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Insider Selling Still Climbing as Markets Hit New All-Time Highs

With the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 at all-time highs, and the Nasdaq closing in on the high from 2000, the fact that insiders continue to take ...
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Insider Buying Heats Up in Spite of Big Market Rally

As was noted in last week's report, insider buying had slowed dramatically due to the big rally in the markets. Well, despite continued trading to the upside, and new highs ...
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Can an Outsider Turn Hertz Around?

Rental car company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) on Thursday named John Tague as president and chief executive, effective Friday. Tague replaces interim CEO Brian MacDonald, who took over ...
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10 Companies That Will Not Be Saved by the Bull Market Alone

November's continued rally has proven one thing, and that is that the snapback rally starting in mid-October was for real. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 hit ...
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Tim Cook Could Run Apple Another 10 Years

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), could run it for another decade, assuming the retirement age at the company is not 65. He is currently 54. And, ...
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Insider Buying Gets Selective as Markets Hit Record High

While it is hardly unexpected, as the stock market continues to print new highs, the number of shares being bought by insiders continues to drop. Even though quite a few ...
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Is This the Beginning or End of Hertz’s Accounting Woes?

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) made another announcement Friday, adding to its recent saga of financial irregularities. The company will now have to look back further than once thought, ...
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Cheniere Obtains $2.5 Billion in Financing for LNG Project

Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSEMKT: LNG) announced Tuesday morning the sale of two unsecured convertible payable-in-kind (PIK) notes to fund a portion of the company’s costs of developing, constructing and placing ...
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Sears Contemplates Creating a REIT, Reveals Q3 Comparable Sales

In a Friday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) offered details and insights on several items that should interest shareholders. Most important, perhaps, ...
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More Carnage for American Realty Capital Properties Investors

RCS Capital Corp. (NYSE: RCAP) announced on Monday morning that it will not pursue its plan to purchase Cole Capital from American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) for $700 ...
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American Realty Comes Back to Reality

American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) announced Wednesday morning that its previously issued financial statements and other financial information should no longer be relied upon. This is not just ...
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Facebook, Amazon and the Harm of Increased Spending

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares fell about 10% after it announced earnings and forecast a losing fourth quarter. Wall Street said founder Jeff Bezos was once again on a spending ...
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Amazon Is Still Growing 20%

One of the tenets of business management is that it is easier to cut costs than to drive extremely strong growth. Investors who pushed Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) stock lower ...
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Risks Rise as KLA-Tencor Pursues Leveraged Recapitalization

KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC) reported its earnings on Thursday and announced that it plans to pursue a leveraged recapitalization. The earnings for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ...
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Pfizer Stock Buyback Plan Just Too Large to Ignore — It Is on Viagra

A Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) press release on Thursday evening was honestly given the wrong title by the company's investor relations department. The new release titled "Pfizer Declares 26-Cent Fourth-Quarter ...
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