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Spirit Disputes Worst Airline Rating

A recent study of the U.S. airlines industry reviewed and analyzed customer complaints against the major U.S. carriers for the five-year period from 2009 to 2013. The study concluded that ...
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Walmart Starts Wire Transfer Service

In yet another foray into the banking business, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Thursday morning that it is launching a money transfer service that allows customers to transfer funds ...
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Yahoo! Brings Founder Back to Board

In a proxy filing Wednesday, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) has nominated founder David Filo to the company's board of directors. The company also nominated Charles Schwab, founder of financial services ...
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Cowen Says Buy These Top Airline Stocks Before Earnings

In the constant debate over whether the economy in improving, one item that should perk up the interest of the pundits is the pickup in the airline industry. In a ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Oil Service Stocks

Despite the stomach churning volatility in the markets, one solid place to be this year has been the oil service names. In a new research report, the oil service and ...
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Another Solid Week for Jobless Claims

The U.S. Labor Department has released its tally on weekly jobless claims, and the figure rose by 2,000 to 304,000. The prior week's reading was revised higher to 302,000 from ...
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Oil Services Earnings Dominated by American Activity

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 on revenues of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, BofA, Boardwalk, Netflix, NBG, SanDisk and More

Stocks have recovered from their recent selling pressure, but now investors have to consider that a three-day weekend is here for all major markets in Europe and in North and ...
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Snack Food Sales Boost Pepsi Earnings

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The food and beverage company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.83 on revenues of $12.62 ...
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Goldman Sachs Delivers on Earnings and Book Value Growth

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) is still a new Dow Jones Industrial Average component, and now the bulge bracket investment banking firm -- and bank holding company without any ...
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DuPont Blames the Weather for Earnings Miss

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD), commonly known as DuPont, reported first-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The diversified chemicals company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Morgan Stanley Stays Profitable

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The big bank reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on revenue of $8.8 billion. In the ...
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Weibo, the Twitter of China, Debuts Weak IPO Pricing

Weibo Corp. (NASDAQ: WB) has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 16,800,000 shares at $17 per share for trading on Thursday. This is a social media platform for creation ...
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UnitedHealth Group Revenues Stung by Obamacare

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The health insurance and benefits management firm posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.10 on revenues of ...
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GE Delivers on Earnings, IPO Plans and 2014 Guidance

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is out with its first-quarter earnings report for 2014. The conglomerate posted earnings of $0.33 per share, versus the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.32 ...
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