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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

September 22, 2014: The following stocks are among the 230 equities making new 52-week lows today: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE: BHP) dropped about 3.8% on Monday to post a new 52-week ...
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Gen Xers Tally More Income Than Their Parents, But Less Wealth

The good news for Generation X, those Americans born between 1965 and 1980, is that they have higher incomes now than their parents had at the same age. The bad ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market

September 22, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday following an announcement from China’s Finance Minister that the country would would not add more stimulus to the economy. In Japan, an ...
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ChinaNet Gains Momentum Following Alibaba

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNET) hit a multiyear high on Monday after announcing news of its most recent growth strategy in digital advertising and that it won the “Best ...
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Should Auditors Use A Formal ‘Going Concern’ Qualification More Frequently?

If one phrase in an auditor report will spook an investor that they haven't seen before, it is the so-called "going concern" opinion. Many auditors do not like to issue ...
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Exagen Diagnostics Files for IPO

Exagen Diagnostics Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but it ...
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A First, Chiropractic IPO Filing: The Joint

The Joint Corp. filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but the ...
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Is Petrobras Becoming Too Tied to Brazil Elections and Sentiment?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, is showing how dangerous it can be for one company to be considered such a key market barometer for upcoming elections. With Brazil ...
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MLP IPO Filing: PES Logistics Partners

PES Logistics Partners L.P. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to have an initial public offering (IPO). No terms have been given on the offering, but it ...
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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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