LiveDeal CEO Creates Leveraged Move of Sorts

LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVE) saw its shares take a handy jump in trading Tuesday following the vote of confidence that its chief executive gave the company. Jon Isaac, CEO of ...
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After Two Years of Gains, Have Housing Prices Peaked?

After more than two years of continuous increases, price growth in the U.S. housing market finally came to the end of its run. House prices fell less than 1% between ...
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How Much Higher Analysts Rate Apple Now, After Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently released its earnings and had a strong beat against estimates. While we have yet to see much on formal upgrades in Buy ratings, several very ...
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United Tech on Way Back to $100 Billion in Market Cap

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is one of the conglomerate stocks that is sometimes overlooked, despite being a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Tuesday's earnings report may change ...
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September Sales of Existing Homes Rise to Year-to-Date High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in September jumped 2.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million ...
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Why One Analyst Sees IBM Falling to $125

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) delivered nothing short of a total stink bomb in its third-quarter earnings report. Things are bad enough that the company finally dropped its ambition ...
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Analyst Sees 5 Software Stocks Dominating Future Sales and Sector Growth

If one thing has been painfully clear to investors this earnings season, it is that some of the biggest old-school technology software names are struggling. IBM reported terrible earnings Monday ...
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Peak Resorts Files for IPO: Ski Resorts

Peak Resorts Inc. has filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms given for the offering, but the filing is ...
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Connecture Files for IPO: Health Care Insurance Platform

Connecture Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to have an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but ...
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Recent Market Weakness Has Put 4 Top Technology Stocks On Sale

After four straight down weeks in the market, the longest such streak since 2011, investors are starting to feel that maybe some of the worst damage is over, at least ...
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Why McDonald’s Earnings Tell a Story of Never-Ending Woe

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.09 on revenues of $6.99 billion. In ...
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Kimberly-Clark Earnings Win Tempered by Spin-Off Restructuring

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) reported its third-quarter results Tuesday before the market opened as $1.61 in earnings per share and $5.44 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Why Verizon Earnings Disappointed

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its third-quarter earnings before the market opened Tuesday. The telecommunication giant reported earnings of $0.89 per share and $31.6 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters ...
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Cowen’s Sell-Off Shopping List Loaded With Stocks With Huge Upside Potential

As we mentioned last week, when the market sells off hard, the top firms on Wall Street usually circle the wagons and ask the analysts to come up with their ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BHP, Ford, GM, IBM, NetEase, Shire and More

Stocks were firm again on Tuesday morning. Investors have now formally proven yet again that they are willing to buy value and overlooked stocks on the dips. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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