Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cliffs, Dendreon, Magna, Santander, SunEdison and More

Stocks are trying to stage a post-Ukraine recovery on Tuesday. This week only reminds most investors that, even if the markets keep challenging new highs, they may have to protect ...
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Avon CEO Fails in Promise to Turn Around Company

After years of poor financial results and scandals under former CEO Andrea Jung, new Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) chief executive Sheri McCoy promised a turnaround. After promising several more times, it ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Arch Coal, Groupon, Juniper and More

Stocks are still within striking distance of all-time highs going into year-end and 2014. That means that investors have to figure out how to position their assets and portfolios for ...
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Avon Earnings Point to Serious Problem

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) reported third-quarter 2013 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The beauty products maker posted a diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.01 on revenues ...
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The Least Candid Companies

While many investors may think corporate communication is unclear, some companies are far more candid than others. In fact, According to corporate communications consulting firm Rittenhouse Rankings, clear and transparent language in ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher; New Highs Abound

August 1, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning as PMI readings in Europe bounced generally higher and China’s PMI improved slightly to remain positive. In the U.K., the ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Dive to Mixed Close

July 31, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning as traders and investors this afternoon’s announcement from the FOMC. In Europe, the unemployment rate in the eurozone was unchanged ...
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Coty IPO Raises $1 Billion in IPO, but Shares Dip

One of the world’s largest consumer products companies raised $1 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) this morning. Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) sold 57.1 million shares of class A ...
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Coty IPO Raises $1 Billion for Existing Shareholders

One of the world’s largest consumer products companies raised $1 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) this morning. Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) sold 57.1 million shares of class A ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Tuesday: Markets Mixed at Open, Closes Slightly Higher

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as investors weighed conflicting data from the U.S., Europe, and Asia. In Europe, retail sales declined more than expected in Germany, Italy’s unemployment ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Monday: Markets Open Higher, S&P Closes on New High

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after the U.S. Department of Commerce reported that personal income and spending both rose by 0.2%, which was slightly higher than expected for ...
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Avon Chairman Hassan Departs Suddenly

In another sign that the nonexistent turnaround at Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) may be in even more trouble, its non-executive chairman, in office for only a few months, is ...
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What Is Important in the Financial World (4/29/2013)

Consumer Confidence in Europe In another blow to the recovery of the European economy, consumer confidence across the region fell in April. The reading was the lowest since December and ...
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Media Digest (4/29/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

The form of taxation that is applied to a Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) buyout of the 45% of Verizon Wireless that Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ: VOD) owns may decide ...
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Apple’s Weak Board

For a company of its size and prominence in the global business and tech world, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) does not have much of a board of directors, in terms of ...
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