The Richest County in Each State

In his recent State of the Union address, president Barack Obama asked, “will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well? Or will we commit ...
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Buying an iPhone 6 for $0 Down

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has started to offer the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 for $0. The decision shows both the needs of Best Buy, as well as where ...
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CEOs of 2 of 24/7 Wall St.’s Worst-Run Companies Resign

The 24/7 Wall St. "America's Worst Run Companies" story is less than five weeks old. Already the CEOs of two of the eight companies on the list have either resigned ...
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Facebook Still a Small Company

Amidst the excitement about Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) nearly 50% revenue growth rate and its successful, accelerating movement into mobile, something is lost. Facebook is still a very small company. ...
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Will Facebook Investors Start Worrying About Slowing Growth?

After the markets closed Wednesday, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) reported its fourth-quarter earnings. The social media giant had $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) and $3.85 billion in revenue, against ...
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How China Is Weighing on Qualcomm Ahead

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported first fiscal-quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The chipmaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 and revenues of $7.1 billion. ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

January 28, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 135 equities making new 52-week lows today. AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) dropped about 11.8% on Wednesday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove the DJIA Down on Wednesday

January 28, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday primarily on the strength of better-than-expected quarterly reports from Apple and Boeing. Equities got another brief boost when the FOMC announced that ...
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Can NOV Really Fall Another 20%

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) had a reality check during Wednesday’s trading session. This oilfield and offshore giant equipment maker was on the wrong side of an analyst call ...
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World Wrestling Entertainment Can’t Pin Down Subscribers

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: WWE) announced on Tuesday that the company’s digital network had signed up its one-millionth subscriber, a target the company has long said it needed to ...
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FOMC Patient, Rates Hikes Can Be Later Rather Than Sooner

Will Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve raise rates in mid-2015, or will they push those rate hikes out into later in the year or even into 2016? That is ...
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Shake Shack Boosts IPO Price Range

In an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday morning, Shake Shack Inc. raised its expected price range for the company’s pending initial public offering (IPO) ...
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Why Analysts Are Loving EA More and More After Earnings

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) took its earnings by storm Tuesday evening, when it posted an impressive beat on estimates. It would appear that the turnaround is in full swing ...
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How Much Did Apple Sales Hurt Samsung?

In a note published on Tuesday, research firm Canalys said that for the first time ever Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) became the leading smartphone seller in China in the fourth ...
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Politics and Uncertainty Take NBG Under $1 and Pound the Greek ETF

There is yet one more bit of evidence that financial markets and investors do not like socialist regimes and the chance of defaults. The leftist Syriza Party won Greece's most ...
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