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Visa Dividend Hike Maybe As Good As It Can Get

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is one of the key dividend upgrades that had been predicted by 24/7 Wall St. before the end of 2014. The credit card processing giant lived up ...
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What to Think When Platinum Prices Go Lower Than Gold

Platinum is generally supposed to be worth more than gold per ounce. After all, it is more rare, considered more precious and harder to work with. That basic assumption changes ...
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What to Expect From Caterpillar Earnings

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is set to report its earnings Thursday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.36 in earnings per share and $13.19 billion in ...
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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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Analyst Steps Into the Middle of the 3D Printing Vortex

The world of 3D printing stocks should have been shaping up for a great Wednesday, if you only looked at the news on Tuesday evening. Oppenheimer initiated coverage on the ...
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3 Irish Specialty Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy After Tax Inversion Implosion

For now, while the benefit for American corporations to buy or merge and move overseas may be over, as evidenced by AbbVie cancelling its merger with Shire Pharmaceutical, that doesn't ...
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Biogen Takes Breather on Earnings and MS Drug Sales

Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) reported its third-quarter results before the market opened Wednesday as $3.80 in earnings per share and $2.5 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, ARM, Coke, Cree, 3D Systems, Ocwen, Groupon and More

Stocks were firm again on Wednesday morning. Investors have now formally proven that they are willing to buy value and overlooked stocks on the dips. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens ...
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Cowen’s 4 Top Tech Stocks to Buy Before and After Earnings

With the third-quarter numbers and earnings coming in fast and furious, and guidance from the top companies out for the rest of the year and into 2015, investors are starting ...
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5 Well-Known Russell 2000 Stocks With Up to 100% Potential Upside

The Russell 2000 is home to the top smaller capitalization stocks, and it has been absolutely killed, not only in the recent sell-off, but the index overall performance this year ...
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What EMC Earnings Said Without Saying: Activists Go Away!

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) may be under activist pressure, but the storage king reported that its third-quarter consolidated revenue was up 9% year-over-year to a record for the quarter of ...
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Target Offers Free Shipping on Almost Everything

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has taken the "free shipping" trend of e-commerce to a whole new level. Between now and the end of December, it will offer "free shipping" on ...
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31% of Americans Believe It’s a Good Time to Find Job

Gallup reports that optimism about finding a job has jumped to a level rarely seen since the Great Recession. Improvement in gross domestic product, consumer sentiment and a drop in ...
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States With the Widest Gap Between Rich and Poor

Income inequality has grown so severe in recent years that Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen described it as a source of great concern. In a speech earlier this month ...
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Michigan Governor Outlaws Tesla Sales

In a move that was expected by everybody, Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan Tuesday signed legislation banning Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) from selling directly to Michigan consumers. As interpreted ...
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