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The 4 Stocks That Raised the DJIA on Thursday

March 5, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday following a higher-than-expected number of new claims for unemployment benefits combined with lower-than-expected productivity and lower-than-expected factory orders. What saved the day ...
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Alibaba Moves Into Cloud Computing Business, Challenging Huge US Tech Firms

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: BABA) will start to offer cloud-based services in the United States. These services are the cornerstone of the recovery of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: ...
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12 Companies Expected to Raise Their Dividends Very Soon

With stocks having hit all-time highs and with the bull market now six years old, investors have to consider carefully which stocks and sectors they want to invest in. One ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, IBM, Isis, J.C. Penney, Wayfair and More

Stocks were slightly higher on Monday morning after a Chinese interest rate cut over the weekend, but stocks hit all-time highs last week. The trend that has prevailed without fail ...
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The Top 7 Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter to Shareholders

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its annual letter, showing that earnings and book value rose in 2014 over 2013. While there are many points to evaluate on earnings, ...
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IBM Announces Unrealistic Plans as Stock Suffers

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty announced new goals for the company that have only a long shot of working, as the company's shares hover near a multiyear low. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Curbed the DJIA Thursday

February 26, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a reports of a rise in jobless claims, an increase in durable goods orders, and the CPI fell. Energy stocks were ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held Down the DJIA on Wednesday

February 25, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Wednesday, climbed to intra-day highs in the early afternoon before setting sail toward the break-even line. Tech stocks traded lower all day on ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Friday

February 13, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Friday following better-than-expected GDP reports from the eurozone and higher market closes in Asia. Afternoon trading was light as traders got a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Led the DJIA Higher on Tuesday

February 3, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday on a report that Greece had to play nice with the rest of the eurozone by not demanding lenders to take a ...
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Microsoft Is Worst Dow Stock of Year

Poor earnings have hurt Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) so badly that its share price drop is the largest among the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks so far this year. ...
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IBM and Avon CEOs in Trouble

As earnings for the final quarter and full year 2014 are released, a second season has also started. Underperforming CEOs at large companies have started to get pushed out by their boards. ...
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The Businesses That Will Build Future Growth at Amazon and Google

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) made many of references to its Amazon Web Services (AWS) as it posted earnings. Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) management finally disclosed information about YouTube's role in ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

January 29, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 242 equities making new 52-week lows today. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) dropped 5.7% on Thursday to post a new 52-week low ...
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