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Court Rules Against Walmart in Mexican Bribery Case

What did Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) know about allegations of bribery in Mexico, and when did they know it? The retail giant will have to answer those questions in ...
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8 Stocks That Analysts Think Will Double

Now that October has arrived, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to review some of the most aggressive recent analyst calls. It doesn't get much more aggressive than calling a stock a ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates, Applications Moved Slightly Lower Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a decrease of 0.2% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index, following a drop ...
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Ford Challenge: Are Europe Car Sales in Trouble Again?

When Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) set out its plans and projects for the next several years, one of the focuses was on Europe. Part of that focus was weakness ...
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J.C. Penney Still in Trouble

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) management got a bit of good news. Moody's adjusted its outlook on the company's Corporate Family Rating from negative to stable. However, the overall ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

Retailers across the nation are accepting waves of new employee applications in preparation for the imminent 2014 holiday hiring season. Seven of the nation’s largest retailers will together add nearly ...
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The World’s 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons

By Andrew Topf of Oilprice.com Next time you get into your car and drive to the supermarket, think about how much energy you consume on an annual basis. It is ...
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Eurozone PMI Triggers Worry of Stagnation — Markit

The eurozone PMI for September was poor enough to create anxiety about whether the region has truly recovered from the Great Recession. Debt burdens, unemployment and poor gross domestic product ...
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Germany PMI Shows Contraction

German PMI contracted during September, the first such contraction in 15 months. The news raises the question about whether the recovery from the Great Recession in the eurozone has faltered. ...
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Reaction to Confirmed Ebola Case in U.S. — UPDATED

News has hit of the first confirmed Ebola case in the United States. While this news is still breaking and developing, it appears to be a case that was after ...
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What Else Is Under the Hood for Catalyst Pharma?

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRX) announced positive topline results from its Phase 3 clinical trial of Firdapse for the symptomatic treatment of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, or LEMS. In the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

September 30, 2014: The following stocks are among the 250 equities making new 52-week lows today: Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) dropped 3% Tuesday to a new 52-week low of $14.55. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the Market Flat

September 30, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday but by early afternoon all three major indexes had dipped below the break-even line. Gold and oil prices ended trading sharply lower ...
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Goldman Sachs New Long-Short Mutual Fund, a Retail Hedge Fund

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) is one of the top brokerage firms and investment banking firms on Wall Street. The bulk of its clients are wealthy individuals and institutional ...
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Did NOV Investors Want Even More Than a $3 Billion Share Buyback Plan?

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced on Tuesday that its board of directors has authorized a share buyback program for up to $3 billion of outstanding common stock. The share repurchase ...
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