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What to Expect From Oracle Earnings

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is set to report earnings on Thursday, after the market closes. The previous earnings report played a key role in the direction of this company’s share ...
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New Housing Starts Take Double-Digit Dive in August

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that new housing starts in August fell sharply to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Shatter Estimate

The U.S. Department of Labor released the numbers for weekly jobless claims Thursday morning. This week saw a huge drop in claims, almost as if it was correcting for the ...
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5 Analyst ‘Out of Consensus’ Stock Picks With Up to 100% Potential Upside

On Wall Street, everybody goes with the flow, which is a reality that can be good or bad. The more analysts that cover a stock, the more looks you get ...
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Amazon’s New Tablets Get Subdued Introduction

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) knows how to make noise about new products and services, so when the company chooses to introduce five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire ...
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Credit Suisse Gold Standard Yield Stocks May Be the Safest to Own Now

Often the reason Wall Street takes a liking to a specific stock or sector is the momentum is there to drive it higher. The problem with that is, when momentum ...
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Rite Aid

Rite Aid Cuts Guidance as Margins Fall on Generics

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The drug store chain reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 on revenues ...
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Monsoons Help U.S. Drought

The extreme drought in parts of the United States is being helped from an improbable source. It is what the U.S. Drought Monitor calls "monsoons." According to the experts from ...
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Los Angeles

MIT App Would Help Cars Avoid Traffic Jams

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) researchers claim they have built a system that could help cars avoid traffic jams. The project, which created the service is called "RoadRunner," was introduced ...
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America’s Richest (and Poorest) States

The United States added more than 2.3 million jobs in 2013, the most in any year since 2005. Despite this, income levels and poverty rates did not improve in most ...
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In Another Sign of PC Trouble, Toshiba Cuts 900 Jobs

The PC industry has been under pressure for some time as the use of tablets and smartphones has completely replaced personal computers in many cases. Even laptop sales have fallen, ...
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Gambling

More Negative Analyst Views for Macau Casinos

The Macau region in China has been the target of many analysts’ downgrades in the casino sector recently, with Sterne Agee the most recent to have cautious views. David Bain ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

September 17, 2014: Markets opened slightly mixed on Wednesday and traded in a narrow range around the break-even line until the FOMC meeting announcement in mid-afternoon. The word that interest ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

September 17, 2014: The following stocks are among the 74 equities making new 52-week lows today: Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN) dropped about 5% on Wednesday to post a new 52-week ...
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FOMC Verdict: Dovish Bias Remains

The Federal Reserve made its announcement for the FOMC policy meeting Wednesday afternoon, swinging markets from up to down -- and back to up initially. The long and short of ...
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