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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

    October 9, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 23 equities making new 52-week lows today The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) dropped about 8.5% on Friday ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Friday

October 9, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but fell below the break-even line briefly before climbing back to small gains. Tech stocks traded higher, as did transportation stocks. Energy ...
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Imports and Exports Not Lending a Hand to Fed’s Inflation Hope

The Federal Reserve may have less and less inflationary data to lend any credence to its rate hike desires. That is unfortunate by many of our views, but nothing lasts ...
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Corn Prices Fall on USDA Reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) and crop production reports Friday morning, and the agency forecast U.S. corn production would ...
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Apple Gaining Share in Shrinking PC Market

Worldwide unit sales of personal computers (PCs) fell 10.8% in the third quarter, but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) continues to move up the worldwide and domestic sales charts. In the ...
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CPI Card Enters the Market With a Bang

CPI Card Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PMTS) debuted on the market in its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday. The company priced its shares at $10, less than its newly lowered ...
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What May Drive GE to 52-Week and Multi-Year Highs

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has been the center of much attention over the past month. A few of the developments were that the company had its European acquisition of ...
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SEC Comes Down on Chicago Firms on Misuse of Material Nonpublic Information

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Wolverine Trading and Wolverine Asset Management with failing to maintain and enforce policies and procedures to prevent the misuse of material nonpublic ...
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Renewables Account for 10% of US Energy Supply

Total carbon pollution in the U.S. energy sector has dropped below the levels set in 1996. By the end of 2014, about 10% of U.S. energy use came from renewable ...
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Why Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Could Drive Eli Lilly Shares Much Higher

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY), known as one of the powerhouses in the pharmaceutical industry, has just been given another boost by a key analyst. Credit Suisse sees solid ...
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Original GoPro Bearish Analyst Still Sees More Downside

Shares of GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) had a rough week prior to Friday, with a boutique firm's research report causing the stock to hit all-time lows. On Friday came another ...
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Why United Airlines Boosted Q3 Guidance

After reporting a preliminary September year-over-year increase of 4.9% in domestic passenger revenue and a consolidated revenue increase of 1.4% for the month, United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) raised ...
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Was the Decision to Split Alcoa a Mistake?

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported its third-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday, on the heels of its announcement of a company breakup. Earnings were not up to snuff, ...
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Are Oil Prices Rising as Shorts Cover Their Bets?

Benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for November delivery rose above $50 a barrel in electronic trading on Thursday night and hit a high of $50.92 early Friday morning. ...
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UBS Loves These 3 Top Biotech Stock Leaders Into Q3 Earnings

If there has been one sector that wishes the 2016 election was already here and gone, it is biotechnology. Shrill political rhetoric over drug pricing and further regulations hammered the ...
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