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Volkswagen Sales Expected to Beat Industry in May

Volkswagen, the car company that has had the most trouble improving U.S. sales for the past several years, is expected to outpace the industry in sales improvement in May. The ...
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Statistics and Observations of Living to Be 100 Years Old — Centenarians

Do you want to live to be 100 years old? Very few people make it there. Living to be 100 takes a lot of effort, it generally requires good health ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

May 29, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 63 equities making new 52-week lows today. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) posted a new 52-week low on Friday. Shares dropped about ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Friday

May 29, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday following a disappointing second estimate on U.S. first quarter GDP. Chicago’s PMI dropped more than expected and the consumer sentiment index slipped ...
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2 Weekend Lotteries Now Over $400 Million: What to Do (or Not Do) If You Win

This is a big weekend for state lottery drawings, which means that the new American dream of winning the lottery is going to be alive and well all weekend. What ...
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Average Cost of Data Breach Rises to $3.8 Million

Based on a study of 350 companies in 11 countries, the average data breach costs a company an average of $3.79 million, or $154 for every lost or stolen record. ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Likes 3 Telecom Equipment Stocks

One analyst is scrutinizing a few companies in the telecom field. As this industry continues to move and grow, Merrill Lynch is making the call early before any of these ...
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5 Reasons American Express Shareholders Are Suffering

Over the past year, the shareholders of American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) have seen the share price decline a whopping 12%, compared with an 8% increase for the Dow Jones ...
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Best Cars for New College Grads

A new college graduate who is lucky enough to have found a full-time job and is not about to drown under student loan repayments may be thinking about getting good, ...
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The Dividend and Buyback War Between Home Depot and Lowe’s

As it has been said over and over, investors just love dividends and buybacks. They also love when dividends grow and when companies renew and expand their buybacks. In the ...
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Why an Intel-Altera Merger Is Making Sense Again

In the recent past, merger discussions between Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) and Altera Corp. (NASDAQ: ALTR) did not lead to a successful deal. However, with the reported standstill pact coming to an end ...
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4 Top Cruise and Casino Picks for the Rest of 2015 and Into 2016

As we approach the halfway point in the year, many of the top firms we cover at 24/7 Wall St. are readjusting and making some tweaks to their lists of ...
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Avago Earnings Highlights Need for Broadcom Merger

Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results Thursday after the markets closed. The company had $2.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.61 billion in revenue, ...
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Why Sentiment Is Very Positive for Land Drillers at Energy Conference

Despite the tug-of-war over oil inventories and the future price direction for oil, one thing is for sure. When it comes to what investors and energy industry experts like the ...
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Can Amazon Compete With Its Own Partners?

In yet another move to take over the world, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is reportedly getting ready to expand its line of private-label brands to include more grocery items. The ...
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