Home Depot Breach Hits 56 Million Credit Cards

The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) hack was huge--56 million cards to be exact. The company disclosed: Criminals used unique, custom-built malware to evade detection. The malware had not been seen ...
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Oracle CEO Ellison Steps Aside; Earnings, Revenues Wander Away Too

Before Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported first fiscal quarter earnings Thursday afternoon, the company announced that CEO Larry Ellison has been named the company’s executive chairman and chief technical office, ...
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Red Hat Revenue Mix May Be Raising Questions

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) reported second quarter 2015 results after markets closed Thursday night. The Linux software distributor reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.41 on revenues ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

September 18, 2014: The coal sector took a beating today and we covered that in a separate story. The following stocks are among the 98 equities making new 52-week lows ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

September 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following the announcement of a sharp drop in new claims for unemployment benefits last week, but a somewhat less upbeat report on ...
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August Car Sales Dropped 9.4% in Japan

August automobile sales in Japan fell 9.4% year-over-year, but remain higher year to date by the same amount. Through the first 8 months of 2014 sales totaled 3.79 million units. ...
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Canaccord Genuity Doubles Price Target for Medivation

Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) received an upgrade from Canaccord Genuity on the heels of it continually increasing its 52-week high over the past month. This upgrade comes on analyst John ...
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Coal Miner Peabody at 10-Year Low, Drags Down Other Miners

It is too bad that U.S. coal companies can’t convince Apple to put a little coal in each iPhone the company sells. That may be the only thing that could ...
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Can Pier 1 Imports Regroup?

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) took a hit on Wednesday when it released its earnings after the market closed. The overall reception was not positive and is, in fact, ...
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Flexion Therapeutics Stumbles on Clinical Hold

In the after-hours on Wednesday, Flexion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXN) made a hard fall on the news of a clinical hold. Usually clinical holds result in some serious fall out ...
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Is the Fed Afraid of Deflation?

The Federal Reserve made its announcement for the FOMC policy meeting on Wednesday afternoon. Overall what 24/7 Wall St took away from the meeting was that the Fed plans to ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Growth Drives Prices Down

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 90 billion cubic feet for the week ending September 12, compared with an expected ...
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Philadelphia Fed Posts Huge Gains in Employment

The Philadelphia Federal Reserve released its Business Outlook Survey Thursday. Firms indicated that there was continued growth in the region’s manufacturing sector for September. The current activity index fell from ...
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Scotland Expects Record Turnout for Independence Vote

Voters in Scotland started going to the polls at 7 a.m. local time Thursday to answer a seemingly simple question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” There is a box ...
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Analyst Sees Incyte Worth 70% More

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ: INCY) has serious upside potential, but the inherent risk within it may be too much for some investors to bear. This stock is not for the risk ...
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