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    Real Insights

    Is VIX a Good Hedge? What to Know About the 'Fear Indicator'

    Known colloquially as the fear indicator, is CBOE's Volatility Index, or VIX, a good hedge?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Fund Managers

    Balyasny exits position in Newfield Exploration Co.

    BAM exited its position in Newfield Exploration Co. in 3Q14. It accounted for 1.31% of BAM’s second quarter portfolio. NFX is an energy company.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron Stock: How It’s Performing

    As of November 24, 2017, CBI stock has fallen 51% YTD due to earnings misses and a fall in profits.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Strategists’ Target Prices for the S&P 500 in 2020

    The S&P 500 (SPY) started 2020 at a record high. However, the geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East has increased the US equity market’s volatility.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Well Is KBR Handling Its Short-Term Obligations?

    As of September 30, 2017, KBR (KBR) had a total debt of $2.7 billion against $3.4 billion at the end of fiscal 2016. Nearly $1.2 billion of that is currently payable.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    More about KBR’s Recent Strategic Acquisitions

    Consulting and technical services On January 12, 2016, KBR (KBR) acquired three of Chematur Technologies’ engineering subsidiaries—Weatherly, Plinke, and Chematur Ecoplanning Oy—for $24.5 million. Chematur is a Swedish chemical engineering company specializing in bioethylene technologies. It is owned by China-based aniline trader and producer Connell Chemical Industry. Through subsidiary Brown & Root Industrial Services, KBR acquired MEI […]

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding KBR’s Inorganic Growth

    KBR’s acquisitions In 2016, four significant acquisitions were made by KBR (KBR) to reorganize its technology business, industrial maintenance welding, and government services under suitable market segments. In this part, we’ll look at KBR’s government service business expansion. Wyle acquisition On July 5, 2016, KBR acquired Wyle for $579 million, using nearly $200 million in […]

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron’s Relative Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI) has a PB ratio of 1.41x based on its 2017 consensus estimates.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron: Highly Leveraged Compared to Peers

    As of September 30, 2017, Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) had a total debt of $2.1 billion against $2.2 billion at the end of fiscal 2016.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Materials

    How Chicago Bridge & Iron Classifies Its Business Operations

    Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI) currently has two operating groups catering to customers in the energy (XLE) infrastructure market.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron Company: An Introduction

    In this series, we’ll analyze Chicago Bridge & Iron’s (CBI) business model. We’ll explore how it has expanded its business and evaluate its key operational metrics and financial position.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    SO Reached a Settlement for the Completion of Its Vogtle Plant

    SO’s subsidiary Georgia Power said in December that it had reached a settlement with contractors regarding the construction of its Vogtle nuclear plant.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Trade Deficit Rises as Exports Fell More than Imports

    The US trade deficit stood at $43.9 billion in October. International trade plays a crucial role in determining whether the economy is growing or not.

    By Lara Sheldon
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