Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aegerion, Avon, Atmel, LinkedIn, Ocwen, Visa and More

Stocks screamed higher on Friday on a surprise Japan expansion of its own stimulus and quantitative easing measures. Investors have proved, even during October, that they are willing to buy ...
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Japan Surprises Markets With More Quantitative Easing

The Bank of Japan pumped some air under equity markets Friday morning when its board of governors voted to increase its annual asset purchase amount from a target range of ...
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4 Stocks to Buy That Benefit Big From Lower Oil Prices

After over a year of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude priced at more than $100, the recent massive sell-off might be a nail-biter for the energy patch, but for other ...
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Weyerhaeuser Profit Rises, Outlook Appears Soft

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. The wood products real estate investment trust (REIT) posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 ...
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20% of Nation’s Homeless Are in California

The Department of Housing and Urban Development put out a sobering report about the status of homeless people in the United States. Although the count of the homeless dropped 10% ...
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Walmart to Start Holiday Shopping Deals on November 1

Not to be bested by smaller retailers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has decided to start the holiday shopping season on November 1, at least in so far as it ...
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IBM and China’s Tencent Begin Cloud Partership

On the heels of a deal with Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR), deeply troubled tech firm International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has set a deal with Tencent, China's largest Internet ...
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New Regulatory Communications Slap Citi Earnings and Ratios Lower

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has just used the children's game excuse of "Do Over!" for the third-quarter earnings. Citi announced after the close that it is lowering its previously reported ...
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LinkedIn Earnings Solid; Outlook Not So Much

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The social media firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenue of $568 ...
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A Very Mixed Bag From Groupon

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market closed as $0.03 in earnings per share and $757.1 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Starbucks Earnings Leave Investors Cold

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the coffee roaster and restaurant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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GoPro Surprises on Top and Bottom Lines

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has reported its earnings for the third quarter. While this is not its first earnings report, the June IPO means this was the first full quarter ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

October 30, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 119 equities making new 52-week lows today. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) dropped about 9.6% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Dominated the Market

October 30, 2014: Markets opened mixed again on Thursday with the DJIA opening higher on the strength of a big earnings beat by the index’s most influential component. The first ...
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Lakeland Living Up to Production Promises

Lakeland Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) gave an update Thursday on its business activity in the wake of the Ebola crisis. Globally the two top-selling protective suits for Lakeland are the ...
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