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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

July 25, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday as the markets come to grips with some weak earnings forecast for the current quarter. Only the basic materials sector managed to ...
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Fire Phone Launch Fails to Stop Amazon Stock Price Bleeding

When Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported second-quarter earnings after the markets closed Thursday, the first highlight it listed for its just-ended quarter was its introduction of the Fire phone. In ...
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Chrysler Sales Surge in July

Automakers are expected to release July sales numbers next Friday, but sales estimates have already begun to hit the tape. Sales of new vehicles are expected to post a seasonally ...
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Barclays Sees Huge Discounted Value in Petrobras Ahead of Elections

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, has had some unusual victories so far in 2014. After looking as though it might challenge a sub-$10 handle earlier this year, Petrobras ...
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El Pollo IPO Going Loco

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) sold 7.14 million shares in an initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning. The opening price was more than 25% above its IPO price ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 15 settlement date is out and we have compared the defensive dividend stocks, aside of utilities, to what has happened since the June ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Large-Cap Stocks Being Bought by Mutual Funds

Anytime you have a very long, protracted up-move in the stock market, the portfolio managers at the top growth mutual funds usually have to start taking some profits and reallocate ...
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Weekend Movies: Will Scarlett Johansson Beat Up on ‘The Rock’?

Last week's big movie, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," pulled in more than $100 million in its first week, after an opening weekend of $72.6 million, but managed ...
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June Durable Goods Likely Saved Second-Quarter GDP

Friday's report on durable goods was one we were paying close attention to. After all, this is the last major broad production and consumption number ahead of the first look ...
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Analyst Shows Which Solar Stocks Will Blow Away Earnings

While most of the S&P 500 companies are in the process of winding up the second-quarter earnings onslaught, the solar stocks are on-deck and getting ready to step up to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Brightcove, Exxon, GM, Mylan, Petrobras, Twitter and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction ahead of Friday's key durable goods report. Investors still want upside from stocks, even if they feel the bull market of five and a half ...
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AbbVie Earnings Take Back Seat to Shire Merger

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The pharmaceutical research firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.82 on revenues of $4.93 billion. ...
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5 Top Tech Stocks to Buy That Have Been Way Oversold

Earnings season can sometimes be good for bad-performing stocks, and bad for good-performing ones. If things have been going bad and earnings surprise to the upside, a stock can get ...
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Short Sellers Pour Back Into 3D Printing Sector

Short interest rose in all four of the 3D printing companies we follow, and it rose very steeply in one of the four. In the prior two-week period, share price ...
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Xerox Earnings a Virtual Copy of Recent Reports

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The business technology firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.27 on revenues of $5.29 billion. ...
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