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Facebook Still a Small Company

Amidst the excitement about Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) nearly 50% revenue growth rate and its successful, accelerating movement into mobile, something is lost. Facebook is still a very small company. ...
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Pfizer Faces Reality Check With Earnings

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) reported its fourth-quarter results Tuesday before the markets open as $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) and $13.1 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson Reuters ...
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Merck Is Top DJIA Stock in 2015

Among the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) was among the top performers in 2014, up about 14%, nearly double ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market Tuesday

January 13, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Tuesday but stocks drifted lower all day and finally broke through into the read by mid-afternoon. Oil had another up and down ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Pfizer in 2015

Last year was another great one for a bull market that is nearly six years old. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Johnson & Johnson in 2015

The bull market is almost six years old now, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose 11.4% in 2014. While those index ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed Friday’s Market to New Highs

December 26, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday on a morning when it was difficult to find any market-moving news at all. Energy opened higher but traded about $1 a ...
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Great Dividends: Meet the Preliminary 2015 Dogs of the Dow

It is coming up on the end of the year, and the stock market is nearing its sixth year of the bull market. With investors loving dividends so much, 24/7 ...
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What a Generic Celebrex Means for Pfizer and for Actavis

While this was generally a known event coming down the pipe, Celebrex now has a generic competitor in America. The drug company Actavis PLC (NYSE: ACT) announced on Wednesday that it ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market on Friday

December 4, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday after the federal government released a better-than-expected report on employment. Job gains rose to their highest level since 2012, and aggregate wages ...
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2014’s Underperforming Large-Cap Stocks That Could Be 2015 Winners

By almost all measures, the stock market is getting expensive. While many pundits, especially the uber bulls that talk on financial TV every day, remain very positive, the fact of ...
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Analyst’s 4 Stocks to Buy With Imminent Catalysts

While extraordinary binary events can push stock prices up fast, that is not the only kind of catalyst that many Wall Street analysts look for. There are many other potential ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA

November 25, 2014: Markets opened higher on Tuesday but the gains were small heading into the long weekend. The second reading on U.S. GDP was higher than expected, but that ...
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Companies Spending the Most on R&D

For the third consecutive year, the company spending the most on research and development (R&D) was Germany’s Volkswagen. The automaker’s 2014 R&D spending will total $13.5 billion, just ahead of ...
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Pain Therapeutics and Durect Stung by Pfizer Move

Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTIE) shares dropped significantly in Monday’s trading on news that Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) had discontinued its agreement to develop and commercialize Pain’s Remoxy extended release ...
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