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How the Alcoa Split Is Holding Back Earnings

At first glance 24/7 Wall St. would not expect the Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) earnings report to be positive, especially considering the company just recently announce a plan to split ...
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Will Cloud, Servers and Data Centers be the Next Growth Frontiers for Qualcomm?

When most consumers and investors think of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), they probably think of mobile devices and smartphones for the Snapdragon mobile processors. This is among the high-end processors ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

October 8, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 28 equities making new 52-week lows today. Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) dropped 26% on Thursday to post ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Dow on Thursday

October 8, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday but buying in the energy and materials sectors kept stocks near the break-even line until the FOMC minutes were released. The minutes ...
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Shake Shack Gears Up For Secondary Offering

Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) saw its shares drop on Thursday on word of a secondary offering. The company filed a Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding ...
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Florida, Maryland Top States for Distressed Home Sales

U.S. sales of distressed homes totaled 9.4% of all homes sold in July of this year according to data from CoreLogic and published Thursday on the company’s blog. The total ...
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FOMC Minutes Reconfirm Dovish Stance, With Volatility & China Prevailing

If you were looking for one last look at what the Federal Reserve was and may still be thinking about when to raise interest rates, the Minutes of the September ...
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Brazilian Car Sales at 10-Year Low in September

The Brazilian economy has been suffering for nearly a year now as the currency continues to depreciate, the country’s oil revenues collapse, and corruption charges keep battering national oil company ...
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SEC Issues Charge New York Firm for Spoofing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued charges against a New York-based proprietary trading firm and one of its co-founders for engaging in a manipulative trading strategy known as ...
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What Johns Hopkins Study Reveals About Premature Births Near Fracking Wells

A new study published recently by the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has linked an increase in premature births to a mother’s proximity to active, fracked natural ...
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McGraw-Hill Education Introduces Underwriters in Updated IPO Filing

McGraw-Hill Education has filed an amended S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were established in the filing except that ...
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175 Million Records Breached to Date in 2015

The latest account from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) indicates that there has been a total of 591 data breaches recorded through October 6, 2015, and that more than ...
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Are Analysts Lowering SunEdison Targets Enough?

Earlier this week, solar energy provider SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) hosted a conference call to layout its plans for the rest of 2015 and all of 2016. The call appears ...
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SEC Comes Down on Blackstone Group for $39 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that three private equity fund advisers within Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) have agreed to pay nearly $39 million to settle charges ...
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The Hard Numbers Behind eBay’s Serious Stock Drop

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) may now be independent of PayPal, but the transition may not be as fluid and riskless as some of the activist investors might have hoped. eBay ...
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