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Merrill Lynch Says Tech Hardware Still the Stocks to Own in 2014

With the Nasdaq up about 9%, the most of any of the top indices this year, and the technology sector absolutely on fire, up almost 20% year-to-date, investors have to ...
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Top-Yielding Stocks Dominate UBS Equity Focus List for September

With the holiday and the traditionally slow dog days of August over, trading volume and the equity capital markets should all start returning to normal. With only one-third of 2014 ...
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Are Triple-Leveraged ETFs on the Way Out?

August is generally considered to be the dog days of summer in the financial markets. It seems like most investors are more concerned with their last vacation of the summer ...
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Apple Now Worth $100 Billion More Than GE and Walmart Combined

This past week was a monumental time for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its shareholders. Despite chatter that the highly anticipated iPhone 6 could face delays, Apple shares hit a new, ...
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Top 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying This Week

When the markets are challenging all-times highs, you might expect to see record insider selling by corporate insiders and management. So, what does it tell you if a CEO, board ...
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10 Fresh Higher Dividends and Buybacks That Should Not Be Overlooked

The trend has been around for years: companies reward their shareholders by paying out dividends or buying back stock. Some companies do both. But what stands out the most is ...
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The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large ...
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Analyst Sees Value in Natural Gas Stocks to Buy

The energy sector has had a very solid 2014 as money has continued to chase some of the top large cap leaders in the area. As the price of West ...
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3 DJIA Stocks at Real Risk of Hitting 52-Week Lows

Investors seem to have grown accustomed to seeing the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hitting new high after new high in 2014. Only the recent market volatility has created a ...
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GE Is Actually Coming Back in Favor Again

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) saw some serious selling pressure after its second-quarter earnings report. Things just were not going its way. The company's Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) initial public ...
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Growing Concerns for Macau Casino Stocks

The world of casino stocks is often very volatile. Sometimes a good economy isn't enough. Then there are the regional concerns for casinos, such as Macau having new risks and ...
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Oppenheimer Says Buy the Big 3 Banks Instead Of Fully Valued Regionals

Wall Street often operates inside what seems to be a vacuum, and once an idea becomes hot, everybody seems to want to follow it. One big trade that became hot ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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Retail Has Been Horrible in 2014, But There Are Still 4 Top Stocks to Buy

Consumer discretionary stocks were big leaders in 2012 and 2013, but they have been downright horrible this year. In fact, the retail index is down by almost 10% year-to-date, even ...
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4 Hot IPOs Remaining Hot During August — An Alibaba Harbinger?

It seems as though there is still an appetite for the recently hot initial public offerings, even if current prices look highly inflated versus the formal IPO prices. 24/7 Wall ...
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