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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Lululemon, Tesla, Twitter, Disney, Whiting and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday morning, despite weak manufacturing data from China. Investors have bought every single pullback for what is now approaching four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Will McDonald’s Turnaround Plan Include More for Employees?

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) CEO Steve Easterbrook is scheduled to announce Monday morning the “initial steps” of his turnaround plan for the struggling fast-food giant, and a workers’ group wants ...
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New SunTrust Analyst Starts 5 Top Software Stocks at Buy

The age of software in this country is changing, and changing rapidly. Investors used to think of large cap Silicon Valley giants Microsoft and Oracle as the go-to stocks for ...
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Comcast Earnings Boosted by Internet Subscribers, but Video Subs Fall

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Monday. The media giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.81 on revenues of $17.85 billion. In ...
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Icahn Wants Bigger Share Buyback From Apple

During a Wall Street Week interview in which Carl Icahn called Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) the Secretariat of corporations and the best company of the past 50 years, the activist investor also mentioned ...
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Chevy Volt Price Chopped to $33,995

Not all electric cars can be as successful as those from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA). After years of trying, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will make another run at the electric ...
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Can $21 Billion in Mother’s Day Sales Lift Retail?

Many larger retailers need a lift, based on data since the start of the year. Perhaps Mother's Day will help them. The National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasts Mother's Day retail ...
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Saudi Arabia Tapping Wealth Fund to Maintain Low Oil Prices

The low prices for crude are costing Saudi Arabia some serious cash. The Saudi central bank reported last week that its net foreign assets fell 4.7% year-over-year in March to ...
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Why Amazon Sells Its Fire Phone for $449

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its founder Jeff Bezos never give up on anything. The Fire Phone has been a failure since it was launched. Amazon hoped that, if it could ...
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New College Grads Have Median Salary of $45,478

New college graduates have a median starting salary of $45,478, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The data show the value of a college education. The median ...
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Why Fiat Chrysler Shares Are Up 65%

Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) should more poorly than its larger competitors do, particularly when those rivals are Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM). However, Fiat ...
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Why Boeing Has Outperformed the Dow This Year

Shares of The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) closed at $144.67 on Friday, up more than 11% for the year to date. Even at that, though, the shares have given back ...
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Gas Jumps Above $3 in 4 States

The increase in the price of oil has begun to affect gasoline prices. The average cost for a gallon of regular has reached $2.62, up from $2.41. The higher price pushed gas above $3 ...
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The Top Tech, Media, Telecom Earnings This Coming Week

The initial wave of companies reporting earnings was not as bad as previously thought, which gives at least somewhat of an optimistic tone for the first full trading week of ...
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8 Important Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies across multiple sectors reporting their quarterly results at the beginning of May. We have reviewed the ...
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