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9 Big Stocks That Doubled in 2014

The S&P 500 index has gained just over 12% in the past 52-weeks, a good effort, but far below the 32% return in 2013 and not quite up there with ...
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Why Windstream Faces a Cold Reception for Its New Structure

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) has provided an update on its real estate investment trust (REIT) spinoff. The company expects to retain 19.9% of shares in the REIT and distribute ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Holding Consistent

The U.S. Department of Labor has released the weekly jobless claims for the week ending on December 12. Overall claims fell to 289,000, against the Bloomberg consensus of 295,000. The ...
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Amazon’s One-Hour Delivery Rolls Out in Manhattan

Among online retailers, Thursday is “free-shipping day,” a promotional event aimed at getting nearly last-minute shoppers to order online and receive their packages in time for Christmas. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Are The Pantry Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

The Pantry Inc. (NASDAQ: PTRY) announced Thursday morning that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with Couche-Tard. It will be an all-cash transaction that is worth $36.75 per ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Ally, FedEx, Halliburton, Intel, Tenet, Tyco and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after a monster snap-back rally on Wednesday. With the Fed indicating a dovish stance in 2015, investors are looking for value and overlooked stocks. ...
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Rite Aid Earnings View: Its Explosive Turnaround Gains More Steam

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The drug store chain reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.10 on revenues ...
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How RadioShack Could Lose 90% of Its Value This Year

RadioShack Corp.'s (NYSE: RSH) shares traded at $0.33 Wednesday, down from a 52-week high of $2.79. One more tiny slip by management, lower same-store sales or ongoing fighting with its ...
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Why Zynga Will Lose 50% of Its Value This Year

Zynga Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ZNGA) market value will be down by 50% or more this year. A combination of a failed business model and insider sales have sunk the stock to ...
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Will Oracle Earnings Keep the Tech Rally Alive?

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported its second-quarter earnings Wednesday after the market close. This was the first earnings report the company has had in the wake of Larry Ellison stepping ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

December 17, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 103 equities making new 52-week lows today. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) posted a new 52-week low on Wedesday of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted Wednesday’s Market

December 17, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday as traders anticipated the FOMC meeting announcement scheduled for the afternoon. The tea leaf regarding how long the Fed would retain its ...
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Will Holiday Online Spending Yield More Revenues and Profits?

As of Sunday, December 14, U.S. consumers had purchased nearly $42.5 billion in goods since November 1 using desktop computers. That is a gain of 15% compared with the similar ...
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Federal Reserve Stays Dovish in Last FOMC Meeting Ahead of 2015

Wednesday marked the last Federal Reserve meeting for the year 2014. The big question was whether Janet Yellen and fellow members of the Fed would leave in the "considerable period" ...
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4 Top Internet of Things Stocks for 2015

As we continue to advance, more businesses and companies come on the scene to innovate new technologies that can make our lives easier and further connect us. Merrill Lynch has ...
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