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What To Expect From Wal-Mart Earnings (WMT)

The world retail behemoth that goes by the name of Wal-Mart will report earnings pre-market on Tuesday, August 14.  We just saw the July same store sales Thursday, so much ...
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IPO Filing: CreditCards.Com…Is This Ironic Or What?

This morning we have had an IPO filing with the SEC from a company called CreditCards.com.  If this is not ironic because of the current credit meltdown and liquidity squeeze, ...
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Wyeth (WYE): More Bad News

Wyeth's (WYE) shares are off 10% over the last three months, and trade near their 52-week low. The stock is about to go lower. The company disclosed the receipt of ...
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Man Group Cancels IPO

In another sign that very few will make it public in a troubled market, Man Group, the largest publicly traded hedge-fund is cancelling its plans to have an IPO of ...
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Owning Altria (MO): Cigarettes Sell

With the market in bad shape and likely to get worse, investors are running in circles looking for something to buy? Well, tobacco takes a long time to go out ...
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Countrywide Punished Over Quarterly SEC Filing Disclosures (CFC)

Countrywide Financial Corp. (NYSE:CFC) has filed its 10-Q quarterly report with the SEC, and the stock has gotten hammered in after-hours trading with a drop of more than 10%.  Investors ...
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Cramer’s Chip/Semiconductor Plays (SNDK, INTC, AMD)

Jim Cramer came on CNBC on tonight's MAD MONEY and he said that he still likes technology and his pick tonight was Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) for it in the tech sweet ...
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Bears In Them Thar Gold Hills (GLD, ABX, NEM, AUY, AU, RGLD)

What is the one sector that is viewed as a safe haven in scary times?  Outside of water it's gold, and gold is easier to invest in than water as ...
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IPO Filing: Peplin (PLIN)

Today was an interesting IPO filing for a company called Peplin, Inc., a subsidiary of Peplin Limited in Australia.  There will be somewhat of a dual listing and if you ...
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Earnings Preview: NVIDIA (NVDA)

After the market closes today, we will get earnings out of NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ:NVDA).  First Call estimates are $0.43 EPS and $859.9 million in revenues.  Next quarter estimates are $0.49 ...
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Jupitermedia: Earnings Miss & Stock Photo Issues (JUPM, GYI)

Jupitermedia Corp. (NASDAQ:JUPM) shares gapped down significantly with what looks to be new 52-week lows, although it appears the shares are back above that low.  Shares closed at $6.79 yesterday ...
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Toyota (TM) Blows An Engine

Toyota (TM) is the hybrid company. The Prius is the hybrid car. The Japanese car company has used that reputation to build a hybrid business in the US that no ...
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AIG Earnings, “Comfortable With U.S. Mortgage Market” (AIG)

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) posted earnings ahead of estimates with $1.64 EPS on $31.15 Billion, which compares to First Call estimates of $1.61 EPS & $30.1 Billion revenues.  On ...
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Ford (F): Profitable Again?

Ford's (F) Alan Mulally told an industry conference that the company should be profitable again in 2009. At about the same moment, GM (GM) was saying the its was revising ...
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Blackstone’s $21.7 Billion Fund Now Closed (BX)

If private equity is really dead, then why did a $21.7 Billion private equity fund just get closed upon.  The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) has sent out notice that today was ...
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