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6 Mergers That Ought to Happen

If there is one thing that can result from a bull market and from a good economy in which companies have solid balance sheets, it is mergers and acquisitions. In ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

March 17, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday as investors prepare for Wednesday’s announcement from the Federal Reserve. While many observers expect Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen to adjust the wording ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Tuesday

March 10, 2015: Markets opened lower on Tuesday as a strengthening dollar pushed down the prices of oil, gold, and other commodities. Rising inventory levels and a boost in job ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the DJIA on Friday

March 6, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday after news that the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% in February and the economy added 295,000 non-farm jobs after a downward revision ...
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After Apple Added to DJIA, at Least 3 More Dow Stocks Could Get Booted

The team members at the S&P Dow Jones Indices group made a bold decision by removing AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and replacing it ...
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Apple Added to the DJIA: What You Need to Know Now

There is big news for you indexers out there. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will be the next addition to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). This is a major development, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted The Market to New Highs on Monday

March 2, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday following a report on personal income and spending that was a little short of expectations on both the income and the spending ...
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Top MasterCard and Visa Analyst Gets Even More Bullish

Bill Carcache, Nomura equity analyst, has been touting Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) as top picks in his coverage universe. The big question is what kind ...
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Why Warren Buffett Wants to Own the Credit Card Space

Owning a piece of the credit card industry has turned out to be a very lucrative business for those investors who have had a long-term eye on the sector. If ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

February 6, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Friday following the monthly report on unemployment that showed the rate rising to 5.7%, new jobs growing faster than expected, and hourly wage ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Thursday

February 5, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday on news that the Bank of Greece would continue to be able to access funds from the European Central Bank, at least ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept the DJIA Afloat

February 4, 2015: Markets opened lower on Wednesday following a weaker than expected report from ADP on employment gains. Crude oil had lost a sharp gain by the time the ...
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Why MasterCard and Visa Are Both Earnings Winners

Before markets opened Friday morning, MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) reported its fourth-quarter results as $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.42 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cameron, Dollar General, Genworth, Groupon, SunPower, Visa, Yahoo and More

Stocks were hit hard early Friday before the preliminary fourth-quarter gross domestic product reading. What has been observed over and over is that investors have bought the dips and pullbacks ...
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