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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

February 27, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 54 equities making new 52-week lows today. Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) dropped nearly 38% on Friday to establish a ...
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IBM Announces Unrealistic Plans as Stock Suffers

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty announced new goals for the company that have only a long shot of working, as the company's shares hover near a multiyear low. ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

February 26, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 41 equities making new 52-week lows today. Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) dropped about 9.1% on Thursday to establish a new 52-week ...
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Forget Sears Earnings, It Is All About Future REIT Structure

When Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) reported results Thursday morning, the share price tumbled as revenues failed to meet consensus estimates. Net losses are being curtailed, but that is due ...
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Cadillac Gets High Rating for Quality

Cadillac can barely sell any cars, compared to its three Germany competitors and the luxury divisions of Japanese companies. However, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) brand can point to a ...
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Despite Stock Market Highs, 13 Major Dividend Cuts

Investors have a lot to cheer about these days. The bull market is now six years old, the major stock market averages have hit new all-time highs, and most major companies seem ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

February 25, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 37 equities making new 52-week lows today. SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) dropped about 11% on Wednesday to establish a new ...
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Chrysler Flunks Dependability Study

Of the 33 automobile brands ranked in the 2015 U.S. vehicle dependability study conducted by J.D. Power, three of the bottom five brands belong to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE: ...
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Will American Banks Close Thousands of Branches?

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) will cut roughly 300 branches over the next two years. Some reasons for its decision extend to all banks that support large numbers of ...
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Will J.P. Morgan Walk the Talk?

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) held its investor day presentation on Tuesday, and the main takeaway appears to be that the big-bank business ain’t what it used to be. ...
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Can Volvo Make a Driverless Car That People Will Buy?

No test tracks, no professional drivers, just real people on real roads around Gothenburg, Sweden. That is the plan for 100 driverless cars that Volvo wants to hit the Swedish ...
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More Retailers Step Toward Free Shipping

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) dropped the amount of the total from a single customer in a single purchase that triggers free shipping from $50 to $25. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) already offers ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

February 23, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 67 equities making new 52-week lows today. Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI) dropped about 24% on Monday to establish a new ...
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What Exxon Reserves Replacement Numbers Really Mean

The world’s largest publicly traded oil company, Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), reported Monday morning that it had replaced 104% of the hydrocarbons it produced in 2014. At the end ...
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Target Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

In a move that is surely designed to attract more shoppers to its online and mobile offerings, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday morning that beginning immediately all orders valued ...
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