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The 4 Stocks That Couldn’t Pull Markets Up

April 23 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following the worst report on new home sales since last July. Profit-taking seemed to be the order of the day in the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted Markets

April 22 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday on strength in the healthcare sector following Valeant’s proposal to acquire Allergan for around $46 billion. Another sector that kept the markets ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, ARM, Barrick, Netflix, Teva, Valero and More

Stocks have recovered from their sell-off as market jitters have dimmed. Now earnings season is in full swing, and investors have to be wondering where the opportunities are -- and ...
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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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