2015 Nissan Versa Note

Best Cars for New College Grads

A new college graduate who is lucky enough to have found a full-time job and is not about to drown under student loan repayments may be thinking about getting good, ...
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The Dividend and Buyback War Between Home Depot and Lowe’s

As it has been said over and over, investors just love dividends and buybacks. They also love when dividends grow and when companies renew and expand their buybacks. In the ...
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Why an Intel-Altera Merger Is Making Sense Again

In the recent past, merger discussions between Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) and Altera Corp. (NASDAQ: ALTR) did not lead to a successful deal. However, with the reported standstill pact coming to an end ...
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4 Top Cruise and Casino Picks for the Rest of 2015 and Into 2016

As we approach the halfway point in the year, many of the top firms we cover at 24/7 Wall St. are readjusting and making some tweaks to their lists of ...
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Avago Earnings Highlights Need for Broadcom Merger

Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results Thursday after the markets closed. The company had $2.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.61 billion in revenue, ...
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Why Sentiment Is Very Positive for Land Drillers at Energy Conference

Despite the tug-of-war over oil inventories and the future price direction for oil, one thing is for sure. When it comes to what investors and energy industry experts like the ...
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Amazon Delivery Truck

Can Amazon Compete With Its Own Partners?

In yet another move to take over the world, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is reportedly getting ready to expand its line of private-label brands to include more grocery items. The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Broadcom, Keurig, NOV, Transocean, Weatherford and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Friday morning ahead of a GDP revision. While this week has been a pullback, the reality is that investors have lined up for close to ...
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GameStop Earnings Take It to the Next Level

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported its fiscal first-quarter results after the markets closed Thursday. The gaming giant had $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.06 billion in revenue. That ...
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Huge Zacks Multi-Asset Index Rebalance Means Massive Buying for 5 Stocks

On the close next Tuesday, the Zacks Multi-Asset Income Index is set for a rebalance. What this means is the index will be changed to reflect reweighting allocations across the ...
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Google’s Game-Changing Announcement — and No, It’s Not Google Pay

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is about to wrap up its I/O developer conference, and the company announced a blizzard of new products and features on Thursday. The most prominent is ...
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Why General Electric’s Stock Price Has Been So Terrible

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shareholders doubtlessly will be unimpressed by the returns the stock has offered over the past decade. Over this time frame, GE stock is down around ...
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A New Wave of Bank Layoffs, With More to Come

Two things happened recently in the banking industry. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) will fire 5,000. The other was that Moody's ungraded ...
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Despite Optimistic Press Release, Xerox Prospects Look Gloomy

If investors want to read a really upbeat self-promotional press release meant to encourage troubled shareholders, Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) put out a great one last week. Solid financial position, a diverse ...
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Countries With the Widest Gap Between the Rich and the Poor

The United States, which prides itself as a land of opportunity, has the fourth-most uneven income distribution among developed nations, according to recently-released data. Only Turkey, Mexico, and Chile had ...
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