Hewlett-Packard Delivers on Earnings and Guidance in Turnaround

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has reported its third-quarter earnings. The PC and IT-services giant had adjusted earnings of $0.89 per share. Revenues grew 1% from a year ago on a ...
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Blank Check IPO Filing – Hydra Industries

Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) as of August 19. The offering is 10 million units which are valued at $100 million.The company plans ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

August 20, 2014: Among the more than 30 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Angie’s List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) saw shares fall nearly 3% to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a weak overnight showing in international markets. All three major indexes got a bounce higher after the FOMC released minutes of ...
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What the iBillionaire ETF Changes Look Like Now

The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (NYSEMKT: IBLN) recently made some serious changes to its portfolio, based upon iBillionaire Index changes. The exchange-traded fund has made several changes after the broad ...
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Fed Minutes Show Sooner Timeline for Rate Hikes, Maybe, If…

The Federal Reserve has released the minutes of its July 29 to 30 FOMC meeting. While it has been broadly expected that the Fed will keep rates on hold, there is one ...
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More Skunks and Skeletons at Hertz

Hertz Corp. (NYSE: HTZ) shares were down nearly 10% in response to a myriad of problems that have accumulated since its announcement that financial statements for the past two years ...
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Boeing Likely to Increase 737 Production

Shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have risen nearly 4% in the past five days, and the driver appears to be a strong hint that the company is considering raising ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Enters DOJ Settlement Tied to USG – Updated Buffett Statement

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is supposed to be one of the squeaky clean companies as far as accounting and operational oversight are concerned. It turns out that even the ...
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Is Apple or Roku a Bigger Threat to Amazon’s Fire TV?

Does a direct comparison with competitor Roku 3 on the Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) home page indicate that the company is worried about its $99 Fire TV streaming media box? ...
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Shutterfly That Much Closer to Disappearing

Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) has been fighting an uphill battle for a while against big dogs like Facebook in the online photo publishing industry, and it thinks it has had ...
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Full 360-Degree Preview for Hewlett-Packard Earnings

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) will report its third-quarter earnings after the close of trading on Wednesday. We have featured an earnings preview for the PC and IT-services giant, as well ...
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Caterpillar Dealer Sales Trends Looking Less Bad

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has had a wild ride in 2014. Its fundamentals have never really improved to where they had been in the prior years, and it looked at ...
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Crude Oil Inventory Drops Sharply, Driving Prices Higher

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 4.5 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Major Insider Buying at GNC: A Key Gamble or a Dream?

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC) has had a very rough and tough 2014, with its shares having lost almost half of their value from its peak at the end of 2013. ...
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