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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market on Tuesday

March 3, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday following unexciting action in both Europe and Asia. There were no U.S. data released today and no market-moving earnings out this morning. ...
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5 US Companies Focused on Returning Capital to Shareholders

If the 2008 recession and stock market calamity taught one lesson to chief financial officers of major corporations, it was one of lowering leverage, issuing less new debt and taking ...
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IBM Announces Unrealistic Plans as Stock Suffers

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty announced new goals for the company that have only a long shot of working, as the company's shares hover near a multiyear low. ...
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Just How Badly iOS Gobbles Up Android Profit Share

Every report we see on smartphone operating systems -- platforms -- puts Android from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) at the top of list with a market share of around 60% ...
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Why Sony’s Profit Forecast Is Unbelievable

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) has set a profit forecast of 500 billion yen for its 2017 fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2018. Operating income was 26 billion in the ...
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Why Analysts Are Not Pumped About Box

Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX) just ended the quiet period following its initial public offering (IPO), and analysts have begun to weigh in on this company. Analysts do not seem as positive ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Friday

February 13, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Friday following better-than-expected GDP reports from the eurozone and higher market closes in Asia. Afternoon trading was light as traders got a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Thursday

February 12, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday with the energy and basic materials sectors leading the market higher throughout the day. Crude oil prices rose 5% while natural gas ...
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Samsung Adds U.S. Smartphone Market Share in December

For the three-month period ending in December, Samsung Electronics gained 0.7% in the U.S. smartphone market for a total market share of 29.7%. The Korean electronics giant still trails Apple ...
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Microsoft Needs More Debt to Pay for Stock Buybacks

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise additional capital. Rather than selling shares, the company has filed for a debt offering. ...
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UBS Makes Changes to Dividend Rulers Stock List for February

With interest rates backing up on the strong employment reading last Friday, the Wall Street strategists handicapping the timing of when the Federal Reserve will start to raise interest rates have ...
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Companies Cutting the Most Jobs

Planned job cuts among U.S. companies in 2014 totaled 450,531 through November, down 5.8% compared to the same period in 2013. According to global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, ...
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Insiders Aggressively Buy Shares as Market Rockets Higher

Logically, it seems that as they stock market zooms higher, insiders who want to buy stock would wait until a pullback to add new capital. If this week's action is ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept the DJIA Afloat

February 4, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following a weaker than expected report from ADP on employment gains. Crude oil had lost a sharp gain by the time the ...
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UBS Equity Focus List Changes Among High-Profile Tech Stocks

After a very rocky January start to the 2015 trading year, February got the tape rolling the right way as the indexes staged a midday turnaround Monday and ended nicely ...
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