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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- United Airlines   is buying a $30 million stake in biofuel company Fulcrum Bioenergy to help the carrier hedge against oil-price volatility, in a deal that has been called the largest ever by a U.S. airline. The biofuel investment...
From: TheStreet | By: Amelia Martyn-Hemphill | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Supreme Court's ruling to keep Obamacare intact was likely a savior for some for-profit hospital systems and could lead to more consolidation for insurance companies and hospital providers. Mount Sinai Health System CEO...
From: TheStreet | By: Rhonda Schaffler | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- More millennials, Gen Xers and baby boomers are looking for healthy investment returns in health care and large-blend ETFs, a study of portfolio data at TD Ameritrade  reveals. "Those over 65 are turning to ETFs for their...
From: TheStreet | By: Juliette Fairley | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Generation X-ers have been called many things, but Heath Holmes can attest to the fact that “worry-free” is not one of them. Holmes, a 36-year-old assistant controller in Denver, is highly doubtful that even he saves the...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Metinko | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices rose for the first time in three days, or in some cases more, amid signs of a climbdown by Greece from its debt standoff with international creditors. Greece became the first advanced economy ever to miss a...
From: TheStreet | By: Laura Board | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Technology stocks have somewhat underperformed the broader markets in the first six months of the year, but some of the best performing stocks were the semiconductors, fueled by recent industry consolidation. Investors are also...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Technology stocks have somewhat underperformed the broader markets this year, and the worst performing tech company this year lost nearly 50% of its stock price. The S&P 500 Information Technology Index is down .02% in the...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's warning about the risks of junk-rated debt might scare you, but that doesn't mean you should write off the entire category.He sounded the alarm about high-yield -- or non-investment grade...
From: TheStreet | By: Simon Constable | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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BOSTON (TheStreet) -- The number of prescriptions written for MannKind's inhaled insulin Afrezza are barely making a dent in the diabetes market five months since partner Sanofi launched the product. Afrezza is even under-performing Exubera, the first...
From: TheStreet | By: Adam Feuerstein | Tuesday, June 30, 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. CELG data by...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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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 during the Mad Money Lightning Round Tuesday evening: Altisource...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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  NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Apple  has the full attention of the tech, music and consumer markets as it launches its music streaming service at 11am EST on Tuesday.   The iPhone maker is credited with revolutionizing the music industry back in 2000...
From: TheStreet | By: Seth Archer | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Twitter  soared as reports surfaced that the micro-blogging service may be a buyout target for Google . Fitbit spiked by double digits after one analyst noted the wearable fitness device maker was outselling Apple's Apple Watch...
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It's Social Media Day, and over 15,000 people have already tweeted about the happening today. The day is a celebration of the impact social media can have on global communication, according to Mashable, which drummed up the...
From: TheStreet | By: Seth Archer | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Donald Trump's catchphrase "You're fired," uttered with gusto to contestants on his long-running reality TV competition The Celebrity Apprentice on Comcast's NBC is fast becoming his own reality. Grupo Televisa , the world's...
From: TheStreet | By: Solvej Schou | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Acuity Brands Inc. is scheduled to release its 2015 fiscal third quarter earnings results before the market open on Wednesday morning. The lighting solutions provider is expected to post a year-over-year rise in earnings per...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- UniFirst shares closed trading up 0.41% to $111.85 on Tuesday ahead of the release of the workplace uniform manufacturer's third quarter earnings results before the opening bell tomorrow.Analysts on average are expecting the...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Micron Technology is the worst performing stock in the S&P 500 this year, but other bad performers include energy and consumer companies. The S&P 500 Index rose 0.2% for the first half of the year. Stocks have been rattled...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Advanced Micro Devices shares are moving up 0.42% to $2.41 in after-hours trading on Tuesday as the company is attracting buyout interest from Microsoft , according to gaming site KitGuru, Barron's stated. In an effort to "revive...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Wendy's closed up 0.71% to $11.28 on Monday after the company released bacon-and-cheese fries, a new product based on the company's most popular hamburger, the "Baconator." Called "Baconator Fries," the new product is priced...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Netflix's stock has nearly doubled this year on the back of strong subscriber growth, expansion into new international markets and the growing popularity of streaming services. The streaming subscription service's stock handily...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Paychex Inc  hung onto its gains, closing up 0.18% to $46.88 in the green on Tuesday, one day ahead of its fourth quarter earnings release before the market opens tomorrow. Wall Street is expecting the company to...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- What a difference a day makes. Stock closed higher as investors bet the Federal Reserve will delay its looming rate hike as Greece flirts with default.  The S&P 500 rose 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.13%...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Gamm | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of CalAmp were falling 5.3% to $17.30 after-hours Tuesday after the wireless communications company met analysts' estimates for earnings in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. CalAmp reported earnings of 26 cents a share...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Greece drama continues to swirl, as concerns mount about whether the struggling country will come to new terms on a debt deal or be forced out of the eurozone. After Monday's sizable losses, U.S. stocks are on the rebound on...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Assured Guaranty shares are flat at $23.76 on heavy volume as the stock has fluctuated between negative and positive territory in trading today as it continues to suffer the fallout from Puerto Rico announcing that it cannot repay...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The next Apple iPhones may come with a new feature able to sense how hard users are pressing on a screen in order to perform different functions. Apple suppliers have reportedly started production of new iPhones in 4.7-inch...
