Groupon

Few Insiders Selling Stock as Market Volatility Spikes Higher

Nothing gets insiders and owners of stock a little nervous more than markets trading near all-time highs, and volatility starting to rear its very potentially nasty head. With oil continuing ...
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Active investor

Volatile Market Week Doesn’t Stop Insiders From Buying Stock

With January coming to an end, investors may be more than ready to see February. With all the major indexes likely to end the month in the red, and volatility ...
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Microsoft Is Worst Dow Stock of Year

Poor earnings have hurt Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) so badly that its share price drop is the largest among the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks so far this year. ...
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AMERICAN SNIPER

‘American Sniper’ Expected to Top $30 Million for Weekend

The Super Bowl dominates U.S. attention this weekend. The movie studios know it and generally choose to maintain a low profile on a weekend when the Sunday audience is typically ...
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Why Oil Prices Jumped 8% on Friday

Looking at the chart for the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for Friday, January 30, we see the closest thing we have seen in months to the ...
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TurboTax Free for 60 Million Americans?

Desperate problems call for desperate measures. TurboTax, buffeted by a violently negative reaction to a large price increase for one of its most popular pieces of software, is offering the basic ...
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down market

The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

January 30, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 181 equities making new 52-week lows today. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV (NYSE: CBI) dropped more than 16% on Friday to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Friday

January 30, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday after the report on GDP showed expansion in the U.S. economy was less than expected.  Equities traded in the red in all ...
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Pigs

Farm Prices Slip as Livestock Production Falls

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on December farm prices Friday afternoon. The all-products price index fell 1% month-over-month to 100, with the crop production index ...
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Drilling Rig

US Drilling Rig Count at Lowest Point in More Than 5 Years

In the week ended January 30, the total number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States came in at 1,223, compared with 1,317 in the prior week and ...
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book store

Can Barnes & Noble Follow Books-A-Million Going Private?

Bookseller Books-A-Million Inc. (NASDAQ: BAMM) said Friday morning that it has received an offer from the company’s executive chairman, Clyde B. Anderson, on behalf of the Anderson family to acquire ...
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Shake Shack IPO

Shake Shack IPO Debuts as Home Run

The latest entry into the fast-casual dining space made a big noise Friday morning, when Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) began trading at over $47 a share. The company priced ...
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Consumer Sentiment Hits Decade High

Consumer sentiment figures for January were released by the University of Michigan. The 98.1 reading was the highest that it has reached in the past decade. January 2004 was the ...
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Boeing 787-10 ANA

Boeing Takes New Order for $1.4 Billion; Airbus Nabs $828 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Friday morning that Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has ordered three of the company’s 787-10 Dreamliners and five of its current version of the 737-800 ...
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Did Biogen Run Too Much After Earnings?

Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced its fourth-quarter financials Thursday after the markets closed. The company reported revenue of $2.6 billion, up 34% from the fourth quarter of the previous year. Revenues ...
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