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Microsoft’s Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer

Satya Nadella may be the CEO of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) now, but the fingerprints on the company's most recent quarterly results belong to former CEO Steve Ballmer. Virtually every ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

October 23, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 62 equities making new 52-week lows today. Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT: ANV) dropped about 4.3% today to post a new ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

October 22, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 44 equities making new 52-week lows today. Boulder Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) dropped about 32% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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Why the 777 May Be More Important to Boeing Than the 787

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported a solid beat on both earnings per share and revenues Wednesday morning, but the stock traded down about 3% at the noon hour. The issue ...
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McDonald’s 740 Calorie Hamburger and 520 Calorie Shake

Wall Street has lost faith in McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), the great pillar of the fast-food industry. The reasons given include trouble with suppliers in China and Japan, a drop ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

October 21, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 31 equities making new 52-week lows today. ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ: ARMH) dropped about 9.2% today to post a new 52-week ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

October 20, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 29 equities making new 52-week lows today. International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) dropped more than 9% on Monday to a ...
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The Argument for IBM Firing Ginni Rometty

Ginni Rometty, the CEO of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), had little to say as the tech company produced horrible earnings: We are disappointed in our performance. We saw ...
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Chrysler European Sales Good, Should Get Better

For the month of September, what is now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) sold a total of 67,743 vehicles in the European Union (EU) nations, up 6.1% compared with ...
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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 900,000 Vehicles

Late on Thursday afternoon Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE: FCAU) issued two separate recall notices for several of its cars and SUVs. All told the company is recalling about 907,000 ...
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GM’s Europe Sales Continue to Drop

Car sales in Europe were decimated by the deep recession, which is not over in some countries, at least based on employment and gross domestic product. However, the very modest ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

October 16, 2014: Equities got off to a slow start before punching through the break-even line early in the afternoon. But the gains were small and didn’t last. Here are ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

October 15, 2014: Just about any energy-related stock you can name posted a new annual low in today’s bloodbath. Here are four stocks among the 608 equities making new 52-week lows ...
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Walmart Lowers Capex Spending, Cuts Sales Growth Estimate

Late Wednesday afternoon Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced at its investors’ day event that capital spending for the company’s next fiscal year ending in January 2016 will fall into ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

October 13, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 371 equities making new 52-week lows today: JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) dropped about 6.8% on Tuesday to a new ...
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