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Can Apple Reach Its Earnings Targets?

With Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) posting a new 52-week high nearly every day, some of us wonder when (or even if) the rise will stop. Over the past five trading ...
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Does RadioShack Really Have a Guardian Angel?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) has had more than a rough ride recently. August brought a new low for the stock not seen in more than a generation, but then came ...
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Why Analysts Keep Chasing Tesla Higher and Higher (and Higher …)

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has yet a new "street high" analyst price target. What is amazing here is that analysts keep chasing this stock ever higher, almost every week. ...
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America’s Worst Performing Stock: Coach

To say that Coach Inc. (NYSE: COH) had a rough year is probably putting it mildly. To say that the rough patch is behind the company is probably optimistic, but ...
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Is Halliburton Out of the Woods on Deepwater Horizon Settlement?

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) announced a settlement on Tuesday concerning the class claims regarding the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. The case was originally filed in ...
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Will the S&P 500 Hit 3,000 in the Next 5 Years?

The past five and a half years has generated one incredible bull market for stocks. After bottoming out at 666, the S&P 500 has now hit 2,000 -- and one ...
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The Sims 4: Released and Patched in One Day

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) released it latest Sims video game, The Sims 4, for pre-loading through Origin at midnight September 1. It also released the first patch when the ...
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The Fresh Driving Forces Behind Twitter Stock Gains

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) posted a solid premarket gain on Tuesday morning, and the stock gapped up over $50 on the open. This is the first time the stock has ...
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4 Chip Stocks to Buy That Don’t Need PC Growth for a Strong Finish to 2014

With the Labor Day holiday over, and investors looking for ideas in a sky-high market, one area that looks to continue its success is technology. While investors breathlessly await the ...
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The Trouble for Boeing Shareholders — Analyst Says to Sell!

In what may be either an outlier or a harbinger of things to come, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) Tuesday morning was downgrade to Underperform at Buckingham Research Group, a rating ...
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Strong PMI and ISM Not Strong Enough for the Bulls

Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) and Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing survey were released Tuesday morning. The readings from both indexes signal a strong movement forward for manufacturing. Unfortunately, the markets ...
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After the Exelixis Implosion, Is There Anything Left Ahead?

Exelixis Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) is seeing an outright implosion in its stock after news of its Phase 3 metastatic prostate cancer not meeting its primary endpoint. The disappointing news, the ...
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Dollar General Turns Up the Heat on Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) Tuesday morning upped the stakes in the battle to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO). The discount retailer raised its all-cash offer for Family ...
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U.S. Home Prices Rise Most in Northeast

Home prices in the United States rose for the 29th consecutive month in July, but the increases have slowed sharply in the past two months. Compared with July of 2013, ...
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Small Business Hiring Trends Look Less Robust

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is signaling a mixed bag in pre-unemployment and pre-payrolls data for the month of August. The reading only started being issued earlier this year and it ...
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