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When it comes to internal combustion engine innovation, Mazda (OTCPK:MZDAF) has some important claims to industry leadership. I say Euro-spec, because that version of the diesel engine differs slightly from the one that is intended to be sold in the U.S., presumably starting in only a couple of months from now.

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Estee Lauder (EL) is expected to report its fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 results on Friday, August 18. Estee Lauder isn't just a makeup company, either, selling almost as much in its skincare segment, while also operating in other markets such as fragrances.

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There are many times that the investing community has dealt with an area of investing called “special situations” investing.

There are some positive reports, but it appears that the analyst community is so far awaiting results before they are going to be too enamored with another annuity and life-insurance seller.

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Note: Subscribers to ALR's Trading Ideas received early access to this article, featuring Valient (VRX), and more. In particular, VRX just received filing acceptance from the FDA for the Luminesse NDA (brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution, 0.025%).

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As long as the company grows its book value at an attractive pace, investors will likely continue to see sizeable share price gains. That book value is rising continuously, and the company's share price is moving along in a relatively strong correlation.

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CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) has caught our attention after reporting its earnings and moving lower in early morning trading. Long-term, we like the name as CVS has really grown to be more than a pharmacy as it now has 1,000 walk-in medical clinics offering check-ups, screenings and immunizations, among other services.

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Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The National Weather Service said heavy rains triggered flash floods in parts of the Houston metropolitan area on Tuesday.

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Everyone has improved theirs.

Despite his heated rhetoric, Dimon has avoided appearing partisan.

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Venezuela by the Numbers: Economy and Demographics [-0.02]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 3:35 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

According to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook published in April, Venezuela’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 18% year over year in 2016.

The country’s estimated 2016 GDP was $333.7 billion, or about $15,000 per capita, according to the CIA World Factbook.

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If you’re having trouble making the daily or weekly profits you’ve gained in the past, you’re not alone in this current low volatility market environment.

We’re seeing the S&P 500 Index with the % Change (daily) as the indicator.

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But it is largely wrong.

Immigration’s bad reputation is largely due to a subtle yet critical omission: It overlooks the fact that immigrants and natives are different in consistent ways.

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Michael Kors' share price surged Tuesday after the designer reported stronger comparable sales in North America and Europe and quarterly profit and revenue that beat expectations.

Michael Kors' same-store sales dropped 5.9 percent during the period, but analysts surveyed by FactSet had predicted a 9 percent decline.

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Jefferies reined in expectations for back-to-school sales after its consumer survey showed a "marked shift" in customer intentions to buy apparel this fall.

Jefferies surveyed more than 500 consumers to gauge shopping intentions for the 2017 back-to-school season and concluded that department stores and specialty apparel are set for the most cutbacks.

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The Dow just posted an extraordinarily rare record [0.22]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 3:23 p.m. by Investing @ [source]

If it seems that the Dow keeps posting record highs and strings of positive trading days, that's because it is.

The Dow Jones industrial average has climbed for 10 straight days through Monday, for its second winning streak of 10 days or longer this year (after its 12-day win streak in February).

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The Dow just did something it hasn't done in 58 years [0.22]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 3:23 p.m. by Investing @ [source]

If it seems that the Dow keeps posting record highs and strings of positive trading days, that's because it is.

The Dow Jones industrial average has climbed for 10 straight days through Monday, for its second winning streak of 10 days or longer this year (after its 12-day win streak in February).

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Professor Charles K. Smith of San Antonio College wore full combat gear to protest Texas' campus carry law. A Texas professor is making waves on social media after protesting the state's campus carry law by ...

A Texas professor is making waves on social media after protesting the state's campus carry law by ...

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