Month: January 2019

It appears the polar vortex’s days are numbered, and the situation is hitting natural gas prices. According to The Weather Co.’s senior meteorologist, it’s sending traders scrambling this week to adjust to the changing forecast. “This is one of the more dramatic changes I can ever remember,” Daniel Leonard said Thursday on CNBC’s “Futures Now.”
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Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were down, albeit modestly, on Thursday following Wednesday’s post-close earnings release of the software giant’s fiscal second-quarter. Although per-share earnings topped expectations, revenue fell short of analyst estimates. As of this writing, Microsoft stock is off by roughly 2%. At the heart of investors’ concern was an apparent slowdown in sales growth
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If you’re looking for stocks to buy, you can start by considering some of those S&P 500 stocks that have already reported their Q4 2018 results. According to the Jan. 23 Institutional Brokers Estimate System data from Refinitiv, 76 S&P 500 companies have already reported their fourth-quarter results with another 424 still left to do
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Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock was the poster child for the hottest trends to hit the digital era. It was the key player in every new sector that opened — big data, mobility, the internet of things, cloud computing, gaming, cryptocurrencies, you name it. NVDA stock had the opportunity to exploit its niche in graphics processing units (GPUs)
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Shares of social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) soared after the company reported fourth-quarter numbers which beat on top- and bottom-line expectations, and largely dispelled concerns regarding the health of the company’s digital advertising business. Facebook stock popped more than 10% after the Q4 report to $170, its highest level since early September 2018. Facebook stock
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There’s nothing small about Advanced Micro Devices‘ moves. An earnings beat had the chipmaker’s shares soaring nearly 20 percent on Wednesday, its 10th one-day double-digit move in a year. Its stock gained 1 percent in Thursday’s premarket. Prior to that move, AMD had plummeted 44 percent from its September highs. Craig Johnson, chief market technician
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The past few months have been extremely turbulent for U.S. stocks, sending uncertain investors flocking to the relative safety of dividend stocks. Fortunately for dividend stock investors, Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A, RDS.B) offers a world-class dividend, impressive free cash flow growth, and a long-term transformation story as well. Royal Dutch Shell Stock Cash Flow The oil market
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