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September CPI Avoids Deflation Fears

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) Wednesday morning before the market opened. The CPI increased 0.1% in September, above the 0.0% expected by Bloomberg. ...
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Dow Chemical Cash Flow May Hint at Dividend Hike

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The chemical products maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.72 on revenues of ...
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Biogen Takes Breather on Earnings and MS Drug Sales

Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) reported its third-quarter results before the market opened Wednesday as $3.80 in earnings per share and $2.5 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, ARM, Coke, Cree, 3D Systems, Ocwen, Groupon and More

Stocks were firm again on Wednesday morning. Investors have now formally proven that they are willing to buy value and overlooked stocks on the dips. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens ...
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Cowen’s 4 Top Tech Stocks to Buy Before and After Earnings

With the third-quarter numbers and earnings coming in fast and furious, and guidance from the top companies out for the rest of the year and into 2015, investors are starting ...
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Xerox Earnings Bring Mixed View for Bulls and Bears Alike

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported its third-quarter results before the market opened Wednesday as $0.27 in earnings per share and $5.1 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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5 Well-Known Russell 2000 Stocks With Up to 100% Potential Upside

The Russell 2000 is home to the top smaller capitalization stocks, and it has been absolutely killed, not only in the recent sell-off, but the index overall performance this year ...
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Boeing Boosts Earnings Outlook as Backlog Nears $500 Billion

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.14 on revenues of $23.78 billion. In ...
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5 Big Earnings Winners Making Serious Stock Gains

Earnings season is now fully underway, with dozens of companies reporting each day of the week now. Invariably, some companies tend to shine regardless of how the market or peers ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Drop to Near 4%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 11.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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What EMC Earnings Said Without Saying: Activists Go Away!

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) may be under activist pressure, but the storage king reported that its third-quarter consolidated revenue was up 9% year-over-year to a record for the quarter of ...
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24/7 Wall St. Guide to Fracking

Like many technological advancements, hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells -- better known as fracking -- had been essentially sitting on a shelf waiting for the right moment to ...
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Target Offers Free Shipping on Almost Everything

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has taken the "free shipping" trend of e-commerce to a whole new level. Between now and the end of December, it will offer "free shipping" on ...
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31% of Americans Believe It’s a Good Time to Find Job

Gallup reports that optimism about finding a job has jumped to a level rarely seen since the Great Recession. Improvement in gross domestic product, consumer sentiment and a drop in ...
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States With the Widest Gap Between Rich and Poor

Income inequality has grown so severe in recent years that Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen described it as a source of great concern. In a speech earlier this month ...
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