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Microsoft Shares Up 43%, Can They Move Higher?

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares have risen 43% in the last year, compared to 21% for the NASDAQ. Will the market buy into its new CEO's vision enough to keep the ...
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Home Depot Breach Largest Ever in Retail Sector

There have been a total of 546 data breaches recorded so far in 2014 by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Nearly 19 million records have been exposed -- and ...
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Walmart, Best Buy Reject Apple Pay

The list of banks, retailers and credit card issuers that will support Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently announced Apple Pay mobile payments is long and growing. The company says Apple ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMC, ADP, Barrick, Cree, Rackspace, Walmart and More

Stocks were looking for direction Monday morning after having pulled back off of all-time highs. Investors are still looking for opportunities. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst reports each ...
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Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 60 Million Customers

A data breach recently disclosed by Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) may have been one of the largest of all time. In total, the number of customers affected reached 60 ...
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The 10 Biggest Data Hacks of All Time

The potential data breach announced earlier this week by Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) once again focuses attention on online security. While the company is not believed to have been ...
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Research Defends Home Depot After Hack Attack Reports

Despite the recently reported breach in online security and the hit that its share price took, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) is likely not as bad off as many investors might ...
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Market Verdict: Home Depot Hack Not as Bad as Target Hack (So Far)

Reports that Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) was investigating “unusual activity” for what many people believe to be a massive credit card hack took a toll on the nation's largest ...
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Will Celebrity Photo Hack Cost Apple iCloud Customers?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not the only company that offers cloud-based services to its customers. And this may hurt the company after the iCloud service got hacked and hundreds of ...
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Digital Piracy

PlayStation Network Taken Down by Hackers

As hackers move from retailers like Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) to tech operations, they have taken down the huge Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation Network. The Japanese company announced: Like ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: HP, InterMune, MeetMe, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Thursday, another indication that stocks are rising on thin trading volume. Investors have still be repositioning themselves and have been nibbling on stocks when they see ...
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Target’s Results Could Have Been Worse — and That’s Where They’re Headed

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 and $17.41 billion in revenues. In ...
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The 6 Top Earnings Reports for the Week Ahead

We have entered the second half of August, a period of the year where there are fewer earnings and economic reports than normal. The long and short of it is ...
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Supervalu Hacked and Customer Data May Have Been Stolen

Supervalu Inc. (NYSE: SVU) reported early Friday morning that some of its food and liquor stores suffered a "criminal intrusion" of the computer network that processes payment card transactions. The ...
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