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Texas Instruments Stock Sags on Disappointing Forecast

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) reported second quarter 2014 results after markets closed Monday. The semiconductor maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.62 on revenues of $3.29 billion. ...
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Netflix Earnings Less Surprising Than Its Stock Reaction

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2014. On first look, the earnings looked more or less in-line with expectations. We just highlighted a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the Market

July 21, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday, stopping in its tracks the positive reversal we saw last Friday. There was no economic news today and the geopolitical news is ...
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Can A New COO Help Save BlackBerry?

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY) has a turnaround that remains caught between a rock and a hard place. The consumer move into iPhone and Android smartphones has sucked in almost all ...
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Chinese Meat Scandal at McDonald’s Pushes DJIA Lower

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has traded lower all day since tumbling about 0.7% in mid-morning. The index got a downward push thanks to McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) which has ...
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Credit Suisse Highlights Top Video Game Stock Picks

Credit Suisse has issued an upgrade on its coverage of online video games. The report was out from analyst Stephen Ju on Monday, a day ahead of earnings from video ...
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Verizon and AT&T Earnings Previews: Different Paths to Profit Growth

Before U.S. markets open Tuesday morning, telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings per share (EPS) that are nearly 24% higher than EPS in ...
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Herbalife and Ackman Fight Intensifying This Week

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) remains one of the most controversial stocks on Wall Street and Main Street. That controversy is set to come to yet another head on Tuesday, July ...
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Netflix Earnings Preview: Goldman Sachs Bull vs. Barclays Bear (Updated)

This story has been updated to signal whisper numbers and secondly to refer to the formal earnings report. Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is supposed to report earnings on Monday ...
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McDonald’s and Yum! Halt Purchases From Meat Supplier

Update: The Illinois-based firm, privately held OSI Group Inc., that supplied the questionable meat products to McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and KFC restaurants owned by Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has ...
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Activist Investors Could Face Trouble Influencing EMC and VMware Efforts

VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) could finally find itself independent of such strong control from former parent and super-majority shareholder EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), but only with odds of "maybe" for ...
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Goldman Sachs Grows a Bit Cautious on Small-Cap Stocks

Investors who prefer to invest in small-cap stocks instead of Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index stocks may have a difficult time through the rest of 2014. That ...
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Coke and Pepsi Likely Not to Please Investors

If the past is any guide, when Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reports earnings before markets open Tuesday morning, the company will reveal that it had $0.63 in earnings per share ...
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UBS Cautious on Top Chip Stocks Before Earnings This Week

With another huge week of earnings ready to hit the tape, many analysts and investors are trying to handicap not only how the earnings for the quarter will be, but ...
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Allergan Chops 1,500 Jobs to Fend Off Valeant

Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday. The Botox-maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.51 on revenues of $1.85 billion. In the ...
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