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Cleveland-Cliffs Debt Extinguishment Costs Cover Up Impressive Quarterly Results

Another round of refinancing to lower interest payments hit the bottom line, but it should pay off down the road.<p>You might not be able to tell from</b> …

Stocks

How Big of a Deal Is Celgene's Flop?

A disappointing late-stage trial failure is causing shares to tumble, but there's a lot going on at this company that could pan out for</b> …

Stocks

Why uniQure N.V. Stock Is Hopping Today

Investors are cheering the FDA's surprisingly progressive take on uniQure's novel hemophilia B gene therapy candidate.<p>What happened<p>Shares of the gene …

Stocks

Bank of America Is Continuing to Slash Expenses

The nation’s second biggest bank is on track to reach another expense milestone.<p><b>Bank of America</b> (NYSE:BAC) announced a little over a year ago that it …

Stocks

Snap Is Laying Off Even More Employees

Head count has more than quadrupled in less than two years.<p>Things aren't going well for Snapchat operator <b>Snap</b> (NYSE:SNAP). The company has now laid …

Stocks

Schlumberger's Earnings Break Out of Their Funk in the Third Quarter

After several quarters of up and down results, Schlumberger is finally starting to feel the effects of a full-blown recovery in the oil market.<p>Anyone …

Stocks

Why NCR Corporation Stock Stumbled Today

The payment and banking solutions company's third quarter was held back by challenges in the ATM market.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>NCR Corporation</b> …

Stocks

Profit Woes Plague Mobile Mini

Variable compensation practices weighed on the portable storage and tank and pump specialist's bottom line.<p>Storage is a major need for businesses in …

Stocks

Textron Inc. Manufactures a Mixed Quarter, Reduces Earnings Guidance

The industrial conglomerate reduced its full-year earnings outlook but raised its cash flow guidance. Here's what investors need to know.<p><b>Textron Inc.</b> …

Markets

Bladex Points to Risky Lending Conditions as Profits Fall

The Panamanian bank wants to maintain quality over quantity, but will that strategy pay off?<p>The hardest thing for banks to do is make smart loans …

Economy

Google Finally Drops Its Cut of Subscriptions Fees, Matching Apple

What took so long?<p>It's now been over a year since <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) reduced its cut of in-app subscriptions. The Mac maker announced the change way …

Stocks

Record Customer Additions Pace PayPal's Exceptional Quarter

The global payments leader delivers on multiple fronts and once again lifts guidance for the current year.<p>The company recorded $114 billion in total …

Paypal

Why Celgene Corporation Dropped Today

A phase 3 failure sent shares down.<p>What happened<p><b>Celgene</b> (NASDAQ:CELG) is down 10.2% at 12:09 p.m. Friday after announcing yesterday after the market …

Stocks

3 Top Stocks From the Best Performers of the Past 90 Years

A handful of stocks have produced unimaginable wealth over the past 90 years. Here are three that are likely to be winners in the years …

Stocks

Why Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. Stock Plummeted

Are cost pressures worrying some investors?<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of fast-food company <b>Del Taco</b> (NASDAQ:TACO) fell as much as 22.6% on Friday, following …

Stocks

Stratasys Stock Upgraded on Analyst's Daydream

Susquehanna surmises: What if somebody bought Stratasys?<p><i>Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate</i> …

Markets

4 Ways to Be More Assertive at Work

Sometimes you need to stand your ground at the office -- even if that doesn't come naturally to you.<p>Confidence and assertiveness don't come naturally …

Self-improvement

Why Shares of Atlassian Are Jumping Today

The software company put up some fantastic first-quarter numbers, and it sees more growth ahead.<p>What happened<p>Shares of collaboration software …

Stocks

Why Skechers USA Inc. Stock Skyrocketed Today

Profit growth returned in a big way for the sneaker maker.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of casual-shoe brand <b>Skechers USA</b> (NYSE:SKX) were surging today after …

Stocks

Ask a Fool: Are Leveraged ETFs Ever Good Investments?

Leveraged ETFs can be dangerous when held for long time periods.<p>Q: I've noticed that some ETFs use double or even triple leverage to amplify their …

Investing

Ask a Fool: The Dow Just Hit 23,000. What Does It Mean?

Don't worry too much about the numbers -- just stick to a sound investment strategy.<p>Q: The Dow Jones Industrial Average just crossed 23,000. Does …

Stocks

Why Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Shares Jumped 10% Today

The Swedish telecom equipment maker's tides are turning, as seen in the latest earnings report.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of <b>Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson</b> …

Stocks

Why Athenahealth Is Soaring Today

News that layoffs are underway overshadowed mixed earnings results.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Athenahealth</b> (NASDAQ:ATHN), a provider of software used in …

Stocks

2 Reasons to Buy SINA Stock, and 1 Reason to Stay Away

SINA could run into a major roadblock as Tencent flexes its muscle.<p><b>SINA</b> (NASDAQ:SINA) has been a stock market darling this year. Investors in the …

Stocks

6 Key Metrics From PayPal Holdings Inc.'s Big Third Quarter

These telling numbers highlight soaring mobile payment volume, a nice boost from Venmo, and more.<p><b>PayPal</b>'s (NASDAQ:PYPL) breakneck growth continued in …

Stocks

Acquisitions and Restructuring Programs Drive MSA Safety Inc.'s Third-Quarter Results

The leading global safety equipment manufacturer's latest acquisition is providing needle-moving growth.<p><b>MSA Safety</b>'s (NYSE:MSA) focus in recent …

Stocks

JPMorgan Chase's Full-Year Outlook Looks Promising

The bank laid out four metrics that, with one exception, are heading in the right direction.<p>When <b>JPMorgan Chase</b> (NYSE:JPM) reported third-quarter …

Markets

Tesla's Model S Receives "Above Average" Reliability Rating

Maybe Tesla will be able to build a positive reputation for vehicle reliability after all.<p><i>Consumer Reports</i>' rollercoaster rating changes on …

Consumer Reports

Like Lithium Stocks? You Might Consider This Lithium ETF

Lithium stocks continue to outperform in 2017. Here's how you can invest in a global mix of lithium miners and lithium-ion battery makers.<p>Lithium …

Stocks

3 High-Yield Pharmaceutical Stocks

High-yield pharma stocks are rare, but these three offer comparatively fat payouts.<p>Pharmaceutical stocks are generally an outstanding place to look …

Stocks