From: TheStreet | By: Brittany Umar | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Starting at 8 a.m. PST on Tuesday, Apple users can download iOS 8.4, but this update is not about bug fixes -- it is all about Apple Music. Apple announced at its developer's conference earlier in June that it would begin its...
From: TheStreet | By: Meg Garner | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks edged up a bit over hopes that an 11th hour debt deal may yet save Greece from default.  The S&P 500 rose 0.25%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2% and the Nasdaq increased 0.48%, following a major selloff...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Gamm | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Entrepreneurs sometimes think that the key to success is having celebrity investors that will help promote awareness through networking or a couple strategically placed tweets. While having an A-lister can provide some benefit,...
From: TheStreet | By: Vincent Bradley | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Running a small business isn't easy even in normal times, so imagine what it's like when your country is in the midst of a crippling debt crisis and you're not even sure what currency it will be using in the future. That's the...
From: TheStreet | By: Amy DiPierro | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — It may be time to quit your day job. Just ask Redd Horrocks. Two and a half years ago the Las Vegas resident was making about $52,000 a year as a stage manager for an event production company and was in search of a second job...
From: TheStreet | By: Mia Taylor | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Janelle Coleman is paying off $100,000 in student-loan debt that she incurred while a student at New York University, but she still finds a way to save money in a 401(k) plan, too. “It’s hard, but I manage,” said the 2009...
From: TheStreet | By: Juliette Fairley | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Despite the Greek debt worries weighing on the overall market, Apple is down only 0.8% Monday.  The stock has had trouble moving higher for a while now, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-portfolio manager of the Action Alerts PLUS...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple has started the initial production of iPhone models with Force Touch, a new feature that senses the strength of screen taps, Bloomberg reports. Two years ago, the tech giant started working with suppliers to "perfect...
From: TheStreet | By: U-Jin Lee | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of LinkedIn finished up Monday's regular trading down in negative territory, making it TheStreet's Move of the Day. LinkedIn shares tumbled following its filing last Friday. The professional networking site permitted stockholders...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Universal's "Jurassic World" topped box offices for its third consecutive week. The dino-blockbuster continued to pile up sales numbers despite two new openings of big name movies this weekend, and being in theaters for nearly...
From: TheStreet | By: Whalen MacHale | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Investors nervous about a tired bull market, rising bond yields and a potential Greek exit no longer have to search very far for peace of mind....
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Gannett spinoff TEGNA (TGNA) mixes car sales, the Internet and television. And it's perfect to park in your portfolio, said Bill Smead, fund manager for the Smead Value Fund.  "They own all of Cars.com and 46 network affiliate...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- European banks are leading a slide in finance stocks as investors scramble to avoid the fallout of Greece's failure to strike a deal with creditors over the weekend.  Deutsche Bank  dropped 6% on Monday, followed by Commerzbank...
From: TheStreet | By: James Passeri | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When you think of shareholder activism, names like Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman steal headlines, but they aren't the only ones using their investments to change how U.S. corporations do business. For the past four decades, the...
From: TheStreet | By: Carleton English | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Halcon Resources Corp. are down by 5.60% to $1.10 in late afternoon trading on Wednesday, as some stocks within the energy sector decline along with the price of oil. The commodity was driven lower by a rise in U.S....
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Goldcorp Inc. are slipping by 2.38% to $15.81 in late afternoon trading on Wednesday, as some mining and related stocks decline along with the price of gold. Gold for August delivery is down by 0.40% to $1,167.10 per...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Barrick Gold Corp. were falling, lower by 1.74% to $10.48 in afternoon trading Wednesday, as gold prices slide to settle in negative territory. The precious metal prices were nearing a four week low level on a stronger...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Packaged-food giant General Mills  is banking that lower prices on pantry staples such as Hamburger Helper, Progresso soups and baking mixes could help offset continued weakness in the cereal aisle.   "These are very specific...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Electric   was slapped with a federal lawsuit Wednesday that aims to block its $3.3 billion sale of appliance assets, from cooktops to wall ovens, to Charlotte, North Carolina-based Electrolux North America , owner...
From: TheStreet | By: James Passeri | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Hartford Financial Services shares are up 5.9% to $44.04 in afternoon trading on Wednesday as the insurance industry received a boost from ACE's $28 billion acquisition of rival Chubb Corp. .ACE shareholders will own 70% of the...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google's is said to have lost an appeal to a German regional court over steps the video-sharing Web site must take to reduce copyright infringement. A German regional court ruled that YouTube must take down material that infringes...
From: TheStreet | By: Brittany Umar | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Crude oil continues to trade in a tight range, but it is skewed more to the downside as supply and demand fundamentals remain weak. Luke Rahbari of Stutland Volatility Group told TheStreet's Jill Malandrino that it is the short-term...
From: TheStreet | By: Jill Malandrino | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The average apartment price in Manhattan hit a record highs in the second quarter, up 11 percent from last year's numbers....
From: TheStreet | By: Amelia Martyn-Hemphill | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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