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20% of Nation’s Homeless Are in California

The Department of Housing and Urban Development put out a sobering report about the status of homeless people in the United States. Although the count of the homeless dropped 10% ...
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Walmart to Start Holiday Shopping Deals on November 1

Not to be bested by smaller retailers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has decided to start the holiday shopping season on November 1, at least in so far as it ...
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IBM and China’s Tencent Begin Cloud Partership

On the heels of a deal with Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR), deeply troubled tech firm International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has set a deal with Tencent, China's largest Internet ...
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New Regulatory Communications Slap Citi Earnings and Ratios Lower

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has just used the children's game excuse of "Do Over!" for the third-quarter earnings. Citi announced after the close that it is lowering its previously reported ...
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LinkedIn Earnings Solid; Outlook Not So Much

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) reported third quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The social media firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenue of ...
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A Very Mixed Bag from Groupon

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) reported its third-quarter earnings Thursday after the market closed as $0.03 in earnings per share and $757.1 million in revenue against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Starbucks Earnings Leave Investors Cold

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the coffee roaster and restaurant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per ...
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GoPro Surprises on Top and Bottom Lines

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has reported its earnings for the third quarter. While this is not its first earnings report, the June IPO means this was the first full quarter ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

October 30, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 119 equities making new 52-week lows today. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) dropped about 9.6% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Dominated the Market

October 30, 2014: Markets opened mixed again on Thursday with the DJIA opening higher on the strength of a big earnings beat by the index’s most influential component. The first ...
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Lakeland Living Up to Production Promises

Lakeland Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) gave an update Thursday on its business activity in the wake of the Ebola crisis. Globally the two top-selling protective suits for Lakeland are the ...
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Why Things Could Get Even Worse for Pandora

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) is living up to expectations. Despite having already seen its shares cut in half, Pandora saw its shares get whacked on Thursday after a boutique ...
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Are Two Patents Worth 70% More?

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTI) unveiled two new patents that it had just been awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The new technology will replace platinum group ...
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Major Win for Boot Barn IPO

Boot Barn Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) entered the market Thursday morning when it had its initial public offering (IPO). The underwriters for the offering were J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, Piper Jaffray, Baird and ...
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A Rising Interest Rate Scenario That Might Be Good for Banks

A rising interest rate environment is supposed to bad for banks. It turns out that not all rising rate environments are created equal, and rising rates of the past may ...
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