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States With the Highest Jobless Rates

By Larry Ramer Most of the states with the highest unemployment rates have seen their labor markets rebound over the past year, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows. In ...
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Is Boeing Holding Back Order Announcements Ahead of Paris Air Show?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced new orders for two 737s Thursday morning, bringing the 2015 total to 159 gross orders and 134 net orders through May 26. The company finished ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Antares, Michael Kors, Palo Alto, Ralph Lauren, Chipotle, Ericsson, and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday, but stock sectors by and large seemed to have no clear direction ahead of the open. What keeps getting shown by the investor group ...
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How Virtual Reality Will Change Everything: 3 Stocks to Buy Now

When the tech market crashed in 2000 after years of unabated growth and mind-boggling expansion, Wall Street naysayers said it was over. The reality is, it was just the beginning. ...
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Has the Endless Growth of Dividends and Buybacks Peaked?

Investors love dividends. They also love buybacks. Both are great ways that public companies return capital to shareholders. And investors have been the beneficiary of growing dividends and larger and ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in May

Despite falling short interest among most of them, the five most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange remained the same between the April 30 and May 15 ...
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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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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in May

The five most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq all saw increases in short interest between the April 30 and May 15 settlement dates. That was most apparent in ...
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Are Palo Alto Networks Earnings Better Than They Look?

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) reported fiscal third quarter 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.23 on revenue of $234.2 million. In the same period a year ...
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What Avago Likely Sees in Broadcom

Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) is said to be in advanced talks with Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) to be acquired. This could potentially be a huge move within the semiconductor ...
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Sentiment Improves for MLPs: 4 Top Companies to Buy Now

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, the Alerian MLP Index was up 11% higher than it currently is, and investors were giddy at the annual ...
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Mega Millions Lottery Rolls to $233 Million: What to Do (or Not Do) If You Win

The $214 million Mega Millions lottery drawing did not produce a jackpot winner on Tuesday night. That means that the lottery drawing will grow and will be announced on Friday ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, eBay, Rite Aid, TiVo, Yahoo, Valero, Virtu and More

Stocks were looking for a slightly positive opening on Wednesday, an effort to unseat recent market weakness. The one trend that is now nearly four years old is that investors ...
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Analyst Has 4 Top US Growth Stock Calls for This Week

While the short week is always nice for those needing a break, it also tends to compact the research calls and data that come out into a shorter space. A ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rise for 4th Consecutive Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 1.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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