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As Powerball Lottery Nears $400 Million, What Not to Do If You Win

The Powerball lottery just keeps on rolling higher and higher this summer. Mega Millions crossed over the $500 million mark in recent weeks, and now we have the Powerball lottery ...
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Why Analysts Are Raising AMD Turnaround Expectations Much Higher After Earnings

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) was all set to deliver a big jump or a big flop with earnings. It delivered a solid win. What was such a concern ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Alibaba, Boeing, Pandora, Starbucks, Twitter, AT&T and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Friday morning, but the market finally took a much needed breather on Thursday after about two weeks of straight gains. Brexit, high valuations, a low ...
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Get Ready for Another Record T206 Honus Wagner Sale Price in 2016

The years of 2015 and 2016 are bringing record sales prices for sports collectibles, particularly for the area of high-end baseball cards. If there is one sports card that captures the ...
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Starbucks Delivers Records but Sales Miss May Jolt Value Concerns

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has released its fiscal third-quarter results for the period ending on June 26, 2016. The coffee giant reported that its global comparable store sales increased 4%, which ...
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Why GE Earnings Could Catch Analysts and Investors Off Guard by Wide Margin

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) may be the king of conglomerates, but its stock also has had quite a strong performance. This will matter for GE's earnings report on Friday ...
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Why Bulls and Bears Are Both Heavily Anticipating AMD Earnings

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) is set to report earnings after the close of trading on July 21, 2016. AMD has long been a controversial tech player and is ...
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How Many Days and How High Can ZAGG Rise on Pokemon Go?

The Pokémon Go craze has been a boom for several companies, even outside of Nintendo. One such company is ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG). The draw here is obvious: as more ...
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Chicago Fed Shows Broader US Economy Not Worrying About Brexit

Maybe the U.S. economy is truly thinking "So What About Brexit!" if the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is accurate. Its latest Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI), which is ...
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Analysts Get Much More Bullish on eBay, Growth Avenues Ahead of Value

After the decision to break up the eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) empire, many analysts and investors decided in their minds that eBay represented a low-growth old web economic engine. It is ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Changing Baidu and Alibaba Upside Targets Handily

It is more common than many investors might guess, but analysts often change roles within firms or they go to other firms. Credit Suisse has two new notes out on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, AT&T, eBay, Intel, Qualcomm, Teradyne and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday morning, but the VIX is challenging multiyear lows and the market has risen up and away to new highs. Brexit just feels so ...
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Can Pokemon Go Really Help Boost Apple Shares by 50%?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has blown through all sorts of global milestones. On top of having been most investors' favorite stock for years, it reached the largest market cap in ...
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As the Powerball Lottery Hits $361 Million, 12 Things Not to Do If You Win

Earlier in July, the Mega Millions Lottery crossed over the $500 million mark. Now the Powerball lottery drawing for Wednesday, July 20, is up to $361 million. The cash value is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, MGIC Investment, TransCanada, Verizon and More

The stock market is still challenging all-time highs, despite fears of Brexit and valuations being high. Investors just keep proving that they will buy their favorite stocks on pullbacks. 24/7 ...
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