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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

December 26, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 45 equities making new 52-week lows today. EQT Corp. (NYSE: EQT) posted a new 52-week -- and all-time -- low on ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed Friday’s Market to New Highs

December 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday on a morning when it was difficult to find any market-moving news at all. Energy opened higher but traded about $1 a ...
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Delta Among Most Innovative Airlines of 2014: IdeaWorksCompany

From an airline’s point of view, the most innovate product of the past several years has got to be the checked baggage fee. The fee’s best feature, again from an ...
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Why EMC Posted 13-Year High on Friday

Shares of EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) posted a new 52-week high of $30.88 Friday morning. The last time shares traded that high was April 2001, more than 13 years ago. ...
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Amazon Reports Record Increase in Prime Subscriptions

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Friday morning that it added more than 10 million new subscribers to its Amazon Prime free two-day delivery and streaming video service during the 2014 ...
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Short Interest in Oil and Gas Sector Reflects Falling Crude Oil Prices

Short interest in large oil and gas stocks rose in the two-week period to December 15 for all but one of the companies we follow. That should be no surprise ...
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Online Sales Surge 8.3% on Christmas Day

IBM Digital Analytics tracks nationwide retail sales throughout the holidays, and its survey indicates online sales rose 8.3% on Christmas Day. While that seems like a surge, it might be a ...
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Short Sellers Get Selective About Top Chip Stocks

Of the seven semiconductor stocks we cover, three posted new 52-week highs in the two-week short interest reporting period ended December 15, 2014. One stock posted a new 52-week low. ...
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5 Top Tech Stocks for 2015 With Potential Big Catalysts

The end of the year always brings the flow of ideas from Wall Street for next year, and what an exciting year it could prove to be. With innovations coming ...
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Solar, Alt Energy Stocks Short Interest Rises on Falling Oil Prices

Among the solar and alternative energy stocks we cover, all but one saw a rise in short interest during the two-week period to December 15. As crude oil prices continue ...
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Short Interest in Sprint Rises

The short interest in Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) rose in the most recently reported period. Shares sold short in the period that ended December 15 were up by 4.2 million ...
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Short Sellers Still Piling on Two 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest in the two-week period ending December 15 fell for two of the four 3D printing companies we follow and rose for the other two. For all four, the ...
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Short Interest in Facebook Rises Slightly

In the most recently reported period, the number of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) shares sold short rose slightly. The modest increase was 632,000 for its Class A shares to 34.8 ...
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America’s Most Affordable Rental Markets

While throughout the United States buying a home is a better deal financially than renting one, in several markets this is not true, according to research firm RealtyTrac. Its analysis ...
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Apple’s Short Interest Plummets

Maybe the market has reacted so sharply to the rise in Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) stock that short sellers of the shares have abandoned them in droves. The drop in ...
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