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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on: how this earnings season is excellent...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Staff | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Once your credit takes a hit, bringing up those three little numbers in your credit score may seem like an impossibility, but with a dedicated plan of action you can get back on the road to 850 in no time. Our experts weigh in...
From: TheStreet | By: Kathryn Tuggle | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Renewable Energy was falling 7.8% to $11.60 after lowering its expectations for the first quarter. Renewable Energy announced is now expects a loss of between $1.5 million to $3.5 million for the quarter, while the Capital IQ...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Pursuant to Tuesday's Why We Don't Quit Cable TV, I crunched some numbers ... What I pay now for television versus what I would pay if I cut the cord. That is -- jettisoned DIRECTV . Because of my job, it's not a parallel comparison....
From: TheStreet | By: Rocco Pendola | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - An iPhone price increase, sub-$1,000 laptops (iPad with keyboard?) and iWatch rumblings provide plenty of exciting fodder for Apple shareholders and potential investors to visualize renewed growth.But the market isn't buying it....
From: TheStreet | By: Robert Weinstein | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Blackstone Group  President and COO Hamilton "Tony" James confirmed the company's preferred equity stake in Fannie Mae  and Freddie Mac  but said he does not believe the asset management giant will drive the debate over the...
From: TheStreet | By: Dan Freed and Antoine Gara | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- For a brief moment, Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame had me rethinking my reluctance to attend the ceremony in Brooklyn. Dave Grohl thanked every drummer who ever played in Nirvana, paid tribute to...
From: TheStreet | By: Jason Notte | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Last week, had you searched Google News for "Stocks Crash," you would have received over 16,000 results. At that time the S&P 500 was barely down 1% year-to-date. Granted, some momentum names were falling 10% or more, but...
From: TheStreet | By: Stefan Cheplick | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Institutional investors who've been snapping up homes in Las Vegas, South Florida and other rebounding housing markets have begun branching out to Columbus, Knoxville and other locales well off the beaten path, market watcher...
From: TheStreet | By: Jerry Kronenberg | Friday, April 18, 2014
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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for $10 a share or less don't experience massive spikes higher. Traders savvy enough to follow the low-priced names and trade them with discipline...
From: TheStreet | By: Roberto Pedone | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook on Thursday unveiled Nearby Friends for the Facebook app, which allows users to see which of their friends are nearby or on the go. Turning on the Nearby Friends feature allows for occasional notifications of when friends...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrea Tse | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Sometimes the case in the tech world gets made even when it shouldn't be, and everyone eventually accedes to it. For example, even as there is absolutely no real evidence that the personal computer isn't falling off a cliff,...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Cherokee Inc posted positive fourth quarterly and fiscal year earnings results after Thursday's closing bell.Cherokee shares closed the day down 0.8% to $12.99 Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Stocks STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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BEIJING (TheStreet) -- The jury is still debating whether China's latest "state-owned enterprise reform" project is a sincere privatization effort or a ruse aimed at suckering foreign investors. Undeterred by the debate are Chinese stock analysts who...
From: TheStreet | By: Eric Johnson | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Peer-to-peer lender Lending Club said on Thursday it has picked up the type of investors it would want when the company is taken public, after raising $65 million from T. Rowe Price, Wellington Management, Blackrock and Sands Capital...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Update (4:10 p.m.): Updated with Thursday market close information. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- SandRidge Energy  rose on high volume Thursday, its fourth consecutive day of gains, after Jim Cramer spoke bullishly about the stock on CNBC's Mad Money on...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sonoco Products  shares are up 0.5% to $42.10 in trading on Thursday after its first quarter earnings beat analysts expectations.The industrial and consumer packaging manufacturer posted a first quarter net income of 52 cents...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Northrop Grumman Corp.  are up 1.20% to $122.05. CEO Wes Bush said that despite belt-tightening at the Pentagon, defense contractors can count on the military's continuing need for advanced technology and personnel...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dover Corp  stock is climbing on Thursday after the company reported first-quarter earnings in line with analysts' estimates and revenue slightly above consensus.  Over the three months to March, the industrial manufacturer...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- YOU On Demand fell Thursday on higher-than-average volume. The stock dropped 5.25% to $3.43 at 2:50 p.m. More than 1.9 million shares had changed hands by that point, slightly greater than its average volume of 1,868,330. The...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Home Depot Inc.  are up 1.23% to $77.52 as the home improvement retailer moves deeper into online distribution. "The retail model forever was to increase sales through opening additional units, but as you added stores...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Federal Reserve announced another $10 billion reduction in asset purchases -- also known as quantitative easing, or QE -- last month, bringing total purchases down to $55 billion per month. Most investors are currently expecting...
From: TheStreet | By: Charlie Bilello | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Knoll Inc  stock is climbing on Thursday after reporting better-than-expected results on the top- and bottom-line over the first quarter.  By midafternoon, shares had added 9.9% to $18.49. The furniture and textile manufacturer...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Nelnet shares are up 10.7% to $43.55 following the announcement of its intent to purchase CIT Group's  Federal Family Education Loan Program for $3.6 billion.The sale of the lending business includes the transaction of $2.6...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer discusses the "confusing" earnings of Chipotle , Google , IBM and Goldman Sachs . Firstly, he says Chipotle reported "just OK" earnings, but this is a "revenue story," as the company reported comparable-store...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Insteel Industries  shares are up 16.4% to $23.85 in trading on Thursday after posting better than expected second quarter results.Year over year quarterly shipments were up 12.8% led by net sales that increased to $91.4 million...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Hewlett-Packard was falling 2.7% to $31.60 Thursday following rival IBM's poor quarterly results. In its first-quarter results IBM posted earnings of $2.54 a share, missing analysts' estimates by 1 cent. Revenue fell 4% from...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --  Sina Corp.  stock is up 2.70% to $54.42, as shares of microblogger Weibo , owned by Sina, opened on the Nasdaq at $16.27, below its $17 IPO price -- the low end of a $17-$19 range -- but shares have moved higher to $19.02....
