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Visa and MasterCard Earnings Tell a Tale of a Better Consumer

Earnings season has been in full swing, and now investors have gotten their chance to see both of the largest credit card processing systems. The earnings reports were solid for ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank Wednesday’s Market

October 22, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but stocks began to slide before noon and eventually the three major indexes look to finish with a loss. The shooting in ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJ Average

October 17, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday leapt out of the starting gate at the bell this morning and maintained a brisk pace throughout the day. Comments from central ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AmEx, Baidu, BofA, Citi, Lululemon, Netflix, Tiffany and More

Stocks were getting smacked lower again on Thursday morning. While that elusive 10% market correction is closer and closer to fruition, investors still are willing to keep buying value and ...
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eBay Earnings Were Not Impressive, Outlook Even Less So

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reported third-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Wednesday. The e-commerce giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on revenues of $4.35 billion. ...
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American Express Earnings Beat May Not Be Enough

After the market closed Wednesday, American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported its third-quarter earnings as $1.40 per share on $8.33 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters consensus estimates called for $1.36 ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks Sank the Market

October 13, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday, a holiday for all but the equity markets. There was no economic news of note, with reports of a railroad merger and ...
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Should Apple Buy McDonald’s?

Carl Icahn continues to press Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to use its $133 billion in cash to buy back its shares. Based on the company's market cap, it could retire ...
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Icahn Prevails — eBay, PayPal Split in the Works

Nine months ago activist investor Carl Icahn launched a drive to get eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and its CEO John Donahoe to split off the PayPal payments segment of the ...
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The Best- and Worst-Performing DJIA Stocks in 2014

The bull market may be five and a half years old, but stocks have been fighting each week to hit newer highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was up ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

September 29, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday as concern related to the demonstrations in Hong Kong and a coming independence vote in Spain that would shave Catalonia off the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

September 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday following a solid reading on the second estimate of U.S. GDP for the second quarter. The consumer sentiment index was flat with ...
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The Worst Performing DJIA Stocks of 2014

Despite a recent pullback, the bull market is more than five years old and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is up in 2014. The pullback has been less than ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

September 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following the announcement of a sharp drop in new claims for unemployment benefits last week, but a somewhat less upbeat report on ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

September 17, 2014: Markets opened slightly mixed on Wednesday and traded in a narrow range around the break-even line until the FOMC meeting announcement in mid-afternoon. The word that interest ...
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