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A New Way to Find Out If Your Car Has Been Recalled

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday unveiled a new website that will allow car buyers, owners and lessees to check to see if their vehicle has had ...
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Target Results Could Have Been Worse — and That’s Where They’re Headed

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 and $17.41 billion in revenues. In ...
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Analyst Says Buy These Retail Stocks Before Earnings Come Out

Retailers and the consumer discretionary sector as a whole have had a very dismal year. It is even more dismal when you compare the sector performance to some of the ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, BHP Billiton, Dunkin’, Hertz, JetBlue, Panera and More

Stocks were down by a tiny amount on Wednesday morning, following two days of gains and ahead of the FOMC's minutes. Investors have gotten used to volatility again, but they ...
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6 Biotech Stocks to Buy Now With Up to 100% Upside Potential

With the biotech space having its usual volatile ups and downs this year, the analysts at Stifel have stepped back into the coverage world and have reinitiated research analysis on ...
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solar power

JA Solar Stumbles on Falling Sales in China

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The China-based solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of ...
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Staples Beats Estimates for First Time in 5 Quarters

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.12 and $5.22 billion in revenues. ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rates Continue Downward Trend

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted an increase of 1.4% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index, following a rise ...
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The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large ...
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Melbourne Is World’s Most Livable City

In yet one more survey of the best cities to live in, most livable cities, most affordable cities and best places of foreigners to live, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ...
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ten dollars

$100 Is Worth $115.74 in Mississippi, Only $84.60 in DC

Apparently, $100 is not worth $100 everywhere in America. At least that is the conclusion of a study from the Tax Foundation, which has provided this sort of information since 1937. ...
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States with the Most Big Spenders

Consumer spending habits reflect the financial health of the nation’s households, yet vary widely across the United States. In 2012, Americans spent $35,498 per capita, a 3.3% increase from ...
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Big Insider Selling Coincides With SolarCity Analyst Downgrade

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has had several issues come up of late. Earnings (well, losses) took out about 8% of the value recently with light revenues, but on Tuesday a ...
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down market

The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

August 19, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today included the following four firms: Inc. (NYSE: COUP) saw shares fall more than 8.5% to a new 52-week low of ...
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PetSmart Merger Hopes Only Act to Convolute Earnings Expectations

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) has been all over the place, and it appears that the stock will remain all over the place going into earnings. Word has surfaced, what we ...
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