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8 Top Movers and Hot Stocks for Monday

Stocks overall were fractionally higher early on Monday, August 29, 2016. That makes the big percentages gainers and losers and the companies with big headline news stand out even more than ...
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Newspaper Paywall Watch: Washington Post $19, Boston Globe $5

Almost every major paper in the United States is chasing the paywall success of The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) and News Corp's (NYSE: NWS) The Wall Street Journal. ...
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5 of the Most Valuable Companies in the World Are All US Technology Stocks

An interesting thing has happened, something that sort of snuck up on many investors while technology as a sector has suffered somewhat this year. The big have gotten bigger, and continue to ...
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How Texas Raised the Bar on Renewable Energy

States don't come any redder than Texas. Yet the state generates enough electricity from renewable energy sources to power 4 million homes, more than half the 7.39 million households in ...
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Backpack Company Raises $3.9 Million on Kickstarter

The potential powerful model of crowdfunding showed up on Kickstarter recently. An obscure backpack company has raised $3.88 million, an extraordinary amount given that other projects that raise money via the ...
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Ford Offers 72 Month 0% Financing as Car Loan Defaults Surge

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) offers a 0% annual percentage rate (APR) for six years (72 months) across its entire model line, presumably to clear out 2016 models. The deals come ...
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What to Expect From Abercrombie & Fitch Earnings

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) is scheduled to release its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. Most of the major retailers have already reported their ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, HP, KeyCorp, KLA-Tencor, Netflix, Square, T-Mobile and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday, but by such a small margin we would count it as a nondirectional move. The markets are still very close to all-time highs, and ...
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Jefferies Top Stocks to Buy Offer Solid Dividend Yields

With the last week of August comes one of the slowest weeks on Wall Street as many New York traders hit the beach and vacation spots for the last time ...
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Boeing 787 Engine Troubles Ground ANA Flights

Corrosion on the turbine blades of some engines built by Rolls-Royce for Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner forced Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) last week to cancel 18 ...
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US Food and Drug Administration Approves Zika Test

From PR Newswire: Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the LightMix® Zika ...
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9 Energy and Metals Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Stocks are trading close to all-time highs and this bull market is now seven and a half years old. Metals and energy prices have rebounded sharply so far in 2016. Most ...
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How Analysts Are Changing Tune on Dollar Stores

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) both reported earnings before the markets opened on Thursday. The rivalry is continuing between these two, but there is ...
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Some Insiders Still Buying Despite Markets Near Highs: JC Penney, Western Refining, Opko Health, Advance Auto Parts and More

As the major U.S. markets continue to linger near all-time highs, some insider buyers were still out gobbling up stock this past week. It is a bullish sign for the ...
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3 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders Last Week

As the markets have held near all-time highs, they have been somewhat stagnant, with the S&P 500 not moving over 1% in a single trading session for more than a month. As ...
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