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5 Stocks to Buy That Love the Current Strong US Dollar

Much of the pre-announcement news and guidance for first-quarter earnings, which are right around the corner, is companies warning of the dreaded “currency headwinds.” What that means in simple terms ...
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Is Kroger Poised to Have Another Phenomenal Year?

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened Thursday. This quarter marks the 45th consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales growth, not including fuel sales. ...
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What to Expect From Kroger Earnings

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is set to report fiscal fourth-quarter financials Thursday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.90 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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7 Top Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the first week of March. We have reviewed the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson ...
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Customer Satisfaction Lowest at Wal-Mart, Highest at Nordstrom and Amazon

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for retail stores and websites was published on Wednesday, and the surprising thing is how thoroughly Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is disliked. Excepting ...
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Will the Whole Foods Turnaround Outperform in 2015?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) appears to have been on Santa’s nice list, as its shares have done very well in the company’s fiscal first quarter as we approach ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, CSX, Dollar General, EMC, Sprint, 3D Systems, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower again Wednesday morning after Tuesday's sell-off. Though this could be the third down day in a row, investors still keep showing that they will buy value ...
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The Best Stocks of 2014 Part 1: Materials, Consumer, Health, Industrials

Stocks have enjoyed yet another wonderful year in 2014, and the bull market is now more than five and a half years old. With the S&P 500 index up almost ...
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Companies Paying Americans the Least

In the wake of mounting protests from labor groups, numerous U.S. localities have approved minimum wage increases, including two of the nation’s largest cities, Seattle and San Francisco. Yet, especially ...
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Has Whole Foods Got Its Groove Back?

A solid earnings beat for both the fourth quarter and full fiscal year, as well as positive comments from analysts afterward, have helped boost Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) ...
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What to Expect From Whole Foods Earnings and Turnaround

When Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported fiscal third-quarter results in late July, the company beat the EPS estimate and narrowly missed on revenues. Same-store sales rose nearly 4%. ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Kroger Multiple Expansion Over Walmart and Target

Making new Buy rating calls at brokerage firms has to be a bit of a challenge when the market is effectively at all-time highs. So, what would make Kroger Co. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Comerica, Cree, Ericsson, Kroger, Regado Biosciences, Sequenom and More

Stocks were firm on Thursday morning during a shortened week that is full of economic reports. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each morning of the week ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, J.C. Penney, Micron, Whole Foods, Vertex and More

It is Wednesday and stocks are trying to find their footing in mixed markets after a fresh sell-off. Investors and traders are getting used to hearing that the raging bull ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D Systems, BlackBerry, Coach, Oracle, Trina Solar, Kroger and More

It is Friday and stocks are looking for direction after new highs this week. Investors and traders are now routinely told that the bull market has become a stock picker's ...
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