The Best and Worst Performing Stocks of 2015

It has been a zigzagging year so far for the major indexes, and it looks like we are about to embark on another major zag. As things stand now, the ...
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Amazon to Offer Huge Discounts on ‘Prime Day’

July 15 marks "Prime Day" for Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a day on which the e-commerce and cloud company will offer what it says are a number of deals that will exceed ...
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The Most Expensive Town in Each State

 The prices of goods and services -- whether they are essential such as housing, food, and medical care or luxury items such as tobacco and sports equipment -- vary widely ...
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Europe Stocks Recover After Greek Sell Off

After dropping by over 2% in early trading, all major indexes in Europe have recovered to the point that they have only fallen 1%. A deal with Greece may still ...
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Most Asia Markets Fall, Japan Plunges

An attempt by China to buy its way into support of falling markets barely worked. The government reasoned that if it could build enough buying on its own accounts, its ...
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Kraft Heinz Company Begins Trading Monday

A deal announced in late March that brought together two of the country’s best-known consumer food products companies is now complete and stock in the new Kraft Heinz Company begins ...
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Facebook Snags 2 Key Upgrades With Much Higher Views

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) got two more solid thumbs-up this past week from key analysts covering the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald called Facebook a top pick when it reiterated its Buy ...
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5 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

With the markets fighting for direction around the international scene and with coming interest rate hikes, 24/7 Wall St. often takes a long view of opportunities beyond the near-term noise ...
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7 Key Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters and the ...
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Why Investors and Analysts See AT&T as the Best Carrier Again

Until recently, very recently, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) was considered down and out. There was just no catalyst at all. Now the company is nearer to closing in on its ...
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Texas Wants Its Gold to Come Home

The state of Utah was the first to pass a law allowing gold and silver coins issued by the U.S. Mint as an acceptable form of payment in the ...
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Detroit’s $1,000 Homes

While there is little or no sign of the success of Detroit’s program to sell homes for as little as $1,000, the opportunity continues. The Detroit Land Bank Authority may ...
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China Has World’s Fastest Trains, US Lags

As Amtrak trains lumber along at speeds much less than 100 mph, and are susceptible to fatal crashes, China has some legs of its railroad system where trains speeds top 180 mph ...
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US Defense Department Updates National Military Strategy

For the first time since 2011, the U.S. Department of Defense has updated its National Military Strategy. The document, which describes how the United States will use its military forces ...
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Huge Technology Trade Highlights Recent Insider Selling

Typically the week before the Fourth of July holiday starts to really slow down as traders leave town. Last week was a departure from the norm as Greece and end ...
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