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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- We don't generally trade prior to earnings but both technical and fundamental factors are suggesting a long play on Apple  prior to the earnings announcement later Tuesday. Wall Street has been riding high on AAPL for some time...
From: TheStreet | By: Vince Vora | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Several firms initiated coverage of NextEra Energy  today, including BMO Capital Markets with an "outperform" rating and a $39 price target, Deutsche Bank  with a "hold" rating and a $32 price target, and KeyBanc  with...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Lennar shares are up 1.4% to $39.31 on Tuesday following a report that showed that existing home sales rose for the third consecutive month in June, according to the National Association of Realtors.Completed transactions of...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Boston Scientific Corp.  are up 2.87% to $12.91 as the medical solutions company initiated its full commercial launch today of the new POLARIS Imaging System.The system offers enhanced ease-of-use and more powerful...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- There's reason to be on edge as more news pours in about volatility in the the U.S. real estate market, with some especially sour news on the housing starts front. But a little analysis paints a more reassuring picture. According...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- There S&P 500 climbed 0.50% as Microsoft , Apple and other companies reported earnings. On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the panel started with Apple.  Dan Nathan, co-founder and editor of riskreversal.com, said investors...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It seems like we're never really secure. Though the economy is improving and the overall rate of layoffs is falling, Microsoft just announced it is slashing 18,000 jobs, or 14% of its workforce. The cuts are related to Microsoft's...
From: TheStreet | By: Jeff Brown | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Citigroup  upgraded Realogy  to "buy" and set a $43 price target. The firm said the company should benefit from rising existing home sales. The stock was up 2.23% to $37.57 in pre-market trading on Tuesday. Must Read: Warren...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- There are four weeks a year when the markets become a mad house, Jim Cramer said Tuesday on Mad Money. This week, the height...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Live Blog Apple Q3 Live Blog   // NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Apple reports fiscal third-quarter earnings after the close. While investors will be paying attention to the results, any hint on the next product cycle will likely garner more attention....
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Ciaccia | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks moved back into record-making territory on Tuesday as positive earnings overshadowed continued unease in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Boosting the index, Chipotle , Comcast and Verizon gained following better-than-expected...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff and Andrea Tse | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Tuesday's Mad Money on CNBC: AAPL data by YCharts Apple : Some...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Editor's Note: This article was originally published at 3:30 p.m. EDT on Real Money on June 21. Sign up for a free trial of Real Money. Corporate managers have an obligation to deploy appropriate technologies. They should avoid falling in love with a...
From: TheStreet | By: Glenn Williams | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- On July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act became law. And at the beginning of its fifth year, Dodd-Frank's complete package still hasn't been revealed. Nor have we fully experienced the impact...
From: TheStreet | By: John Mason | Monday, July 21, 2014
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SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- If the 25% rise in Herbalife's stock proves nothing else, it's that the market hates "anticappointment," as one friend puts it, referring to hedge fund billionaire activist Bill Ackman's highly promoted multi-hour presentation...
From: TheStreet | By: Herb Greenberg | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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"The best traders have no ego. You have to swallow your pride and get out of the losses." -- Tom Baldwin NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today we saw much better action than we have seen for a long time -- with stocks behaving well, including some breakouts....
From: TheStreet | By: Warren Bevan | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- VMWare  rose in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the software company reported second-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations. The company reported a year-over-year decline in net income to $167 million, or 38...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The five-year bull market may seem like it will last forever but inevitably it will end. Right now the market has become so saturated with new investors looking to strike it rich that there are not many opportunities left for...
From: TheStreet | By: Philip Fanara | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team reiterated its "hold" rating for Vale Tuesday with a ratings score of C. Shares of Vale were gaining 1.7% to $14.49. About 13.4 million shares were traded by 3:05 p.m., compared to a daily average trading...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apache Corp. are up 4.81% to $103.30 on very heavy trading volume after activist investor Jana Partners LLC, which has built a stake worth over $1 billion in the independent energy company, called for them to sell their...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Northrop Grumman  launched into a higher orbit setting an all-time intraday high this morning. The company reports quarterly earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday. Analysts expect the  aerospace and defense giant to...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Suttmeier | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Omnicom Group shares are up 1.1% to $72.10 on Tuesday after reporting advertising revenue growth in the second quarter that led to better than expected revenue and earnings during the period.The global advertising company reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Ballard Power Systems Inc. are higher by 2.78% to $4.26 on heavy volume in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after GE's announcement that it will build a new fuel-cell manufacturing plant in up state New York, helped...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- MGM Resorts shares are up 2.6% to $26.11 after officials in Prince George's County, MD approved a building plan for a $925 million MGM Resorts casino and hotel at the National Harbor complex just outside of Washington, D.C.The...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Gannett Co.  are up 4.79% to $33.24 after the newspaper and broadcast company beat analyst expectations for the second quarter, reporting earnings per share of 67 cents, up 15.5% from 58 cents from the same quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Microsoft investors will be looking less to the company's earnings and more toward how CEO Satya Nadella plans to keep Microsoft relevant in the future, as its business comes under attack from almost everyone in Silicon Valley....
