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When Jailed Dictators Sue Video Game Companies

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is the subject of a lawsuit by Manuel Noriega. For those who might not know, this man was made famous by his role as a ...
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States Where You Can’t Charge a Tesla

Most of the public battle over Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) ability to sell and service its cars is whether dealers, state by state, can keep Tesla out of their ...
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As Plosser Retirement Announced, Federal Reserve Loses Hawk and Gets More Dovish

Monday morning carried news that Charles Plosser, the president and CEO of the Philadelphia Fed, announced that he will retire as of March 1, 2015. Plosser served as the 10th ...
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August Sales of Existing Homes Slip as Cash Buyers Pull Back

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in August slipped 1.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million ...
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Now 2 Analysts See Nokia Shares Worth 40% More

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) appears to be transitioning from a troubled cellphone maker back into a key communications and infrastructure company. It was just last week that we saw Oppenheimer ...
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After SAP Purchase of Concur, Are These Stocks the Next Targets?

One way huge corporations can keep expanding growth and markets when organic internal growth slows down is to make an acquisition that can easily meshed into the acquiring company. SAP ...
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Apple Final Opening Weekend iPhone 6 Sales — Massive Success, With a Tim Cook Qualifier

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has released its actual sales figures for the first weekend of its iPhone 6 release, showing that sales set a new record topping 10 million units ...
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Home Depot’s Free Identity Protection Offer May Be a Little Too Low-Key

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) announced last Friday that the recently discovered data breach at its stores affected 56 million customers. The company said it had eliminated the malware responsible ...
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Chicago Fed Shows Worrying Signs for National Growth Trends

The Chicago Federal Reserve has released its Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) for the month of August. While this report is from a regional branch, it covers the nation, ...
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Baird Sees Big Rotation From REITs and Utilities to Financials

All of the top firms that we cover at 24/7 Wall St. seem to be getting the same question from their clients. What do we do now that the market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Auxilium, BofA, Genworth, MGM, Walgreen, Wynn, Yahoo and More

Stocks were soft on Monday and investors still seem eager to find bargains or overlooked equity stories. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst reports each morning of the week ...
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UBS’s High-Yielding MLPs On Sale After Oil and Gas Prices Tumble

Investors in the energy master limited partnership (MLP) space have done very well over the past two years as interest rates have remained low, making yields attractive, and the price ...
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German Workers Walk Out at Amazon Warehouses

For at least the third time in 2014, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been hit by a workers walkout at its German warehouses. Workers at two distribution centers in Bad ...
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Gas Prices Drop Below $3.10 in 18 Cities

As gasoline prices continue their race toward $3.00, based on the average price of a gallon of regular nationwide, the price has already dropped below $3.10 in 18 cities. These ...
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The 5 Things That Will Drive Stocks Higher

As some stock market indexes hit new highs nearly every day, more experts on stock prices and economists argue about what will allow the trend to continue and what will ...
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