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Why Salesforce Earnings Were Not Enough for Investors

Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRM) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. Looking at this quarter’s numbers, most would think that investors would be content, but this ...
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Where’s Mine?

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday said that 33 whistleblowers have received payments exceeding $100 million since the program's inception. The SEC also reported that it has ...
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Why Under Armour May Not Be Growing Fast Enough

Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) is watching its shares slump in Wednesday’s session after one key independent research firm released a report downgrading the company. Although the firm expects Under ...
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Gilead Sciences, G-III Top Wednesday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 31, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 27 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by 3 to 2 ...
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Chevron, Boeing Tank the DJIA on Wednesday

August 31, 2016: Markets opened lower Wednesday even though the ADP employment report was better than expected. Every sector started the day's trading in the red and all 10 are ...
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Why Twitter Could Be an M&A Target

Shares of Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) traded up about 5% Wednesday afternoon following comments by company co-founder Evan Williams, currently CEO at Medium, that seemed to encourage the idea that ...
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Madison Wisconsin Is Safest City For Drivers

How does one measure the safest city for drivers? Accidents? Accidents in which someone gets hurt? Car accident fatalities. Insurance claims? Allstate has come up with a measure which suits ...
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Is Canada at Risk of Entering Recession?

It is always hard to call a recession, particularly in a foreign country. After all, the last recession was traumatic enough that none of us really want to see even ...
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Have Analysts Cut Abercrombie & Fitch Ratings Too Much?

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported second-quarter fiscal 2016 results on Tuesday. Unfortunately this retailer posted another net loss and investors were not pleased, sending the stock down about 20%. ...
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When 2 Pawn Giants Become 1

Shares of First Cash Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: FCFS) and Cash America International Inc. (NYSE: CSH) were dragging their feet on Wednesday after the companies announced the shareholder approval of ...
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Square Footage of Your Home: When Close Is Not Good Enough

Among the most important features of the house you want to sell or the one you want to buy is its size. That may be stating the obvious, but accurately measuring ...
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What Look for in Ambarella Earnings

Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA) is set to report its most recent financial results after the markets close on Thursday. This company is largely tied to GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) as one ...
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First Solar Takes Key Analyst Downgrade

Shares of First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) traded lower Wednesday morning following a downgrade from Buy to Hold from analysts at Argus. Since the report of earnings earlier this month, ...
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How H&R Block’s Cost Reduction Plan Backfired

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The first quarter is generally one of the slower quarters for H&R Block ...
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Crude Price Slumps 2% Following Large Supply Increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 2.3 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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