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Toyota Quickens It Pace (TM)(GM)

Like a champion marathon runner trying to put more distance between himself and his pursuers, Toyota is planning to streamline the way it makes cars and builds factories. Woe to ...
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Old Media Goes After YouTube?

Stocks:  (GOOG)(NWS)(VIA)(CBS)(GE)Late word is that News Corp's Fox, CBS, Viacom, and GE's NBC Universal are cooking up a plan to start a video website to compete with Google's YouTube. The ...
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Barclays: No B of A Bid (BAC)(BCS)

The head of Barclays sold shares in the bank to prove that Bank of America had made no bid, nor was it likely to. He could not sell of he ...
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Wal-Mart: Do A Good Job And Get Fired (WMT)(IPG)

Julie Roehm, the recently sacked head of advertising at Wal-Mart, may actually have been doing a good job. She did a good job and DaimlerChrysler, which landed her the Wal-Mart ...
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The Hamburger Economy: McDonald’s Sales Up, Again (MCD)(WMT)

McDonald's cannot be stopped with an elephant gun. The huge food chain announced November same store sales rose 6.2%. Premium coffee and promotional games seemed to be big contributors. US ...
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Bank of America And Barclays: Bad News

Stocks:  (BAC)(C)(BCS)Bank of America got a lot of press for passing Citigroup as the world's largest bank based on market cap. Now, it wants to make the same mistakes that ...
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Chevron Gains An Edge (COP)(CVX)

Chevron will increase capex 20% next year to almost $20 billion. Exploration of new fields in the Gulf of Mexico are expected to fuel much of this. Conoco, on the ...
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UAW Will Retreat As GM Rolls

Stocks:  (F)(GM)(DCX)(TM)It's all big talk at GM and maybe it should be. The largest auto maker says that 40% of US sales will come from new models. It plans to ...
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Vanda Schizophrenia Drug Meets Phase III Endpoint

From BioHealth Investorby H.S. AyoubBioHealthInvestor.comShares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) look to open much higher on Thursday as the company announced early that its antipsychotic drug iloperidone met the primary endpoint ...
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Thursday’s Top Biotech and Medical Stocks

From BioHealth Investorby Mark S. SenakAs the lame duck Senate gets ready to waddle off to their place in history, they have moved to pass S. 3546 - a bill ...
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Cramer Eats Crow

Negative stocks: SIRI, HSY, PNRA, RATE, FCramer went back over Sirius (SIRI), and said he is eating crow.  He said point blank right now that neither one of these will ...
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Cramer is Now Backing eBay

After first talking Dolby (DLB) higher on the first segment of CNBC's MAD MONEY, Cramer said it is time to put away grudges on stocks.  He thinks it's time to ...
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Cramer Loves Dolby

On tonight's MAD MONEY show on CNBC, Cramer had a new pick that is up and heading higher.  He said he was blown away by Dolby's (DLB) 45% move up ...
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Time For Wal-Mart To Close Store (WMT)

Newsweek has come up with the most intelligent explanantion of Wal-Mart's problems published recently in the popular press. With 4,000 US stores, almost every US resident is within 25 miles ...
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Stent Safety Issues at the FDA….Hogwash

Stock Tickers: BSX, JNJ, ANPI, SRDX, CONR, BMY, SNY, ABT, MDTThe FDA review of stents should not change the current practice, and that is for drug coated and uncoated stents.  ...
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