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Bond Liquidity Crisis Update, An Unexpected Regulatory Outcome

Currencies may be considered the most liquid of all quoted markets, but the most liquid market that most investors think about day in and day out is the U.S. Treasury ...
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What a GE Appliances Sale-Block Might Mean On a Larger Scale

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) may have just found a very unlikely outcome in its GE Appliances unit sale. GE has been wanting out of the appliances unit for years. ...
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What the Harris Post-Merger Reorganization Means for Shareholders

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has joined the lineup of companies looking to reorganize their corporate structure. Such moves are hard for investors to interpret in many cases. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Teladoc Debuts Strong in IPO

Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) was set to be the first initial public offering (IPO) of its kind. The company claims to be the first and largest telehealth provider in the ...
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Can Aldeyra Therapeutics Shares Double?

Most investors see analysts issue Buy and Outperform ratings with 8% to 20% upside for traditional Dow Jones Industrial Average or S&P 500 stocks. Still, other analyst calls reach much ...
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Will Last Ditch Efforts Stave off Nationalization in Greece?

Is Greece going to capitulate? It turns out that capital controls, the threat of bankruptcy hearings, attempts to repossess national heritage assets and infrastructure, the threat of not being able ...
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ADP and TrimTabs Act to Book-End Labor Department Unemployment and Payrolls

Thursday will mark two key events, the first being the U.S. Department of Labor's report for unemployment and new payrolls for the month of June. The second will be that ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Brinker, Cypress Semi, Starbucks, Windstream and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday on hopes that the latest Greek overtures might get accepted by creditors. Yet again, investors have continued the nearly four-year-old trend of buying every ...
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6 Analyst Stocks Predicted to Double

June brought a lot of investor volatility toward the end of the month. Some sectors and stocks made big moves, and some are expected to make even larger moves in ...
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That Was Fast — Coal Goes Back to the Furnace

The Supreme Court ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) whereby the EPA did not consider costs was supposed to be a lifeline for the business of fossil fuels. Or ...
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Fitbit Gets Strongest Analyst Recommendation Yet

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is still within the confines of its quiet period after its solid initial public offering. While the firms in the underwriting syndicate are not yet allowed ...
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Will the Greek ETF Lose Its ETF Status?

There is a big lesson here for Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (NYSEMKT: GREK) investors during the looming Greek default and likely exit from the euro. The end game for ...
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Consumers Much More Confident This Summer

The Conference Board has released its Consumer Confidence Index for the month of June. Confidence was higher in June, after a moderate improvement in May. What really matters here is ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo, Petrobras, Shopify, Fitbit, Sarepta, Lowe’s and More

Stocks were indicated with a bounce on Tuesday after Greece and Puerto Rico acted as sell-off catalysts on Monday. The trend that keeps proving itself for almost four years now ...
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How Much Puerto Rico Risk Is There at MBIA and Assured Guaranty?

Monday's stock market sell-off may have looked harsh as the Greece exit of the Euro looks closer and closer. Municipal bond investors now have a much larger risk in the ...
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