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Please follow this link to read my previous articles about the company. My previous expectations of full year EBITDA ($4-4.5 billion) are looking conservative now.

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Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment (DDE) has a strong position in the Delaware gaming market.

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment is a gaming and entertainment resort destination, with all of its gaming operations located at an entertainment complex in Dover, the capital of the State of Delaware.

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Under Armour – The athletic footwear and apparel maker reported a quarterly loss of three cents per share, half of what analysts had expected, and revenue beat forecasts. Under Armour cut its full-year outlook below forecasts, however, and also announced a restructuring that will include job cuts.

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Don’t Make Your Board Competitive [0.27]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 12:04 p.m. by Points and Figures @ [source]

One of the characteristics of successful people is that they are usually pretty competitive. Great ones are insanely competitive with a will to win.

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While I am on vacation I have combed through the archives to find the best articles that also stand the test of time. He may also ask that he is never more that 15% of the volume to be safe.

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Don't Let The Headlines Fool You [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, noon by INO.com Traders Blog @ [source]

Back in 1925 President Calvin Coolidge famously said, “The business of America is business.” Apparently, this is still true even if the current administration more closely resembles the Five Families rather than the worthy successors to Silent Cal.

A more pertinent question for this column is: Is that growth rate strong enough to get the Federal Reserve back to raising interest rates again and start its “balance sheet normalization program,” i.e., trimming its $4.5 trillion securities portfolio?

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One of the potential benefits of an actively managed fund that often keeps a big portion of its portfolio in cash is lower volatility in times of market stress. As a result, it's likely this idiosyncratic portfolio will take a hit at one time or another, regardless of the size of its cash stake.

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As NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) has grown over the years, the company has become much more complex.

Analysts can get big headaches figuring out which of the consolidated items in NRG's financial statements need special treatment.

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Why Pfizer Earnings Aren’t Exciting Investors [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 11:55 a.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) reported second-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. In the same period a year ago, Pfizer posted EPS of $0.64 on revenues of $13.15 billion.

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De Beers: China Catalyst? [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 11:52 a.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

As their spending power increases in the years to come, China’s diamond market has potential to grow. With their numbers and spending power expected to grow in the coming years, this key consumer group could drive demand for diamonds in the Middle Kingdom going forward.

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Sam Shepard died of complications from ALS last Thursday at his home in Kentucky. NEW YORK — Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose ...

Associated Press — Charles Sykes.

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says that despite what the State Department described as "a regrettable and uncalled-for act" when the Kremlin ordered the U.S. to cut embassy and consulate staff in Russia, America wants to improve relations with Moscow.

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LONDON — Malaysia’s scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund has missed a July deadline to make about $629 million in payments as part of a settlement with an Abu Dhabi government fund, a setback to efforts to clean up a yearslong financial mess. An arbitration panel in London is overseeing that dispute.

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LONDON — Malaysia’s scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund has missed a July deadline to make about $629 million in payments as part of a settlement with an Abu Dhabi government fund, a setback to efforts to clean up a yearslong financial mess. An arbitration panel in London is overseeing that dispute.

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Right now, the model shows U.S. stocks at one of the most compelling levels ever relative to bonds. Greeny’s view is that it would be inflationary and we have been developing a view right along those lines as well.

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Amazon may be dangerous, but could Nike be the potential "nail in the coffin"? The first, and probably most notable, threats come from not only Amazon (AMZN) but also the company's high concentration in malls.

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