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The FBI arrested Jerry Drake Varnell and charged him with attempting to use explosives to destroy a building in Oklahoma City.

NBC News is a leading source of global news and information.

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July's surprisingly strong retail sales relieved some of the fears that the real cause of sluggish inflation this year is a weakness in the U.S. consumer.

The 0.6 percent jump in July retail sales was the best in seven months and is expected to bump economists' GDP targets for the third quarter.

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Expected to continue growing at the same rate in the following years.

As expected, all this growth has been reflected in the stock since it was first listed in the stock market in 2014.

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Orange is the new black?

Home Depot stock fell despite the good news.

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Charlottesville suspect denied bail [-0.40]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 3:04 p.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

James Alex Fields Jr., 20, was supported in court by a group of white nationalists as Charlottesville's police chief defended how his department handled the city's violent protests.

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Colbert: Did Trump order his spine on Amazon? [-0.10]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 3:04 p.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

On "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert asked former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus and Trump's remarks after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Home Depot Stock Could Reward Short Sellers [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 2:59 p.m. by rss_stock_analysis @ [source]

Dow component The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) beat second quarter earnings estimates and raised guidance on Tuesday morning, but market players chose to sell the news, raising the odds for a lower high within a topping pattern that could offer profitable short sale opportunities. A breakdown through $150 would set off preliminary sell signals that could translate into even lower prices in the coming months.

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How Extreme Networks Won Big in Its Q4 [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 2:55 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

When Extreme Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Monday, the company said that it had $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS) and $178.7 million in revenue.

Separately, Extreme Networks expects to close on its purchase of the data center networking assets of Brocade Communications by the end of October.

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This past week has been gloomy for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), which announced that it will be slashing marketing jobs as its HIV drugs near a patent cliff. I feel that the true value for Bristol-Myers Squibb was never the HIV franchise.

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Why Is Home Depot Escaping the Retail Collapse? [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 2:50 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

One company that does not behave like it’s scared of the big, bad wolf (aka Amazon) is Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD). None of the consumer package delivery companies will deliver eight-foot 2×4s.

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Throughout the article, current trends are provided in context with performance in past cycles. And in the prior cycle's downturn, from 2000-02 Carnival Corp., increased its own capacity each year from 10-21%, though it was far less leveraged than its closest peer, then and throughout their histories.

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Air Berlin has gone bust, but passengers needn't panic just yet.

Germany's second biggest airline filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday after Abu Dhabi's Etihad -- its leading shareholder -- refused to finance another bailout.

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Home Depot Stock Is Facing a Big Test Right Now [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 2:38 p.m. by rss_stock_analysis @ [source]

The initial negative reaction to The Home Depot Inc.'s (HD) second-quarter earnings on Tuesday provides an excellent example of how expectations can trump fundamentals.

Instead of rallying, however, Home Depot stock has sold off in its initial reaction to the news.

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The results will be visible in the long-term but the latest earnings release already gave investors confidence that the management knows what it is doing. However, the market will need more positive results in order to break the negative momentum and send the shares higher.

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In yet another move that strikes up potential for Aphria’s (OTCQB:APHQF) future, an agreement was announced Wednesday between the Canadian cannabis producer and Nuuvera Corp. The move helps Aphria diversify into a global market through time.

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The company has many ways to grow its revenues and earnings again, and thus looks inexpensive at the current valuation. If Gilead's growth plans succeed, the company is attractive at the current level.

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Velocity Options Trader program? [0.18]

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017, 2:27 p.m. by Stock Gumshoe @ [source]

Has anyone heard of Velocity Options Trader program from Roger Scott at Market Geeks / Options Geeks? Is a ”high velocity pullback zone” a real thing?

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In the UK there has been much change in years in the electricity and gas markets. The company was formed in 1995 to operate in the newly denationalised UK gas market and since then has been slowly entering to all areas of energy services.

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