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UPS Stock Hammered on Lowered EPS Outlook

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The package delivery service reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 on revenues of ...
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Real Estate Agents Lose From the Merger of Zillow and Trulia

Monday morning's announcement that online real-estate listing sites Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) are merging clearly benefits both firms because it neutralizes each one's largest competitor. ...
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Zillow, Trulia Merge in All-Stock Deal Worth $3.5 Billion

Online real estate listing firms Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) have entered a definitive agreement under which Zillow will acquire Trulia in an all-stock transaction valued ...
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El Pollo IPO Going Loco

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) sold 7.14 million shares in an initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning. The opening price was more than 25% above its IPO price ...
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McDonald’s Stock Hit by Soft Earnings, Tainted Meat in Japan Stores

Update: The problems that hit McDonald’s and KFC in China yesterday have reached Starbucks Corp. (NYSE: SBUX) and Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) stores in Japan on Tuesday according to ...
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Chinese Meat Scandal at McDonald’s Pushes DJIA Lower

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has traded lower all day since tumbling about 0.7% in mid-morning. The index got a downward push thanks to McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) which has ...
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McDonald’s and Yum! Halt Purchases From Meat Supplier

Update: The Illinois-based firm, privately held OSI Group Inc., that supplied the questionable meat products to McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and KFC restaurants owned by Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has ...
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New Orbitz Stock Conundrum: Higher Guidance vs. Secondary Offering (Updated)

Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) may have just put a hex on its shares with news that many shareholders will view with mixed emotions. The company issued guidance, signaling that ...
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China Continues to Drive Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported second-quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The fast-food restaurant operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 and revenues of ...
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Jeter Finale’s Highlight List of Top-Priced 2nd Half MLB Games

With the 2014 MLB season set to enter its second half later this week, no first place team has cemented a runaway finish atop their respective division. The Oakland Athletics ...
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LeBron James Would Make Cavaliers Ticket Price Soar?

Following the July 1 free agency of several superstar players, the NBA offseason has already been filled with enormous speculation as to which teams will likely land LeBron James, Carmelo ...
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Los Angeles Leads Interleague Rivalry Ticket Premiums on Secondary Market

In 1997 interleague play was introduced in Major League Baseball, enabling teams from different leagues to face off in regular season series. In addition to seeing the top teams in ...
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4 For-Profit Education Stocks That Could Be in Trouble

The once very hot education stocks segment has turned into a disaster over the past couple of years, and things do not appear to be getting any better for some ...
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Expensive Secondary Ticket Prices Indicate Preseason Not Entirely Pointless

Following an improbable World Cup run, America has caught “Football Fever.” But as the tournament draws to an end, the country prepares to turn its attention toward a different type ...
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Railcar Maker Greenbrier Flourishes on Demand for Tank Cars

Greenbrier Companies Inc. (NYSE: GBX) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The railcar maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.03 on revenue of ...
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