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Huge Biotech Index Rebalance Means Massive Buy Orders for These 4 Stocks

On the close Friday, the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index (NYSE: BTK) is set for a rebalance. What this means is the index will be adjusted to reflect equal dollar weight ...
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The 5 Best DJIA Stocks of 2015 — With More Upside Expected

2015 marks the sixth year of the bull market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has now not seen a 10% correction in about three years, while investors keep lining ...
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Honeywell on Path to All-Time High on Higher Profits

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 on revenues of $9.21 billion. In ...
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Could Foreign Companies Help Block the Kraft-Heinz Merger

Kraft Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) and Warren Buffett–backed, H.J. Heinz are planning on combining forces to form the fifth largest food company in the world. However, this merger may come ...
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GE Earnings: The Kitchen Sink Quarter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is out with its first-quarter earnings report. Investors have already seen the huge restructuring and the charges associated with it, so this should be considered ...
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Did Apple Sell 60 Million iPhones?

Now comes the test. As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) gets ready to announce its most recent quarterly results, the primary focus of investors will be on iPhone sales, because the ...
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Why Schlumberger Will Fire 11,000

The announcement was simple and came as a part of Schlumberger Ltd.'s (NYSE: SLB) terrible first-quarter earnings announcement. The carnage of layoffs continues across the oil industry due to low crude ...
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Global Bank Account Owners Rise 700 Million

The number of global bank account holders increased by 700 million recently, which is good news for banks and bad news for consumers who pay fees for maintaining these accounts. Gallup researchers ...
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Etsy IPO Engineered for Major Rise, but Supports Strong IPO Market in 2015

Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY) was one of the three hot initial public offerings on Thursday, and the tone may have just given the IPO market a much needed foundation. The ...
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New Star Wars Trailer Just Generated Another $2 Billion Profit For Disney Holders

Sometimes you just see things that seem silly in the world of finance. It seems to be without a doubt that Star Wars is going to prove to be the ...
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American Express Earnings Dogged by Currency Headwinds

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) reported its first quarter financial results Thursday after the markets closed as $1.48 in earnings per share (EPS) and $7.95 billion in revenue compared to ...
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AMD Unable To Escape Earlier Shadow of Intel on Earnings

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) has now released its first quarter earnings results. Maybe that should read "losses" rather than earnings, as the report still looks soft against estimates -- ...
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Schlumberger Job Cuts Now Total 11,000

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported first quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.06 on ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

April 16, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 16 equities making new 52-week lows today. Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY) dropped about 0.5% on Thursday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Thursday

April 16, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday before climbing above the break-even line in the mid-afternoon. Crude oil futures rose to another year-to-date high today and three hot IPOs ...
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