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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA Tuesday

June 28, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday and every sector is recover a bit after two days of getting crushed by the Brexit vote. U.S. GDP rose 1.1% in the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Thursday

June 23, 2016: Markets opened higher for a fourth straight day Thursday, perhaps reflecting investors' belief that Britain will vote to remain in the European Union. All ten stock sectors ...
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20 Companies Buying Back the Most Stock in 2016

It is no secret that investors love dividends and stock buybacks. In recent years, there has been a larger shift into companies buying back shares of common stock, even while they ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Wednesday

June 22, 2016: Markets opened higher for a third straight day Wednesday on wavering sentiment that Thursday's Brexit vote will keep Britain in the European Union. That put some air ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Friday

June 17, 2016: Markets opened lower again Friday after a somewhat disappointing report on U.S. housing starts. St. Louis Fed president James Bullard suggested that interest rate hikes may be ...
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The 4 Stocks Sank the Dow on Monday

June 13, 2016: Markets opened lower for the third straight session Monday as the dollar weakened against the yen and the euro, and investors took some risk off while waiting ...
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Mobile Payment Service CurrentC Could Be Finished

Back in 2014 a number of retailers funded a mobile payment plan called CurrentC that was being developed by a retailer-supported consortium called Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX for short). The ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Dow Wednesday

June 8, 2016: Markets opened higher for a third straight day Wednesday boosted by rising crude oil prices and a falling dollar. An premarket jump in shares of LendingClub helped ...
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Google Is World’s Most Valuable Brand

BrandZ has released its 2016 list of the 100 most valuable brands. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google ranked in first place at $229 billion. The balance of the top 10 were Apple ...
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Will McDonald’s Quit NFL Over CTE Scandal?

The NFL has 32 sponsors that pay tens of millions of dollars for industry exclusive league-wide marketing rights. Some have questioned their deals due to domestic violence problems. The NFL now ...
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The 4 Stocks That Bolstered the DJIA on Friday

May 27, 2016: Markets opened higher again Friday and all three major indexes traded higher for the entire session. The second U.S. first-quarter GDP estimate out this morning was lower ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Dow on Tuesday

May 24, 2016: Markets opened higher Tuesday trailing along behind some strength in Europe exchanges due to rising expectations that the European Central Bank will kick out another round of ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings — Including Apple

Being the wealthiest man in the world on paper tends to draw some attention. This is why investors and outsiders watch new equity investment positions taken by, or sold by, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Thursday

May 12, 2016: Markets opened higher on Thursday despite the report that new claims for unemployment benefits had risen more than expected. Equities drifted below the break-even line by mid-morning ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA Monday

May 2, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday with markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai closed for a holiday and Japan's Nikkei down about 3%. The failure of the Halliburton-Baker Hughes ...
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