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Sears Earnings — the Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Thursday. The company posted a diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $5.39 on revenues of $8.01 ...
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58.com Falters on Weak Outlook

58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA) reported second-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Wednesday. The Chinese classified advertising marketplace that is often compared with craigslist posted adjusted diluted earnings per American Depositary ...
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Israel’s Economy by the Numbers

Israel has an outsized effect on world politics for a nation the gross domestic product (GDP) of which is not among the 40 largest in the world. The International Monetary ...
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Google Loses Share Price War With Apple

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) split its shares, and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) split its, although in a different fashion. In the stock price increase war since the events, Apple has ...
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Unlikely Bedfellows: Mines That Run on Solar or Wind Power

By Andrew Topf of Oilprice.com Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as ...
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15 Biggest Employers in the World

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) is the world’s largest publicly traded employer, with approximately 2.2 million employees across of the globe, a number greater than the population of cities such as ...
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Hewlett-Packard Delivers on Earnings and Guidance in Turnaround

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has reported its third-quarter earnings. The PC and IT-services giant had adjusted earnings of $0.89 per share. Revenues grew 1% from a year ago on a ...
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Blank Check IPO Filing: Hydra Industries

Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) as of August 19. The offering is 10 million units, which are valued at $100 million. The company ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

August 20, 2014: Among the more than 30 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Angie’s List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) saw shares fall nearly 3% to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a weak overnight showing in international markets. All three major indexes got a bounce higher after the FOMC released minutes of ...
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What the iBillionaire ETF Changes Look Like Now

The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (NYSEMKT: IBLN) recently made some serious changes to its portfolio, based upon iBillionaire Index changes. The exchange-traded fund has made several changes after the broad ...
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Fed Minutes Show Sooner Timeline for Rate Hikes, Maybe, If …

The Federal Reserve has released the minutes of its July 29 to 30 FOMC meeting. While it has been broadly expected that the Fed will keep rates on hold, there is one ...
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More Skunks and Skeletons at Hertz

Hertz Corp. (NYSE: HTZ) shares were down nearly 10% in response to a myriad of problems that have accumulated since its announcement that financial statements for the past two years ...
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Boeing Likely to Increase 737 Production

Shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have risen nearly 4% in the past five days, and the driver appears to be a strong hint that the company is considering raising ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Enters DOJ Settlement Tied to USG — Updated Buffett Statement

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is supposed to be one of the squeaky clean companies as far as accounting and operational oversight are concerned. It turns out that even the ...
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