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The 4 Stocks That Couldn’t Pull Markets Up

April 23 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following the worst report on new home sales since last July. Profit-taking seemed to be the order of the day in the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Galmed, GM, Sirius XM, SunPower and More

Stocks have recovered and are yet again within striking distance of new all-time highs. With earnings season is in full swing, investors want the strong upside stocks but want to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted Markets

April 22 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday on strength in the healthcare sector following Valeant’s proposal to acquire Allergan for around $46 billion. Another sector that kept the markets ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, ARM, Barrick, Netflix, Teva, Valero and More

Stocks have recovered from their sell-off as market jitters have dimmed. Now earnings season is in full swing, and investors have to be wondering where the opportunities are -- and ...
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Deutsche Bank Identifies Next S&P 500 Candidates

Typically when stocks are added to the S&P 500, there is a flurry of buying as the stocks are actually inserted into the index and index funds. There is also ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted Markets

April 21 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday but there wasn’t a lot of action as the only data out today was leading indicators, and they came in right on ...
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Huge Put Options Trading in Facebook Before Earnings

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is set to report earnings on Wednesday after the close. It turns out that some large investor must be worried about the stock dropping beyond a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Lululemon, Oracle, Coca-Cola, Yum! Brands and More

Stocks have recovered from their selling, and now we have the first week with dozens and dozens of earnings reports coming due. Many investors remain wary about growth, wanting bull ...
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IPO Preview: The Flood Abates for a Week

Of the dozen initial public offerings (IPOs) scheduled for last week, all but one made it out the door. That one is now scheduled for the coming week along with ...
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YouTube Tops List of Largest Video Sites

In a world in which internet companies have stated that video rental and video advertising models are critical their futures, there is Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube and then there ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept Markets From Sinking

April 17, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday as traders reacted to weak earnings results from a couple of the tech giants. But strength in other sectors pulled shares up ...
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Chipotle Raising Burrito Prices

When Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported first quarter earnings Thursday morning, the company specifically noted higher commodity costs for beef, avocados, and cheese as the drivers for a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, BofA, Boardwalk, Netflix, NBG, SanDisk and More

Stocks have recovered from their recent selling pressure, but now investors have to consider that a three-day weekend is here for all major markets in Europe and in North and ...
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The 4 Stocks That Floated the Market

April 16, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday with shares getting a boost in midmorning from the report on crude oil and gasoline stockpiles. The midafternoon release of the Fed’s ...
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Two IPOs Show IPO Market Losing Luster

Of four initial public offerings (IPO) scheduled to begin trading on Wednesday, we have seen two and await the others. Both IPOs now trading priced below their expected range, and ...
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