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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Dominated the Market

October 30, 2014: Markets opened mixed again on Thursday with the DJIA opening higher on the strength of a big earnings beat by the index’s most influential component. The first ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Guided Markets to a Mixed Close

October 27, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday as traders hit back at Brazilian voters who re-elected Dilma Rousseff as the country’s leader. Also, over the weekend the European Central ...
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Merck Earnings Look Very Mixed in Major Restructuring

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported its third-quarter results Monday morning as $0.90 in earnings per share and $10.6 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus earnings ...
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Pfizer Stock Buyback Plan Just Too Large to Ignore — It Is on Viagra

A Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) press release on Thursday evening was honestly given the wrong title by the company's investor relations department. The new release titled "Pfizer Declares 26-Cent Fourth-Quarter ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks Sank the Market

October 13, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday, a holiday for all but the equity markets. There was no economic news of note, with reports of a railroad merger and ...
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Short Sellers Getting Smart in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the September 30 settlement date is out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market

October 8, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Wednesday with virtually no economic data and little other news until the release of the last FOMC meeting minutes. That perked up the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

October 3, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday following the report on September non-farm payrolls which showed better-than-expected improvement. The trade deficit was also lower in August, and unemployment fell ...
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The Best- and Worst-Performing DJIA Stocks in 2014

The bull market may be five and a half years old, but stocks have been fighting each week to hit newer highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was up ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the September 15 settlement date are out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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The Best Performing DJIA Stocks of 2014

The bull market may be five and a half years old, but stocks have been fighting each week to hit newer highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was up ...
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Credit Suisse Gold Standard Yield Stocks May Be the Safest to Own Now

Often the reason Wall Street takes a liking to a specific stock or sector is the momentum is there to drive it higher. The problem with that is, when momentum ...
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U.S. Hepatitis Problem to Continue Driving These 4 Top Stocks

For a variety of reasons, the cases of chronic hepatitis in the United States have surged dramatically over the past 20 years. Currently, it is estimated that more than 3.2 ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

September 12, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday as the energy sector and utilities opened weaker. The stronger dollar weakens the crude price and raises Treasury rates which hurts utilities ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the August 29 settlement date is out, and we have decided to look at what is happening in the short interest of the go-to high-dividend ...
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