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Rising Cash-Out Refinancings – Return of the Housing Bubble or Normalcy?

If you were in the business of flipping houses or buying a home and using it as a personal piggy bank each time the equity in the home rose, you ...
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Will Boeing Benefit From Airbus Order Cancellation?

Airbus is having serious trouble finding buyers for its A380 jumbo jet. The latest hit came Tuesday with the cancellation of an order for six of the world's largest passenger ...
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Will iPhone 6 Really Include Sapphire Glass?

A report on Monday from Taiwan-based Trendforce has cast some doubt over whether Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will use a full sapphire glass cover in the coming iPhone version 6. ...
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Could Verizon, AT&T, Level 3 and Others Follow Windstream in REIT Creations?

There is a potential game changing blueprint for the telecom and data carrier industry now. This may seem far-fetched on the surface, but imagine if telecom giants such as AT&T ...
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Sears.com Sold Erectile Treatment With Viagra Ingredients

A purported herbal sexual health supplement called O.M.G. has been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to contain generic sildenafil, the active ingredient in Pfizer Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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Windstream Gets Creative in REIT Transformation – It Matters!!!

This story has been updated below. Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) has been a controversial stock for more than just a little while. Now the communications and technology solutions ...
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Analyst Sees Strong Earnings From Twitter, Yelp, LinkedIn

With more than half of the S&P 500 companies second-quarter earnings now on the books, the stock market begins the sprint toward the end of earnings season and the dog ...
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Sirius XM Delivers on Earnings and Buybacks (Update)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) has released its second-quarter earnings, showing that revenue grew 10% and has crossed the $1 billion mark. The company's net income was $120 million, ...
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Huawei Success Threatens iPhone Sales

Despite the success of smartphone sales, as is true with almost any other business, there are only so many customers to go around. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung have ...
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States Where People Have the Fewest Debt Problems

Debt, as measured by share of debt in collection, is less of a problem in states with low unemployment, in many cases. According to the Urban Institute, the national average ...
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Why This Twitter Earnings Report Matters So Much

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is set to report its second quarter earnings report after the close of trading on Tuesday. This will be just the second full quarter earnings report ...
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Is There Enough Room for a Sarah Palin Channel?

The world of cable and network TV has been converging with new media for years. Now it looks as though a new channel is soon to be launched -- The ...
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Why GDP Could Trump Unemployment in Importance This Week

In most months, the biggest single economic report is the Employment Situation report issued by the U.S. Department Labor on the first Friday of the month. That may not hold ...
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Is El Pollo Loco Riding Chipotle’s Wave?

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) had a very strong IPO debut on Friday, rising some 60% to close at $24.03 after selling 7.1 million shares at $15 per ...
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Oppenheimer’s Top Bank Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

If any Wall Street sector has had headline risk for the past year, and some would say five years, it is the banking sector. Despite a horrible public relations nightmare ...
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