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Sears Dumps E-Commerce Chief

Maybe Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), parent of Sears and Kmart, had a rough holiday in terms of e-commerce sales. The company's management may never say. For some reason, though, ...
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The 5 Most Shorted New York Stock Exchange Stocks in Mid-December

Among the most shorted stocks on the New York Stock Exchange, short sellers fled Kinder Morgan between the November 28 and December 15 settlement dates, nearly dropping it out of ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in Mid-December

Among the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between the November 28 and December 15 settlement dates, only Frontier Communications saw some rise in short interest. The number ...
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Why Natural Gas Prices Dropped Near $3

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Wednesday afternoon that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 49 billion cubic feet for the week ending December 19. That compared with a ...
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5 Cheapest DJIA Stocks for 2015

As we near to the end of 2014, investors are looking ahead to 2015 and evaluating what stocks they should add or remove from their portfolios. A lot of this ...
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Crude Oil Price Plunges on Inventory Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 7.3 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Walmart Will Exchange Gift Cards From More Than 200 Merchants

Unused gift cards are a $750 million bonus payment to the card issuers. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) spotted an opportunity here and is kicking off an offer that begins ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Monsanto, Virgin America and More

With stocks indicated slightly higher after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the vaunted 18,000 level, investors will look to extend gains and perhaps see yet another day of ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Hit by Santa Rally

The U.S. Department of Labor released weekly jobless claims a day early this week due to the holiday. Initial unemployment claims were recorded at 280,000. Bloomberg had a consensus estimate ...
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American Realty Woes Continue to Pile Up

Since late October when American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) announced that its financial statements since the full-year 2013 report could no longer be relied on, the stock has ...
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Was Keurig Recall Totally Overblown?

It would have been difficult on Tuesday to locate a media outlet that did not have the story regarding the recall of more than 7 million coffeemakers by Keurig Green ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Hover Near 4%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. The report noted an increase of 0.9% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the ...
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Facebook Shares Rise 40% This Year

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has erased the memory of the debacle of its first week as a public company. It has also shed worries that it could not get its ...
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Volkswagen Sales Expected to Rise 14%

After months when its sales were not only modest but falling, Volkswagen's unit sales are expected to grow 14% in December. If the trend continues, VW may even find itself ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

December 23, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 70 equities making new 52-week lows today. Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA (NASDAQ: ASPS) posted a new 52-week low on Monday of ...
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