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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

May 4, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 36 equities making new 52-week lows today. Three of the four are repeats from yesterday’s list. PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI) ...
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Banks and States With the Most Branch Closings: The Rise of Mobile Banking

It is no secret that the banking industry is seeing major changes in how the companies operate. After years of retail presence expansion, that trend has been unwinding as banks ...
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McDonald’s Falls on Turnaround Announcement

No turnaround plan can change overnight a mess that has taken years to build. That is why every turnaround plan ever announced contains a plea for patience. Monday’s turnaround plan ...
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Can $21 Billion in Mother’s Day Sales Lift Retail?

Many larger retailers need a lift, based on data since the start of the year. Perhaps Mother's Day will help them. The National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasts Mother's Day retail ...
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Why Fiat Chrysler Shares Are Up 65%

Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) should more poorly than its larger competitors do, particularly when those rivals are Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM). However, Fiat ...
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Why Boeing Has Outperformed the Dow This Year

Shares of The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) closed at $144.67 on Friday, up more than 11% for the year to date. Even at that, though, the shares have given back ...
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What Does a Boeing 787-10 Cost?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) took the first order for its 787-10 in 2010, when United Airlines signed up for 17 of the largest version of the company’s Dreamliner aircraft. The ...
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Cadillac, Lincoln Fight Each Other for Share

Both General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) have invested serious money pushing their high-end luxury brands, Cadillac and Lincoln, in an effort to steal some ...
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Volkswagen Sales in US Continue to Crash

The most recent news from Volkswagen was that its long-term chairman, Ferdinand Piech, was pushed out after decades. To add insult to injury, two of his nieces have been nominated for ...
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Mercedes Dominates BMW in Sales

In the back and forth between Mercedes and BMW for the lead in luxury sales in America, Mercedes pulled ahead last month. Because its sales are also growing faster than BMW's, ...
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Apple Watch Sales Failure?

It was bound to happen: forecasts of poor sales of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) new smartwatch early on after is launch. This is according to a preeminent observer of Apple ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

May 1, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 88 equities making new 52-week lows today. Three of the four are repeats from yesterday’s list. Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) dropped ...
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Can Camaro Get Its Mojo Back and Beat Mustang?

The Chevrolet division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) on Thursday sent around a new photo of the rear-end of its soon-to-be-introduced sixth generation Camaro. It is the view of ...
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GM Pickups Claim Market Share Lead in April

Sales of pickups account for a significant portion of an automaker’s total sales, especially in the United States. Anywhere from 17% to 30% of sales from the American Big Three ...
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Ford April Sales Climb Following Soft March

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Wednesday posted a U.S. sales rise of 5% year-over-year in April, to 222,498 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with April 2014 sales of 211,126. ...
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