Oil

3 Devastating Human Costs of the Shale Oil Boom

Oil prices have been on a tear this year following a particularly awful performance last quarter. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) – the most widely used pricing benchmark in the U.S. – tumbled more than 38% during the October-December period. WTI has since rebounded nearly 24% this year to $56.14 as of March […]

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Apparel
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Retailers

Here’s Why Kohl’s Stock Just Leaped to More than Three-Month Highs

Shares of Kohl’s Corp. (KSS) surged to fresh highs on Tuesday thanks to a stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings report. The department store chain surprised on just about every level, which galvanized investors formerly discouraged by the stock’s rocky performance over the last year. While it’s easy to forecast the company’s demise as Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) expands […]

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Telecommunication

Why CenturyLink Stock Has Dropped Toward All-Time Lows

How Investors Reacted Market participants viewed Monday’s filing delay as a sign that the company may have erred in buying Level 3, which many bulls initially argued set up CenturyLink for more growth than other peers in the wireline industry. CTL stock responded with a 6.3% decline on Monday to $12.15 per share. That loss […]

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Retailers

Here’s Why Gap Stock Just Soared to a Five-Month High

Shares of The Gap Inc. (GPS) on Friday experienced their biggest daily gain in months following the clothing retailer’s huge announcement regarding its corporate structure moving forward. The news overshadowed the firm’s mixed Q4 earnings report, which beat on the bottom line but slightly whiffed on the top line. The Gap – which owns its […]

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Medical Devices
Top Stocks

The Top 5 Stocks of February 2019

The month of February is now in the bag, and investors have plenty of reasons to celebrate. Despite the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing slightly lower on Thursday for its third straight daily loss, the index still managed an 11.1% gain in February. That marks the best two-month beginning of a year since 1987 when […]

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