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Almaden Minerals Ltd. are soaring 6.20% to $1.37 on Thursday following news its Ixtaca Gold-Silver deposit in Mexico yielded positive results on the deposit's first preliminary economic assessment or PEA. Results of...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RadioShack  was falling 10% to $1.52 Thursday following a report that talks with lenders is delaying planned store closings announced in March. According to The Wall Street Journal, RadioShack is still in negotiations with its...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The spring selling season seems to be off to a strong start, but not a blockbuster one. Redfin, a Seattle online real estate brokerage services firm, says in a report released Wednesday that March residential real estate services...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Pepsico shares are up 0.5% to $85.27 following the release of the company's first quarter earnings report.The beverage and snack maker reported $12.6 billion in revenue, beating analysts estimates of $12.4 billion.Must Read: Warren...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Mattel  shares are slipping on Thursday after the toy manufacturer reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue. By midmorning, shares had taken off 1.4% to $37.33. The company reported net income of a penny a...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Honeywell  reported a mixed first quarter, beating earnings estimates but falling short of revenue forecasts.  The industrial conglomerate reported net income of $1.28 a share in the three months to March, 2 cents higher than...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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 DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- Professional traders running mutual funds and hedge funds don't just look at a stock's price moves; they also track big changes in volume activity. Often when above-average volume moves into an equity, it precedes a...
From: TheStreet | By: Roberto Pedone | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Homebuilder stocks have been trading lower since the end of February, when the PHLX Housing Sector Index (HGX, now at 194.21) set a 52-week intraday high at 213.81 on Feb. 26. On March 19, I asked "Is It Time to Sell Homebuilder...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Suttmeier | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 made its third consecutive close higher, finishing Thursday up 1.04%.  On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the panel discussed Google's earnings report after the company missed on top- and bottom-line estimates. ...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- "There is no scientific proof that human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) are the dominant cause of the minor warming of the Earth's atmosphere over the past 100 years." That statement is from Senate testimony from Greenpeace...
From: TheStreet | By: Carlton Wilkinson | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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BEIJING (TheStreet) -- China's cyberspace nannies handed Weibo an unintentional gift in the form of a pornography crackdown Friday, one day after the mainland's Twitter-like service debuted on Nasdaq. Weibo postings jumped thanks to a thread debating...
From: TheStreet | By: Eric Johnson | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- This week at the New York International Auto Show, Porsche is flaunting its 918 Spyder, one of the fastest street-legal cars out there. But at $845,000, it's obviously not a consumer-oriented vehicle. Instead, according to Porsche...
From: TheStreet | By: Ross Kenneth Urken | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) The Lamborghini Huracan is supposed to go head-to-head this year with the Ferrari 458 and the McLaren 12C. On view this week at the New York Auto Show, the Huracan replaces the Gallardo, Lamborghini's highest selling model. In 2013,...
From: TheStreet | By: Ross Kenneth Urken | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- These high-multiple stocks have your number, or at least the short sellers of them do. We are in the grips of a titanic struggle where companies that are inventing incredibly important drugs go down almost every day. But it...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Banking customers may not be as aggressive as they think about avoiding fees. According to a study from the Pew Charitable Trusts, here's how the nine out of 10 U.S. adults with bank checking accounts get treated: More than half...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- On April 11, the newly renovated Madison Square Garden was filled with the sights and sounds of electronic dance music royalty. World renowned Dutch DJ, Armin van Buuren treated over 14,000 fans to a five-hour marathon of beats,...
From: TheStreet | By: Adam Leverone | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Blake Morgan is absolutely, positively sure that more music industry carnage is yet to come from the digital-age typhoon. "The worst is most definitely not over," the New York City-based musician, producer and entrepreneur told...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonathan Blum | Friday, April 18, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Nope, it's not a relic of old Pearl Jam songs, Gaslight Anthem film projects or even a byproduct of Foo Fighters audiophile experiments. It's the fastest-growing music format in the country. Vinyl is still a thin sliver...
From: TheStreet | By: Jason Notte | Friday, April 18, 2014
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SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- When it comes to dreaming up a one-of-a-kind honeymoon, nearly everything has been done. But not quite everything. If money is no object, Oliver's Travels has come up with what may very well be the final frontier for adventure-seeking...
From: TheStreet | By: Mia Taylor | Friday, April 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (ETF Expert) -- Energy exchange-traded funds outperformed the overwhelming majority of competing sector investments in the previous bull market from October 2002 to October 2007. In the early part of the run, the war in Iraq boosted the demand...
From: TheStreet | By: Gary Gordon | Friday, April 18, 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 Thursday's Mad Money on CNBC: GOOGL data by YCharts Google and...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks callers offered up during the Mad Money Lightning Round Thursday...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Friday, April 18, 2014
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