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American Consumers Liking Their Electronic Devices More This Year

Following a three-year slide in satisfaction with personal computers, U.S. consumers have reversed field in 2016. PCs improved their customer satisfaction rating by 1.3% on the most recent American Customer ...
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Deutsche Bank, Kroger Slip into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

September 26, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 21 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by nearly 2.5 to ...
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Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Sink DJIA Monday

September 26, 2016: Markets opened lower again Monday and only the recently added real-estate sector traded higher on the day. Crude oil prices were up on hopes for an agreement ...
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Fed’s Tarullo Calling for More Buffers and Capital Reserves for Banks

If you are a market-watcher or an industry insider in the financial markets, you might think that the banks are regulated more than enough and forced to hold more than ...
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Serious Warning Arises About Twitter Buyout Price and Hype

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was last seen giving back at least a portion of Friday's big share gains. The reason is not that the would-be buyout interest already has died, ...
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Williams Names 2 New Board Members, Activist Investor Meister Drops Proxy Fight

Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) on Monday announced the appointments of two new members to the company's board of directors. That makes a total of five new directors on the ...
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Camping World Announces Potential Pricing for IPO

Camping World Holdings has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering. The company expects to price its 11.36 million shares ...
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Yum Announces Separation of Its China Business and Raises Dividend

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has finally done it. The company has announced that it is separating its China business from Yum Brands. The newly split company will now be ...
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BlackRock Grows Cautious About Long-Term Treasury Notes and Bonds

If you have wondered if we are in a bond market bubble with insultingly low interest rates, maybe you should hear what one of the top bond managers has to ...
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Cal-Maine Whiffs on Q1 Earnings

Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. Overall this quarter was a disaster on both the top and bottom lines, ...
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Rio Tinto Targeting $3 Billion More in Debt Reductions

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) may have had its problems during the time that metals and commodities were falling. At the same time, Rio Tinto remains one of the world's top ...
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Pfizer Decides Against the Split

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) shares traded down marginally Monday morning after the company announced that it will abandon its plan to split into two companies. This pharma giant has decided against this ...
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Dallas Fed Shows Increase in Manufacturing Activity

With oil prices still under $50 per barrel, many manufacturers in Texas and targeting the Texas market have felt a pinch for more than a year now. According to the ...
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New Crohn’s Disease Drug Approved by FDA

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is often not very vocal about receiving drug approvals, at least not using its own name. Janssen Biotech, a unit of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen ...
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New Home Sales Drop Nearly 8% in August

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Monday morning that sales of new homes in August slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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