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Why BlackBerry Is Wasting Its Money on a Buyback Now

Buyback plans are often a useful tool for companies to return value to shareholders or to keep a stock price up. However, in the case of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY), ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Energy Outlook: 4 Top Oil Stocks to Buy Now

After a long hard look, and some serious thought on where prices are heading. Merrill Lynch has upgraded the energy sector to Overweight, and the timing looks solid. It is ...
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Why Germany Wants 300 Million Euros From Airbus Over Late Deliveries

The single largest customer for the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft is tired of waiting for the company to deliver the remaining planes in its order. Germany has ordered 53 ...
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Deere Earnings Overcome Effects of Strong Dollar

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.03 on revenues ...
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Gas Prices Jump Above $3 in 7 States

Just ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, one of the periods when Americans are on the road in the greatest numbers, gasoline prices have moved above $3 in seven states. ...
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Chevy Cuts Silverado Price as Much as $8,500

The full-sized pickup wars have continued to spawn big incentives ahead of a supply increase of Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) new F-150. Among the most aggressive offers is an $8,500 discount ...
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Gap Earnings Continue to Show a Gap

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) had recently showed some poor sales trends, and now the earnings report has been released. Gap reported that its fiscal first-quarter net income was $239 million, ...
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What a Penny of Profit Is Worth to Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) reported fiscal second-quarter results after markets closed Thursday. The hardware maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.87 and $25.5 billion in revenues. In ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

May 21, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 50 equities making new 52-week lows today. NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) dropped about 12.7% on Thursday to post a new 52-week ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the DJIA Higher on Thursday

May 20 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday but soon turned north as crude oil prices rose and carried energy stocks along. Yield on 10-year Treasuries are down and the ...
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Will Banks Buy Up All of the High Quality Municipal Bonds Under Fed Proposal?

As regulators propose and ultimately make new rules around asset classes, they can create huge supply and demand imbalances. They can create bubbles or they can make liquidity dry up. ...
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The Most Expensive Wars in U.S. History

 Declared an official holiday in 1971, Memorial Day honors those who have given their lives in service to the United States. While the human toll is always great, wars also ...
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Why Baxter May Be Very Undervalued Into Breakup

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) is set to break up into two companies on or around July 1, 2015. While there have been many assumptions built into the outlook of ...
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Why Shake Shack Needs Chicken to Justify $3 Billion Market Value

One of this year’s most successful initial public offerings (IPOs) was from Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK), which priced at $21 a share, doubled on its first day of trading ...
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How to Evaluate a 50% Move in AVEO

When investors see stocks run up 50% or more on a news release, they probably just assume the company is being acquired. AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AVEO) saw its shares ...
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