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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

October 31, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 106 equities making new 52-week lows today. Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) dropped nearly 17% today to post a new 52-week ...
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Walmart to Start Holiday Shopping Deals on November 1

Not to be bested by smaller retailers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has decided to start the holiday shopping season on November 1, at least in so far as it ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

October 30, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 119 equities making new 52-week lows today. Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) dropped about 9.6% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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Volkswagen Earnings Rise on Audi, Volumes Rise in China

Volkswagen released its results for the first nine months of 2014 on Thursday, and passenger car sales rose 5.7% worldwide, with wide variations among the company’s various markets. Revenues rose ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

October 29, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 67 equities making new 52-week lows today. Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) dropped about 5.3% today to post a new 52-week ...
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IBM and Twitter Join Up to Offer Twitter Data to IBM Clients

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) have announced an alliance that will marry Twitter data about its users to IBM’s analytics and other services. First ...
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Could Alibaba’s Market Value Top GE’s?

Much of the news coverage about Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: BABA) has been that its market cap has reached the same level as that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

October 28, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 71 equities making new 52-week lows today. Coach Inc. (NYSE: COH) dropped about 8% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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GM Faces Greater Failure of Chevy Volt

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) plans to invest a great deal more than it has in the past to drive sales of its failed Chevy Volt. GM has for years ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

October 27, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 91 equities making new 52-week lows today. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) dropped about 4.7% today to post a new 52-week ...
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Are Amazon’s Earnings Bad News for Walmart?

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) earnings could be read two ways by followers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) numbers. Either they are a sign that holiday sales will be poor ...
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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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Jeep to Drive Chrysler Sales Higher

U.S. car sales should surge higher in October, led by an outstanding performance by Chrysler, and particularly Jeep. As Kelly Blue Book (KBB) points out, October sales usually represent a ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

October 24, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 49 equities making new 52-week lows today. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) dropped about 9.3% today to post a new 52-week low of ...
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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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