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Best Buy Closes 66 Canadian Stores, Fires 1,500 Workers

Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) said Saturday that it is closing 66 of its Canadian Future Shop locations and eliminating approximately 500 full-time and 1,000 temporary jobs. An ...
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8 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Huge Upside Targets

The last full week of March was choppy and took away most of the 2015 gains for the Dow and the S&P. Still, investors keep looking for value, and the ...
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Ralph Lauren, SanDisk, Chesapeake Lead the 2015 Worst S&P 500 Stocks

This past week was yet another one that took some of the charge out of the bulls. The Dow posted marginal gains on Friday, but this week's drop ticked the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, EMC, GameStop, Novavax, Tesla, Yahoo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning after a choppy week. The one thing we have seen for about three years now is that investors have lined up in ...
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Will SanDisk Ever Get Its Guidance Right Again?

With all the consumer electronics that are being bought and sold around the world, flash memory should be doing very well. SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) is the independent leader of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, ASML, Schwab, GoPro, Kraft, Netflix, Red Hat and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday morning after Wednesday's deep sell-off. While one never knows if a trend reversal is here, the one trend that has been in place for ...
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10 Reasons Bullish Market Strategist Sees S&P 500 at 2,350 This Year

One thing is for sure, you have to admire a bullish equity strategist when the market is within striking distance of all-time highs. Barry Bannister, Stifel’s Chief Equity Strategist, is one ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, Micron, Sonus, Starwood, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Wednesday morning, but the markets remain within about 2% of all-time highs. What is shown over and over is that investors line up to ...
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Ocwen Dumps Servicing Rights on $25 Billion in Mortgages

Just a month ago, mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) sold servicing rights to a portfolio of some 81,000 performing loans owned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, valued ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Atwood, Hartford, Kimberly-Clark, MEI Pharma, Sirius XM, Whiting and More

Stocks were indicated higher Tuesday morning. The one trend that has remained in place for almost three years now is that investors unilaterally buy their favorite stocks after each and ...
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Is There More Hope Than Reality in Molycorp and Rare Earth Gains?

Rare earth elements are back in focus. CBS’s weekly news show “60 Minutes” reported on rare earth elements in its show that aired Sunday night, and that was followed up ...
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Credit Suisse Shows Top Defense Stock Picks

Defense contractors met with U.S. Department of Defense officials and members of Congress last week at a conference sponsored by Credit Suisse. On Monday morning, the bank’s analysts released a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Carnival, EMC, Kinder Morgan, NVIDIA, Staples, Tyco and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower and were still looking for direction Monday morning. Still, the S&P 500 was above 2,100 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was above 18,100 after ...
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11 Analyst Stock Picks Under $10 With Massive Upside Targets

This was another wild week for investors, and the Janet Yellen promise to not raise interest rates immediately or too fast was all the markets needed to end on a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Carnival, Ericsson, Honeywell, Pier 1, Tesoro, Trimble and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday morning after Thursday's sell-off. Again, the trend that has ruled for almost three years now is that investors almost unconditionally buy stocks ...
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