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Why Wal-Mart May Now Be a Screaming Buy

After Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday, its shares rose by roughly 3%, and analysts generally raised their price targets on the ...
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GE Trails Vestas in Global Wind Turbine Market

Total global wind power installed capacity at the end of 2016 was nearly 487,000 megawatts, a one-year gain of just over 54,600 megawatts for the year, according to the Global ...
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Fiat Chrysler Brands Hammered in New Dependability Study

The highly regarded J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study has been released. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) brands take up four of the bottom five spots, among a total ...
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What If Wearable Devices Do Nothing for Weight Loss and Health?

Living healthy is a task that most people either love or hate. It might not be the process that people care for but everyone cares about the results. In 2017, ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Sales Tax

Because sales tax is regressive -- disproportionately affecting poorer residents -- the decision to raise or lower the sales tax rate is often accompanied by intense debate. Still, last year, ...
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January Existing Home Sales Up Sharply, Prices Too

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in January rose 3.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million ...
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With New Cash and Cancer Targets, Analyst Sees Almost 200% Upside in Sierra Oncology

Sierra Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: SRRA) is far from a household name for investors who delve into health care, pharmaceuticals and biotech. In fact, Sierra would have to be considered quite ...
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Lexus and Porsche Lead New JD Power Dependability Study

Lexus and Porsche were the winners in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study, one of the benchmark reviews in the auto industry. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) brands ...
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25 Highest Grossing Films of All Time

"Gone with the Wind" -- one of the most famous movies in the history of cinema -- earns the distinction of highest grossing movie of all time, bringing in a ...
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Is Social Media the Next Platform for Live Sports?

Social media has long been on the cutting edge of spreading news and data across the web, but now the biggest firm out there is looking to take a bite ...
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Jefferies Makes Another Huge Change to Franchise Picks Portfolio

Most of the top firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. are tweaking their high-conviction stocks lists for 2017, and many are trying to take into account macro changes ...
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Legal Marijuana Market to Create Nearly 300,000 Jobs by 2020

Based on projected revenue growth, the legal U.S. cannabis market is expected to top $20 billion by 2020, more than triple its size in 2016. That makes the marijuana industry ...
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Meet Apple’s Newest Campus

Steve Jobs had a vision for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) as a company in which innovation flowed freely and employees were inspired to help create and shape the future. Jobs ...
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Analyst Says 3 Red-Hot Tower Stocks May Be Best Buys in Telecom Space

With both of the big telecom companies announcing “unlimited” data plans, it’s pretty clear they are ready to compete on price and that could squeeze margins. It also looks like ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Broadcom, Canadian Solar, Goldman Sachs, TripAdvisor, Wal-Mart and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Wednesday after hitting higher highs. Maybe eight days of rallying is too much at one time and the Dow is now close enough to 21,000 ...
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