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Charter Commications Draws Shorts (CHTR)

Charter Communications, the ultra-troubled cable firm, watched shares short in the company's stock rise by 14.2 million to 76.2 million shares. It was the largest increase in a short position ...
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Sirius Shareholders Surrender (XMSR)(SIRI)

Just last December, Sirius shares were near $8. They hit a multi-year low yesterday at $3.50. And, there seems to be no catalyst to turn them back North again.The Motley ...
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The “Sell” Signs On Wal-Mart (WMT)(BBY)

Wal-Mart's sales may not rebound at all. At least not in the US during 2007.The chain is blaming store remodelling and a large new line of women's cloths for much ...
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Media Digest 12/28/2006 Reuters, FT, NY Tmes, WSJ, Barron’s

According to the FT, the Apple board did not approve CEO Steve Jobs option grants in 2001, but documents were created to make it appear there was an approval. (AAPL)Reuters ...
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Is Cogent A Turnaround Candidate for 2007?

From Value DisciplineBeaten down stocks can often be value traps and turnaround candidates often take much longer to turnaround than one expects. The danger of being too early can result ...
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Cramer Thinks Chuck Prince of Citigroup Will Go

by Jon C. OggDecember 27, 2006Jim Cramer has keyed in on many DJIA 30 components with predictions, commentary, and targets you can see HERE.He noted that Citigroup's (C) Chuck Prince ...
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Tuesday’s Top Biotech and Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorBiotechnologyNEURALSTEM INC [NRLS.OB] +19.05% REPROS THERAPEUTICS [RPRX] +16.52% CYTORI THERAPEUTICS [CYTX] +13.83% ADVENTRX PHARMACTL [ANX] +10.98% ARTES MEDICAL, INC. [ARTE] +9.83% Diagnostic SubstancesASPENBIO PHARMA INC [APNB.OB] +7.66% EPICEPT ...
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VIVUS Looking to Profit from Obesity and Sexual Dysfunction

by H.S. AyoubBioHealthInvestor.comUnless you have been under a rock, and not under a bed cover, you have probably heard of Pfizer's (PFE) Viagra and ICOS's (ICOS) Cialis, the erectile dysfunction ...
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Fall 2006 Consumer Spending Trends

By Yaser Anwar, CSC of Equity Investment IdeasChangeWave Research shows that consumers have been very resilient. I've posted a few images below of overall spending patterns and summary of key ...
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Media Digest 12/27/2006 NYTimes, Reuters, WSJ, FT, Barron’s

Accoding to Reuters, Toyota and Ford did not discuss a tie-up at a meeting of their senior management in Japan.Reuters writes that McClatchy sold the Minneapolis Star Tribune for $580 ...
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Could GM Buy Chrysler? (GM)(DCX)

DaimlerChrysler has about $190 billion in revenue per year. At last quarter's run rate, Chrysler was about $49 billion of that. But, last quarter Chrysler lost about $1.5 billion.Some of ...
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Are Ford And Toyota Dating? (F)(TM)

Late word out of Japan is that Ford's CEO met with top management at Toyota. The reports says that Ford is intererested in Toyota's hybrid technology and sourcing of less ...
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Will China Clip Foreign Car Companies’ Wings (GM)

China has announced that it is going to slow outside investment in the nation's car industry. Sales of cars in China will grow about 22% this year to seven million ...
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Exxon’ Short Interest Rises As Oil Prices Fall

Stocks:  (XOM)(COP)(CVX)Between November and December, the short interest in Exxon rose 5.9 million shares to 58.5 million. Over at Chevron, shares short were up 5.1 million to 32.6 million. At ...
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Pfizer Draw Short Interest (PFE)(MRK)

Short interest in Pfizer rose 6.8 million shares to 51.1 million in December. Market fears that generics will eat away at revenues at Big Pharma is not helping.But, Pfizer is ...
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