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Despite Strong August Sales, Top Auto Companies on the Decline

Markets were sliding into the close on Friday, and they were dragged down in part to major auto companies. This was unexpected as most of these companies posted solid August ...
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Apple Widens US Smartphone Subscriber Share Lead

For the three-month period ending in July, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) gained 1.1% share of the U.S. smartphone subscriber market and now leads all original equipment makers with a 44.2% ...
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Top 4 Movers in Friday’s Session

The broad markets are down across the board in Friday’s trading session with the Dow down nearly 1.5%. Traders expected increased volatility in this session, being that this is the ...
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PointClickCare Gears Up for IPO

PointClickCare Corp. has filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the ...
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Coal Miners Take Another Beating on Friday

Coal-mining stocks have dropped from about 1% to 10% on Friday, with Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) falling the most. No news on fundamentals in the coal business explain the ...
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Sientra Seeks to Expand War Chest With Secondary Offering

Sientra Inc. (NASDAQ: SIEN) filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a secondary offering. No terms were given in the filing, but the offering is valued ...
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Is There Another 25% Upside in Medtronic?

Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) saw its fiscal first-quarter sales and earnings per share (EPS) both come in ahead of the consensus estimates, led by solid U.S. growth (7% excluding an ...
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Pay-TV Subscriber Numbers Could Be Worse Than They Look

The first half of 2015 has not been kind to pay-TV companies. The cable and satellite distributors have seen subscriber numbers fall by nearly half a million, according to one ...
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Why This Analyst Sees Over 40% Upside in Twitter

Even though the Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) advertising story remains solid, with a second-quarter revenue beat and U.S. advertising average revenue per user (ARPU) reacceleration, growing the user base remains ...
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August Job Growth Tanks; Unemployment Rate Dives

The U.S. Department of Labor released its August payroll and unemployment data Friday morning, and the data could toss a monkey wrench into arguments that the economy is ready for ...
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Richmond Fed’s Lacker Wants Rate Hike ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

In a speech titled “The Case Against Further Delay” Friday morning in Richmond, Va., Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, gives what he called “the main ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, Caterpillar, Ciena, CME, Campbell Soup and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday after the Dow was relatively flat on Thursday. On Thursday, this was thought of as being only a slight recovery from the dips that ...
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5 Analyst Stocks With Massive Upside Calls This Week

Many investors have been shell-shocked by the waves of the latest selling pressure. Whatever could go wrong for the markets has gone wrong. Still, many of the more experienced investors ...
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7 Energy Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

With the stock market having entered the first official correction in about four years, many investors are looking for value. Some of that value may even be coming from places ...
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Is the Staples-Office Depot Merger in Trouble?

Last Friday, Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) announced that the two companies “certified substantial compliance” with the second request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...
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