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4 Analyst Upgrades Moving Stocks Higher

Each day of the week brings multiple analyst calls from Wall Street. Some are upgrades or initiations for stocks to buy, while others are downgrades or covering stocks to sell. ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 787 Cost? The Same as Last Year

For the first time in since the financial crisis, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will not raise prices on its commercial jets. The aircraft maker has been announcing increases in July ...
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Array BioPharma Continues Its Silent Rally With Mid-Stage Trial Win

Shares of Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) saw a handy gain in Tuesdays session following the announcement of mid-stage results from its cardiomyopathy trial. These trial results were presented at ...
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Will a Merger of Equals Be Enough for Potash Corp. or Agrium?

When investors hear the term "merger speculation," they usually tend to get excited. These often mean huge premiums for the company being acquired. But in a "merger of equals," that ...
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10 Housing Markets Recovering Most — Are They Bubbles?

Home prices nationally in the United States currently average just over 1% below their peaks in 2006 and more than 36% above their valleys in 2012. Like all averages, though, ...
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Why BHP Billiton Shares Could Rise Another 25%

BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) had been trending lower for the past few years, until shares bottomed in January, when they kicked it into gear and began a more bullish pattern. ...
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Why Solid Consumer Confidence Is Not Good for Stocks

In traditional economic analysis, the stock market is supposed to cheer strong economic news. In the new world of easy money, where the markets want the near-zero interest rate policies ...
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10 Housing Markets Recovering the Least

U.S. home prices hit a peak in the summer of 2006 and sank to a trough in the first quarter of 2012. According to the Case-Shiller home price index, home ...
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Why DSW Is Tripping Despite Earnings Beat

DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. Though the company beat estimates across the board, this was not enough for investors. On ...
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Why a September Rate Hike Could Power 4 Bank Stocks Higher

Not many sectors are positive on rate hikes, but one that is has been on a solid run since the end of June, and it may be ready to really ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees Apple’s EU and Irish Tax Woes Blowing Over

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) saw its shares retreat about 1% early Tuesday after the European Union ruled that Apple would need to pay €13 billion, or about $14.5 billion, in back taxes ...
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The 10 States That Contribute Most to the $1 Trillion Pension Disaster

From The Fiscal Times While a handful of states including West Virginia, New York and Indiana have made important strides in reducing major shortfalls in their employee pension plans, many ...
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Why Rigel Pharma Is Making a Run

Shares of Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: RIGL) skyrocketed early on Tuesday after the company reported incredibly positive results from its late-stage blood platelet clinical trial. The company announced that fostamatinib, ...
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3 Top Drilling Stocks to Buy for Higher Rig Activity

Despite the volatility in oil prices over the past month, one thing remains clear: the Permian Basin in West Texas is where the money is going, and it for sure ...
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What to Expect From H&R Block Earnings

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for a net ...
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