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Schlumberger quarterly profit surges 88%

Kirk McKoy | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images An oil rigger at a Schlumberger field prepares pipes in Midland, Texas. The world’s largest oilfield services provider Schlumberger reported an 88 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday as rising crude oil prices encouraged its North American clients to ramp …

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Abbott's quarterly profit, sales beat Street estimates

Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images An employee walks near an Abbott Laboratories sign at the company’s headquarters complex in Abbott Park, Illinois. Abbott Laboratories reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, helped by growth across its businesses and device launches. The diversified health-care company reported net earnings of $418 …

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Why MongoDB Inc. Stock Popped Today

What happened Shares of MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB) climbed 15.6% today despite a lack of company-specific news. Rather, it seems the likely catalyst could be a Barron’s article, published Saturday , that highlighted investors’ optimism for potential mergers and acquisitions involving relatively small cloud-software companies. Image source: Getty Images. So what …

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A Foolish Take: What Goes Down Must Come Up for the Market

On Friday, March 23, the Dow Jones Industrials (DJINDICES: ^DJI) finished a terrible week that saw the average lose more than 1,400 points. Many investors went into the weekend extremely nervous that a new downward phase of the recent market correction was under way. Yet by Monday morning, optimism had …

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