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Yum Brands Suffers on Weak Guidance and China Comps

Investors and analysts alike viewed Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) third-quarter financial results as less than stellar. This was exacerbated by the company’s management and overall outlook. The company posted ...
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Are Endless Apple Upgrades and Changes Driving Customers Away?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has become the most widely followed company in the world. The rise of iTunes, iPhone, iPad and Mac have all revolutionized the field of consumer electronics. ...
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What Will Carl Icahn Do with Freeport Now?

Copper miner and oil producer Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced Wednesday morning that the company had appointed two new board members recommended by activist investor Carl Icahn. That brings the ...
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Pure Storage Underwhelms With IPO Debut

Pure Storage Inc. (NYSE: PSTG) quietly entered the market on Wednesday morning in its initial public offering (IPO). The company priced 25 million shares at $17, within the expected range of $16 ...
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Will the FOMC Minutes Matter?

The financial markets will get another look at the Federal Reserve's minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Thursday. While the minutes are reported three weeks after the ...
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Iranian Hackers Target LinkedIn

Security researchers have identified 25 faked accounts at LinkedIn Corp.’s (NYSE: LNKD) social media website and attributed the fraudulent accounts to an Iran-based threat group. According to the researchers, the ...
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Aclaris Enters Market Well Below Expected Range in IPO

Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRS) debuted on the market in its initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday morning. The offering of 5 million shares priced at $11, which was below ...
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Saudi Prince Increases Stake in Twitter

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is one of the top social media platforms on the planet. It translates into multiple different cultures and allows for more social connectivity in the world. ...
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Duluth Holdings Files for IPO

Duluth Holdings has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given in the filing but ...
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Why Things Might Not Get Better at Nu Skin

Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) saw its shares get battered and bruised on Wednesday. On top of weak sales guidance, it turns out that analysts are bailing out on ...
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Crude Oil Price Dives After EIA Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 3.1 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Plains MLP, GP Boost Q3 Distributions by 6%

Midstream master limited partnership (MLP) Plains All American Pipeline L.P. (NYSE: PAA) and its publicly traded general partner Plains GP Holdings L.P. (NYSE: PAGP) announced increases to their quarterly cash ...
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Top Stocks to Buy Now for Big Potential Q4 Rally

We have held the position here at 24/7 Wall Street that the recent sell-off could possibly follow a similar pattern of other sell-offs over the years by retesting the lows ...
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Why GE’s Credit Rating Could Be At-Risk Over Activist Investor Ambitions

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has made many efforts to streamline its operations because GE wants to be valued as an industrial conglomerate rather than as a conglomerate held back ...
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Can Pandora Mitigate Risk With the Ticketfly Acquisition

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) made waves in the market Wednesday morning on news of an acquisition. The company announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ticketfly, a ...
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