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The 4 Stocks That Pulled the Markets Out of the Doldrums

April 15, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday with shares moving up before bouncing down after headlines related to confrontations in Ukraine. By afternoon markets had recovered somewhat to ...
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And Then There Were Three: ADP Loses Triple-A Rating

When Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP) announced on Thursday that it would spin off its dealer services business, it didn’t take long for the credit ratings agencies to swing ...
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Lenovo Takes Global PC Sales Lead

PC sales may still be dropping, but that has not stopped China-based manufacturer Lenovo from increasing sales and stealing market share from competitors. Lenovo shipped 12.9 million PCs in the ...
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Microsoft, Nokia Deal Almost Done

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) announced Tuesday morning that the sale of virtually all the company's devices and services business to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) received approval from China's Ministry of ...
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Highest Yielding UBS Dividend Ruler Stocks

The more the market gets hit, the more people stare at their portfolios and wonder what would be the best additions. We frequently update the UBS Dividend Ruler stocks list, ...
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The 10 Most Popular Government Websites

It's probably no surprise that millions of Americans visited HealthCare.gov -- the website where Americans can sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. However, while it was ...
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Ten Threats to Microsoft’s Success

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has entered into a new era. With Satya Nadella in charge as Chief Executive Officer, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are out as far as running the daily operations. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Crushed the Market

April 4, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday but turned indisputably south by mid-morning. Momentum stocks soured late in the morning, and added to woes in biotech and tech stocks. ...
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Drives to Bolster Smartphone Market Share May Be a Boon for Customers

For the three months ending in February, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) grew its share of the U.S. smartphone market by 0.1% compared with the three month period ending in November, ...
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Apple Praised for Renewable Energy

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), at the forefront of global technology, also has taken a lead in renewable energy. That is the conclusion of a new report from Greenpeace. Its new ...
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Will Fire TV Succeed Where Apple and Others Have Not?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Monday the availability of its Fire TV streaming video set-top box. Fire TV has its work cut out for it in a field with both ...
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Top Large Cap Tech Will Benefit From Bigger IT Budgets

A recent survey of chief information officers by UBS shows that expected information technology (IT) budget growth this year should be right-in-line with prior surveys. Most importantly, more than 60% ...
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U.S. Companies Park $947 Billion Offshore

When the S&P 500 index rises more than 25% in a year, you have to figure that some of the largest U.S. corporations are doing pretty well. And you would ...
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The 4 Stocks That Led the Market Rally

March 31, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday even though the report on Chicago PMI was weaker than expected. Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen gave a speech where she clarified her ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed Markets Higher

March 28, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday on hopes for more government stimulus to the economies of Japan and Europe. There might also have been some investors looking to ...
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