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Nomura Analyst Sees Wells Fargo Needing to Put Up a Stronger Fight

Nomura Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) has been under fire after the debacle over opening millions of unauthorized accounts for its customers. CEO John Stumpf also remains under pressure. ...
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US, Singapore and Switzerland Are World’s Most Competitive Economies

The World Economic Forum's new Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 looked at 138 nations, and it put the United States, Singapore and Switzerland at the top. The organization announced: This year’s edition ...
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Aetna to Give Away iPhones

Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) will start to give away Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch as part of an experiment. However, the products will ...
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Why BlackBerry Had Such a Strong Earnings Report

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company broke even in terms of earnings per share for this quarter, on $352 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Alphabet, Baidu, Dillard’s, Nike, Workday and Many More

Stocks were simply looking for direction on Wednesday after solid gains on Tuesday. Investors keep proving that they will still buy stocks after any real weakness. Investors also have continued ...
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JPMorgan Raises Price Targets on FANG Stocks in a Big Way

What was super-big in 2015, the so-called FANG stocks, took a dive to start this year, and as is inevitable, the perma-bears on Wall Street took to the airwaves and ...
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Why Wedbush Cut Alphabet Rating, Price Target

In a research note published on Tuesday, analyst James Dix at Wedbush Securities cut his rating on Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) from Neutral to Underperform and slashed Google parent's price ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dipped to 2-Month Lows Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 0.7% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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The Safest Cities in America

The FBI reported Monday that 1,197,704 violent crimes were committed in 2015, up 3.9% from 2014. While the increase is discouraging, it is by no means a crime wave. Some ...
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Kroger, Oil Tanker Firm Sail into Tuesday’s 52-Week Low Club

September 27, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 43 equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday's session. NYSE advancers led decliners by nearly 3 to 2 ...
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Nike, Microsoft Push DJIA Higher Tuesday

September 27, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Tuesday even though the crude oil trade was crushed by word that there is no production freeze in the near-term frame. The tech, ...
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Nike Earnings Not Enough for Investors

Nike, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.73 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.1 ...
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Could a US Fine Put Volkswagen Out of Business?

In June automaker Volkswagen agreed to settlements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of California, and another with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will cost ...
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World’s 200,000 Richest People Hold 12% of World’s Wealth

Of the estimated 7.6 billion people on earth, just 0.004% (212,615 individuals) control some $30 trillion in wealth. That's slightly more than the 2015 GDP of the United States and ...
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SEC Hits Oilfield Services Firm Weatherford With $140 Million Fine

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that oilfield services company Weatherford International Inc. (NYSE: WFT) has agreed to pay a $140 million fine to settle charges that ...
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