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Exxon Mobil in Advanced Talks to Acquire Pioneer Natural Resources for $60 Billion

A filing with the SEC shows that Exxon Mobil’s third-quarter earnings received a major boost from the high crude oil prices Oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE: XOM) is said to be in advanced talks to acquire shale-focused company Pioneer Natural Resources Co. According to a Wall Street Journal report citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter, the deal is estimated to be valued at up to $60 billion and could be closed within the coming days. Earlier in April, WSJ had that...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Was Over 6% Up in Premarket, Now It Is Also in Green

The S&P 500 closed Thursday nearly 27% below its February high, meaning it took just a matter of weeks for a bear market to roll around. Microsoft fell as well. This month, MSFT is lower by 24%. But yesterday, it started gaining again.The recent sell-off in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) seems like a huge buying opportunity. Since February 19, Microsoft stock has dropped 28% even though it makes no sense. Or does it?At the time of writing, Microsoft (MSFT) stock is trading at...

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OPEC Deal Failed: Oil Prices Crash Over 30% as Saudi Arabia and Russia Trigger Oil War

Brent crude has plunged nearly 31%, dropping to $31.02 per barrel with the year-to-date crude price dropping by 50%. The U.S. benchmark commodity is witnessing its worst day in almost the last three decades since January 17, 1991.Last Friday, the OPEC and non-OPEC allies failed to reach a consensus on cutting down oil production to control oil price. Well, the tremors of these decisions are clearly visible in the global oil market.In the early trading session on Monday, oil prices crashed 30%...

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Amazon (AMZN) Stock Down 4% on Thursday, Walmart Working on Amazon Prime Competitor

With AMZN stock down 4%, the e-commerce is facing competition from Walmart that is working on a new service Walmart+ to surpass Amazon Prime. As coronavirus reaches for more countries outside China, tech companies are suffering stock collapse. This week, Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) plunged 6% each. AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE: AMN) and Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) dropped 7.3% and 5.6% respectively. Further,...

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Dow Jones Plunged 1000 Points as CDC Warns of Possible Coronavirus Outbreak

The global markets have been bleeding for the fourth straight day in a row after the U.S. Health officials warned against a possible coronavirus outbreak. In just four days the S&P 500 has crashed over 10% registering its fastest crash to date. Dow has lost 1000 points.Things are clearly not looking good for the global markets as threats of a global coronavirus outbreak intensifies. On Thursday, the Dow Jones dropped 4.5% over 1000 points dragging down several bluechip stocks as well!On...

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Coronavirus Could Be the Reason for China’s Smartphone Shipments to Drop 30%

According to IDC, Chinese consumers may abandon the idea to adopt 5G-enabled phones due to the influence of coronavirus, despite the fact that Chinese makers are offering premium models that take advantage of next-generation networks.With the further spread of coronavirus, Chinese business faces a new challenge. At the end of Q1 2020 that ends in March, China’s smartphone shipments could drop by over 30%.International Data Corporation (IDC) stated:“The coronavirus outbreak impacted the Lunar...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Crashes Oil Stocks but Leaves Tesla Stock Untouched

The coronavirus is still raging with its usual effects on not just human lives but also oil stocks. Many businesses all over the world, especially those with activity in China, have been affected. Now, the deadly virus is racing past the human factor and taking oil down with it.Coronavirus Shoots Down Oil StocksOil stocks began the year with a more promising outlook. Most of Wall Street had interesting things to say about oil stocks because of the trade problems between the U.S. and Iran. As...

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Stock Market Is in Green due to Earnings and Coronavirus Fears as Vaccine Is Not Tested Yet

Indexes went strongly up today as investors were waiting for the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision (probably stays the same). Traders were also focused on the economic data published today. The Census Bureau reported wholesale inventories decrease of 0.1% in December, while the trade deficit increased $5.3 billion compared to November. Some companies have already released their quarterly earnings and some are still waited for.The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up at the open by...

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