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Boeing, DuPont Lead DJIA Higher Thursday

January 26, 2017: Markets opened higher Thursday but only the blue chips have spent the entire session in the green. The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite both posted ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The Trump rally sputtered as the new year got under way, leaving the Dow Jones Industrial Average short of the 20,000 milestone. Investors, like everyone else, anticipated the start of ...
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What to Watch When the Top Tech Companies Report This Week

We have entered into the part of earnings season in which most major companies will report and set a direction for the market. 24/7 Wall St. has put together a ...
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Apple Outperforms Other Dow Tech Stocks in 2017

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares are up 3.61% to $120 so far this year, the best of any Dow Jones Industrial Average, and well ahead of the index itself which ...
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Bill Gates

Bill Gates and 7 Others Have as Much Wealth as Poorest Half of the World

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) apparently cannot give away enough to help worthy causes. Oxfam has targeted him as one of the eight people who have wealth ...
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Disney, Microsoft Lead DJIA Drop Thursday

January 12, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday and politics -- or the lack of policy -- gets the blame following President-elect Donald Trump's press conference that failed to have anything ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The Trump rally seemed to weaken as the year wound to its conclusion, while many investors and traders were out for the holidays. Judging by the most shorted stocks traded ...
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Why the 2017 Bullish and Bearish Outlook for Microsoft Looks More Bullish

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) generated a total return of 15% in 2016, and it ended the year at $62.14 a share. Over half of those gains were from the fourth quarter ...
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PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 6.2 Million Units Over Holiday, Reachs 53.4 Million

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) had good holiday sales as it battles Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Xbox for primacy in the game console world. Sony sold 6.2 million PS4 consoles over ...
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Mercedes and Honda Win KBB Best Auto Tech

Who puts the best technology in its cars? According to Kelley Blue Book (KBB), Mercedes and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC). In specific, Mercedes won the luxury category with ...
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Can Apple Hold Its Place as World’s Most Valuable Company Again in 2017?

For several years, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been the world's most valuable company based on market cap. Its rise largely has been driven by the wild success of the iPhone ...
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IBM

IBM’s CEO Rometty Failed To Deliver Again In 2016

The best news IBM (NYSE: IBM) investors got in 2016 is that the stock was up 20%. That did not offset the fact that the tech company made little progress ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The Trump rally continued this month, with the markets hitting new all-time highs as investors anticipate a strengthening economy under the new administration. Judging by the most shorted stocks traded ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Microsoft, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, Red Hat, Wynn Resorts and More

Despite all eyes on the push to Dow Jones 20,000, the market took a breather yesterday, as slowly but surely, Wall Street is slowing down in anticipation of the Christmas ...
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Microsoft, Intel Take DJIA Higher Monday

December 19, 2016: Markets opened higher again Monday as investors intent on driving indexes to new highs and the DJIA above 20,000. A look at the S&P sectors shows telecoms ...
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