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Analysts Adjust Estimates for Janus, PIMCO and Bonds

The movement of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) shares after Friday's announcement that bond king Bill Gross would join the firm may or may not have been justified. What may be more difficult ...
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Why Carl Icahn Gets What He Wants

When activist investor Carl Icahn first bought a stake of around 0.8% in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) in January of this year, the curtain went up on a play where ...
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RBS Gets Key Upgrade by S&P After Business Update

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE: RBS) was one of the key figures behind the recent potential Scotland breakaway vote from the United Kingdom. Now that Scotland is ...
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Consumer Confidence Hits the Skids

The Conference Board released the reading on consumer confidence for the month of September -- and the report looks like confidence hit the skids. The reading was 86.0, which fell ...
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Chicago PMI Signals Slower Business Activity

The Institute for Supply Management has released its Chicago Producers Manufacturing Index, or PMI. The Chicago Business Barometer for the month of September fell to 60.5, which came in lower than ...
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Trina Solar’s Complicated Capital Raise via Notes and Shares

Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) is one of the top solar players in the world, and the company claimed to have power output world records in three of the past ...
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Cowen’s 3 Top Security Software Stocks to Buy

One very good way to get a bead on how a product is performing is to go right to the source and ask the people that are the most involved ...
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High-Yield Approaching Dangerous Levels, Will the Sell-Off Continue?

The world of high-yield bonds and high-yield products has been rocked in 2014 due to several defining factors. 24/7 Wall St. has been looking at various Wall Street research reports ...
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San Francisco Home Price Increase Falls to 2-Year Low

The only U.S. city to post a month-over-month house-price decrease in July was San Francisco, where prices dropped 0.4% compared with June. That is the largest decline in home price ...
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Merrill Lynch Jumps Into the Aluminum Upgrade Brigade

The market for aluminum had been pressured until recently. We have seen analysts start to warm up to the aluminum giants again in 2014, but the change in bias has ...
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News Corp Buys Operator of Realtor.com for $950 Million

News Corp (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Move Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE) announced Tuesday morning that News Corp has agreed to acquire Move for $21 a share in an all-cash tender offer worth ...
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Analysts Duel Over Ford Guidance

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) was battered and bruised in the final minutes of trading on Monday after the company's annual investor day was shown to have a featured guidance ...
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6 Top Energy Stocks That May Be Targets After Encana Buys Athlon

Regardless of the sector, the more competition starts to ramp up, the more you will see major companies looking to make strategic acquisitions to bolster their market share. That is ...
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Walgreen Earnings Not Enough to Overcome Decision to Stay in US

Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. For the quarter, the drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Credit Suisse High-Quality Strong Momentum Stocks to Buy

The pricier the stock market gets, the more important it becomes for growth investors to make very sure the companies they are investing in are worth any premium valuation ...
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