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2 Huge Trends Very Positive for 4 Top Software Stocks to Buy

One huge buzzword that is perhaps now totally overused is trending. While overworked, it does point out what is new, happening and, most importantly in some cases, working. A new ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, eBay, Rite Aid, TiVo, Yahoo, Valero, Virtu and More

Stocks were looking for a slightly positive opening on Wednesday, an effort to unseat recent market weakness. The one trend that is now nearly four years old is that investors ...
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Michael Kors Continues to Fall Out of Favor

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.08 billion in revenue, ...
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Tiffany Rewarded for Less Bad Behavior

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.81 in earnings per share (EPS) on $962.4 million in revenue. ...
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Analyst Has 4 Top US Growth Stock Calls for This Week

While the short week is always nice for those needing a break, it also tends to compact the research calls and data that come out into a shorter space. A ...
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Toll Brothers Profits Rise as Home Prices Climb

Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The luxury homebuilder reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.37 on revenues of $852.6 ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rise for 4th Consecutive Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 1.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Chrysler Sales Increase Expected to Top Industry in May

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s (NYSE: FCAU) U.S. sales have outdone the industry for most of the past three years, primarily because of the success of Jeep and the Ram pickup. May has ...
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Apple Tops Brand Value List, IBM Loses Ground

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) tops every brand value list. The carefully followed annual BrandZ Top 100 Valuable Global Brands of 2015 is no exception. While most of the brands on this ...
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Will Hormel Be Taken Seriously in Organic Meat With Applegate Buyout?

It is no secret by now that more consumers want to eat more and more organic or naturally raised foods. The fight against antibiotics, hormones and use of GMO franken-feed ...
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Amazon to Add 6,000 Low-Paid Workers

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will add 6,000 new jobs at its U.S. fulfillment centers. It is extremely unlikely that the jobs will pay well. Based on the company's description, the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

May 26, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 113 equities making new 52-week lows today. Frontier Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: FTR) dropped about 4.8% on Tuesday to post a new ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Tuesday

May 26, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday and equities drifted lower throughout the day-long session. Every sector traded lower today with energy and basic materials taking the worst of ...
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Are North Dakota Oil Rig Counts Signaling a Trough Is Near … or Here?

Is it possible that the never-ending rig count decline is ending in North Dakota? There could be good news headed the way of companies like Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL), ...
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Crude Oil Drops 3% on Strong Dollar, Offshore Drillers Drop More

Equities have been getting pummeled on the first day of trading after the long Memorial Day weekend, and the energy sector is taking the heaviest beating, down about 2% in ...
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