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U.S stock index futures slumped Tuesday morning in pre-market trading, moving lower to start the short week after a relatively quiet session on Friday. Even stronger-than-expected inflation data and a speech from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheDeal) -- France's Electricité de France SA has made a non-binding bid of about €2 billion ($2.2 billion) for the reactor business of Areva SA, France's troubled nuclear plant engineering and construction business. "An indicative offer...
From: TheStreet | By: Paul Whitfield | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Market watchers are questioning a $500 million stock offering by Nationstar Mortgage   that came just before the end of first-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations by a wide margin, causing a more than 25% drop...
From: TheStreet | By: Dan Freed | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Twitter is considering paying $1 billion in stock to buy privately held social network aggregator Flipboard, according to media reports. The talks, however, seem to have stalled over price. This kind of deal would make sense...
From: TheStreet | By: Eric Jackson | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust portfolio is once again investing in Johnson & Johnson  . The portfolio bought J&J Tuesday. Cramer likes the company in particular for the pipeline opportunities J&J...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer and Brittany Umar | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Retirees often downsize or move to warmer states like Florida, New Mexico or Arizona. But many Boomers have an age-in-place agenda: They don't plan to leave their current homes until they are well into retirement -- and may...
From: TheStreet | By: Juliette Fairley | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It was a bad day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average  but the CNBC "Fast Money" panel wasn't worried Tuesday.  "I don't think this is a panic," said Pete Najarian, co-founder of optionmonster.com andtrademonster.com. "Volumes...
From: TheStreet | By: James Rubin | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Tuesday May 26: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were drifting downward as investors return from a long Memorial Day break. European stocks fell, as continued worries about a Greek debt default weighed...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Now that Apple  has promoted design guru Jony Ive to the newly created position of Chief Design Officer, speculation is likely to grow regarding the implications of Ive presumably giving up the daily handling of Apple's famous...
From: TheStreet | By: Rex Crum | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RBC Capital cut its rating on solar energy company First Solar  to Underperform, its equivalent of a "sell" rating, in a note to investors earlier today. WHAT'S NEW: First Solar's earnings power is significantly below analysts'...
From: TheStreet | By: The Fly Staff | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stocks were back in positive territory on Wednesday, recovering from a three-day decline amid stronger-than-expected German consumer confidence and as deal momentum boosted individual stocks, including Imperial Tobacco ....
From: TheStreet | By: Renee Cordes | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Did you miss last night's "Mad Money" on CNBC? If so, here are Jim Cramer's top takeaways for today's trading. NDLS data by...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today was a hideous day for all stocks, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Tuesday, but it should've only been a hideous...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down a decision that affirms that bankruptcy judges can have the final say in their cases. The court ruled 6-3 Tuesday that bankruptcy judges could adjudicate certain claims in cases with the parties'...
From: TheStreet | By: Kelsey Butler | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Noble Energy closed up 0.8% to $44.15 on high trading volume in Tuesday's trading after Israel's anti-monopoly regulator David Gilo said on Monday that he would step down in August, a move that could potentially resolve...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) — A summer picnic might be a fun company outing, but it's not the most creative way of boosting camaraderie. This mountain resort is offering a more challenging retreat to build competitive spirit among employees — using bows,...
From: TheStreet | By: Marilen Cawad | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Hormel Foods Corp. are higher by 3.43% to $58.55 in after-hours trading on Tuesday, after the marketer and seller of a variety of meat and packaged foods announced it has agreed to acquire Applegate Farms LLC for approximately...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TiVo shares are up 3.96% to $10.77 in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the digital television recording company reported its first quarter earnings results after the closing bell today.The San Jose, CA-based company reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Electric Co. is said to be in advanced talks with the Toronto-based financial services company Element Financial Corp. in order to sell assets in its $9 billion vehicle fleet management business, Bloomberg reports. There...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With the first-quarter earnings season behind us, data from Thomson Reuters shows corporate earnings grew at an anemic 2.3%, the lowest level in the last four quarters.  Blame it on weak results from the energy sector, since...
From: TheStreet | By: Rhonda Schaffler | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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CORRECTION: This article, originally published at 12:46 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, has been corrected to indicate that Michael Tarkan is an analyst with Compass Point Research. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- E*TRADE's stock has outpaced shares of the two largest...
From: TheStreet | By: James Passeri | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With the markets' steep pullback midday on Tuesday, CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" panelists offered up their assessment of whether the market is due for a correction and explored how homebuilders figure into the picture....
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Amazon  ,  Apple  and Chipotle   are just three stocks that almost every investor wants to own. But popularity like that comes with a hefty price tag, which makes it difficult for average investors to buy more than a handful...
From: TheStreet | By: Todd Shriber | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) – As part of a daily routine as an active trader or investor, one should always be tracking the stocks in the market that are making the biggest percentage gains and the biggest percentage losses. Stocks that are making...
From: TheStreet | By: Roberto Pedone | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Weatherford International shares are down 1.88% to $14.35 in afternoon trading on Tuesday after oil equipment manufacturer was downgraded to "underperform" from "outperform" by analysts at Credit Agricole.The downgraded outlook...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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LOS ANGELES (TheStreet) --The waiting isn't likely to end anytime soon. Most Dodgers fans in Los Angeles will have to wait until next year, at the earliest, to watch their beloved team on Time Warner Cable's  SportsNet LA despite Tuesday's announcement...
