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The 5 Most Disappointing Major Stocks of Tuesday

Tuesday turned out to be a seriously ugly day for the stock market. By some counts it was even uglier than Monday's sloppy session due to how it closed on ...
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Dow Stocks Recover 90% of Opening Loss

Led by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), the Dow 30 stocks have engineered a significant recovery since the opening bell rang Monday morning. Apple, which posted ...
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During Massive Sell-Offs, Triple-Leverage ETFs Look Nuts With NYSE Circuit Breakers

During market sell-offs, market crashes and periods of major uncertainty, stocks get battered and volatility rules. Then there is the other extreme in a correction -- triple-leverage ETFs. It is ...
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Bonds Versus Stocks in a Sell-Off, via ETFs

Any time there is a major sell-off in stock, bonds usually are the beneficiary. The problem this time around is that interest rates are already so low that one has ...
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US Stocks Brace for Brutal Sell-Off at Open

The forces that crushed the Shanghai Composite by 8% and then major European indexes by 3% appear ready to spread to U.S. markets. A brutal open may be a sell-off ...
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Worry US Markets May Drop 3% at Open

S&P futures were off at 5 a.m., by more than 2%. If the America market performs like those of Europe, the open in the United States could be down as ...
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Dow Industrials Jump 200+ Points

Monday’s announcement that Warren Buffett-led Berkshire-Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) had reached a deal to acquire Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE: PCP) has lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) by more ...
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What to Expect From Coca-Cola Earnings

When Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reports second-quarter results on Wednesday morning, analysts are looking for earnings per share (EPS) of $0.60 on revenues of $12.08 billion. In the 2014 second ...
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Does Dumping Sikorsky Really Make a Difference for United Technologies?

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) made it official Monday morning: the industrial giant will “pursue the separation of the Sikorsky Aircraft Business” from the mothership. The company said in March ...
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Credit Suisse Raises S&P 500 Target, but Warns of Stock Market Bubble Chances

The bull market is now more than six years old. Equities are trading at what is a historically high premium against earnings, and there has not been a 10% correction ...
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How to Protect Yourself From a Summer Stock Market Correction or Crash

It is now June, and the echoes of "sell in May and go away" are still ringing. In fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average went negative for the year on ...
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The 6 Stocks Punishing the Dow in 2015

Stocks decided to take a breather at the end of May, bringing up many questions ahead of summer about just how strong and powerful this bull market can remain after ...
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Apple Short Interest Soars

Shares sold short in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) jumped about 26% in the two-week period that ended May 15. A pool of traders believed that Apple's shares have peaked near ...
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Apple and Disney Lead the Dow Higher

Two stocks have driven the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to near record levels so far this year. They are Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). ...
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What to Expect From Merck and Pfizer Earnings

Pharmaceutical giants Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) are both releasing their first quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets open. Each of these companies ...
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