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SinoCoking Captures Another Government Pact

SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOK) hit its stride right out of the gate Tuesday morning. The Chinese energy producer jumped again on new developments of its ...
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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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CEOs See Slower Sales, Hiring and Capital Spending

The Business Roundtable's third-quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook Index signal that chief executives expect growth to slow in the six months ahead. The real risk here is that they see ...
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Is Nokia Really 40% Undervalued?

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) had a solid Monday, rising to $8.56 from $8.37, on the heels of a positive research call from Oppenheimer. The firm's Ittai Kidron raised the prior ...
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Cowen Initiates Coverage of Top Booze and Beer Stocks

If there is one stock market sector that never seems to go out of favor on Wall Street and Main Street alike, it is spirits and beer. In fact, often ...
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Is Avanir Pharma Fully Valued After Monday’s Rally?

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) posted amazing gains on Monday following the announcement of a successful Phase 1 trial for AVP-923. On the day, Avanir's stock price rose by 85% to ...
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UPS to Hire Up to 95,000 Seasonal Workers for 2014 Holiday Surge

The first announcement for seasonal hiring plans came out Tuesday morning from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS). The package delivery service said it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal ...
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Alcoa Raises Capital to Pay for Firth Rixson Acquisition

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) is raising new capital to help the company pay for its previously announced acquisition of the Firth Rixson business and to pay related fees and expenses. ...
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Food and Energy Put Pressure on PPI

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the month of August. Most readings came out flat with the previous month’s numbers. The PPI for final ...
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Why RadioShack Demise Could Be a Boon to Best Buy

As the vultures slowly but surely continue circling RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), how long the company can hold out continues to be a widely discussed topic on Wall Street. RadioShack ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Coca-Cola, Duke Energy, Microsoft, Oracle, Visa and More

Stocks were soft on Tuesday after mixed fanfare on Monday. Investors are still looking for opportunities now that some stocks have pulled back. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst ...
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Airbus to Pare Its Defense Business and Focus on Commercial Jets

Citing tight budgets and increasing competition, the Defence and Space division of Airbus Group announced Tuesday morning that it will divest businesses that it has determined lie outside its core ...
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Hammered CleanTech Stocks May Offer Up Big 2015 Gains

If any specific industry has become the poster child for volatility, it is the clean technology sector. Short sellers target the stocks anytime there is an Asia-related hiccup, and some ...
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Would Breaking Away From the U.K. Crater Scotland’s Economy?

Scotland is the most important country in the world, at least for a week. The vote over whether Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom has many ramifications. On ...
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Alibaba Boosts IPO Price Range

In a filing late Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. raised the expected price range on its initial public offering (IPO) from the ...
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