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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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Carnival Earnings Set Sail

Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. The cruise line operator reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.27 on ...
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Hats Off to Red Hat Earnings

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as $0.42 in earnings per share and $456 million in revenue. That was against consensus estimates ...
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CarMax Takes Earnings to the Max

CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The used-car retailer reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.60 on revenues of $3.40 billion. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Anadarko, Atmel, GrubHub, Potash, Rackspace, Seadrill and More

Stocks were indicated higher yet again after a monster snapback stock market rally. What has held true is that investors keep buying stocks on sell-offs, and they are constantly looking for ...
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BlackBerry Earnings Not Escaping Slow Device Sales

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday. The smartphone maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.01 on revenues of $793 million. ...
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Air France Delays Delivery of Boeing 777 Jets

Many analysts and observers of the aircraft market have suggested that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) may face a financial issue in the transition from its current version of the 777 ...
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A Recession for North Dakota?

North Dakota, while small, has been one of the jewels of the U.S. economy. Its unemployment rate was the envy of the rest of America over the course of the ...
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Nurses Are the Most Trusted People in America

Nurses are the most trusted workers in America, based on honesty and ethical standards. As would make sense, doctors are second. According to a new survey from researchers at Gallup: ...
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America’s Worst Run Companies

What makes a company truly poorly run? Businesses make mistakes almost daily, and industries can transform rapidly, eroding even a market leader's competitive advantage. Companies that are struggling may have ...
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Nike Comes Out on Top of Earnings, Sort Of

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its second-quarter results Thursday after the market close as $0.74 in earnings per share and $7.4 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

December 18, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 50 equities making new 52-week lows today. CVR Refining LP (NYSE: CVRR) posted a new 52-week low on Thursday of $16.88. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove Thursday’s Market Higher

December 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after the Swiss National Bank cut its deposit rate to a negative 0.25% which leads many people to the conclusion that the ...
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Is Suspending Canadian Drilling the Right Move for Chevron?

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) announced Wednesday evening that it would abandon its plans to drill in the Arctic. The company released this information in a letter sent directly to Canada’ ...
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American Realty and RCS Plot Thickens as Lawsuit Surfaces

American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) has been under severe pressure since late October. The company announced at that time previously issued financial statements and other financial information should ...
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