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Unemployment in Spain Still Almost 25%

Spain announced what economists claimed was good news. The National Statistics Institute (INE) reported that unemployment dropped to 23.67% in the third quarter (la tasa de paro es del 23,67%) from ...
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40% of Online Users Have Been Harrassed

According to a new study by the Pew Research Internet Project, online harassment is not an aberration. It is actually closer to the norm. Pew researchers reported: Harassment -- from ...
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American Executives Move Manufacturing Out of China

In a reversal of decades of American companies moving manufacturing from the United States to China -- presumably to save money -- executives of large firms have changed their minds ...
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Yelp Earnings and Guidance Take a Reality Check

Yelp Inc. (NASDAQ: YELP) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday after the market closed as $0.05 in earnings per share and $102.5 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Earnings Challenged by Guidance From AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday after the market closed as $0.63 in earnings per share and $33.0 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Sprint Fired 452 Employees Last Weekend, Keeps Chasing Low-End Data Consumers

In an effort to maintain its position as the low-cost leader in wireless data, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) Wednesday announced a 1-gigabyte shared data allowance for $20 in its Family ...
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Visa Dividend Hike Maybe As Good As It Can Get

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is one of the key dividend upgrades that had been predicted by 24/7 Wall St. before the end of 2014. The credit card processing giant lived up ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

October 22, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 44 equities making new 52-week lows today. Boulder Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) dropped about 32% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank Wednesday’s Market

October 22, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but stocks began to slide before noon and eventually the three major indexes look to finish with a loss. The shooting in ...
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Halliburton Analyst Still Sees Over 50% Upside

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) was reviewed favorably by Argus in a report on Wednesday, following its earnings release last Monday. The company had reported its earnings as $1.19 in earnings per share ...
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Analyst Drives Cliffs Today, But Maintains Cautious Long-Term View

Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLF) is set to report its earnings on Monday but before it can do that analysts have chimed in with their thoughts on the direction of ...
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Video Viewing on Mobile Devices Skyrockets

In the second quarter of this year 26.6% of more than 38 billion online video views were started on a tablet or smartphone. For the past 12 months that’s an ...
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What to Think When Platinum Prices Go Lower Than Gold

Platinum is generally supposed to be worth more than gold per ounce. After all, it is more rare, considered more precious and harder to work with. That basic assumption changes ...
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What to Expect From Caterpillar Earnings

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is set to report its earnings Thursday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.36 in earnings per share and $13.19 billion in ...
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Why the 777 May Be More Important to Boeing Than the 787

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported a solid beat on both earnings per share and revenues Wednesday morning, but the stock traded down about 3% at the noon hour. The issue ...
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