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Herbalife Earnings Miss Estimates for First Time in 22 Quarters

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported second-quarter 2014 results after the markets closed Monday. The nutrition and weight loss company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.55 on revenues ...
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Today’s 52-Week Low Club

July 28, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today include three healthcare firms and one shipping company. The lows given below were set today. Cerulean Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: CERU) held ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held the DJIA in Check

July 28, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Monday following a couple of significant merger announcements early in the morning. The only economic news out today was pending home sales, which ...
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What Happened to All of the Natural Gas Bulls?

What happened to that natural gas boom that was supposed to continue throughout 2014? We have certainly not had a cool summer universally in the United States, but it also turns ...
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Why This Twitter Earnings Report Matters So Much

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is set to report its second quarter earnings report after the close of trading on Tuesday. This will be just the second full quarter earnings report ...
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Is There Enough Room for a Sarah Palin Channel?

The world of cable and network TV has been converging with new media for years. Now it looks as though a new channel is soon to be launched -- The ...
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Icahn ‘Extremely Pleased’ With Family Dollar’s Acquisition

When Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) announced that it would acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for a cool $8.5 billion, there was no word from activist investor ...
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Tyson’s Shares Rise on Asset Sale, Outlook

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) have bounced around Monday morning as investors try to decide whether the company's earnings and its plans to issue more equity are good ...
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Real Estate Agents Lose From the Merger of Zillow and Trulia

Monday morning's announcement that online real-estate listing sites Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) are merging clearly benefits both firms because it neutralizes each one's largest competitor. ...
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Why GDP Could Trump Unemployment in Importance This Week

In most months, the biggest single economic report is the Employment Situation report issued by the U.S. Department Labor on the first Friday of the month. That may not hold ...
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Pending Home Sales Post First Drop in 4 Months

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Monday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes in June. The pending home sales index slipped 1.1% from an index reading ...
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World Cup Advertising Drives Car Shoppers to Kia, Volkswagen

Automakers that advertised during the recent World Cup soccer tournament experienced twice the online consumer interest in their cars than did non-advertisers. The biggest surge came during the period when ...
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Is El Pollo Loco Riding Chipotle’s Wave?

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) had a very strong IPO debut on Friday, rising some 60% to close at $24.03 after selling 7.1 million shares at $15 per ...
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Zillow, Trulia Merge in All-Stock Deal Worth $3.5 Billion

Online real estate listing firms Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) have entered a definitive agreement under which Zillow will acquire Trulia in an all-stock transaction valued ...
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Oppenheimer’s Top Bank Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

If any Wall Street sector has had headline risk for the past year, and some would say five years, it is the banking sector. Despite a horrible public relations nightmare ...
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