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Alibaba Boosts IPO Price Range

In a filing late Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. raised the expected price range on its initial public offering (IPO) from the ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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MIT Is Top University in the World

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), known for graduating some of the world's greatest minds in physics, biology and economics, has been rated as the top university in the world. ...
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10 Cities Where Homebuyers Pay Cash

Nearly 38% of homes and condos purchased nationwide in the second quarter were all-cash transactions. While this was slightly lower than the previous quarter's three-year high of 42% of transactions, ...
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Why China’s Insatiable Appetite for Coal Has Likely Peaked

By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com A recent report from Greenpeace found that China's coal consumption declined in the first half of this year and new Chinese government data suggests that ...
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Sears Borrowing $400 Million From Affiliates of Eddie Lampert’s ESL

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has made a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating that it will borrow some $400 million via a short-term loan with groups ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

September 15, 2014: The following stocks are among the 133 equities making new 52-week lows today: Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) dropped about 4.7% on Monday to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 Stocks That Shored Up the Dow

September 15, 2014: Markets opened slightly lower on Monday after the OECD lowered its U.S. GDP growth forecast. The Empire State manufacturing index rose sharply in September. That rise was ...
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6 Stocks Portfolio Managers Are Selling to Fund New Alibaba Stakes

The upcoming Alibaba IPO is going to instantly create another instant mega-cap stock for portfolio managers to invest in. The problem that many of these portfolio managers will face is ...
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Why the CFO’s Resignation Might Be Good News for RadioShack

Since dropping below $1 a share in mid-June, RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) stock has traded below that level far more often than above it. Shares got a hefty boost to ...
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Oracle Earnings Preview and Review

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is set to report earnings on Thursday, September 18, after the market closes. Investors are hoping that the enterprise software giant can bring a recovery, after the stock ...
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Duke Energy’s $500 Million Solar Investment Largest in Its Region

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) has made a move to further its alternative energy initiatives. The electric utility giant announced on Monday that it has committed some $500 million to ...
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Hanson Building Products Files for Initial Public Offering

Hanson Building Products Ltd. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but it can ...
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Evaluating SodaStream as Value Versus Growth

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) is getting back to where the stock was before the most recent major price pop took place. Many investors still want to consider the growth scenario ...
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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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