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World Cup Advertising Drives Car Shoppers to Kia, Volkswagen

Automakers that advertised during the recent World Cup soccer tournament experienced twice the online consumer interest in their cars than did non-advertisers. The biggest surge came during the period when ...
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Is El Pollo Loco Riding Chipotle’s Wave?

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) had a very strong IPO debut on Friday, rising some 60% to close at $24.03 after selling 7.1 million shares at $15 per ...
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Zillow, Trulia Merge in All-Stock Deal Worth $3.5 Billion

Online real estate listing firms Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) have entered a definitive agreement under which Zillow will acquire Trulia in an all-stock transaction valued ...
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Oppenheimer’s Top Bank Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

If any Wall Street sector has had headline risk for the past year, and some would say five years, it is the banking sector. Despite a horrible public relations nightmare ...
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5 Huge Biotech Catalysts Right Around the Corner for Top Stocks

A brand new research report from RBC highlights more than 50 biotech event catalysts that are on the horizon. These are trial data, FDA decisions and company presentations coming soon. The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AcelRx, Cisco, CIT, Juniper, Pfizer, Xerox and Many More

Stocks were down marginally in Monday's early indications, but it felt more like a day looking for direction. Still, investors are seeking upside from stocks. The difference now is that ...
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Where Does Icahn Stand in the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Merger?

Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has entered a definitive merger agreement with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) under which the former will acquire the latter in ...
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Tyson’s Plan to Issue New Equity Sinks Stock

Less than 90 minutes after reporting a pretty good quarter and a solid outlook, Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) said that it would sell 24 million shares of its Class ...
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Richard Branson Strikes Again: Virgin America Files for IPO

Richard Branson is coming to America yet again. Branson's Virgin Group Ltd. has filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its Virgin America Inc. to ...
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China and U.S. Boost Nissan

The most important statement from Nissan's report on earnings for the period ending June 30: The improvement reflected particularly strong unit sales growth in the key markets of the U.S. ...
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Americans Stop Drinking Soda

Americans have become more conscious of the effects of what they drink and eat. This is particularly true with soda, a trend that is not good for branded soda companies, ...
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Is Sylvester Stallone Too Old for the Movies?

Sylvester Stallone has been in the news lately, as a version of his new movie "The Expendables 3” has been illegally downloaded by 200,000 people. The first two versions of ...
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The 10 Most Oil-Rich States

The U.S. energy industry is booming. As new technologies make oil easier and more affordable to extract, the United States is poised to become the world’s leading oil producer as ...
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The Sweet Life: Chocolate at 3-Year High

Chocolate prices closed just short of $3,200 per metric ton last Friday, after rising to a three-year high of $3,284 on Thursday. The Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) announced the week ...
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Booming July New Car Sales Pass Volkswagen By — Again

With one exception, automakers are expected to post year-over-year sales gains in July. That exception is Volkswagen, which is looking at a year-over-year decline of 4%. Automakers are getting set ...
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