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These 3 Tech Stocks are Plunging

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down just five points as of 11:30 a.m. EDT. IBM was the index's worst performer, falling...

Here's Why Bank of America's Loss Isn't As Bad As It Looks

If you're wondering how Bank of America fared in the latest quarter, then look no further than its stock price. Shares of the...

The Unexpected Way Wells Fargo & Co Is Beating Citigroup Inc

With the latest earnings from Wells Fargo and Citigroup in the books, it may come as no surprise Wells Fargo topped Citigroup on a total...

ExxonMobil vs. Royal Dutch Shell: Which Will Produce a Better Return?

ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are two titans of the oil and gas world, but both are currently struggling to grow.

Indeed, on one...

3 Things to Watch When iRobot Corporation Reports Earnings

iRobot Corporation is all set to announce first-quarter 2014 earnings next Tuesday after the market close, so it's time for investors...

Stock Market Today: Pepsi Pops and GE is Feeling "Positive"

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 14 points in pre-market trading, suggesting a modestly positive start to the stock...

Post Earnings, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, and Citigroup Are Looking Like Solid Buys

While economists and analysts fret over the state of the U.S. economy, the financial sector is doing extremely well. Big banks Wells Fargo ...

Does Keurig Green Mountain Play Fair?

Keurig Green Mountain , the maker of Keurig homebrew coffee machines, has been on a roll lately. A February investment from Coca-Cola...

Why Linear Technology, ADTRAN, and ASML Holding Tumbled Today

The stock market has been extremely volatile lately, with alternating bouts of euphoria and despair whipsawing major-market...

Will A Bet on This Gambling Giant Pay Off?


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Owning property at the corporate level can be both a blessing and a curse. It ensures control...

Abbott Labs Earnings: Still Marking Time

Like many other large med-tech companies, Abbott Labs remains an exercise in frustration right now. There are pressures throughout most of...

Delta Air Lines Keeps Soaring; the Dow Rallies 162 Points on Fed Remarks

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, who assumed leadership at the U.S. central bank in February, has made one thing crystal...

Diageo Overpays for World Whisky Domination

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Parsimony may have cost Diageo  the chance to control the largest distiller in the world's largest whisky...

Why Zogenix, ImmunoGen, and voxeljet Are Today's 3 Best Stocks

If you haven't noticed, earnings season is starting to kick into full swing, and investors apparently like what they're seeing thus far, with...

Will Higher Domestic Prices Squeeze Petrobras' Profits?

Brazilian oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro, better known as Petrobras , is facing a new domestic challenge. Local consumer inflation accelerated...

Why ImmunoGen Inc. Shares Took Flight

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

Now Is the Time to Buy This Fast Growing Refiner

The energy industry has always been a cyclical one. For patient investors this can serve as a catalyst for long-term, market-beating returns....

H&R Block Banks On Getting Out of Banking

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. U.S. tax prep specialist H&R Block  will try once more to shed its banking...

Prospect Capital: Dividends, Not Capital Gains

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Business development companies are a mixed bag of investment potential. Some BDCs seek to provide income...

CSX Corporation Beats Estimates, but Still Looks Expensive

CSX Corporation reported its fiscal-first-quarter 2014 earnings after market close on Tuesday. The bad news is that earnings declined...

How These 2 Monster Dividend Stocks Work


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"If it's not returning cash to me, it's a...

Will Post Holdings Lay an Egg With This Acquisition?

No stranger to making big acquisitions, Post Holdings is rumored to be angling to make another one, this time egg and dairy producer Michael...

Stock Market Today: Bank of America's $6 Billion Pain and PNC Financial's $1 Billion Success

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 65 points in pre-market trading, suggesting a strong start to the stock market...

Yet More Problems Hit the World's Largest Oil Project

In the world of oil and gas, big projects mean big profits, and there is no bigger project under development right now than the Kashagan oil...