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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Thursday

July 2, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday but equities slowly and steadily slipped lower and lower as the trading session went on. The non-farm payroll report for June was ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Tuesday

June 30, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday even though the Greek government said it would not be making its €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF. Greece’s referendum on ...
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Do Health Insurance Mergers Really Need to Sweat DOJ Reviews?

The world of health insurance has been marked by consolidation for years now. It is generally true that antitrust issues arise when there become only two or three choices. The ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Wednesday

June 24, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday as traders were cautious about the European Union’s negotiations with Greece and the final (negative) reading on U.S. GDP growth. Tech stocks ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Tuesday

June 23, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday but hovered either slightly over or slightly under the break-even line for most of the day. The expected boost from a possible ...
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Will One of the Health Insurance Mergers Get a Cold Shoulder?

Merger talks within the health insurance sector are reaching a critical point, and it appears that there will be some major moves in the very near future. Some might equate ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Dow on Tuesday

June 16, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday but quickly turned northward and ended up with a decent gain today. The industrial sector was soft today but traded above the ...
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Could the Health Insurance Mergers Leave an Odd Man Out?

The market often works in mysterious ways, then it can turn into the wild west when it comes to raw speculation. It turns out that speculators love guessing about mergers. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

June 12, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday as a solution to the Greek-European Union seems to draw further away from negotiators. Energy and healthcare stocks both opened weak and ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Thursday

June 11, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday but the day’s events slowly narrowed the gain. The dollar traded higher today, putting pressure on commodities including energy shares. Pessimism over ...
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The Next Big Dividend Hikes You Can Bank On This Summer

It has become almost impossible to argue against the notion that investors love dividends. They also love stock buyback announcements from companies, but when investors have owned a stock for ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Tuesday

June 2, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday as a settlement of the Greek financial problem continues to evade negotiators. The euro rose today, sending the dollar lower and the ...
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10 Companies to Own for the Next Decade

The decade from 2010 to 2020 has come with far less turbulence so far than the prior decade. Many investors might have grown to think all over again that they can ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Thursday

May 14, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday on strength in the tech sector. Consumer discretionary stocks have overcome some poor earnings reports to post a gain as well today. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Monday

May 4, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday after a relatively quiet night overseas. Both U.K. and Japanese equities markets were closed Monday for holidays. Other Asian and European markets ...
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