Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Walt Disney (DIS) – Disney’s “Frozen 2” set a Thanksgiving holiday weekend record by taking in $123.7 million in North American ticket sales. That broke the previous record set in 2013 by “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) – Shares
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On Nov. 21, in response to several potential class-action suits in the United States, Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) issued a brief statement acknowledging the legal issues it could be facing. Although the company believes the claims are without merit, CGC stock fell on the news.  Source: Shutterstock Canopy has enough issues at the moment. Class-action suits
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If you were investing in industrials stocks for the last 18 months, then you know it has been a bumpy ride. Some very solid companies are being affected by many factors that can be summarized under the broad category of “slowing economic growth.” It’s not a secret that there has been a global manufacturing downturn.
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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano star in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman.” Netflix Netflix’s biggest-ever film investment launches on Wednesday and J.P. Morgan said “The Irishman” could be the catalyst Netflix needs to boost momentum around the stock. After spending $100 million in production on the three-hour-and-30-minute Martin Scorsese film, Netflix is betting
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(Credit: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) The ’90s fashion revival has past its peak. Over the last few years, women ditched skinny jeans for the classic Levi’s style, Champion windbreakers flew off shelves and streaming platforms battled for the rights to the hit show “Friends.” This revival of 1990’s consumer tastes put certain brands
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Morgan Stanley headquarters in Times Square, New York. Source: Morgan Stanley At least four traders at New York-based Morgan Stanley have been fired or placed on leave after reportedly concealing a loss of between $100 million and $140 million, a new report from Bloomberg News said. The traders in question allegedly mismarked, or purposely mis-priced, some
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As it pierces through its previous high-water mark set in April, Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) stock seems to be demonstrating the resilience of some (though certainly not all) brick-and-mortar retailers in the face of the disruptive Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) threat. Source: Helen89 / Shutterstock.com With this encouraging price action comes a caveat, though, as recent store closings
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While the equity market bulls continue to enjoy a rout of new highs, those in the metals complex are likely feeling left out. Gold (GLD) has sunk 7% from its August highs near $1,560/oz, and silver (SLV) has fared much worse, with a 15% drawdown from those highs. This has likely been a grueling experience
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U.S. equities are pushing to new record highs this week thanks to more indications that a Phase One trade deal between the United States and China is forthcoming. A number of big M&A deals have bolstered sentiment as well, including a $26 billion deal by Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) to buy TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ:AMTD) and a
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