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Massive Changes for Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett Stocks in 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of December 31, 2016, and the number of changes in the equity portfolio were nothing short of massive. ...
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Why Costco Has Been Able to Avoid the Amazon Trap

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has tightened its grip on e-commerce over the past few years, and even now retailers are feeling the squeeze. The likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ...
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January Same-Store Sales as Cold as the Weather

Retailers reporting January same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 2.3% compared with sales in January 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Baird Loves These 5 Best Idea Consumer/Retail Momentum Stocks for 2017

With 2016 in the rear-view mirror, many investors are focused on ideas for 2017 and making the changes they feel will help lend a hand toward continued gains. One thing ...
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Massive Technology Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Barracuda Networks, Facebook, Adobe Systems, Autodesk, Square and More

As we suspected, it now appears that many top insiders at companies put off selling shares last year, and moved their sales into 2017, and there is a very good ...
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How Amazon’s New 5% Rewards Card Compares With Costco’s Rewards Card

Giving its customers yet another reason to pay the $99 annual fee for Prime membership, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced a new Amazon ...
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December Same-Store Sales Reflect Little Holiday Cheer

The big news in holiday retail sales Thursday morning is the drop in same-store sales for the November-December holiday shopping season at Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) and Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Hedge Funds Dumped Allergan, Bought Procter & Gamble in Q3

Consumer staples represented the largest aggregate purchases among the top 50 hedge funds during the third quarter of 2016. The hedgies bought $12.2 billion worth of stock in consumer staples ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko Petroleum, Bristol-Myers, Comcast, Disney, Merck and More

Despite last week ending on a moderately lower note, the Trump rally rolled on for yet another week of gains for investors. With trading volume expected to dive as we ...
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The NRA Wine Club

The National Rifle Association has a wine club. Why? Almost certainly due to a cardinal rule of membership organizations: Offer as many benefits as possible to put glue on those ...
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Costco Remains Flat on Mixed Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) released fiscal first-quarter earnings report after markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $1.24 in earnings per share (EPS) and $28.1 billion in revenue. The ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates call for $1.19 in earnings per share ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arista Networks, McDonald’s, TripAdvisor, Newmont Mining, Nike, Visa and More

The market seesawed last week, digesting some of the big gains since the election in early November. With 2016 almost over, many portfolio managers and investors are looking to make ...
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Top 6 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results as we begin to close out 2016. We have included the consensus ...
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November Same-Store Sales Rise With Help From Black Friday

Several retailers are announcing November U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics has forecast a year-over-year increase of 1.1% for the month, a dip of 20 basis ...
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