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IBM Continues Sharp Spin Downward

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) shares did not rally on its first-quarter results. They were far too poor and offered no proof that the company has begun to recover. As it moves ...
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How Spirit Airlines Makes Money While Being Hated

Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) could not have done much worse in the widely regarded American Customer Satisfaction Index for the airline carrier business. Against an industry average 71 on a ...
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Countries Spending the Most on War

Global military spending totaled $1.78 trillion in 2014, down slightly from the year before. Military expenditures in North America, Western and European countries continued to slowly decline, while spending rose ...
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Are There Hidden Risks If GE Sells Off Too Many Finance Assets?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was not among the major Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks loving the broad market gains most of Monday. It was among just a handful of ...
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Has IBM Stopped the Bleeding With Earnings?

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) reported its first-quarter financial after the markets closed Monday as $2.91 in earnings per share (EPS) on $19.61 billion in revenue. This was against ...
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BioCryst Upgrade Almost Looks Misunderstood

The most recent analyst call by Merrill Lynch for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) may be very misunderstood for what it is. The brokerage firm upgraded BioCryst to Neutral and ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

April 20, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 26 equities making new 52-week lows today. Iconix Brand Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON) dropped nearly 20% on Monday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Monday

April 20, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday loosened its reserves requirement ratio by a full point to 18.5%, the largest move in more than six years and one designed ...
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Costco Dividend and Buyback Scorecard

Along with earnings season in January and April, there are hundreds of large companies which take the opportunity to yet again raise their dividends and/or announce big share buybacks. News ...
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Genetic Technologies Drives Ahead in the Fight Against Cancer

Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: GENE) has been making large strides in the area of women’s health recently with the opening of more centers that utilize the BREVAGenplus. Ultimately this will ...
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Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent Merger Enthusiasm Is Dying Quickly

Easy come, easy go. That is what often happens when it comes to the enthusiasm in some big mergers. Now it is becoming more and more evident that enthusiasm for ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Large Upside in Facebook Ahead of Earnings

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) will report its first-quarter financial results Wednesday after the market close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.40 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.56 billion ...
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IMAX Stock Gets Boost From Extended Warner Bros. Deal

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and IMAX Corp. (NASDAQ: IMAX) have agreed to extend through 2020 a partnership that is more than 10 years old already. Under the extension, Time ...
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Why FirstEnergy Is Replacing Edison as the Top Power Generation Stock

It is amazing how far the utility and power generation trade has risen in the years that quantitative easing has kept rates for savers close to zero. Now that so ...
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Is Ampio at Risk of Imploding?

Companies in the biotech and pharmaceuticals field are generally riskier than other companies because a single failed study could make or break the company, similar to what happened with Ampio ...
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