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RBC’s 5 Stocks to Buy on Near-Term Weakness

After pushing ever higher since the mid-October lows, the stock market is starting to hit an overbought wall. While the overall indicators for equities remain very bullish, the short-term indicators ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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Can Apple Win the Mobile Payment War?

When pharmacies Rite Aid and CVS shut off the capability of their checkout terminals to accept payment by Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple Pay program, the decision drew a lot ...
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Visa and MasterCard Earnings Tell a Tale of a Better Consumer

Earnings season has been in full swing, and now investors have gotten their chance to see both of the largest credit card processing systems. The earnings reports were solid for ...
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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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Credit Suisse Specialty Finance Stocks to Buy With Strong Upside Potential

As the economy slowly improves, the one thing that American citizens and businesses have done much better than their counterparts around the world is lower levels of debt. When debt ...
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Home Depot Breach Largest Ever in Retail Sector

There have been a total of 546 data breaches recorded so far in 2014 by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Nearly 19 million records have been exposed -- and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Coca-Cola, Duke Energy, Microsoft, Oracle, Visa and More

Stocks were soft on Tuesday after mixed fanfare on Monday. Investors are still looking for opportunities now that some stocks have pulled back. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst ...
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RBC’s 4 Top Large-Cap Technology Services Stocks to Buy

When you have had a market rally like we have experienced the past two years, there comes a time when stock rotation becomes important. If you can rotate to cheaper, ...
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RBC Says These Top Stocks to Benefit the Most From Apple Pay

Clearly, after many years of the same old same old, Tim Cook and the team at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) were not only needing to generate new buzz, they had ...
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The Apple Event: From American Express to U2 (Update 1)

Update: Two new screenshots said to be of the iPhone 6 that Apple is about to announce appear to confirm that the new iPhones will have a toggle function that ...
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Will Apple’s Rumored Digital Wallet Work Where Others Have Failed?

Reports hit the web Sunday that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) had signed an agreement with American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) to work on an iPhone payment system that will allow ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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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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