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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 High-Yielding Dividend Ruler Stocks Raising Dividends Now

The importance of dividends in stock and portfolio performance cannot be focused on enough for investors looking to have a successful and solid portfolio. As we have written in the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Groupon, Nordstrom, Seagate, Walmart, Whole Foods and More

Stocks are back to within striking distance of their highs, earnings season is winding down and investors and analysts keep looking to properly balance their expectations for the rest of ...
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Retail Sales Earnings Kickoff Tomorrow With Low Expectations

Mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and upscale chain Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) report fourth-quarter and full-year earnings Thursday, with the Walmart posting results before the bell and Nordstrom after ...
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Are High-Flying Retailers at the Same Risk as Best Buy?

The magnitude of the debacle at Best Buy during December was not something Wall Street expected. Most firms had fallen in love with the story, and Best Buy was seen ...
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UBS Dividend Ruler Stocks to Buy for 2014 and Beyond

Equity investors are enjoying very nice gains in 2013. So far the S&P 500 is up 26.6%, the best performance since 1998. But the story is very different when UBS ...
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Seven Stores Remaining Closed on Thanksgiving

With more stores than ever before choosing to open for at least part of Thanksgiving day, there has been a lot of public response to those merchants who will be ...
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America’s Fastest-Growing Retailers

While optimism about the economy fell slightly in August, consumer sentiment remained close to its six-year high. During the recession, Americans were reluctant to spend more than they had to. ...
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Earnings Preview: Six Major Retailers on Tap for This Week

So far this earnings season U.S. retailers haven’t put up a very good show. Retailers that have already reported results said that customers had become cautious again during the quarter ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Wobble to Weak Close

August 16, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following big down day on Thursday. In the U.S., the Census Bureau’s report on July housing starts put up a ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Alcoa, STMicro, Colgate and More

It is Friday, and the markets have been shaky for the past couple of weeks. Investors should be concerned about which stocks are bringing opportunity and which ones may bring ...
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UBS Adds Top New Names to Dividend Ruler List of Stocks to Buy

The stock market is beginning to show some fatigue as the dog days of summer roll along. Traditionally August and September can be treacherous months for the markets, and this ...
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Nordstrom Follows Other Retailers to Weaker Results

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) reported second-quarter 2013 results after markets closed on Thursday. The department store chain posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.93 on revenues of $3.1 ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Start Low, Drift Lower All Day

August 15, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning as yields on 10-year Treasuries rose to a 2-year high. In the U.S., lower than expected new claims for unemployment ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Down at Open, Never Recover

August 14, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning even after the eurozone reported positive GDP growth in the second quarter, bringing an official end to the continent’s recession. ...
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