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7 Most Important Things in Business Today

An exclusive report by Reuters says that Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB) is willing to make a cash offer for Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI). The deal would bolster the ...
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Rite Aid, Verizon Dip into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

June 30, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 52 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 2 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Electronic Arts, NVIDIA, Occidental Petroleum, SeaWorld, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Wednesday after challenging all-time highs again. The bull market is now more than eight years old and investors have bought every single pullback. Now ...
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The 5 Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks for Q1

Between the November election and the end of 2016, the S&P 500 index gained 4.6%. Since the beginning of 2017, the index has added another 5.53%. The so-called Trump bump ...
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How Much Would You Pay to Stream a New, First-Run Movie?

Movie studios and theater owners are talking about shortening the between a movie's first theatrical release and the first day the movie may be streamed. The gap between the so-called ...
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Is Amazon Eyeing a Move Into TV?

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) starts looking into entering a new business, the existing players had better pay close attention. The latest front appears to be the premium TV and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Barclays, DuPont, NetApp, Plains All American, Viacom, Disney and More

Stocks broke through the DJIA 20,000 and S&P 2,300 barriers last week, but stocks were indicated lower on Monday. Even with this bull market almost eight years old, investors still want ...
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Which Studios Nabbed the Most Academy Awards Nominations?

The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its Academy Award nominations Tuesday morning. In all, nine films were nominated for the award as Best Picture, and five ...
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Insider Buying Volume Big as Trump Rally Rolls On: Transdigm, Medicines Company, Medley Capital, W&T Offshore and More

Another week, another solid performance for stocks, as the rally that started after the presidential election continues. We believe that it is very possible the Trump rally could have legs into ...
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CEOs Who Were Fired or Forced Out in 2016: Macy’s, Wells Fargo, Valeant and More

Several high-profile CEOs lost their jobs in 2016, along with one or two who "resigned" with the cooperation of their boards. To a person, the exits should help the companies. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amgen, Coca-Cola, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Viacom, SeaWorld, NovoCure and More

Stocks were mixed on Monday, with the Dow up and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 lower. Those same indexes were indicated higher on Tuesday, and the Dow is getting ever closer ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Charles Schwab, Merck, Nokia, Viacom, Waste Management, Windstream and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Thursday, making the daily and weekly market trends looking lower. It is important to remember that stocks are still pretty close to all-time ...
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National Instruments Proposes Merger of Viacom and CBS

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) saw their shares jump on Thursday after Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements sent a letter to the boards of directors proposing a merger. ...
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Jefferies Top Stocks to Buy May Have Market-Moving Catalysts

One of the things that stock investors love is when a company has a catalyst coming that can boost share price. That can range from a stock buyback program to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, Bed Beth & Beyond, Puma Biotechnology, SeaWorld and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday morning, following the prior day's news that the Federal Reserve was holding interest rates flat. Even considering recent market volatility, it is obvious that ...
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