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Why IBM Is Being Targeted for Serious Short Selling

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is on a determined path to get its earnings per share to $20.00 by 2015 at almost any cost. We have thought that the ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 28, 2013: Markets Higher, S&P 500 Sets Record (NKE, BIIB, RYAAY, VHS, LULU, XONE, PAYX, SNX, TXI, END, FINL, GME, MOS, BBRY, WGO, CALM, DQ, PF, MTG, S, CLWR, DISH)

U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning even following a larger than expected rise in new claims for jobless benefits in the U.S.  The final revision to fourth quarter ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 27, 2013: Markets Close Mixed After Low Start (VMW, GOOG, AOL, GIS, ORCL, MFRM, SAI, XONE, PAYX, SNX, TXI, END, FINL, GME, MOS, BBRY, WGO, CLF, FB, GILD)

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a stack of poor reports on the Italian economy. New industrial orders were down, industrial sales were down, and retail sales were ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 10, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Inch Up Before Closing (BA, MGM, MSFT, MO, LULU, RT, TXI, SVU, SNX, WFC, NOK, MCP, CHK, TOT, HLF)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning even though the number of new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected before markets opened (more coverage here). The news ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 9, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Reverse Two-day Slide (AA, MON, DNKN, NFLX, RL, SYY, APOL, STZ, GBX, HELE, RT, TXI, SVU, CSIQ, NOK, CLWR, DISH, S, HLF)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected quarterly earnings report from Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA). There was not a lot of economic data out today, so corporate ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — July 12, 2012: Markets Continue Slide on No Signs of Easing

The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning following yesterday’s release of the minutes of the June FOMC meeting which did not raise hopes for another round of ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — July 11, 2012: More Profit Warnings, No Easing Keep Shares Down

The three major US stock indexes opened slightly lower this morning ahead of the release later today of the minutes of the last FOMC meeting. Asian markets were mixed overnight ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — July 10, 2012: Market Declines on Weak Profits, More Warnings

The three major US stock indexes opened higher this morning on reports of a new bailout for Spanish banks and a 24-basis point drop on 10-year Spanish bond yields (our ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (GS, APOL, KSS, SNDK, FDX, CMC, IPSU, PSMT, GBX, TXI, ACHC, KKD, RFMD, SABA, HOV)

Markets opened lower today and of the three major indexes, only the S&P 500 was able to break through to positive territory and stay there for most of the day. ...
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Tech Earnings Get Off Poorly For Summer Earnings Season (NVLS, MCHP, KLAX, LRCX, AMAT, TXI, ADI, SMH)

Many investors probably consider that it will be the larger technology companies which will kick off the bias for technology this earnings.  Guess again.  Technology is now already under a ...
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