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Will Hormel Be Taken Seriously in Organic Meat with Applegate Buyout?

It is no secret by now that more consumers want to eat more and more organic or naturally raised foods. The fight against antibiotics, hormones, and using GMO franken-feed for ...
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Amazon To Add 6,000 Low Paid Workers

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) will add 6,000 new jobs at its U.S. fulfillment centers. It is extremely unlikely that the jobs will pay well. Based on the company's description the new ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

May 26, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 113 equities making new 52-week lows today. Frontier Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: FTR) dropped about 4.8% on Tuesday to post a new ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Tuesday

May 26, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday and equities drifted lower throughout the day-long session. Every sector traded lower today with energy and basic materials taking the worst of ...
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Are North Dakota Oil Rig Counts Signaling a Trough Is Near… Or Here?

Is it possible that the never-ending rig count decline is ending in North Dakota? There could be good news headed the way of companies like Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL), ...
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Crude Oil Drops 3% on Strong Dollar, Offshore Drillers Drop More

Equities have been getting pummeled on the first day of trading after the long Memorial Day weekend, and the energy sector is taking the heaviest beating, down about 2% in ...
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Guru and Activist Chasers Likely Unhappy Over EMC Buying Virtustream

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) has made the daily news flow after signing a deal to acquire the privately held Virtustream. The size of this $1.2 billion deal does not exactly ...
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Shake Shack Shares Sliced

Last week we commented on a reported filing by Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) for a trademark on the phrase “chicken shack,” noting that at a market cap of about ...
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Can Charter Afford to Acquire Both Time Warner Cable and Bright House?

Cable provider Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) made it official Monday morning. The nation’s fourth-largest cable company will acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) in a cash and stock ...
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4 Cheap Stocks That Will Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

The constant question on Wall Street and Main Street is when will the Federal Reserve start raising interest rates. Slow first-quarter, and most likely second-quarter, gross domestic product growth has ...
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San Francisco, Denver, Dallas Post Largest Gains on Case-Shiller Index

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, March house prices increased year-over-year. The largest year-over-year gains came in San Francisco (10.3%), Denver (10.0%) and Dallas ...
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Hollywood Box Office on Track for $5 Billion Summer

Without a major franchise movie release for the Memorial Day weekend, box office receipts were disappointing for the holiday weekend. But there are several franchise releases scheduled for the summer ...
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4 Jefferies Franchise Stock Picks With Big Upside Potential

With almost all the first-quarter earnings releases in the book, many of the firms we cover on Wall Street have refined and tweaked their lists of top stock recommendations to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar General, eBay, Fresh Market, Marvell, Party City, SAP and More

With traders and investors returning to the markets after the long holiday weekend, it is looking like we will begin the shortened trading week to the downside, as futures are ...
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US Leads Slowdown in OECD GDP Growth

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reported Tuesday morning that real gross domestic product (GDP) growth among the OECD countries in the first quarter of 2015 slipped from ...
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