Netflix Made More Films Than Any Other Studio. Now It Wants an Oscar
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(Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc. has been making its own movies for years, but 2019 may be remembered as the year it truly became a film studio.The company began the year by joining the Motion Picture Association of America, the Hollywood trade group that represents movie studios. It went on to release nearly 60 English-language feature […]

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Oilfield Services Ends the 2010s With a Bang and a Whimper
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(Bloomberg Opinion) — “When does it end?” is a perfectly reasonable question for New Year’s Eve. And in the case of anyone still holding onto oilfield services stocks, it is more than rhetorical.Core Laboratories NV, which offers services to enhance output from oilfields, dropped the ball early on Thursday evening, or New Year’s Eve Eve […]

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Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) Is An Attractive Dividend Stock – Here's Why
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Dividend paying stocks like Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) tend to be popular with investors, and for good reason – some…

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Gold’s Surprise End-of-Year Rally Picks Up Pace as Dollar Sags
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(Bloomberg) — Gold’s end-of-year stealth rally is gaining ground even as investors target risk assets including equities and early data suggest that macro-economic conditions are set to be more benign in 2020 than this year.Prices climbed for the fifth time in six sessions as the dollar fell again and funds plowed more money into bullion-backed […]

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Rio Tinto Restarts South Africa Mine as Security Improves
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(Bloomberg) — Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on TwitterRio Tinto Group is resuming operations at its South African mine that was shuttered earlier this month because of escalating violence in surrounding communities.The Richards Bay Minerals unit should be back at full operations in early January, leading to regular production […]

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With Shares Fairly Priced, Don’t Go Long (or Short) Nokia Stock
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After a big drop in late October, Nokia (NYSE:NOK) is holding steady. The stock trades around $3.50/share. The telecom equipment maker has struggled to rebound after slashing guidance for the coming year. In addition, Nokia's pause of its dividend to save cash is another factor keeping shares close to their 52-week low.Source: RistoH / Shutterstock.com […]

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3 Beer Stocks to Own Heading Into New Year 2020
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Apparently, beer is a bear market.After dominating the U.S. beverage market, beer sales have fallen flat — all as consumers opt for alternatives. For example, craft beer sales were up 7% in 2018 to $27.58 billion, giving it a 24.2% share of the $114.2 billion U.S. beer market. That's up from 23.4% in 2017.The bearish […]

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5 Bold Stock Market Predictions for 2020
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We are now at the end of 2019, and what a year it has been for the stock market. A year ago, stocks could do no right. They were going through their biggest correction since 2008 amid escalating concerns that a recession was just around the corner. That recession never happened. Instead, throughout 2019, the […]

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Christmas Is Over. But the Quinceañeras Just Roll On
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(Bloomberg Opinion) — As a native New Englander who skipped his return flight, I soon found that living in the tropics had some enduring collateral advantages. The year-round t-shirt, reliable weather (hot and hotter) and Tom Jobim, for starters — not to mention a culture blessed by informality in which the only honorific that counted […]

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Nokia’s Short-Term Pain Is Clouding Its Long-Term Future
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The promise of wide-spread 5G connectivity has been driving a number of tech stocks — from device makers to semiconductor stocks. So, it's been surprising to see Nokia (NYSE:NOK) lose nearly 40% of its value over the past year.Source: RistoH / Shutterstock.com Many had been expecting the Finnish tech firm to soar this year, as […]

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Stock Market Today: Tesla Preps for Model 3 Deliveries in China
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Another day, another new high in the stock market today. However, Friday's action felt … different. Maybe it was the way a number of high-profile stocks opened higher and turned lower. Perhaps it's the way the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) acted tired throughout the session as bulls struggled to keep it in positive territory. […]

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5 Great Stocks for 2020
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Each year our analysts take part in a "Best Stocks for …" contest. Which stocks were identified for 2020? Let's find out …2019 is all but in-the-bag and at this point, and what a year it was for stocks.If you recall, on Christmas Eve of last year, the S&P was teetering on the verge of […]

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Word on the Street: Gold and miners break down
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Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre speaks with the On the Move panel to break down the latest pop in gold.

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Trump Impeached in the House! Is It Time for Gold Now?
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Last week, the House voted to impeach Donald Trump. This is the third time in the U.S. history such an event has happened to the sitting President. What does it imply for the gold market?

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Shale's Amazing, World-Changing, Lousy Decade
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(Bloomberg Opinion) — In between dealing with margin calls, Aubrey McClendon spent some of 2009 liquidating his famously well-stocked wine cellar in the non-fun way. In vino veritas, as it turns out: McClendon’s vintage version of the financial crisis, after his meteoric rise at the helm of fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corp., embodied the wild successes, excesses and […]

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Market Morning: Stocks Worth $90T, Gold Jumps, Chinese Chicken Problems, El Erian Worries
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Value Of Earth’s Stock Markets Reaches $90 Trillion Just $910 trillion to go before we have to start using the word “quadrillion” in reference to stock valuations. The dizzying number has a lot to do with central banks around the world, which continued to print money at breakneck speed for the 11th year since the […]

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2019 Review: Top Hedge Fund Stocks vs. Randgold Resources Ltd.  (GOLD)
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While the market driven by short-term sentiment influenced by the accomodative interest rate environment in the US, increasing oil prices and deteriorating expectations towards the resolution of the trade war with China, many smart money investors kept their cautious approach regarding the current bull run in the third quarter and hedging or reducing many of […]

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Is McEwen Mining Inc (MUX) Going To Burn These Hedge Funds ?
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Based on the fact that hedge funds have collectively under-performed the market for several years, it would be easy to assume that their stock picks simply aren't very good. However, our research shows this not to be the case. In fact, when it comes to their very top picks collectively, they show a strong ability […]

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Gold Prices Prediction – Prices Test Resistance as Momentum Turns Positive
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US Durable Goods drop

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Silver Jumps to 6-Week High on China Tensions
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Silver prices have jumped 1.0% on Monday, after China delivered a blistering rebuke of a U.S. defense bill that demonstrates support for Taiwan and democracy protestors in Hong Kong.

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Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE:WLKP): Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up
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The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. Insider Monkey finished processing more than 750 13F filings submitted by hedge funds and prominent investors. These filings show these funds' portfolio positions as of September […]

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