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New Regulatory Communications Slaps Citi Earnings and Ratios Lower

Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE: C) has just used the children's game excuse of "Do Over!" for the third quarter earnings. Citi announced after the close that Citi it is lowering its ...
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GoPro Surprises on Top and Bottom Lines

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has reported its earnings for the third quarter. While this is not its first earnings report, the June IPO means this was the first full quarter ...
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Why Things Could Get Even Worse for Pandora

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) is living up to expectations. Despite having already seen its shares cut in half, Pandora saw its shares get whacked on Thursday after a boutique ...
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A Rising Interest Rate Scenario That Might Be Good for Banks

A rising interest rate environment is supposed to bad for banks. It turns out that not all rising rate environments are created equal, and rising rates of the past may ...
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Did Ocwen Set Enough Cash Aside for Potential NY Settlement?

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) has run into trouble, and all the most recent news about backdated letter allegations by New York regulators came up after the end of its ...
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Third-Quarter GDP Growth Decelerating

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its first read on real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2014, showing that GDP rose at an annual rate of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Cree, JD.Com, RF Micro, Kraft, Sprint, Visa and More

Stocks were trading lower Thursday morning. One thing that holds true is that investors keep proving that they will step into the market and buy value stocks and overlooked stocks ...
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Alibaba Analysts Come Out Swinging With Big Upside Calls

Wednesday marked the expiration of the enforced quiet period for underwriting firms' analysts in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA). Some analysts outside of the syndicate group had already started ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amgen, Cliffs, Michael Kors, Sanofi, Yahoo! and More

Stocks are looking for direction on Wednesday with mixed indexes, but that is after another massive rally on Tuesday that took the DJIA back over 17,000 again. Earnings season is ...
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IBM Buyback Just More Trickery

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) may have severely disappointed investors with last week's earnings and revenue confession. Now it turns out that IBM's board of directors has declared a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GoPro, Twitter, Sarepta, Yodlee and More

Despite the market volatility and despite the earnings season floodgates being wide open, investors keep signaling that they will buy dips and seek oversold or overlooked stocks. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Texas Manufacturing Remains Strong Despite Oil Going to $80

Manufacturing activity in Texas is holding up better than many business watchers may have feared with lower and lower oil prices. The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey is rarely a market mover, ...
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Micron Buyback May Not Be Enough to Move the Needle

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has been an incredible ride. First it was for turnaround investors, and then it was for growth investors again. Unfortunately, now the semiconductor giant is ...
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Petrobras Feels Wrath of Rousseff Election Win in Brazil

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. –(NYSE: PBR) is getting to demonstrate all over again just how bad it is when a nation is under a socialist regime. The oil giant known as ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, Alcoa, Garmin, Newmont, ONEOK, PNC and More

Stocks were trading on Monday morning after a strong week of recovery. Investors have demonstrated over and over that they will step into the market and buy value stocks and ...
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