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Forget Inflation, Labor Department CPI Shows Deflation From Energy Prices

The U.S. Labor Department has confirmed what most of us have suspected for some time: deflationary pressure from the cost of energy and commodities falling has turned into deflation. Whether ...
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Short Sellers Betting the Farm Against Big Oil Stocks

Oil prices made a slight recovery on the last short interest report, but it seems that the industry has slid back, and common sense would say that short sellers have ...
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Rising Share Prices Temper Short Interest in 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest in the two-week period ending February 13 rose for three of four of the 3D printing stocks we follow. With one exception, share prices for the 3D printing ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets Against Biotech as Shares Continue to Rise

The short interest data are out for the February 13 settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Labor Department Shows Huge Jump in Weekly Jobless Claims

The U.S. Labor Department has released a somewhat disappointing reading for weekly jobless claims. Claims rose by a sharp 31,000 to a seasonally adjusted reading of 313,000. The Wall Street ...
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Finally, a Good Durable Goods Report

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its durable goods reading for the month of January. While this number is highly volatile, despite the direction of the economy, the headline number ...
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3D Systems Disappoints on Earnings, Says It Will Do Better

3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. For the quarter, the 3D printer maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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5 Top Jefferies Bank Stock Picks to Buy

With constant scrutiny, and yearly tests to see if they are in compliance, the top banks have quickly become an asset class that investors have become very careful with. Despite ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Express, Cablevision, Groupon, Salesforce.com, T-Mobile, Yelp and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Thursday after hitting new highs, but this was ahead of several key economic reports. What has been set in stone is that investors buy stocks ...
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Short Sellers Bet Against Semiconductor Giants

The short interest data have come out for the February 13 settlement date. Recent short interest moves show that investors now seem to be doubting the semiconductor industry, after the ...
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4 Tech Stocks Dominate UBS E-Commerce Theme List

The number of people who have never bought something on the Internet is quickly dwindling. The speed, ease and, most importantly, the safety of purchases online have transformed retail commerce ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Declines as Crude Oil Prices Rise

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 13. Solar stocks generally saw a decline in short interest, while ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in February

There was no change in the ranking of the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq in early February, even though Frontier Communications and Advanced Micro Devices both saw ...
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Cadillac Gets High Rating for Quality

Cadillac can barely sell any cars, compared to its three Germany competitors and the luxury divisions of Japanese companies. However, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) brand can point to a ...
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2 Billion People Own Smartphones

In what has to be good news for large smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, smartphone ownership rose to 2 billion last year. Now, industry leaders need to worry about how quickly ...
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