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July Home Prices Fall Most in Massachusetts, Rise Most in Colorado

Home prices in the United States rose for the 40th consecutive month in June. Compared with June of 2014, home prices rose 6.5%, including the sales of distressed properties. The ...
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Starboard Value Sets Its Eyes on MedAssets

Starboard Value, the activist investor firm that helped instigate the Staples and Office Depot merger, is making another call for MedAssets Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) to up the ante. In an ...
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Will Ordering Kiosks Boost McDonald’s Sagging Sales?

After rolling out tests of the company’s new automated ordering kiosks in several locations around the United States, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) last week unveiled the first “Create Your Taste” ...
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What Office Depot Earnings Mean to the Staples Merger

Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) reported its second-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.06 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.4 billion in revenue, compared ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 3 Industrial Stocks to Buy After Earnings

With most of the second-quarter reporting done, and the market now entering the proverbial dog days of the summer, we wanted to find out just who did the best in ...
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Are Allstate Earnings Enough?

Allstate Corp. (NYSE: ALL) reported its second-quarter financial results after the markets closed Monday. The company had $0.79 in earnings per share (EPS) on $8.98 billion in revenue. That compared ...
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UBS Makes August Changes to Equity Focus List Portfolio

With the dog days of summer upon us, and the market starting to really slow down, some Wall Street firms are making the last changes for the third quarter recommendations ...
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Toyota Profits Up 10% in Q1 of Fiscal 2016

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) reported first-quarter results Tuesday before markets opened. The Japanese automaker sold 2.11 million vehicles in the quarter ending June 30, a year-over-year decline of about ...
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Charter Revenues Rise on Internet; Video Subscribers Depart

Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The cable TV company posted a net loss per diluted share of $1.09 on revenues of $2.43 ...
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How Sprint Won Its Q2 Earnings

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened Tuesday. The company had a net loss of $0.01 per share on $8.03 billion in revenue. That ...
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3 Potential Huge Takeover Targets in Biotech

Usually when you think of a biotech takeover, it is a large cap biotech or pharmaceutical company that dives in and buys a small market cap stock with solid clinical ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Allstate, Autodesk, ConocoPhillips, Frontier, Stratasys, T-Mobile and Many More

Stocks were slightly lower on Tuesday after China put in additional rules that limit certain short-selling activities and on day two of Greece's stock market reopening. A trend that is ...
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BMW Sales Rise 9.5% in First Half of 2015

In the second quarter of 2015, German luxury carmaker BMW’s automotive segment revenues rose 17% to €21.65 billion (about $23.76 billion), while EBIT declined nearly 16%, which the company said ...
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Lincoln Sales Rise, as Mercedes and BMW Flatten and Cadillac’s Crash

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Lincoln, which has been the whipping boy of the luxury car makers, made impressive gains in U.S. sales during July. Sales of market leaders Mercedes ...
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Gas Prices Could Drop $1 From Last Year

Gasoline prices are down $0.85 from last year to $2.65 for the average gallon of regular nationwide, and they have fallen for 19 straight days. The trend, likely to continue ...
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