Interpreting the Old HP versus the New HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The old Hewlett-Packard is no more, but investors still got one last unified earnings report that they get to peruse for the state of the PC business for HP Inc. ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

November 24, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 101 equities making new 52-week lows today. Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) posted a new low on ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the DJIA on Tuesday

November 24, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday following reports that a Turkish plane had shot down a Russian plane in Turkey's airspace. The news did give traders a reason ...
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SEC Settles Insider Activity at Political Intelligence Firm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a political intelligence firm, Marwood Group Research, agreed to admit wrongdoing and pay a $375,000 penalty for compliance failures. Marwood Group’s ...
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UK to Boost Defense Spending; Good News for Lockheed, Boeing

The British government on Monday released its 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review, a document Prime Minister David Cameron said will drive the country's national security ...
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SEC Charges Broker With Fraud, Using Investor Funds to Remodel House

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced fraud charges against a former stockbroker accused of stealing investor money to remodel his house and pay other bills. In the complaint, ...
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When Consumer Confidence and Consumer Sentiment Do Not Match Up

When economists and the public go after the same sort of economic data and come up with entirely different views, it generally means that someone has to be very wrong. ...
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What to Expect From Deere Earnings

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.75 in ...
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US Cost to Produce Oil is $36 a Barrel

Getting oil out of the ground is not cheap, and as crude oil prices remain around $40 a barrel for U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and $44 a barrel for ...
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Turning Point Raises the Stakes for Its IPO

Turning Point Brands has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing, ...
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Home Prices Slip in Chicago, Cleveland, Washington: Case-Shiller September Index

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, September house prices increased year-over-year and 17 of 20 posted a month-over-month increase, with Chicago (down 0.4%), Cleveland ...
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Merrill Lynch 4 Top Pharmaceutical Dividend Stocks To Own For 2016

Despite the howling from political candidates trying to make the top drug-makers their whipping boy in populist campaign efforts, the need and demand for pharmaceuticals will only continue. This is especially ...
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Amazon: Still the Heavyweight Champion of Ecommerce

Based on the number of monthly unique users, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), with nearly 194 million, is the undisputed leader. The company's reach of 78% is more than 50% higher ...
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Pinnacle Foods Moves to Acquire Boulder Brands

Both Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF) and Boulder Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Boulder Brands by Pinnacle. Ultimately ...
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Positive Revision for Third Quarter GDP

The United States got some good news for the economic yardstick measurement for growth. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was revised higher for the third quarter. The Department of Commerce and ...
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