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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

July 25, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday as the markets come to grips with some weak earnings forecast for the current quarter. Only the basic materials sector managed to ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Which companies do Americans enjoy dealing with the most? Truth is, many of the names that top this annual list of best companies for customer service will not surprise you ...
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Merrill Lynch Very Bullish on Credit Card Stocks as Growth Surges

One thing that often gives economists more confidence in growth in the economy is higher credit card use by consumers. After the great recession of 2009, consumers went into hibernation ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, CIT, Discover, FedEx, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were getting slapped hard on Thursday morning on weak China trade data and on Portugal banking fears. Still, investors are still looking for upside in stocks while maintaining the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

June 27, 2014: Markets opened lower for a fifth straight day on Friday and both the S&P 500 and the DJIA spend most of the day below the break-even line. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, AmEx, Dish, Exelon, GNC, Medtronic, Micron and More

It is Monday, and stocks are indicated lower again ahead of the open. Investors keep hearing that the market has moved on from a raging bull market to a stock ...
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Why Capital One Now Has Become the Best Credit Card Stock

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) rose on Monday after an analyst research report highlighted that the company may be the best positioned credit card issuer for its ...
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Ten Strategies to Invest Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is generally considered to be one of the great investors of modern history. After all, under his leadership, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has become worth more than ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market

June 6, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday following another encouraging report on non-farm payrolls. The DJIA and the S&P 500 set all-time highs earlier today, and all three major ...
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Banks With the Most Profitable Stock Buyback Plans

Sometimes research reports have very little impact on a stock or a sector overall, particularly when an analyst has a mere Neutral rating on the sector. But sometimes there are ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market

May 27, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday and the S&P promptly opened above the all-time high close it set on Friday. Before the day was out the S&P 500 ...
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America’s 10 Most Familiar Brands

To be familiar with a brand means a deeper level of engagement than simple awareness. It implies knowing something about a brand other than its name. It is also not ...
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Who Can Replace Mary Barra at GM?

As each day passes and General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) recall troubles deepen, the car company's board has to question whether a new, young CEO who has been with the ...
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Seven Fresh Dividend Hikes You Should Not Miss

This past week was a rough one for the markets. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 hit new all-time highs, only to sell off handily ...
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Is Warren Buffett Done Buying Banks and Financial Stocks?

For a bull market to stay alive, you have to have participation from the financial sector. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has been a financial stock buyer ...
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