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Top Technology and Momentum Stocks Catch Insider Selling

In what is becoming a predictable pattern, despite the sizable market rally this past week, following some serious selling promoted by the plunge in oil price and energy stocks, insider ...
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Despite Huge Rally, High-Profile Insiders Still Buying Stocks

With one of the largest weekly rallies in almost three years printed and in the books, one would expect that insiders looking to add to their positions would wait for ...
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6 States Have Unemployment Rates Below 4%

The unemployment rate in the United States was 5.8% in November. While that is down from 10% during the worst of the recession, it is still above 5%, which what ...
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32,719 Died in Traffic Accidents in the US Last Year

The rate of deadly traffic accidents dropped 24% from 2004 to 2013. However, 32,719 people were killed last year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The agency ...
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The Cities With the Largest Homes

American families tend to spend about a third of their annual income on housing. Yet, depending on their location and the level of the family’s income, home sizes can vary ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

December 19, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 55 equities making new 52-week lows today. Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA) posted a new 52-week low on Friday of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted Friday’s Market

December 19, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday, a quadruple witching day that saw very high trading volume. The energy and basic materials sectors led the markets higher as crude ...
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Merrill Lynch Top Healthcare Stock Picks for 2015

Merrill Lynch released its report looking forward to 2015 and which stocks it believes will outperform in the healthcare sector. In 2014, many of these same companies had very strong ...
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Best Car Deals for December

The editors at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) have put together a list of the best lease, financing and purchase deals available for the final two weeks of December. There are ...
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What Are the Implications of a Declining Workforce?

The Chicago Fed has released some data on the potential implications of a declining workforce on the U.S. economy. The labor force participation rate had fallen to 62.7% at the end ...
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7 States With the Highest Unemployment

With U.S. unemployment at 5.8% in November, the country is back where it was in July of 2008, before the financial crisis hit. In November of 2008, the national unemployment ...
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11 States With the Lowest Unemployment

With the national unemployment rate at 5.8% in November, the U.S. job recovery continues to plug along in search of what economists once called the natural rate, which was believed ...
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10 Recent Dividend Hikes and Stock Buybacks Too Big to Ignore

Investors love dividends and stock buybacks. After all, these are the two most common forms of returning capital to shareholders under corporate governance. With 2014 coming to an end, and ...
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Juno, the Last IPO of 2014, Enters the Market With a Bang

Juno Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) debuted on the market Friday morning and has made a big splash. The pricing for the offering was $24 per share, outside of the original ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Semiconductor Stock Picks for 2015

Bank of America Merrill Lynch released its 2015 Semiconductor Playbook, which ultimately remains positive but becomes more selective. The major themes that Merrill Lynch’s Vivek Arya sees impacting the sector ...
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