Why Amazon Prime Is Offering Free Same-Day Delivery

Just last week Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced a free shipping service for its customers willing to pay $50 a year. The offer was clearly a swipe at ...
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Abercrombie Whiffs on Earnings but Sees a Turnaround in Progress

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened Thursday. The major retailer had a net loss of $0.53 per share on $709 ...
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4 Chip Stocks That Could Be Huge Internet of Things Winners

The Internet of Things, or IoT -- just the sheer sound of it seems so grand that many investors are confused. The fact of the matter is from the Apple ...
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Short Sellers More Selective on Big Pharma Stocks

The short interest data has been released for the May 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies are usually involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Has Short Interest in 3D Printing Stocks Reached a Bottom?

Short interest in the two-week period ending May 15 was mixed on the four 3D printing stocks we follow. For the two-week settlement period, shares in all four companies fell ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover in Major Oil Stocks

The short interest data have been released for the May 15 settlement date. It just so happens that some of the latest short interest readings for major oil companies are ...
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Short Sellers Stay Aggressive in Semiconductors

The short interest data have come out for the May 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Antares, Michael Kors, Palo Alto, Ralph Lauren, Chipotle, Ericsson, and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday, but stock sectors by and large seemed to have no clear direction ahead of the open. What keeps getting shown by the investor group ...
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How Virtual Reality Will Change Everything: 3 Stocks to Buy Now

When the tech market crashed in 2000 after years of unabated growth and mind-boggling expansion, Wall Street naysayers said it was over. The reality is, it was just the beginning. ...
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Is Short Interest in Solar Stocks Bouncing Off a Bottom?

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on May 15. Among the alternative fuel makers, short interest fell in the ...
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Short Sellers Get Even More Ambitious Against Biotech Leaders

The short interest data are out for the May 15 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Has the Endless Growth of Dividends and Buybacks Peaked?

Investors love dividends. They also love buybacks. Both are great ways that public companies return capital to shareholders. And investors have been the beneficiary of growing dividends and larger and ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in May

Despite falling short interest among most of them, the five most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange remained the same between the April 30 and May 15 ...
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Why Investors May Be Cool to Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.17 on revenue ...
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Apple Short Interest Soars

Shares sold short in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) jumped about 26% in the two-week period that ended May 15. A pool of traders believed that Apple's shares have peaked near ...
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