Is Twitter Insider Selling Holding Back Its Recovery?

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has not been recovering with the rest of the bull market stocks since the sell-off ended in mid-October. It could be earnings and continued valuation concerns ...
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Thanksgiving Travel Forecast at 7-Year High

With gasoline prices at a five-year low, AAA Travel predicts that 46.3 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate the holiday, the highest number of travelers since ...
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Shoppers Revving Up for Thanksgiving Weekend Rush

Regardless of the early sales and other promotions to get them into the stores earlier this year, more than 80% of U.S. consumers have most of their holiday shopping still ...
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Intel Delivers Big Surprise With Dividend Hike and 2015 Guidance

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) may be hosting its annual investor meeting, but there was a significant surprise that many investors had been warned previously not to expect. Intel is raising ...
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U.S. Senate Report Documents Banks’ Commodity Shenanigans

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hold two days of hearings related to its own report on the activities of big Wall Street banks in the ...
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Did Bill Gross Contribute to (or Write) the Goldman Sachs Top 2015 Predictions?

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) may be in the hot seat over its commodities business right now, among other issues from time to time, but the firm is still ...
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Best Selling Cars in the World

Estimates for new car and light truck sales in 2014 vary in a range of around 85.5 million to about 87.0 million. Any number in the range will be a ...
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Investors More Than Just Hungry for Habit IPO

Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) entered the market Thursday morning in its initial public offering (IPO). The 5 million share offering original priced at $18 apiece, but they went on ...
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Would Casinos Really Make Good REITs?

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) shares have responded favorably to news that the company presented a plan to creditors that would restructure the company into a real estate investment trust ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Drop Sends Prices Higher

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Friday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks decreased by 17 billion cubic feet for the week ending November 14. That compared with an ...
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October Sales of Existing Homes Rise to 13-Month High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in October rose 1.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.26 million ...
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Philly Fed Blows Out Estimates in November

The Philadelphia Fed released its November Business Outlook Survey on Thursday morning. The main reading in the survey, the current activity index, suggested a pickup in growth when it blew ...
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CPI Firms Up in October

The U.S. Department of Labor released the November Consumer Price Index (CPI) reading Thursday morning. The reading came in flat against a Bloomberg consensus estimate of -0.1%. The previous reading ...
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Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Faster Than Family Income

The national average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 10 this year has risen less than 1% year-over-year, from $49.04 to $49.41. In 2004 the same dinner ...
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El Pollo Loco Huge Discount Secondary Creates Ugly Technical Event

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has had a weak stock since it became known that insiders were going to sell shares in a secondary offering. Unfortunately for shareholders, ...
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