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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

May 4, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 36 equities making new 52-week lows today. Three of the four are repeats from yesterday’s list. PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI) ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Monday

May 4, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday after a relatively quiet night overseas. Both U.K. and Japanese equities markets were closed Monday for holidays. Other Asian and European markets ...
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Will Whole Foods Face Earnings Pressure Again?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is set to report earnings this week. Unfortunately for the organic and natural foods leader, at least one firm has moderated some of its ...
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How Online Video Game Makers Escape Macro Headwinds

Video games may be the new favorite pastime in America. And due to the interest from the rest of the world, video game companies may be facing currency pressures similar to ...
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Does 1 Analyst Upgrade Save LinkedIn After a Huge Sell-Off?

Last week was a very bad week for social media giants reporting earnings. LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) was no exception, losing more than 18% the day after its earnings. So, ...
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Buying a House Causes More Anxiety Than Getting a Root Canal

As the spring home-buying season shifts into a higher gear, survey results released last week from Chase indicate that just 24% of Americans plan to research or consider buying a house in ...
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GE LED Effort With Apple HomeKit: Wave of the Future or Gimmick?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) looks to pave the road to the future with its Align technology, and it is getting some help along the way from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Would Yum Dare Spin Off Its China Operations?

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) is finding itself targeted by an activist investor. Corvex Management's Keith Meister keyed in on the Ira Sohn Conference, with the view that a Yum ...
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Can Bill Gross Really Sense the End of Secular Bull Markets (Outside of Bonds)?

Bill Gross may have a new employer in Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), but he has kept up with his monthly outlook reporting just like he did for years as ...
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Private Equity Firm Targets Hill With Takeover Bid

Mergers and acquisitions seem to be in the air this spring, and it looks like Hill International Inc. (NYSE: HIL) is the target of a takeover bid by a private ...
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American Express Desperation Loyalty Card

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) announced Monday morning that it is now offering a co-branded credit card with a new, U.S.-based “loyalty coalition” called Plenti. The new program, which is ...
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Are Cyan Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Whenever a merger or acquisition comes to the forefront, there is always the question of whether shareholders are getting enough return for having owned the stock. In this case, Cyan ...
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Banks and States With the Most Branch Closings: The Rise of Mobile Banking

It is no secret that the banking industry is seeing major changes in how the companies operate. After years of retail presence expansion, that trend has been unwinding as banks ...
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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Posts Second-Highest US Opening Ever

To virtually no one’s surprise, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had a massive opening in the United States over the weekend. The only suspense was whether the film would surpass the ...
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What Is Really Driving Array Higher

Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) released is fiscal third-quarter earnings before the markets opened Monday. The company reported a net loss of $0.11 per share on $6.6 million in revenue for the ...
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