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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Rumors are surfacing that Twitter  is in talks to acquire Shots, the social media application known for "selfie" pictures. The app has a small user base of roughly three million people and is popular in the 13- to 18-year-old...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As the S&P 500 continues to make new record highs, investors may be found scratching their head when looking for a good value. According to Derek Bruton, CEO of Lucia Capital, there are still several good bargains in the stock...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Thanksgiving is like the Super Bowl for Boston Market. "It's a huge day for us," CEO George Michel told TheStreet TV's Gregg Greenberg. The company will serve over 1 million customers this Thursday.  Some of them will be dining...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Since July 2014 large-cap stocks have continued to make new highs as investors plow more and more money into the stock market. Overall bullishness on the stock market is now at extremely high levels, which typically happens before...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Vermeulen | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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  NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- We learned in an unexpected way that Twitter is looking to do an acquisition. Good. It should be. Twitter management has made smart small deals to this point since going public but has to do something bold. This unintentional...
From: TheStreet | By: Eric Jackson | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- DSW  is trading higher on Tuesday following its better-than-expected earnings results. Yet according to TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, there is a more important message from the company's...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Banks and credit-card companies are in a giving mood this holiday season, which means only that they'll put a little less coal in everyone's stocking. Folks who fall behind in credit-card payments face an average penalty rate...
From: TheStreet | By: Jason Notte | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) – I had a little free time this week, and so naturally I spent it testing numbers and theories of investing. I have long been fascinated by the theory of Cliff Asness of AQR Management and a few others that combining growth-oriented...
From: TheStreet | By: Tim Melvin | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Struggling teen apparel retailer Wet Seal Inc.  was plunging Tuesday after hiring investment bank Houlihan Lokey to aid in a strategic review. Shares of the Foothill Ranch., Calif.-based retailer were sinking 12% to 34 cents. Houlihan Lokey was described...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Collings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Medtronic Inc. has committed to closing its $42.9 billion purchase of rival medical device maker Covidien plc in early January, ending chances that the deal could close this year. The companies continue to need approval from competition authorities in...
From: TheStreet | By: William McConnell | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Tuesday, Nov. 25: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were rising Tuesday ahead of data on growth in the U.S. economy. European stocks rose after a report from Germany's Federal Statistics office showed...
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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LONDON ( The Deal) -- European stocks rose on Tuesday after a report from Germany's Federal Statistics office showed that growth is gathering pace in Europe's largest economy.  The Statistics Office confirmed an earlier estimate that German GDP rose...
From: TheStreet | By: Renee Cordes | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) – With an entire generation of gamers weaned on digitally distributed games across mobile devices, PCs and consoles, the days of purchasing discs loaded with games could be limited. Sony's   PlayStation 4, Microsoft's   Xbox...
From: TheStreet | By: John Gaudiosi | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- "Give me a good thesis and I'm a buyer," say the money managers, according to Jim Cramer. He said on Mad Money Monday the...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Holiday shopping can wreak havoc on the credit scores of consumers, even the highly disciplined ones who budget for their purchases. During the next month, it is easy for consumers to go over their limit, spend over their credit...
From: TheStreet | By: Ellen Chang | Monday, November 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- If you want to know which way home prices are likely to head in 2015, check out what they're doing this year -- especially in Minneapolis, a Trulia study recommends. "Nationwide home prices in any one year are typically a pretty...
From: TheStreet | By: Jerry Kronenberg | Monday, November 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- The market does not always act rationally. When a company becomes a market favorite, investors tend to pile in and drive the stock price way above any reasonable valuation. And when a favorite struggles, the market punishes it...
From: TheStreet | By: John Reese | Monday, November 24, 2014
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- PepsiCo is readying an all-out innovation burst on the slow growth U.S. carbonated beverage industry. Pepsi is experimenting with craft sodas while protein-packed drinks and low-calorie sparkling beverages lead the list of the...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Usually the holidays are a time for goodwill, cheer and eggnog. And for most retailers, the season is when they generate most of their profits for the year, pushing them into the black. Unfortunately for some legacy brick-and-mortar stores synonymous...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Collings, Lisa Allen and Jamie Mason | Monday, November 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's probably not such a big deal in the ultimate scheme of things, but on Friday the American counter at Charlotte Douglas International Airport was moved closer to the US Airways counter. It was just one small moving part in...