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Ciaccia | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Applied Materials was falling -1% to $22.68 Tuesday following a report that Chinese authorities are opposing the company's merger with Tokyo Electron . The proposed merger is facing strong opposition from Chinese regulators according...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Silicom  plunged to a 52-week low of $29.25 on Tuesday after the networking solutions company reported second-quarter earnings that came up well short of analysts' expectations. Silicom reported earnings per share of 50 cents,...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer says Netflix  and Chipotle  are stories about what younger people want. Cramer says Netflix is down Tuesday because it just met Wall Street's expectations instead of blowing them away. But he thinks...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Lockheed Martin Corp. are higher by 2.16% to $166.50 after the company reported a 5% increase in earnings per diluted share to $2.76 for the 2014 second quarter, compared to $2.64 for the year ago period.The company...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Express Inc. announced its long-time CEO of 14 years, Michael Weiss,  will retire from his position on January 30, 2015 at which point David Kornberg, the company's president, will take over as CEO.Express shares are up 1.2%...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Basic Energy Services will continue to outperform because the lack of excess equipment in the Permian Basin is raising its pricing power....
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team rates Intel Corp.  as a "buy" with a ratings score of A. Shares of Intel are higher by 1.45% to $34.56 in mid-morning trading on Tuesday. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Advanced Micro Devices  recovered slightly on Tuesday after NetNames opened a data center based on AMD's server technology. NetNames, a European leader in online brand protection and digital asset management, based the center...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tallgrass Energy Partners  fell Tuesday after the company announced the pricing of its public offering of common units. The company priced 7 million shares of common units, which represent limited partner interests, at $41.07...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- DuPont shares are down -0.5% to $65.22 in early-market trading on Tuesday following the release of the company's second quarter earnings results.The chemical company reported earnings of $1.17 per diluted share, in-line with analysts...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- EMC  continued to climb Tuesday after Elliott Management took a $1 billion stake in the data storage company. Elliott now holds approximately 2% of EMC's $55 billion, which makes the hedge fund the fifth-largest shareholder...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yahoo shares are up 0.8% to $33.54 on Tuesday after the company announced that it was purchasing mobile ad and analytics company Flurry in a deal expected to surpass $300 million.San Francisco-based Flurry says that its applications...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Crocs gained 11.5% to $16.54 Tuesday after beating analysts' expectations for earnings in the second quarter and announcing a restructuring. For the second quarter the shoemaker reported revenue of 36 cents a share, beating the...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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WATCH: More market update videos on TheStreet TV NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Fast-casual burrito chain Chipotle proved last night -- once again -- that it is in a league of its own when it comes to restaurant stocks. While McDonald's shares were stumbling...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today's pre-earnings stock profiles includes Dow Jones Industrial Average component Boeing . The aerospace giant is down 6% year to date, with the Dow Jones up 2.9%. There are three stocks from the transportation sector reporting,...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Suttmeier | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of The Coca-Cola Co. are lower by -3.08% to $41.09 in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, after the soda maker reported a drop in revenue and earnings for the 2014 second quarter. For the most recent quarter Coca-Cola reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- New Oriental Education & Technology was falling -13.6% to $20.90 Tuesday after guiding below analysts' expectations for the fiscal first quarter, and despite beating expectations for the fourth quarter. For the fourth quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Travelers Companies Inc.  are down -4.10% to $91.35 after a federal appeals court in New York ruled that the insurer must pay $500 million to plaintiffs in asbestos-related lawsuits, thereby reinstating claims against...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Lexmark International Inc. are higher by 4.22% to $48.92 in early morning trading on Tuesday after the company reported earnings per share of 99 cents for the 2014 second quarter, a decline from $1.04 for the 2013 second...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Burger King Worldwide are slightly up 0.8% to $26.34 in early market trading despite the recent food scare in China that's affecting the hamburger meat it receives from a supplier that used product from Shanghai Husi...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Trex Co shares are up 8% to $29.25 in early market trading on Tuesday after being upgraded to "buy" from "hold" by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus , who set a $37 price target on the wood and plastic composite product manufacturer's...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Spain's Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria  has agreed to pay 1.19 billion euros ($1.6 billion) for Catalunya Banc, one of the last Spanish lenders that remains under state control. BBVA won an auction held by Spain's Fondo de Reestructuracion...
From: TheStreet | By: Paul Whitfield | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Our health as a nation may be improving thanks to passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but that's the big picture. It won't help much if individuals don't stop the bad habits that can turn your good health upside...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Wells Fargo  upgraded Five Below  to "outperform." The firm said the company's growth opportunity is increasing and management continues to execute. The stock closed at $34.40 on Monday. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 25 Favorite...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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