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Home Prices Remain Compressed in Nevada, Florida, Rhode Island

Home prices in the United States rose for the 35th consecutive month in January, but the increase continued to moderate. Compared with January of 2014, home prices rose 5.7%, including ...
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Analyst Favors Annaly Yield and Book Value Discount

Despite the recent miss on earnings by Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY), analysts are still viewing this mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT) giant favorably. In fact, Sterne Agee ...
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Chrysler Stumbles on Lower Pickup Sales

Year over year, sales rose 6% at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) in February to 163,586 units, the company’s best February sales performance since 2007. The Jeep brand posted its ...
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4 High-Yield Health Care Real Estate Investment Trusts to Buy Now

If there was ever an awesome and timely combination in a growth and income investment, it is the health care real estate investment trust (REIT). They combine the health care ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, AmEx, Citi, MannKind, Micron, Ocwen, Seagate and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Tuesday after the Nasdaq hit 5,000 for the first time in 15 years. If there is one trend that has prevailed without fail for ...
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4 Biotechs Expected to See Huge Buying on PowerShares Rebalance

All the major money management firms that run exchange traded funds have to do regular quarterly rebalances to reset their portfolios to the proper allocation levels. When they do rebalance ...
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Best Buy Turnaround Yields Shareholder Returns

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the big-box retailer of electronics gear reported adjusted diluted earnings ...
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Chinese Movie Piracy May Cost American Studios Billions

China's movie ticket sales have passed those in the United States, research firm EntGroup claims. The drawback of the data is that it does not include the fact that a large ...
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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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12 Companies Expected to Raise Their Dividends Very Soon

With stocks having hit all-time highs and with the bull market now six years old, investors have to consider carefully which stocks and sectors they want to invest in. One ...
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Are Mylan Earnings Enough?

Monday after the markets closed, Mylan, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as in line with estimates. Specifically the company had $1.05 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Palo Alto Networks Fails to Satisfy Demanding Investors

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) reported fiscal second quarter 2014 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.19 on revenue of $217.7 million. In the same period a year ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

March 2, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 68 equities making new 52-week lows today. Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) dropped about 2.7% on Monday to establish a new ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted The Market to New Highs on Monday

March 2, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday following a report on personal income and spending that was a little short of expectations on both the income and the spending ...
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Gas Prices Rising at Quickest Pace Since 2013

Higher crude oil prices, the beginning of refinery maintenance season and some unplanned production problems at U.S. refineries have all contributed to 35 straight days of rising pump prices for ...
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