From: TheStreet | By: Ted Reed | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- "Tonight I want to talk about the big picture," Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers as he dedicated the show to building...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Thursday, November 27, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 effortlessly bagged a record close on Wednesday with trading volumes near 12-month lows as investors clocked out early for the Thanksgiving break amid improving sentiment about the U.S. economic recovery. Volume...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Ctrip.com International shares plunged Wednesday following the Shanghai-based online travel company's forecast that fourth-quarter revenue growth would slow and margins would be significantly lower due to spending on expanding...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The crude oil price benchmark West Texas Intermediate fell 0.7% on Wednesday, a day before OPEC is scheduled to meet on Thursday. If OPEC decides not to cut production and oil still rallies, then a short-term bottom will be in,...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Deere shares fell as much as 3.8% on Wednesday following the farm equipment manufacturer's disappointing outlook for fiscal 2015. Earlier today, Deere reported fourth-quarter net income of $649 million, or $1.83 a share, compared...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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A White House veto threat appears to have postponed a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals....
From: TheStreet | By: Tara Terregino | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Carl Icahn has blasted a representative for a Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel workers union, asserting he is willing to step in to save the casino when no one else will. In a Tuesday, Nov. 25, open letter, Icahn, a first-lien lender to Taj Mahal owner Trump...
From: TheStreet | By: Kelsey Butler | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It was anything but a slow news day for markets with the release of data ranging from jobs numbers to consumer spending. But trading was slow with volume light as investors clocked out early for the Thanksgiving holiday that will...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- If the winner says there are problems -- if the winner complains -- then I take the criticism at face value. I am talking about the comments on "Squawk on the Street" made yesterday by Stuart Miller, who runs the best homebuilder...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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  NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Yesterday, I got a behind-the-scenes look at J.C. Penney's holiday plans from a store manager and veteran employee of the company. As this was happening, one thought came to mind: "Whoa, this is fun." It is fascinating to...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson Holdings Corp. said Wednesday it would acquire privately-held Battenfeld Technologies Inc. in a $130.5 million deal that would add to its portfolio of hunting and shooting accessories. Columbia, Mo.-based Battenfeld...
From: TheStreet | By: Lou Whiteman | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks weren't making big moves on Wednesday with volume light as investors clocked out early for the Thanksgiving holiday. But the economic calendar was stuffed heading into the holiday period, with data ranging from jobs...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but a key category that tracks business investment plans declined sharply for a second straight month. The Commerce Department says orders for durable goods...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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If International House of Pancakes and Applebee's owner DineEquity Inc. does decide to make an acquisition, it won't involve a chain that is similar to what it already owns, according to industry bankers. That sentiment undercuts a Bloomberg report that...
From: TheStreet | By: Demitri Diakantonis | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers picked up spending by a modest amount in October, a slight improvement after no gain at all in the previous month. The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose 0.2 percent last month, while September was revised...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of drug maker Mylan are rising after research firm Jefferies wrote that the company could be acquired by Pfizer . WHAT'S NEW: Pfizer is "highly motivated" to buy a foreign company using its overseas cash and Mylan looks...
From: TheStreet | By: The Fly Staff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- J.C. Penney was all but dead two years ago when holiday sales plunged 32%. Now, the department store retailer is revamping the look of its stores and improving its inventory of apparel and novelty items in hopes of beating last...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock futures turned lower Wednesday as jobless claims disappointed and personal income and spending came in just below estimates.  The Labor Department said jobless claims for the week ended Nov. 22 were 313,000, above...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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  NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Rumor mills are working overtime that a top priority for Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com , is grabbing a big piece of the groceries market and that, in his usual style, there already are signs he is committed to cut prices to...
From: TheStreet | By: Robert McGarvey | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Black Friday isn't just for Americans anymore. The day after Thanksgiving is now a huge shopping day all over the world, even though most people don't celebrate the quintessential American holiday.  Sales on Black Friday in...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Gamm | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES Becton Dickinson was upgraded to overweight from neutral at J.P. Morgan. $160 12-month price target. Estimates also increased, given less debt expense for the CareFusion purchase, J.P. Morgan said. Must Read: Warren...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Staff | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- OPEC's days of near unilateral control of oil markets and prices appear to be numbered. The group may be so marginalized that any decision it makes at its meeting on Thursday will have a negligible effect on oil prices long term....
From: TheStreet | By: Jason Orestes | Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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