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Gas Prices Rising at Quickest Pace Since 2013

Higher crude oil prices, the beginning of refinery maintenance season, and some unplanned production problems at U.S. refineries have all contributed to 35 straight days of rising pump prices for ...
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What To Expect From Best Buy Earnings

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter results on Tuesday before the opening bell. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.35 in ...
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Top MasterCard and Visa Analyst Gets Even More Bullish

Bill Carcache, Nomura equity analyst, has been touting Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) as top picks in his coverage universe. The big question is what kind ...
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Can Lumber Liquidators Save Its Image?

When the CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) news show “60 Minutes” told its 13.3 million Sunday evening viewers that they had a problem, the problem just got a whole lot worse. That ...
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Goodrich Offers 12 Million Shares in Secondary Offering

Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: GDP) announced Monday morning that it would have a secondary public offering of 12 million shares. The price for shares was initially thought to be $4.48, or ...
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Why 1 Analyst Downgraded Salesforce.com Into Other Upgrades

Following Salesforce.com Inc.'s (NYSE: CRM) earnings report in late February, we saw many analysts make upgrades and raise their price targets for this stock. However this was not the case ...
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Analyst Gives Mixed Review on J.C. Penney After Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results last Thursday after the markets closed. The results were mixed but one thing was for sure, there was ...
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ISM Shows More Slowing Manufacturing Growth

U.S. manufacturing is continuing to slow down. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released its February 2015 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business on Monday, showing what was represented as the ...
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HP to Acquire Aruba Networks to Create an Industry Leader in Enterprise Mobility

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) announced Monday morning that it will acquire Aruba Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) for the sum of $2.7 billion in cash. Just last week this was only ...
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100 Million Chinese Watch Pollution Video Online

In its first two days of release, a 143-minute documentary on the vast pollution problem in China has been viewed by more than 100 million Chinese citizens on the Tencent ...
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5 Dividend Stocks to Buy as European Index Crushes S&P 500

After years of underperformance, the STOXX Europe 600 is mauling the S&P 500 this year, and it is a trend that could continue for a while. The large European index ...
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Is American Realty Back?

Before the markets opened Monday morning, American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) restated operating results for its third quarter in 2014. The company said its revenue as $457.1 million, up by $361.9 ...
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‘Focus’ Steals Weekend Box Office for Warner

Following on the huge success of “American Sniper,” Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and its Warner Bros. studio took over the top spot in this past weekend’s U.S. box office ...
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5 Software Stocks That Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, IBM, Isis, J.C. Penney, Wayfair and More

Stocks were slightly higher on Monday morning after a Chinese interest rate cut over the weekend, but stocks hit all-time highs last week. The trend that has prevailed without fail ...
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