From: TheStreet | By: Ronald Grover | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook has become a major force in our world. Much like Google before it, Facebook matured rather quickly into both a cultural phenomenon and a quality corporation. Must Read: 11 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Times of...
From: TheStreet | By: Skip Raschke | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Since New York City taxi-meter revenue peaked in May 2013 at $599 per day per medallion, according to the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission, the average taxi-medallion owner has experienced a sharp drop in pre-tax income...
From: TheStreet | By: James Hickman | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of EMC Corp  were slumping, lower by 2.35% to $26.21 in afternoon trading Tuesday following the company's announcement that it will expand in cloud with the purchase of Virtustream for about $1.2 billion. The provider...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras  were slipping, down 5.85% to $8.61 in midday trading Tuesday, as Brent crude prices slip below $64 a barrel on the possibility that U.S. shale oil producers may increase drilling activity,...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- With Charter Communications'   purchase of Time Warner Cable  for $78.7 billion, including assumed debt, John Malone's conquest of the cable TV market would gain real traction. Malone's Liberty Broadband Corp. , which will...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Nolter and David Marcus | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Motors is facing a criminal prosecution and may have to pay a record fine to resolve charges related to its faulty ignition switches. Reportedly, details of the guilty plea and potential fine still need to be worked out....
From: TheStreet | By: Jane King | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Marvell Technology shares are up 0.8% to $13.24 in morning trading on Tuesday after the fabless semiconductor provider was upgraded to "overweight" from "equal weight" by analysts' at Morgan Stanley today.The firm also raised...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- SFX Entertainment shares are up 22.82% to $5.06 in trading on Tuesday after the New York City-based concert promoter agreed to be taken private by CEO Robert Sillerman who offered to purchase the 62.6% of outstanding shares...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — There's a downside to living longer. One of the biggest fears for retiring Baby Boomers is outliving their savings. But that's the reality facing more Americans starting at 50 years old. Must Read: 11 Safe High-Yield Dividend...
From: TheStreet | By: Juliette Fairley | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Dollar General Corp.  were rising, up 0.22% to $73.72 in early market trading Tuesday, after analysts at Goldman Sachs added the discount retailer to the firm's "conviction buy" list this morning. The company was...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Barrick Gold are down by 2.85% to $11.94 in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, as the mining sector takes a hit due to the slump in the price of gold, which is below the $1,200 per ounce mark. The price of the yellow metal...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Arch Coal shares are down 9% to 60 cents per share in early market trading on Tuesday following reports that the company is in talks with restructuring advisers as it looks to reduce its debt, according to the Wall Street Journal.Bankruptcy...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Chico's FAS are gaining 0.53% to $17.03 in Tuesday's early market trading after analysts at Mizuho upgraded the company to "buy" from "neutral" and raised its price target to $20 from $18. Analysts expect the company...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Saving for retirement is hard enough, but devising an income strategy so that you don’t run out of money may be even harder. The 4% withdrawal method is the most common rule of thumb. But complicating the scenario is a low-interest...
From: TheStreet | By: Hal M. Bundrick and CFP | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Luxury goods retailer Michael Kors is scheduled to report its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter earnings results before the market open on Wednesday morning. Analysts are expecting the company to post a year-over-year increase in earnings...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Biotech stocks are one of the hottest investment areas. Health care in general is transforming due to an aging population, the Affordable Care Act and new technology. The demand for blockbuster drugs among investors and cures...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Amazon.com has begun booking revenue from its retail sales in individual European countries, rather than funnel all sales through Luxembourg, a low tax country, as scrutiny of corporate tax practices intensifies in Europe, The...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Merger Monday was delayed due to the holiday weekend. But mergers would not wait for another week as Charter Communications (CHTR) announced that it would buy Time  Warner Cable (TWC) in a deal valued at $78.7 billion, as the...
From: TheStreet | By: Bryan Ashenberg and Antonia Oprita | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- Continued worries about a Greek debt default weighed on European markets on Tuesday as the continent's main markets also got their first chance to react to progress made by challenger parties in elections in Spain and Poland over...
From: TheStreet | By: Laura Board | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Street) -- China's economic growth may be slowing, but India's is rebounding sharply, so investors might want to look at some mutual funds and ETFs with significant Indian holdings to take advantage of the trend. The International Monetary...
From: TheStreet | By: Rakesh Sharma | Monday, May 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Franklin Mutual Series CEO Peter Langerman believes European stocks will continue healthy gains this year despite a few unresolved issues that he says will be contained.  "There is still a fair bit of skepticism about whether...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 Financials Index shook off some of Tuesday's losses, closing up 0.9%, as Citigroup proved itself a leader in foreign-exchange trading and J.P. Morgan Chase's CEO offered some candid comments about investors, competitors...
From: TheStreet | By: Carleton English | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Concerns about the arrival of higher interest rates might be weighing on publicly traded REIT shares. But from an performance perspective, REITs are solid, argued Mike Pappagallo, president and CFO of Brixmor Property Group...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Broadcom soared by double digits Wednesday on word that Avago Technologies is close to acquiring the chip maker. That chatter also sent other chip stocks higher, including Intel and Micron Technologies which also rose, in part due...
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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