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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday as tensions in Ukraine appear to have eased. A boost in homebuilder confidence probably helped a little, but equities were in favor ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 15, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday but sank in the mid-morning on news that Ukraine troops were engaging with a Russian armored column. Tensions diminished in the afternoon, ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

July 25, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday as the markets come to grips with some weak earnings forecast for the current quarter. Only the basic materials sector managed to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

July 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday, reversing the nasty smackdown of Thursday. All three major indexes are headed for a strong finish to the week. Shortly before closing ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market

July 17, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a weak report on U.S. housing starts offsetting a stronger-than-expected report on new claims for jobless benefits. The news of a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market

July 14, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday as every sector posted a gain for the day, led by telecoms up by more than 1%. There was no economic news ...
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Forget DJIA 17,000 — Only 11 Stocks Can Easily Make DJIA 20,000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has finally hit the 17,000 mark! This is after new highs have been hit many times in 2014. Though 17,000 may not be a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

June 24, 2014: Markets opened mixed again on Tuesday with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite once more starting the day with a small gain. The S&P 500 put up an intra-day ...
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The 10 Stocks That Will Lead the DJIA to 20,000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has recently hit new highs, and the reading of 17,000 is now within striking distance. Another milestone is also not that far out of range ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market

June 17, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday after a weakish report on single-family housing starts and a bigger increase in the consumer price index than economists had been expecting. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

June 11, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday and equities got a further beating following the slight drops on Tuesday. More profit-taking was partly the reason, but the World Bank ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

June 3, 2014: Markets opened slightly lower on Tuesday and never really recovered. Trading was moderate again today and the index losses were small in most sectors. Shortly before the ...
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How Barron’s Drove the DJIA to All-Time Highs on Monday

This past weekend's edition of Barron's may be solely responsible for driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to new highs on Monday. The Dow hit a new high of ...
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America’s 10 Most Familiar Brands

To be familiar with a brand means a deeper level of engagement than simple awareness. It implies knowing something about a brand other than its name. It is also not ...
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