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McDonald’s Earnings Reveal Problems Company Doesn’t Know How to Fix

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.40 on revenues of $7.18 billion. In ...
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UBS’s Top New Growth at Reasonable Price Stocks to Buy

As the stock market rises and rises, investors start to look for growth stocks that have not yet rallied too much or that do not have nose-bleed valuations. After all, ...
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Verizon’s Earnings Have Some Soft Spots

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) shared its second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The telecom giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of ...
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Deutsche Bank’s Five Simple Rules for When to Buy Stocks

Last week stock market bubble-mania was rampant. It seemed as though every Wall Street website, network, magazine, TV show, pundit, talking head, you name it, was screaming that the market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Amazon, Chipotle, Netflix, QIWI, Sarepta and More

Stocks were staging a recovery on Tuesday and investors are again looking for upside and sectors where they feel safe. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each ...
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Comcast Earnings Buoyed by Growth in Business Services, Internet Customers

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The cable operator posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $16.84 billion. In the same ...
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Altria Earnings Unimpressive Without Buyback

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.65 on revenues of $4.57 billion, ...
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GE Weakness: Its Value and Identity Crisis of 2014 to 2015

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was maintained as Buy with a $29 price target at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, with the firm saying that the fundamentals are better than ...
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FoxNews.com, USAToday.com Top List of Internet News Sites

FoxNews.com and Gannet Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) USAToday.com topped a new list of customer satisfaction among news and information sites from a new survey. The results from the new American ...
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America’s 10 Fastest Shrinking Companies

Equity markets have been extremely strong in the past few years. Most of America’s largest companies have managed to increase revenue, profitability, and shareholder distributions, sending their share prices to ...
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450 Million Chinese Never Go Online

The People's Republic had 632 million people who could use the Internet in June, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). That is a record, and it makes ...
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Will iPhone 6 Be Waterproof?

The new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone will have a stronger processor and a scratchproof screen, and it will be available with a larger 5.5 inch screen size. But, like ...
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States With the Highest Gas Prices

After remaining persistently high early in the summer, gasoline prices have tapered slightly in recent weeks. Drivers in some states, however, continue to feel the pinch at the pump. National ...
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Texas Instruments Stock Sags on Disappointing Forecast

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) reported second quarter 2014 results after markets closed Monday. The semiconductor maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.62 on revenues of $3.29 billion. ...
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Netflix Earnings Less Surprising Than Its Stock Reaction

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2014. On first look, the earnings looked more or less in-line with expectations. We just highlighted a ...
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