Yahoo! Posts Modest Profits, Promises More Buybacks

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) reported fiscal first quarter 2014 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The Internet portal company reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.38 on ...
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Intel Earnings Appear Good Enough, Despite the Era of No Growth

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is out with its first quarter earnings report. The top company for processors and semiconductors, and a Dow Jones Industrial Average component, reported earnings of $0.38 ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pulled the Markets Out of the Doldrums

April 15, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday with shares moving up before bouncing down after headlines related to confrontations in Ukraine. By afternoon markets had recovered somewhat to ...
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Are Rising Car Prices A Good Thing for the Economy?

Despite the highly promotional theme that seems to always be present in the car sales market, it turns out that new vehicle prices have been rising steadily over the last ...
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Eight Serious Market Indicators to Watch During This Correction

Any time a market peaks, investors and commentators talk about the expectations of a sell-off. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average peaked less than two weeks ago. Now ...
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Workers Say Walmart Chairman Owes $7.8 Billion Tax

A new report from a coalition called Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) claims that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Chairman Rob Walton and the entire Walton family owe the United ...
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As Netflix Keeps Falling, Is Apple More Tempted to Buy It Out?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) saw its shares get hit yet again on Tuesday. The leader in online video subscription services has hardly traded up in the past two months as ...
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J.C. Penney Down 20% in the Past Week

The wariness about the turnaround at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) bubbled to the surface again in the past week. The wariness appears to have turned to outright fear ...
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Pay TV Shows Troubling Subscriber Trends

The number of subscribers to pay-TV services dropped by about 588,000 in 2013, but that trend is set to reverse itself between 2014 and 2019, growing from about 101 million ...
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Herbalife Hit by New York Probe Today, but Who Else Tomorrow?

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is caught between a rock and a hard place. After news broke this weekend that the company's business model is being probed by U.S. prosecutors and ...
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City Office, Paycom IPOs Get No Traction

Two initial public offerings delayed from last week priced on Monday and began trading Tuesday morning. Both priced well below their expected ranges, and neither looks to be off to ...
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Janet Yellen Talks Up Even More Bank Capital Requirements

Janet Yellen is still getting her feet wet as chairman of the Federal Reserve. A speech on Tuesday morning may only act to create more confusion from the banks. At ...
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Home Builder Confidence Downbeat on Tight Credit, Limited Building Lots

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for April rose one point to 47 from a reading of 46 in March. The reading was below a ...
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Four Post-IPO Quiet Periods End for Strong Analyst Initiations

Wall Street brokerage firms have to go through a quiet period after initial public offerings. In this time, the firms that participated in the underwriting syndicate cannot make analyst ratings ...
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Netflix Payoff to Comcast Worked

In late February, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reached an agreement with Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) for direct access to Comcast's network, with the goal of providing better quality video streaming ...
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