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5 Unusual Movers in the S&P 500

In the S&P 500, some stocks had significant moves this past week, and some were on exponential volume spikes as well. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked five of the unusual ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Corning, Enterprise, Kinder Morgan, Twitter, Aerie Pharma and More

Stocks were lower again on Tuesday, but off the lows as worries of the Greek situation may be overblown. The one constant trend over the past three and a half ...
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How the New Reynolds Will Stack Up Against Altria

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) are near sealing the deal where Reynolds will purchase Lorillard. The closing date is set for Friday, June 12, and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, eBay, Rite Aid, TiVo, Yahoo, Valero, Virtu and More

Stocks were looking for a slightly positive opening on Wednesday, an effort to unseat recent market weakness. The one trend that is now nearly four years old is that investors ...
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Get Ready for Higher Cigarette Prices

Ever since prices at the gas pump have fallen, people have generally had more disposable income to do with as they wished. As a result, companies have been looking for ...
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Is Tobacco Use Accelerating Again?

Tobacco typically has been considered a more defensive industry and as such it does not lend itself to high growth rates. However Wells Fargo sees more growth in the future for ...
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RBC Picks 3 High-Yield Tobacco Stocks for 2015

While smoking in the United States is at perhaps the lowest levels ever, the habit is still widely practiced around the rest of the world. With the social stigma of ...
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5 Defensive Stocks Largely Avoiding the Sell-Off

Thursday has been one ugly day for the U.S. equity markets, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.3% with just over two hours until the ...
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E-Cigarettes Under Attack by World Health Organization

If the tobacco industry thought it had solved all its legal problems with the introduction of electronic cigarettes, the industry is very likely rethinking its original conclusion. While some of ...
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Altria Dividend Hike Brings Telecom Yield Ambitions

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is at it again with a dividend hike. The news looks great on the surface. However, we are still a bit shocked at how little ...
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Are E-Cigarettes Just as Harmful as Tobacco?

The scientific journal Addiction has reviewed the available research on the use, contents and safety of e-cigarettes and determined that they likely are much less harmful to users or bystanders ...
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Altria Earnings Unimpressive Without Buyback

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The tobacco company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.65 on revenues of $4.57 billion, ...
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Philip Morris Cigarette Shipments Fall 3.5%, Profits Tumble 13%

Inc. (NYSE: PM) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Thursday. The tobacco products firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 on revenue of ...
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What Does Lorillard Deal Mean for Philip Morris?

Tuesday morning's announcement of the $27.4 billion acquisition by Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) of follow tobacco products maker Lorillard Inc. (NYSE: LO) did not light up investors' spirits. Shares ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Schwab, Google, Nasdaq, TripAdvisor, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were staging a recovery on Monday. Last week showed that all-time highs can come and go. Still, investors are still looking for selective upside in stocks. What is different ...
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