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Is This the Turnaround Cempra Has Been Looking For?

Shares of Cempra Inc. (NASDAQ: CEMP) saw an incredible gain on Friday after the company announced the results from its late-stage trial for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial ...
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The Cost of a Pot Crackdown: $28 Billion

In May of last year the non-partisan Tax Foundation released a report on the federal revenue impact of marijuana legalization and taxes. The report concluded that a "mature" marijuana industry ...
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Why JC Penney Is Collapsing to New 52-Week Lows

It just so happens that some embattled companies involved in turnarounds just cannot really turn around for their shareholders. In the retail space, this is only becoming all too common ...
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Apple’s Smartphone Lead Over Huawei Falls Below 5%

The global market for new smartphones in 2017 is forecast to reach 1.44 billion units, with the top six vendors accounting for more than 70% of the volume. Market leader ...
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Why HPE Is Being Dragged Down From Its Highs

Although Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.'s (NYSE: HPE) fiscal first-quarter financial results reported late on Thursday were mixed, the reaction to the results was catastrophic. Much of this seems to be ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 3 Red-Hot Tech and Biotech Stocks

While there is no question the market seems very tired, some very compelling stocks to buy that have a great story still offer investors decent upside potential. At 24/7 Wall ...
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Book by Cadillac Remains a Major Failure

The so-called Book by Cadillac program, the equivalent of a high-end lease program, looked like a major winner. It was a special approach never introduced by its German or Japanese ...
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AT&T Stoops to Giving Smartphones Away Free, Sort Of

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has been one of the bigger dogs in the fight in the telecom wars, and as such it has been able to make offers that other ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Chesapeake, Goldman Sachs, Intuit, Yum China, Goodyear, Wayfair and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower, with Dow futures down almost 100 points, early on Friday. Before panicking, think about how many days the markets have risen to higher and higher all-time ...
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JC Penney Posts Profit but Is the Company Disappearing Before Our Eyes?

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) used all-caps Friday morning to report positive net income for fiscal year 2016. The company also announced (again in all caps) that it will ...
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As Oil Stabilizes These 4 Stocks Could Be Big Takeover Targets in 2017

What a difference a year can make. This time last year, oil was in the mid $20s and some of the naysayers on Wall Street were saying that the per-barrel ...
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Trump Administration’s First Words on Marijuana: ‘Greater Enforcement’

Responding to a reporter's question at a Thursday press conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he believes we will see "greater enforcement" of federal marijuana laws. This is ...
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The 25 Most Expensive Homes in America Today

Every day, there are a number of homes for sale in the United States at prices above $100 million. And there are at least 25 for sale at prices over ...
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February Car Sales Expected to Fall 3%, With Chrysler Plunge and VW Surge

Experts have been worried that the U.S. car industry cannot continue to grow annually. Results this year have started to calm that anxiety. Car and light truck sales are expected ...
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Countries Buying the Most Weapons From the US Government

The U.S. government sent nearly $10 billion worth of military vehicles and weapons systems to foreign governments last year. The United States is easily the largest exporter of arms in ...
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