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America’s 10 Most Familiar Brands

To be familiar with a brand means a deeper level of engagement than simple awareness. It implies knowing something about a brand other than its name. It is also not ...
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Is Warren Buffett Done Buying Banks and Financial Stocks?

For a bull market to stay alive, you have to have participation from the financial sector. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has been a financial stock buyer ...
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Big Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2014. We were originally not expecting many major changes to the portfolio. ...
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After the Apple Split, Five More Bull Market Stock Splits Needed

Could stock splits be coming back in vogue? Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) finally announced a major stock split. What is amazing is that the split was so large, on a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citigroup, Equinix, IBM, Visa, Yahoo, Walmart and More

Stocks have been trying to recover from their sell-off, but investors remain wary. Equity investors want upside from stocks, but they also want to avoid a market correction or a ...
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Walmart Sues Visa — More Suits to Come

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) last December settled a class-action suit with thousands of U.S. merchants for $5.7 billion. The credit card issuers were charged with ...
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Credit Card Giants Resume Russia Transaction Processing

After announcing last Friday that they would not be processing any transactions for Russian banks, Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) restarted payment processing on Saturday. Payment ...
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Visa, MasterCard Cut Service to Two Russian Banks

Following President Obama's order on Thursday of sanctions against two dozen Russian citizens, credit card issuers Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) have stopped providing services to ...
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New Visa-MasterCard Payment Security Group to Focus on Technology

In the wake of a number of recent high-profile data breaches, Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) said Friday that they have formed a new group aimed ...
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Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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Five NYSE Stocks With Huge Short Interest Gains

Short sellers are often interesting to watch, particularly in periods of market fluctuations. 24/7 Wall St. has decided to track some of the top increases in the short interest of ...
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MasterCard Tumbles After Earnings Miss

Shares of MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) tumbled 8% in early trading Friday after the company reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened. For the quarter, the credit services ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Visa in 2014

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is now the most important stock in the entire Dow Jones industrial Average (DJIA). The index's price weighting balance means that the $222 or so share ...
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Credit Suisse Favors Quality at Any Price Top Momentum Growth Stocks

The market has gained nearly 60% since the September 2011 announcement of Operation Twist, which started the cycle of quantitative easing (QE). Gains during this period were primarily driven by ...
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MasterCard Gets Smart With Major Stock Split: Will Others Finally Follow?

MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) is getting smart about having a ridiculously high nominal stock price. The credit card processing giant has announced the approval of a 10-for-1 stock split. When ...
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