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Today’s 52-Week Low Club

August 1, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today included the following four firms. Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS) saw shares fall to a new 52-week low of $41.74 ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank The Markets

August 1, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday after a weakish report on jobs pretty much guaranteed that the Fed will be in no hurry to raise interest rates. The ...
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June New Construction Spending Takes Unexpected Turn Lower

The U.S. Census Bureau reported this morning that construction spending in June decreased by 1.8% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of $950.2 billion from an upwardly revised estimate ...
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Why GoPro Stock Is Selling Off After Earnings — More to Come?

To say that GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) had a blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) just a little more than a month ago would be understating what happened. The hands-free, high-definition ...
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Does Harley-Davidson Have Same Ignition Recall Woes as GM?

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has notified the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) that the company is recalling 4,250 of its 2014.5 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycles shipped globally ...
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What Drove Mobileye 50% Higher After Premium IPO Pricing

A company that makes the camera systems and develops software and other technologies for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is leaving the starting line with the pedal really pressed to ...
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ISM Shows Manufacturing Activity Surged Higher in July

The Institute for Supply Management reported its purchasing managers index (PMI) for the month of July showing a handy gain. The index rose 1.8 points to 57.1% from the 55.3% ...
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Top Analyst Large and Mid-Cap Bank Stock Picks After Earnings Season

Second-quarter earnings season is behind us when it comes to most of the big banks and financial institutions. Sterne Agee's bank research team published a list of its top stock ...
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Why GE Stock Price Is Lower After Synchrony IPO

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) first announced the spin-off of its North American credit card business, most observers were looking for the conglomerate to add about $3.2 billion to ...
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GM Sales Rise 9% in July on Demand for Pickups, SUVs

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total July sales of 256,160 vehicles, up 9% year-over-year. Retail sales rose 4%. Total sales for the first seven months of 2014 totaled 1.05 ...
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How About an ETF That Tracks Billionaires: the iBillionaire Index ETF

We have said that there seems to be an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sort of index or investment philosophy that you can think of. So, ...
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UBS Adds New Stocks to Buy to Its Equity Focus List

After a brutal sell-off on Thursday, and possibly more selling on the horizon, investors are starting to get a little nervous that the long-running Wall Street party may be over. ...
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Do Layoffs in Biotech Send the Right Message?

Investors could be facing a new future in biotech. After years and years of growth and after massive gains in recent years, is it possible that biotech giants are simply ...
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Sales of Explorer, Escape SUVs Boost Ford Sales 10% in July

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) posted a U.S. sales rise of 10% year-over-year in July, to 212,236 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with July 2013 sales of 193,715. Sales of ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Huge Upward Revisions on Airline Price Targets

The airline passenger is the perfect captive audience. If you want to travel somewhere, and the airline that serves you and your area has a multitude of extra costs, like ...
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