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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aeropostale, AK Steel, Cyberonics, Gap, 58.com and More

Stocks were mixed to soft in early Friday indications. There were no formal economic reports on deck, and the corporate earnings coming out have not been from market-moving companies. Investors ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: HP, InterMune, MeetMe, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Thursday, another indication that stocks are rising on thin trading volume. Investors have still be repositioning themselves and have been nibbling on stocks when they see ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a weak overnight showing in international markets. All three major indexes got a bounce higher after the FOMC released minutes of ...
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Home Depot Boosts Outlook, Buybacks After Q2 Rebound

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.52 and $23.81 billion in revenues. ...
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Positive Pre-Earnings Views for Home Depot and Lowe’s

Investors still have some key earnings reports to look forward to this week. Most companies have share their results, but this week will bring a key report from Dow Jones ...
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The 6 Top Earnings Reports for the Week Ahead

We have entered the second half of August, a period of the year where there are fewer earnings and economic reports than normal. The long and short of it is ...
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Retail Has Been Horrible in 2014, But There Are Still 4 Top Stocks to Buy

Consumer discretionary stocks were big leaders in 2012 and 2013, but they have been downright horrible this year. In fact, the retail index is down by almost 10% year-to-date, even ...
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Apple, IBM and Others Will See Selling Into S&P 500 Rebalancing

All indexes are objects in motion, despite their static nature, and the S&P 500 is just like the rest. On the close of trading Friday, there will be the quarterly ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DreamWorks, Twitter, FormFactor and More

Stocks hit a new high on Tuesday and are firm in early indications on Wednesday. Investors keep hearing that it is a stock picker's market rather than a raging bull ...
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Caterpillar’s Fall Hurts the Dow Despite Home Depot’s Earnings Bounce

A bad day for Wall Street's only gotten worse in the afternoon, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) has led a precipitous market slide by shedding more than ...
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Home Depot Off to Slow Start in 2014

The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00 and $19.69 billion in ...
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Earnings Preview: Home Depot vs. Lowe’s

This week will mark perhaps the beginning of the end of the corporate earnings season. We still have many earnings coming out, particularly in retail. Dow Jones Industrial Average component ...
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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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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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