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The Actual Cost of a New iPhone

We all know that the iPhone 6 from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) carries a list price of $649. What might be more interesting is how different companies’ cell phone plans ...
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Redskins at Eagles Tickets Are Top Priced NFL Divisional Match-Up of Week 3

Five divisional match-ups will take place in the NFL this Sunday as the season enters Week 3. The Eagles will host the return of former wide receiver DeSean Jackson when ...
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Analyst Sees Groupon Shares Nearly Doubling

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN), while falling on the year, appears to have a good outlook going forward. Sterne Agee’s Arvin Bhatia and Brett Strauser speculate that the company is trading ...
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Miners Sink as Gold Edges Toward Yearly Low

The Comex December gold contract was down 0.6% Friday morning at around $1,220 an ounce, on a slide that began in mid-July when the price was about $1,350. The 52-week ...
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Atlanta Fed Increases Inflation Expectations Slightly

The Atlanta Federal Reserve released its inflation expectations Friday. According to its most recent business inflation expectations survey, the month of September had a reading of 2.1%, compared to the ...
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Leading Indicators in August Take a Sharp Left Turn

The Conference Board released the numbers for leading economic indicators in the month of August. The reading on leading indicators was 0.2%, against a Bloomberg estimate of 0.4%. The previous, ...
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Is Sears the Next Iconic American Company Headed for Failure?

It’s one thing to see the slow slide to oblivion of RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH). The business model is outdated and it can’t compete on price with the Internet or ...
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Live Coverage of Alibaba IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set for its initial public offering (IPO) Friday. 24/7 will keep you updated throughout the day on all the moves that this company ...
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Alibaba Was Not the Only IPO This Week

What may be the world’s largest-ever initial public offering (IPO) is about to begin trading Friday, and the anticipation might suck all the air out of the IPO room. When Alibaba ...
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Home Depot Breach Largest Ever in Retail Sector

There have been a total of 546 data breaches recorded so far in 2014 by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Nearly 19 million records have been exposed -- and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Concur, Oracle and More

In what has been a whirlwind week for the stock markets, one that is set to be topped off by the highly anticipated Alibaba initial public offering (IPO), many investors ...
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Drop in Oil and Gas Prices Is a Buying Opportunity for Oil Services Stocks

After absolutely crushing most sectors of the S&P 500 over the past year, the energy services stocks finally started to see some serious profit-taking after West Texas Intermediate and Brent ...
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Gaming Dominates Mobile

By 2017, the global market for gaming is expected to reach $24 billion. For game developers it is useful to know what kind of game will get its fair share ...
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Can Sears Close 2,300 Stores?

In a widely publicized note to investors, Gary Balter of Credit Suisse said that it is best that Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) close its Sears and Kmart locations while they, ...
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Larry Ellison Is Still and Will Continue to Be CEO of Oracle

Larry Ellison will step down as CEO of Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL), a company he founded and fundamentally controls. His new title will be Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer. ...
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