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June Sales of Existing Homes Reach 8-Month High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in June rose 2.6% to 5.04 million from an upwardly revised total of ...
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Could These Top Stocks Trade Up Big Again After Reporting Earnings?

With the earnings season rolling on for the second quarter, about 150 S&P 500 companies will report this week. We have seen more and more of the top stocks report solid numbers ...
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iPhone 6 Screen May Not Be Scratchproof

The next iteration of the iPhone from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is expected to use an especially hard type of glass cover that has been promoted (not by Apple) as ...
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June CPI Shows Inflation Has Arrived — Or Has It?

The U.S. Labor Department gave us the formal inflation reading for the month of June on Tuesday morning. Most investors are more concerned about major earnings reports and economic recovery ...
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Kimberly-Clark Delivers an Earnings Dud

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) is supposed to be a company immune to problems of the world. After all, consumer products are needed whether times are good or times are bad. Unfortunately, ...
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McDonald’s Stock Hit by Soft Earnings, Tainted Meat in Japan Stores

Update: The problems that hit McDonald’s and KFC in China yesterday have reached Starbucks Corp. (NYSE: SBUX) and Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) stores in Japan on Tuesday according to ...
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UBS’s Top New Growth at Reasonable Price Stocks to Buy

As the stock market rises and rises, investors start to look for growth stocks that have not yet rallied too much or that do not have nose-bleed valuations. After all, ...
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Verizon’s Earnings Have Some Soft Spots

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) shared its second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The telecom giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of ...
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Deutsche Bank’s Five Simple Rules for When to Buy Stocks

Last week stock market bubble-mania was rampant. It seemed as though every Wall Street website, network, magazine, TV show, pundit, talking head, you name it, was screaming that the market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Amazon, Chipotle, Netflix, QIWI, Sarepta and More

Stocks were staging a recovery on Tuesday and investors are again looking for upside and sectors where they feel safe. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each ...
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Comcast Earnings Buoyed by Growth in Business Services, Internet Customers

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The cable operator posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $16.84 billion. In the same ...
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Altria Earnings Unimpressive Without Buyback

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.65 on revenues of $4.57 billion, ...
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GE Weakness: Its Value and Identity Crisis of 2014 to 2015

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was maintained as Buy with a $29 price target at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, with the firm saying that the fundamentals are better than ...
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CNN logo, Top List of Internet News Sites and Gannet Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) topped a new list of customer satisfaction among news and information sites from a new survey. The results from the new American ...
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America’s 10 Fastest Shrinking Companies

Equity markets have been extremely strong in the past few years. Most of America’s largest companies have managed to increase revenue, profitability, and shareholder distributions, sending their share prices to ...
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