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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

May 5, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday and sank slowly throughout the trading day. Bond yields rose on U.S. Treasuries today and European bond yields also jumped. The U.S. ...
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How Much Could Really Fetch in a Buyout, Inc. (NYSE: CRM) has become the latest tech darling to enter the Wall Street rumor mill. After reports a week ago about the company hiring bankers to evaluate offers, ...
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Despite Keeping VMWare Stake Analysts Still See Big Upside in EMC

After having made presentations and comments at EMC World Las Vegas, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) has not managed to impress investors. Or, has it? It turns out that there are ...
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What to Expect From Occidental and Chesapeake Earnings

A couple of major oil and gas companies are set to report their earnings Wednesday: Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY) and Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK). Occidental will report its ...
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Why Alibaba Investors Are Worried, Very Worried, Going Into Earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set to report earnings on Thursday. Trying to second guess earnings ahead of time from a relatively new company, particularly a large Chinese ...
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What to Expect From Electronic Arts Earnings

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) will report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets have closed. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.25 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect From the Next 6 Star Wars Films

After having just come off National Star Wars Day (May the 4th), it seems only appropriate that we look to the global phenomenon that is Star Wars and the newest ...
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Why First Solar YieldCo Will Dominate

Both First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) recently reported first-quarter results that fell far short of estimates. Analysts may not have taken fully into account the ...
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Even After the Pop, Why Golar LNG Could Rise Another 30%

As it looks like oil and natural gas prices may have bottomed out, some companies are looking to take advantage and set a strong pace for growth going forward. Golar ...
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Is the Return of $60 Crude Oil Here to Stay?

It is no secret that the energy sector has suffered after oil fell from $100 to under $50 faster than almost even the most bearish traders expected. Now we are ...
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5 States Drinking Too Much Soda

In 18 states, more than 26% of adults consume sweetened-beverages such as regular soda and fruit drinks at least once daily. Sugary drinks are one of the primary sources of ...
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McDonald’s Credit Ratings Fall on Turnaround Plan Share Buybacks

While shareholders had some reason to be pleased with the McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround plan announced on Monday, those reasons were not shared by two credit ratings agencies. Both ...
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Top Credit Suisse Major Pharma Stock Picks to Buy

Considering the health care sector has been on fire for the first quarter of 2015, analysts are putting more value in biotechs and big pharmaceuticals. Credit Suisse is no different. ...
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4 ETFs to Buy to Protect Against Huge Market Losses

It has now been six years since the depths of the Great Recession and the ensuing stock market sell-off. The S&P 500 is up over 200% in that period, and ...
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Home Prices Rising Fastest in Colorado and South Carolina

Home prices in the United States rose for the 37th consecutive month in March, and the monthly increase ticked up at a higher rate. Compared with March of 2014, home ...
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