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What Drove Mobileye 50% Higher After Premium IPO Pricing

A company that makes the camera systems and develops software and other technologies for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is leaving the starting line with the pedal really pressed to ...
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ISM Shows Manufacturing Activity Surged Higher in July

The Institute for Supply Management reported its purchasing managers index (PMI) for the month of July showing a handy gain. The index rose 1.8 points to 57.1% from the 55.3% ...
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Top Analyst Large and Mid-Cap Bank Stock Picks After Earnings Season

Second-quarter earnings season is behind us when it comes to most of the big banks and financial institutions. Sterne Agee's bank research team published a list of its top stock ...
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Why GE Stock Price Is Lower After Synchrony IPO

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) first announced the spin-off of its North American credit card business, most observers were looking for the conglomerate to add about $3.2 billion to ...
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GM Sales Rise 9% in July on Demand for Pickups, SUVs

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total July sales of 256,160 vehicles, up 9% year-over-year. Retail sales rose 4%. Total sales for the first seven months of 2014 totaled 1.05 ...
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How About an ETF That Tracks Billionaires: the iBillionaire Index ETF

We have said that there seems to be an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sort of index or investment philosophy that you can think of. So, ...
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UBS Adds New Stocks to Buy to Its Equity Focus List

After a brutal sell-off on Thursday, and possibly more selling on the horizon, investors are starting to get a little nervous that the long-running Wall Street party may be over. ...
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Do Layoffs in Biotech Send the Right Message?

Investors could be facing a new future in biotech. After years and years of growth and after massive gains in recent years, is it possible that biotech giants are simply ...
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Sales of Explorer, Escape SUVs Boost Ford Sales 10% in July

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) posted a U.S. sales rise of 10% year-over-year in July, to 212,236 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with July 2013 sales of 193,715. Sales of ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Huge Upward Revisions on Airline Price Targets

The airline passenger is the perfect captive audience. If you want to travel somewhere, and the airline that serves you and your area has a multitude of extra costs, like ...
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Personal Income and Spending Rise in June, but Not Massively

With the Labor Department reporting unemployment and payrolls for July, the report on personal income and spending for June may seem like a bit of an afterthought. Fortunately, this report ...
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Chevron Beats Estimates, but Production Slide Persists

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.98 on total revenues of $57.94 ...
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Chrysler’s Sales Soar 20% as Jeep Sales Rise 41%

Chrysler’s year-over-year sales rose 20% in July to 167,667 units, the company’s best July sales level since 2005. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Truck and Fiat brands all posted year-over-year ...
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Labor Department Cools Fears of Runaway Payrolls Growth and Wage Inflation

The Labor Department managed to release its July unemployment and payrolls report without spooking the markets into a panic that rate hikes and the end of stimulus would have to ...
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Could LinkedIn’s Results Have Been Much Better?

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) reported second-quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The social media for professionals firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.51 on revenue ...
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