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10 Numbers That Shocked U.S. Markets This Week

U.S. markets swayed this week from fresh data, Wall Street dealings, and life-changing global events…
It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the most fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops 202 Points as Tech Stocks Slump

Why did the Dow Jones Industrial Average fall 202 points today?

Here's how the stock market did today, earnings reports, the top stock market news, and stocks to watch based on today's market moves…

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Gold Price Today Touches Key Level – Here's What's Next into 2016

The Fed has been moving the gold price today with speeches and speculation on an interest rate hike.

That and this gold industry report are giving us clues as to where gold prices are heading…

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WTI Crude Oil Price Today Drops Below $41 After IEA Supply Report

The WTI crude oil price today fell 2.8% after the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a startling report on global oil supply.

The agency said inventories held by the 34 countries in the OECD stood near 3 billion barrels in September.

Here's how you can play the volatile oil market...

IPOs (Nasdaq: MTCH) Stock Price Will Move on These 3 Factors Following IPO is set to enter the bearish 2015 IPO market on Nov. 19.

While online dating is a booming $2 billion industry, (Nasdaq: MTCH) has a few hurdles to overcome before MTCH returns consistent gains.

Here is what Money Morning readers need to know about this online dating service before investing in the Match IPO...


Why the Mylan Perrigo Deal Fell Through and What to Expect Next

The Mylan Perrigo deal hit another snag today (Friday) after Perrigo shareholders voted against Mylan's $26 billion offer.

Netherlands-based Mylan NV (Nasdaq: MYL) made a public offer for Dublin-based Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) in April and embarked on a hostile takeover when its bid was rejected.

Here's what the failed deal means for both drug companies....


Is There Any Chance the Keystone XL Project Could Be Revived?

The Keystone XL project has been a contentious topic for seven years – since it was granted its first presidential permission to be built on March 8, 2008.

Recently, the venture was vetoed in what many considered to be the last course of action needed to officially kill it.

But they're wrong. With the following two factors, the Keystone XL project could come back yet again...


Is the Square IPO Valuation Justified? (NYSE: SQ)

After the deal hits the market, the Square IPO valuation will be about $4.2 billion.

How is an unprofitable company like Square valued at $4.2 billion?

It's because Square belongs to a growing group of private tech startups with bubble-worthy valuations...


Why the IPO Valuation Could Top $3.4 Billion (Nasdaq: MTCH)

The IPO will price on Wednesday, Nov. 18, and a price range of $12 to $14 per share has been set.

At the high end of the range, the IPO valuation will hit $3.4 billion. While the IPO valuation is high, that's actually about $800 million less than some analysts had expected.

Still, many are wondering if that $3.4 billion valuation is justified...


Why Oil Production Is Increasing, Despite the Oil Glut

Despite weekly declines in the number of working rigs in the American market (now at the lowest levels in some six years) and rising cuts in capital commitments for new projects, the market surplus in oil is once again rising.

Crude oil prices are languishing in the face of what is projected to be another build in U.S. production stockpiles.

Given all that has been said about an oil glut, why is oil production continuing? Here's what you need to know...