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Boeing Boosts Earnings Outlook as Backlog Nears $500 Billion

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.14 on revenues of $23.78 billion. In ...
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5 Big Earnings Winners Making Serious Stock Gains

Earnings season is now fully underway, with dozens of companies reporting each day of the week now. Invariably, some companies tend to shine regardless of how the market or peers ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Drop to Near 4%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 11.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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What EMC Earnings Said Without Saying: Activists Go Away!

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) may be under activist pressure, but the storage king reported that its third-quarter consolidated revenue was up 9% year-over-year to a record for the quarter of ...
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24/7 Wall St. Guide to Fracking

Like many technological advancements, hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells -- better known as fracking -- had been essentially sitting on a shelf waiting for the right moment to ...
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Target Offers Free Shipping on Almost Everything

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has taken the "free shipping" trend of e-commerce to a whole new level. Between now and the end of December, it will offer "free shipping" on ...
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31% of Americans Believe It’s a Good Time to Find Job

Gallup reports that optimism about finding a job has jumped to a level rarely seen since the Great Recession. Improvement in gross domestic product, consumer sentiment and a drop in ...
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States With the Widest Gap Between Rich and Poor

Income inequality has grown so severe in recent years that Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen described it as a source of great concern. In a speech earlier this month ...
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Daimler Sells Stake in Tesla

In an announcement released after U.S. markets closed on Tuesday, Daimler AG, Germany-based maker of Mercedes-Benz and Daimler cars and trucks and smart cars, said it was “reorganizing its cooperation ...
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Broadcom Earnings and Guidance Set an Example

Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) reported its third-quarter earnings after the market closed Tuesday as $0.91 in earnings per share and $2.26 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Yahoo! Earnings Get a Boost From Mobile

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) reported fiscal third quarter 2014 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The Internet portal company reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on ...
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Michigan Governor Outlaws Tesla Sales

In a move that was expected by everybody, Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan Tuesday signed legislation banning Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) from selling directly to Michigan consumers. As interpreted ...
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The Plan to Drive Amgen Shares Up Over 70%

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) used to be the king of biotech by size. That was then, and now is the time for a break-up or other efforts. At least that ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

October 21, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 31 equities making new 52-week lows today. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ: ARMH) dropped about 9.2% today to post a new 52-week ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Dominated Tuesday’s Market

October 21, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday likely on the strength of Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) solid earnings results posted on Monday night. This mornings batch of earnings included ...
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