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March Retail Sales Weaker on Weather and Late Easter

Retailers are announcing March U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.5% year-over-year. Retail sales gained just 1.4% in March of 2013, excluding ...
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UBS Says Only Five Retail Stocks Are Worth Buying

Investors who own consumer discretionary stocks have been battered this year. The sector is down 4.53% and is the worst overall performer in the S&P. After being a market leader ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed Stocks Lower on Monday

March 24, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Monday but soon took a turn south and spent most of the day solidly down. Biotechs, healthcare, discretionary, and tech stocks were ...
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Huge Retailers Offer Black Friday for Spring

It’s not really Black Friday, but Black Friday Lite. Some of the country’s biggest retailers have chosen this weekend, just a day after the first day of Spring, to promote ...
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Merrill Lynch Defends Home Depot, Says It Is Headed to $100

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is defending Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD). What stands out here is not just that the firm is reiterating its Buy rating, but that it ...
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LinkedIn Chief Is Highest Rated CEO

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) CEO Jeff Weiner received the top grade in Glassdoor's new "Highest Rated CEOs 2014." The rating is based on employee answers to the question, "Do you ...
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UBS Top Dividend Stocks to Buy as Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price

For some time we have kept a close eye on the UBS Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price list (Q-GARP) of stocks to buy. The firm focuses on names that ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Wednesday

March 12, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following a so-so trading day in Europe. Crude oil pulled back 2% after the EIA’s inventory report indicated a larger inventory gain ...
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SolarCity Teams Up With Best Buy to Sell Solar

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) have teamed up to help customers go solar. The aim for the solar panel installer is to get face ...
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Oppenheimer Top Stocks to Buy as Bull Market Turns Five Years Old

Five years ago, many investors had thrown in the towel. The S&P 500 hit an ominous intraday low of 666 and closed at 676.53. The world was coming to an ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Tuesday

February 25, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday then bounced around the break-even line right up until the closing bell. Consumer goods, materials, and services tried to keep momentum ...
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Home Depot Raises Dividend After Mixed Results

The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 and $17.7 ...
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Spring Is Coming: Home Depot and Lowe’s Ready Hiring Plans

Winter may still be causing havoc across large swaths of the country, but spring is coming, and home-improvement retailers are starting to prepare. That cold weather simply cannot last forever. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Wednesday

January 29, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following Tuesday’s late policy rate hike by the Turkish government. The announcement that the Fed will again reduce its asset purchases added ...
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The Best of the Best Picks of the Credit Suisse Top 50 Stocks

Most of the firms that we cover on Wall Street have presented their high conviction stock picks for 2014. The analysts at Credit Suisse have taken a little bit longer ...
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