Durable Goods Gain of 22.6% Only Huge in the Headline

Durable goods orders for July were reported Tuesday morning. Regardless of the headlines, this is one of the most volatile readings from month to month. The July reading for durable goods ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Enphase, Goldman Sachs, InterMune, Melco Crown, SunEdison and More

Stocks were firm on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 for the first time this week. Investors remain opportunistic for value and individual overlooked stocks. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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How Warren Buffett Is Helping Burger King and Tim Horton Merger

A conference call is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, at which the CEOs of Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) will discuss the ...
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Best Buy Turnaround Woes Continue

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The big-box retailer of electronics gear reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Jeep, Dodge Quality Rank Near Bottom of Customer Satisfaction Study

Chrysler and its brands often rank at the bottom of car quality surveys, which include, among others, industry research leader J.D. Power. This has not affected sales. Chrysler continues to ...
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Google Ranks 3rd in Market Cap Among All U.S. Companies

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has passed Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) to become the third most valuable U.S. company as measured by market capitalization. The search company's number ...
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15 Companies With Over $1.2 Trillion in Backlog Orders

As reports continue to show strong labor markets and a return to GDP growth, many investors and economic watchers have to be wondering what the future growth story looks like ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Jobs

After the recession wiped out millions of jobs, the American labor market has at least partially recovered. So far this year, the United States has added roughly 1.6 million jobs. ...
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Hubspot Files for IPO

Hubspot, Inc. has filed its paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct an initial public offering. There were no terms for the offering released in Monday's filing other than ...
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Should Life Time Fitness Really Be Allowed to Do a REIT Conversion?

Life Time Fitness Inc. (NYSE: LTM) saw its shares surge on Monday on news that the company was exploring a potential conversion of its real estate assets into a that ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

August 25, 2014: Among the 22 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE: DO) dropped about 0.4%% on Monday to post ...
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The 4 Stocks That Helped Lift the S&P Above 2,000

August 25, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday, and the S&P pushed above the 2,000 mark for the first time ever about an hour after trading opened this morning. All ...
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What to Expect From Dollar General Earnings

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is set to report its earnings on Thursday, August 28, in the morning before the market opens. The report comes at an important time when ...
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Are Women Taking Over Video Gaming?

Women age 18 and older are now a significantly greater portion of gamers than boys 18 and younger. By more than two to one. More than a third -- 36% ...
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Kinder Morgan Receives Ultra-Fast FTC Merger Clearance

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) has already announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved an early termination for the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period. This waiting period started on August 10, ...
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