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Will Boeing Add 2 New Planes to Its Fleet?

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, thinks that the company can reasonably design and build two new commercial passenger jets in a time frame that meets competitor Airbus's planned ...
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SEC Issues Charges Over Biotech Insider Activity

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged the former senior director of regulatory affairs for Puma Biotechnology Inc. (NYSE: PBYI) with insider trading ahead of the company’s news ...
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HBO and Cinemax Join PlayStation Vue

Sony Corp.'s (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation has a download feature called Vue that turns the gaming platform into something like a pay-TV set-top. Vue has started to create a "network" lineup, to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, Encana, NXP Semiconductors, Sina, Under Armour and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday, but nowhere near Thursday's Deutsche Bank-led selling pressure roiled the financial sector and the markets in general. Investors have proven over and over that ...
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SEC Fines Gaming Company for Retaliating Against Whistleblower

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that casino-gaming company International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) has agreed to pay a half-million dollar penalty for firing an employee ...
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SunTrust Has Large Cap Dividend Pharma Stocks to Buy Now

Despite the political uproar over some pharmaceutical pricing, the fact of the matter is that once the political cycle is over, it’s entirely possible a lot of the rhetoric and ...
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Distressed Home Sales Remain High in Baltimore, Chicago, Tampa

U.S. sales of distressed homes totaled 7.8% of all homes sold in June of 2016, according to data published Thursday by CoreLogic. The total represents a 2.2 percentage point drop ...
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Data Breaches Top 700 So Far in 2016

While the data breach at Yahoo nabbed all the headlines last week, an equally nasty attack on a cybersecurity site went all but unnoticed, primarily because the attack failed. Security ...
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Did Hackers Get to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s Email?

It would be the final blow to Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) if in the massive breach one of the email accounts hacked belonged to CEO Marissa Mayer. The New York ...
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Costco Beats on Earnings, Revenues a Little Light

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full year 2016 results after markets closed on Thursday. The big box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Deutsche Bank, Wells Fargo Tumble into 52-Week Low Clubs

September 29, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 42 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. NYSE decliners led advancers by 3 to 1 ...
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Goldman, Merck Lead DJIA Thursday Plunge

September 29, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher again Thursday following Wednesday's announced agreement among OPEC members to rein in production. Comments various Fed officials talking a rate hike later this ...
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10 Things That May Scare the Hell Out of Investors Going Into the Fourth Quarter of 2016

It is no secret that 2016 has been a complicated year. U.S. stocks have risen while bond yields remain muted. The election has many on edge, as does the central ...
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August Pending Home Sales Drop as Prices Rise, Inventory Falls

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Thursday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for August. The pending home sales index fell 2.7 points (down 2.4%) to ...
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Oil Rises Even as OPEC Oil Production Cuts Already Questioned

The price of oil has responded to news of OPEC, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, production cuts. If there is one thing that seems true more often than not, ...
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