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Lam Research Poised for Much More Growth, Even After Earnings Pop

Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX) has already risen handily after earnings. Now the semiconductor capital equipment player may still be poised for much higher gains in 2015 and into 2016. ...
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What to Expect From McDonald’s Earnings

Before equity markets ring the opening bell Wednesday morning, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will have revealed just how bad its first quarter really was. Because no one is expecting the ...
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What BlackBerry Really Gets for Buying WatchDox

Before the markets opened on Tuesday morning, BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) announced that it has agreed to acquire mobile security firm WatchDox. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, ...
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Should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Really Be AAA Rated?

Fitch Ratings recently reaffirmed the sovereign ratings of the United States of America as being AAA for the long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs). That call was ...
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What to Look For in Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to report first-quarter results before markets open Wednesday. Consensus estimates call for quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.81 on revenues of $22.49 billion. ...
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What ARM and Rambus Have in Common

Both ARM Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: ARMH) and Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) have reported their earnings. There is something else that they have in common as well. They rely on licensing ...
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GM Q1 Global Car Sales Falter Outside US, China

Even though General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is scheduled to release first-quarter results on Thursday, the company said Tuesday morning that it sold 2,421,123 vehicles worldwide in the first three ...
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Will Amgen Earnings Shape Biotech for the Rest of 2015?

After markets close on Tuesday, Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) is scheduled to announce its first-quarter results. Among biotech companies Amgen is the second-largest measured by market cap, trailing only Gilead ...
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Can La Jolla Phamra Shares Really Double?

Health care is still going strong in April, and biotech and emerging pharmaceutical stocks still have huge gains so far in 2015. La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ: LJPC) has seen ...
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How Much Do Companies Really Have to Worry About Bird Flu?

The world has never been able to get past the fears of viruses, outbreaks and contagion. Now bird flu is making its way back into the news, and the fears of ...
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Why Check Point Could Be the Top Cybersecurity Stock Ahead

Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important as consumers and businesses alike need to protect their interests. The independent research firm Argus sees potential in one of the oldest leaders in cybersecurity, ...
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Who Are the 12 OPEC Members?

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was formed in September of 1960 with five founding members: Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Since then its membership has risen ...
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Why This Analyst Still Sees IBM Shares Falling to $125

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has had a very hard time finding any real fans of late, short of Warren Buffett's wrong timing to invest in Big Blue. Credit ...
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4 Top UBS Homebuilder Picks Could Deliver Solid Earnings

With many sensing we are in the final stretch of record low interest rates, some firms on Wall Street are expecting the fortunes for the top homebuilders to start picking ...
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United Technologies Earnings Overcome Strong Dollar Headwind

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The industrial conglomerate posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.51 on revenues of $14.5 ...
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