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Why Many More Analysts Are Finally Getting Bullish on Apple Again

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) managed to offer a positive surprise with its earnings report. One thing that stood out was an unexpectedly better iPhone sales, on a relative basis. This was ...
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What to Expect From Facebook Earnings

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings report after the markets close on Wednesday. The huge social media leader posted gigantic first-quarter numbers that truly blew ...
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4 Surprising Quality Growth Stocks That Pay at Least a 5% Dividend

It gets harder every day to find quality yield in a world where most people are thinking that the “lower for longer” mantra is starting to become a reality. They ...
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Why Airbus Struggles With Delivering New Planes

The second quarter of 2016 may indicate that Airbus has brightened its prospects for the second half of the year. But it's not a slam dunk. Airbus took a charge ...
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Why Coca-Cola Is Floundering on Earnings and Guidance

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. This is one of the “middle-of-the-pack” Dow stocks, as it has made a reasonable gain ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees Enterprise Products and Top MLPs Rising Higher After Earnings

With oil prices down over 15% from the highs recently posted, some have become a touch nervous on the energy sector. The reality is this is probably a pretty normal ...
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Social Media Short Interest Takes a Dive

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Short Sellers Become More Selective in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BP, SunPower, Twitter, United Tech, Linear Tech, Analog Devices and More

The Dow and S&P 500 recently hit new highs, and investors keep shrugging off every bit of bad news and uncertainty. Even the high valuations are not keeping investors from ...
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Why Boeing Earnings Could Be Better Than They Look

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted an adjusted diluted loss per share of $0.44 on revenues of $24.76 billion. In ...
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Short Sellers Get Selective on Major Pharma

The short interest data have been released for the July 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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JPMorgan Bullish on Biotech: 3 Top Picks to Buy Now

We have noted recently that large pharmaceuticals and biotech have been hammered, and now may be offering outstanding total return potential. While the larger pharmaceutical stocks have done better recently, the ...
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Twitter Should Return Its $3 Billion to Shareholders

Despite its failure as a company and its disastrous business model, one positive thing Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) could do is return its $3 billion in cash and short-term investments ...
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Short Interest Remains Mixed on Major Semiconductors

The short interest data have come out for the July 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the July 15 settlement date. With oil prices seemingly on the path to recovery and the Dow and S&P 500 hitting new ...
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