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Mortgage Loan Rates at Multi-Month Highs Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 4.7% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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4 Retail Stocks to Buy That Should Shrug Off Higher Interest Rates

Hardline retail stocks rely on consumers to keep earnings growing, and rising interest rates can put a crimp into what has been a very good sector for investors to own ...
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4 Oil Stocks to Buy as Second Half 2015 Activity Set to Jump

When markets sell off risky assets, the first out of the chute are the high-beta momentum stocks. The important tact for long-term investors is continue to look at areas already ...
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Nike Stock Up 2,300% in Past 2 Decades

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) chairman, former CEO and co-founder Phil Knight will step down as chairman. He leaves behind a legacy as one of the most successful public company leaders ...
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Factory Activity in Greece Collapses

According to global economic research firm Markit, Greece can add to its debt problems the fact that its factory activity is contracting sharply, and it will continue to do so ...
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Nike Founder on the Way Out

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE), in conjunction with Chairman Phil Knight, announced that it has started a process to provide long-term stability in the ownership and governance of Nike. This involves ...
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That Was Fast — Coal Goes Back to the Furnace

The Supreme Court ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) whereby the EPA did not consider costs was supposed to be a lifeline for the business of fossil fuels. Or ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Apollo After Earnings

Apollo Education Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) had a less than favorable performance in Tuesday’s market after it released its fiscal third quarter results Monday night. Investors were displeased with the for-profit ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

June 30, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 225 equities making new 52-week lows today. MBIA Inc. (NYSE: MBI) posted a new 52-week low on Tuesday. Shares dropped another ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Tuesday

June 30, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday even though the Greek government said it would not be making its €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF. Greece’s referendum on ...
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Does NiSource Deserve a Sell Rating?

NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) has been planning a separation that is set to take place shortly. However a key independent research firm does not believe going about it this way ...
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Fitbit Gets Strongest Analyst Recommendation Yet

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is still within the confines of its quiet period after its solid initial public offering. While the firms in the underwriting syndicate are not yet allowed ...
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Why This Analyst Sees Google Driving Twitter Higher

The purpose of social media is to network, connect with others and share information and experiences. As one of the larger names in social media, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) must ...
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Federal Court Rules Apple to Pay $450 Million for Conspiring to Fix E-Book Prices

Nearly two years ago, in July of 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice won a decision against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) in U.S. District Court that ruled the company had ...
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NEP Group Files for IPO

NEP Group Inc. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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