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Visa Trips on Earnings Despite Overcoming Currency Headwinds

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday. The company had $0.63 in earnings per share (EPS) and $3.41 billion in revenue compared ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Thursday

April 30, 2015: Markets opened lower again on Thursday despite an early report that new claims for jobless benefits came in well below estimates and that layoffs are at 15-year ...
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7 DJIA Earnings Previews for This Week: Apple, Merck, Pfizer, Exxon, Visa, Chevron

Corporate earnings season now in full throttle, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average components reporting their financial results in ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove the DJIA Higher on Wednesday

April 22, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Wednesday, fell briefly into the red, and then regained their footing to drift higher on light volume for most of the day. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Monday

April 13, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday but both the DJIA and the S&P 500 turned negative about noon as traders apparently decided to wait for the first of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held Up the DJIA on Wednesday

April 8, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday on a quiet news data. Mortgage applications rose slightly even as mortgage rates slipped lower. Then the crude oil inventory report hit ...
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The 4 Stocks That Propped Up the DJIA on Tuesday

April 7, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday on little economic data and not much excitement in either European or Asian markets. The job openings and labor turnover survey (JOLTS) ...
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Is Berkshire Hathaway Becoming More Private Equity Than Conglomerate Under Buffett?

Warren Buffett and his team may be gradually making changes to how they operate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). The changes have been subtle in recent years, but the way ...
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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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