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Pay-TV Subscriber Numbers Could Be Worse Than They Look

The first half of 2015 has not been kind to pay-TV companies. The cable and satellite distributors have seen subscriber numbers fall by nearly half a million, according to one ...
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Why This Analyst Sees Over 40% Upside in Twitter

Even though the Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) advertising story remains solid, with a second-quarter revenue beat and U.S. advertising average revenue per user (ARPU) reacceleration, growing the user base remains ...
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August Job Growth Tanks; Unemployment Rate Dives

The U.S. Department of Labor released its August payroll and unemployment data Friday morning, and the data could toss a monkey wrench into arguments that the economy is ready for ...
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Richmond Fed’s Lacker Wants Rate Hike ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

In a speech titled “The Case Against Further Delay” Friday morning in Richmond, Va., Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, gives what he called “the main ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, Caterpillar, Ciena, CME, Campbell Soup and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday after the Dow was relatively flat on Thursday. On Thursday, this was thought of as being only a slight recovery from the dips that ...
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5 Analyst Stocks With Massive Upside Calls This Week

Many investors have been shell-shocked by the waves of the latest selling pressure. Whatever could go wrong for the markets has gone wrong. Still, many of the more experienced investors ...
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7 Energy Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

With the stock market having entered the first official correction in about four years, many investors are looking for value. Some of that value may even be coming from places ...
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Is the Staples-Office Depot Merger in Trouble?

Last Friday, Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) announced that the two companies “certified substantial compliance” with the second request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...
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What Can a New Chairman Do to Boost Profits at Volkswagen?

The boardroom squabbles at Volkswagen may finally settle down, with Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch now pegged to take up the mantel as chairman of the world's largest carmaker. ...
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Can Wal-Mart Support 5,200 Stores?

Added up, all of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) retail outlets in the United States total 5,200. This includes all Wal-Mart store formats, from supercenters to discount stores and the ...
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Apple Widens Smartphone Lead Over Samsung

One way to sum up Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) success in the United States and Samsung's relative failure is the comScore smartphone share analysis. Apple is gaining share while Samsung ...
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8 States Running Out of Water

While drought conditions have improved in many regions of the United States, higher than average summer temperatures and patchy rainfall over the summer has contributed to one of the worst ...
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VeriFone Lowers Q4 Guidance and Investors Head for the Exits

VeriFone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) reported fiscal third-quarter 2015 results after markets closed Thursday. The electronic payments company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.47 on $510 million ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

September 3, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 39 equities making new 52-week lows today. Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) dropped 20% on Thursday to post ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Thursday

September 3, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank president indicated that the ECB would continue quantitative easing program. Markets in China and Hong Kong were closed ...
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