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Will the S&P 500 Hit 3,000 in the Next 5 Years?

The past five and a half years has generated one incredible bull market for stocks. After bottoming out at 666, the S&P 500 has now hit 2,000 -- and one ...
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The Sims 4: Released and Patched in One Day

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) released it latest Sims video game, The Sims 4, for pre-loading through Origin at midnight September 1. It also released the first patch when the ...
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The Fresh Driving Forces Behind Twitter Stock Gains

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) posted a solid premarket gain on Tuesday morning, and the stock gapped up over $50 on the open. This is the first time the stock has ...
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4 Chip Stocks to Buy That Don’t Need PC Growth for a Strong Finish to 2014

With the Labor Day holiday over, and investors looking for ideas in a sky-high market, one area that looks to continue its success is technology. While investors breathlessly await the ...
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The Trouble for Boeing Shareholders — Analyst Says to Sell!

In what may be either an outlier or a harbinger of things to come, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) Tuesday morning was downgrade to Underperform at Buckingham Research Group, a rating ...
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Strong PMI and ISM Not Strong Enough for the Bulls

Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) and Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing survey were released Tuesday morning. The readings from both indexes signal a strong movement forward for manufacturing. Unfortunately, the markets ...
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After the Exelixis Implosion, Is There Anything Left Ahead?

Exelixis Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) is seeing an outright implosion in its stock after news of its Phase 3 metastatic prostate cancer not meeting its primary endpoint. The disappointing news, the ...
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Dollar General Turns Up the Heat on Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) Tuesday morning upped the stakes in the battle to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO). The discount retailer raised its all-cash offer for Family ...
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U.S. Home Prices Rise Most in Northeast

Home prices in the United States rose for the 29th consecutive month in July, but the increases have slowed sharply in the past two months. Compared with July of 2013, ...
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Small Business Hiring Trends Look Less Robust

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is signaling a mixed bag in pre-unemployment and pre-payrolls data for the month of August. The reading only started being issued earlier this year and it ...
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Why Has Boeing Stock Underperformed the Market?

UPDATE: On Tuesday, equity research firm and broker Buckingham Research Group cut its rating on Boeing to Underperform. As aerospace consulting and research firm Leeham Co. noted this morning, this ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Tech Hardware Still the Stocks to Own in 2014

With the Nasdaq up about 9%, the most of any of the top indices this year, and the technology sector absolutely on fire, up almost 20% year-to-date, investors have to ...
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Top-Yielding Stocks Dominate UBS Equity Focus List for September

With the holiday and the traditionally slow dog days of August over, trading volume and the equity capital markets should all start returning to normal. With only one-third of 2014 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avago, Exelixis, Gap, Groupon, Staples, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Tuesday morning after the Labor Day weekend. Investors remain optimistic now that the DJIA has crossed 17,000 and after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 last week. ...
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Disney Out of Blockbusters for 2014

The summer movie season ended on Labor Day, and we’ve now entered the fall season, which runs through the Thursday November 6. The summer champion was crowned over the final ...
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