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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday Adds 405 New Members

October 1, 2014: The following stocks are among the 405 equities making new 52-week lows today: Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) dropped 2.6% Wednesday to a new 52-week low of $2.95. Share volume ...
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Freddie Mac And Fannie Mae Face Reality Check After Court Ruling

Freddie Mac (FMCC) and Fannie Mae (FNMA) are being sued for breach of contract for allegedly not paying promised dividends and liquidation preferences to investors. These claims were ultimately dismissed, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

October 1, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday as manufacturing PMI numbers out of Europe were weaker than expected. That was just the beginning: the ISM manufacturing index came in ...
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Relational Activist Fund Wind Down Weighing on Key Holdings

News that Relational is winding down could be a negative for several stocks. The Wall Street Journal reported that Co-founder Ralph Whitworth's throat cancer has returned and that the giant ...
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Costco, GM Team Up to Offer Holiday New Car Sales

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on Wednesday launched a promotional event for Costco members which includes special pricing on 17 GM vehicles from model ...
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Full Constellation Earnings Preview

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) is set to report its earnings for the second quarter, Thursday before the market opens. With as much as this stock has pulled back from ...
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Credit Suisse Sets Record Straight on NOV

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) saw what felt like an unusual reaction to its $3 billion stock buyback announced on Tuesday. Its shares slid after the news and the ...
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NY Times to Slash 100 Newsroom Jobs, After Paying Chief $5 Million

The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) announced Wednesday that it will cut 100 newsroom jobs and a smaller number of jobs on the business side of the newspaper as ...
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Analyst Sees Cliffs Going off the Cliff

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) released its sustainability report on Tuesday, and it has resulted in a slight jump for shares of Cliffs in early trading on Wednesday before selling ...
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Windows 10 Hope: Unified Robust Platform Without Windows 8 Mistakes

The news that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has unveiled its next version of Windows did not exactly command the same amount of fanfare as past operating system releases. The updated ...
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Will Angie’s List Simply Become Someone Else’s List?

Angie’s List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) made waves in the news Wednesday with a potential buyout waiting in the wings. The company also has just restructured its debt with a new ...
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GM Sales Soar 19% in September on Pickups, SUVs

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total September sales of 223,437 vehicles in the United States, up 19% year-over-year. Retail sales rose 17%. Total retail sales for the first nine ...
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Crude Oil Inventory Drop Doesn’t Slow Pump Price Declines

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 1.4 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Vivint Solar IPO Live Coverage and Closing Report (Update)

Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) is now public, as its initial public offering (IPO) began trading Wednesday morning. Despite the public offering, Vivint will not receive proceeds from this IPO ...
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Ford September Auto Sales Live Up to Weak Expectations

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Wednesday posted a U.S. sales decline of 3% year-over-year in September, to 180,175 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with September 2013 sales of 185,146. ...
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