The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in May

Despite falling short interest among most of them, the five most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange remained the same between the April 30 and May 15 ...
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Why Investors May Be Cool to Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.17 on revenue ...
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Apple Short Interest Soars

Shares sold short in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) jumped about 26% in the two-week period that ended May 15. A pool of traders believed that Apple's shares have peaked near ...
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Facebook Short Interest Collapses

Shares sold short in Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) dropped 17% in the two-week period that ended on May 15. The decrease was among the largest of any Nasdaq-traded company. Some ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in May

The five most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq all saw increases in short interest between the April 30 and May 15 settlement dates. That was most apparent in ...
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Are Palo Alto Networks Earnings Better Than They Look?

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) reported fiscal third quarter 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.23 on revenue of $234.2 million. In the same period a year ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

May 27, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 73 equities making new 52-week lows today. Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) dropped more than 24% on Wednesday to post ...
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The 4 Tech Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Wednesday

May 27, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday and traded higher all day long. As the end of the month approaches the DJIA is up about 2% for May and ...
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How GMOs Are Benefitting Ceres

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) have been a stigmatizing point recently, but Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ: CERE) has been ignoring the drama and acting out of practicality. Companies like Chipotle might argue against using ...
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What Avago Likely Sees in Broadcom

Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) is said to be in advanced talks with Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) to be acquired. This could potentially be a huge move within the semiconductor ...
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Smartphone Sales Cooling Off as Chinese Growth Slows

Global smartphone sales are forecast to rise by 11.3% year-over-year in 2015, a nice clip but well below the 27.6% growth in sales during 2014. Sales in China are forecast ...
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What to Expect From Abercrombie & Fitch Earnings

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings Thursday before the markets open. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are a net loss of $0.34 per ...
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Unemployment in Nebraska Drops to 2.5%

The national unemployment rate for April was 5.4%, essentially unchanged from March. And the lowest unemployment rate in the country was less than half that, 2.5% in Nebraska. No other ...
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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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What to Expect From Palo Alto Earnings

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) will report its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close Wednesday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.20 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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