The 24/7 Wall St. Top 6 Large Stocks of 2014

24/7 Wall St. has decided to feature its Top 6 Large-Cap Stocks of 2014 ahead of Christmas this year. These stocks have been stellar performers, but they have also obviously ...
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Caesars Merger Precedes Chapter 11 Filing

Struggling casino owner Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) announced Monday morning that it is merging with asset acquisition company, Caesars Acquisition Co. (NASDAQ: CACQ). The merger is an all-stock transaction ...
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Chicago Fed National Activity Index Reaches Multiyear High

The Chicago Federal Reserve released its National Activity Index (CFNAI) for the month of November with a reading of +0.73, up from +0.31 in October. The index is designed to ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top MLP Picks for 2015

Merrill Lynch is reevaluating its position on a few master limited partnerships (MLPs) as it transfers coverage to analyst John Abbot from Nitin Kumar. Year to date, Merrill Lynch’s upstream ...
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Boeing Hit With EU Complaint Over Subsidies

On Monday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said it had received a commitment from Air China for 60 of the company’s 737 family of single-aisle planes. The order includes an ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMSC, Coach, FedEx, Genworth, Kors, Twitter and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday after last week's massive snapback rally. Investors keep proving that they will buy stocks that either offer value or are overlooked. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Stores Stay Open Longer for Last-Minute Shoppers

It is either a sign that sales have been poor and retailers are going all-out to pick up more revenue any way they can, or it is a sign that ...
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Gas Prices Drop Below $2 in 5 Cities

Gasoline has breached below $2 in a number of gas stations around the country. It has fallen below that level in five large cities, based on the price of an ...
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Will Coastal Flooding Harm US GDP?

Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently explained that the pace of coastal flooding in U.S. cities located on or near oceans has accelerated. What the federal ...
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Getting Good Jobs Gets Easier

During the recession and for several years afterward, the ability of many Americans to find good jobs was eroded. According to new research, the problem has faded, but only among ...
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Walmart’s Last-Minute Christmas Specials

“Super Saturday” was this past weekend, the last Saturday before the Christmas holiday, and a day that ShopperTrak said would be the number one selling day of the year, surpassing ...
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Dish Picks a Fight With Fox

After settling a dispute with CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) just a week ago, Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) faces a similar situation with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA). The ...
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Problems With Franchise Workers Hurt McDonald’s

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Friday issued complaints against McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and the company’s franchisees as “joint employers” alleging that the employers violated workers’ rights and ...
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Amazon Cuts Price of Fire TV to $79

The start of the new age TV has been underway since the invention of the TiVo, which barely exists anymore. The void has been filled by an army of products ...
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Cost of Beef to Soar

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week released some preliminary data from its “USDA Agricultural Projections to 2024” report due for full release on February 11, 2015. The best ...
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