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US Second-Quarter GDP Watch in the Week Ahead

While all eyes will be on the upcoming July unemployment and payrolls on Friday, August 1, the other big economic report during the week will of course be second-quarter Gross Domestic ...
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GM Recalls Damage Used Car Value

When General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) recalled the more than 5 million vehicles with an ignition switch defect, the company reserved more than $1 billion to pay for its recalls ...
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Can National Bank of Greece and Bank of Ireland Recover?

The woes of Europe are supposed to be abating, at least somewhat. That is certainly supposed to be the case in the lands of the PIIGS -- Portugal, Ireland, Italy, ...
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6 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Strong Upside Potential

Stocks ended this last week on a very rough note, but we also saw yet another new high in stocks earlier in the week as well. This bull market feels ...
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High-Profile Tech Executives Set the Pace for Insider Stock Selling This Week

When the stock market continues to make new highs over and over, one can certainly expect to see corporate insiders showing up on the insider selling lists. This week is ...
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Key Stocks Seeing Insider Buying This Week

As usual, when the earnings reporting window is open for companies, often the window for insiders to buy and sell stock opens up as well. With well over half of ...
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IPO Week Ahead: GE Spins Out Synchrony in a Whirl of 22 IPOs

We have counted 22 initial public offerings (IPOs) on the schedule for this week, including just two holdovers from last week. Of the dozen companies that actually made it to ...
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RadioShack Could Be Delisted From NYSE

RadioShack Corp.'s (NYSE: RSH) stock has traded below $1 long enough that it has received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that its shares could be delisted. It would ...
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Americans Overpay $44 Billion for Brand Name Products

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) and the like live off the consumer appetite for branded products. It turns out that this appetite costs these consumers ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

July 25, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday as the markets come to grips with some weak earnings forecast for the current quarter. Only the basic materials sector managed to ...
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Fire Phone Launch Fails to Stop Amazon Stock Price Bleeding

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported second-quarter earnings after the markets closed Thursday, the first highlight it listed for its just-ended quarter was its introduction of the Fire phone. In ...
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Chrysler Sales Surge in July

Automakers are expected to release July sales numbers next Friday, but sales estimates have already begun to hit the tape. Sales of new vehicles are expected to post a seasonally ...
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Barclays Sees Huge Discounted Value in Petrobras Ahead of Elections

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, has had some unusual victories so far in 2014. After looking as though it might challenge a sub-$10 handle earlier this year, Petrobras ...
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El Pollo IPO Going Loco

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) sold 7.14 million shares in an initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning. The opening price was more than 25% above its IPO price ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 15 settlement date is out and we have compared the defensive dividend stocks, aside of utilities, to what has happened since the June ...
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