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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Boosted the Market

October 31, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday following a sharp boost to the Bank of Japan’s quantitative easing program. The dollar got stronger against the yen, dropping gold and ...
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U.S. Meat Prices Rise Sharply in October

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on October farm prices Friday afternoon. The all-products price index fell 8.4% month-over-month to 98, with the crop index down ...
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The Stock Market Joke of October: What Sell-Off?

The end of September brought a sell-off in stocks that went well into October. The first half of October was a month in which many investors started to wonder if ...
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Why WisdomTree Is Back!

WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) may seem like an unusual bull market barometer, considering how many investment management firms there are, but Wisdom Tree is back. The company may be ...
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Halloween Not Prime Time for New Movies

The major movie studios do not relish competing with a Halloween Friday and all the trick-or-treating and holiday parties. Only one studio is releasing a movie this weekend, and it ...
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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Plunges to New 52-Week Low

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as -$0.12 in earnings per share and $43.7 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates ...
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Why Are 5 Stocks Way Down on an Up Day?

The big boost to equities following Friday morning’s announcement of additional quantitative easing by the Bank of Japan has been spread widely across most sectors. Still there are several laggards ...
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Anheuser-Busch Earnings Not So Tasty

Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the U.S. markets opened as $1.42 in earnings per share and $12.23 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus ...
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Gold, Silver Skid on Japanese Easing

Gold prices have lost nearly 3% Friday morning to trade at around $1,163, following the surprise announcement of an increase in the Bank of Japan’s planned asset purchases. The bank ...
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Dollar General Takes Its Offer to Family Dollar Shareholders

The battle between Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) over which company will acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) is primarily being fought between ...
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Personal Income Rises Again in September

The U.S. Department of Commerce released the September numbers for personal income and outlays. Personal income has been growing, but spending fell slightly on volatile auto sales and lower gas ...
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Chevron Earnings Jump on Refining, Currency Effects

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.95 on revenues of $54.68 billion. ...
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Exxon Earnings Top Lowered Expectations

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) reported its third-quarter results Friday before the U.S. markets opened as $1.89 in earnings per share and $107.5 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus ...
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3 Chip Equipment Stocks to Buy for Surging Consumer Demand

After years of declining sales, the very segment that got the semiconductor industry rolling is finally starting to wake up from demand hibernation. Personal computer (PC) sales used to drive ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aegerion, Avon, Atmel, LinkedIn, Ocwen, Visa and More

Stocks screamed higher on Friday on a surprise Japan expansion of its own stimulus and quantitative easing measures. Investors have proved, even during October, that they are willing to buy ...
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