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The 4 Stocks That Lifted Friday’s Market

December 19, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday, a quadruple witching day that saw very high trading volume. The energy and basic materials sectors led the markets higher as crude ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank Tuesday’s Market

December 16, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday after Russia raised its lending rate to 17% in an effort to support the ruble and oil opened down more than 2%. ...
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Buying a House for 36% Off

The median price for a home sold in the United States in October was $199,500. The price of what is called a "distressed home" was $127,000, or 36% less, according ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated Thursday’s Market

December 11, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following an upbeat report on retail sales from the U.S. Census Bureau. Only energy and basic materials sectors are trading lower today, ...
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Women’s Retailer Bebe Hit by Data Thieves

Women’s retailer Bebe Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) has apparently been the victim of a recent breach of its customers’ credit card data. The breach was discovered by banks that saw ...
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U.S. Retailers Face Increased Holiday Hacking Threats

About one-third of all data breaches in the retail sector are traceable to a third-party vendor. That’s what happened earlier this year when The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) were ...
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How Can Home Depot Drop Prices 40%?

There are several reasons retailers drop prices over the holidays. One is to bring in shoppers and hope they will buy products which are not deeply discounted. Another is to ...
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Black Friday Sales Off and Running — on Monday

Even though Black Friday is still five days away, big retailers are getting a jump on the traditional beginning of the holiday shopping season with pre-Black Friday and other countdown ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Lifted Thursday’s Market

November 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following PMI reports from China, Japan and the eurozone that were disappointing. A 13-month high in existing home sales and a huge ...
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Why Lowe’s Earnings Report Blows Away Home Depot

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.59 and $13.68 billion in revenues. ...
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Home Depot Earnings Diminished by Potential Impact of Data Breach

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.15 and $20.52 billion in revenues. ...
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What to Expect From Home Depot and Lowe’s Earnings

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) are both set to report third-quarter results this week, after shares have performed stronger than previously expected following the ...
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Number of US Data Breaches at Record Annual High

An unusual data hacking incident was reported last week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said that four of its websites have been compromised by hacker attacks. NOAA did ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Weighed Down Friday’s Market

November 14, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Friday following a jump in U.S. consumer sentiment coupled with better-than-expected reports on eurozone GDP. Even oil is performing better today, likely due ...
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Analyst Gets More Bullish on Home Depot and Lowe’s

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) have each reached 52-week highs in the months since the hack on Home Depot. Oppenheimer’s Brian Nagel has weighed ...
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