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Comcast Delivers Solid Earnings

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported its results before the market opened Thursday as $0.99 in earnings per share and $16.79 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates ...
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Russia, Not Recalls, Tamps Down GM Earnings

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.97 on revenues of $39.3 billion. ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Post Larger-Than-Expected Rise

The U.S. Department of Labor has released its latest installment of weekly jobless claims. The report came in at 283,000. Bloomberg was calling for 285,000. The prior week's reading was ...
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Caterpillar Earnings, Guidance Rise After Company Slashed Jobs

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.72 on revenues of $13.55 billion. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Angie’s List, Boeing, Yelp, AT&T and More

Stocks traded higher on Thursday morning in the middle of another volatile week. What we keep seeing is that investors will step up and buy value stocks and overlooked stocks ...
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J.P. Morgan Energy Stocks to Buy If $80 a Barrel Oil Is Here for Good

While everybody who drives a vehicle to and from work or anywhere else is seeing the price of gasoline plummet, energy investors are taking it on the chin. The costs ...
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Unemployment in Spain Still Almost 25%

Spain announced what economists claimed was good news. The National Statistics Institute (INE) reported that unemployment dropped to 23.67% in the third quarter (la tasa de paro es del 23,67%) from ...
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40% of Online Users Have Been Harrassed

According to a new study by the Pew Research Internet Project, online harassment is not an aberration. It is actually closer to the norm. Pew researchers reported: Harassment -- from ...
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American Executives Move Manufacturing Out of China

In a reversal of decades of American companies moving manufacturing from the United States to China -- presumably to save money -- executives of large firms have changed their minds ...
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Yelp Earnings and Guidance Take a Reality Check

Yelp Inc. (NASDAQ: YELP) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday after the market closed as $0.05 in earnings per share and $102.5 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Earnings Challenged by Guidance From AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday after the market closed as $0.63 in earnings per share and $33.0 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Sprint Fired 452 Employees Last Weekend, Keeps Chasing Low-End Data Consumers

In an effort to maintain its position as the low-cost leader in wireless data, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) Wednesday announced a 1-gigabyte shared data allowance for $20 in its Family ...
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Visa Dividend Hike Maybe as Good as It Can Get

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is one of the key dividend upgrades that had been predicted by 24/7 Wall St. before the end of 2014. The credit card processing giant lived ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

October 22, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 44 equities making new 52-week lows today. Boulder Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) dropped about 32% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank Wednesday’s Market

October 22, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but stocks began to slide before noon and eventually the three major indexes look to finish with a loss. The shooting in ...
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