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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

December 22, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 54 equities making new 52-week lows today. Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA (NASDAQ: ASPS) posted a new 52-week low on Monday of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted Monday’s Market

December 22, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday and the DJIA blue chippers held those gains all day long while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq wobbled around, even dipping ...
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Gasoline Prices Fall for Record 89 Consecutive Days

If it seems to you that gasoline prices fall every day, you’re correct. Through Monday, the average pump price for a gallon of regular gasoline had fallen for 89 straight ...
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Have NASDAQ-100 Rebalance Winners Rallied Too Much?

The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announced the results of the annual reranking of the NASDAQ-100 (NASDAQ: NDX). This reranking was effective before the market opened on December 22, ...
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What the AbbVie and Express Script Deal Means for Gilead

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its hepatitis C drug last Friday, and the drug will directly compete with treatments from Gilead Sciences Inc. ...
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Is Clean Energy Adoption Driving Down Oil Prices?

Crude oil prices rose more than 5% last Friday, but they gave back some of those gains on Monday as the price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for February ...
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After the Settlement, Where Does Ocwen Go From Here?

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) announced Monday morning that it had reached a comprehensive settlement with the New York Department of Financial Services regarding the recent investigation. When the company ...
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Why Another Analyst Says to Buy Twitter

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) recently has seen its shares take a dip, trading near their 52-week lows, but analyst firm Argus would argue that now is the time to buy ...
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The 24/7 Wall St. Top 6 Large Stocks of 2014

24/7 Wall St. has decided to feature its Top 6 Large-Cap Stocks of 2014 ahead of Christmas this year. These stocks have been stellar performers, but they have obviously gone ...
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Caesars Merger Precedes Chapter 11 Filing

Struggling casino owner Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) announced Monday morning that it is merging with asset acquisition company Caesars Acquisition Co. (NASDAQ: CACQ). The merger is an all-stock transaction ...
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index Reaches Multiyear High

The Chicago Federal Reserve released its National Activity Index (CFNAI) for the month of November with a reading of +0.73, up from +0.31 in October. The index is designed to ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top MLP Picks for 2015

Merrill Lynch is reevaluating its position on a few master limited partnerships (MLPs) as it transfers coverage to analyst John Abbot from Nitin Kumar. Year to date, Merrill Lynch’s upstream ...
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Boeing Hit With EU Complaint Over Subsidies

On Monday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said it had received a commitment from Air China for 60 of the company’s 737 family of single-aisle planes. The order includes an ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMSC, Coach, FedEx, Genworth, Kors, Twitter and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday after last week's massive snapback rally. Investors keep proving that they will buy stocks that either offer value or are overlooked. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Stores Stay Open Longer for Last-Minute Shoppers

It is either a sign that sales have been poor and retailers are going all-out to pick up more revenue any way they can, or it is a sign that ...
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