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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In his first quarter letter to Greenlight Capital investors, David Einhorn writes that it has been "challenging" to find worthy companies for long-term investment. But over the years, he has found plenty of opportunities. According...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Chipotle  wants to make it easier for its legions of faithful burrito lovers to place an order, so the popular fast food chain is seeking to score a little space on their wrists. That is, if a person hankering for a burrito...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Many tech investors have likely heard about the Internet of things phenomenon, but maybe they should focus on the Internet of energy.  That's what Tom Siebel's latest venture entails. Speaking at the IHS Energy CERAWeek conference...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Perrigo shares are down 2.76% to $196.07 in early market trading on Friday after the drug manufacturer received a $33 billion bid from Mylan , the second takeover offer it has received from the company in less than a week. U.K.-based...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Google Inc  are up 3.17% to $575.15 on heavy volume in late morning trading Friday, despite the global tech giant's first quarter earnings miss, reported late yesterday. TheStreet's Jim Cramer, Portfolio Manager...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Mylan shares are up 1.67% to $74.92 in early market trading on Friday after the company formally put forth another unsolicited offer to purchase generic and over the counter drug manufacturer Perrigo in a cash and stock deal...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European ministers are unlikely to reach agreement on releasing Greek bailout funds at a meeting in the Latvian capital Riga later today, though Athens needs to fund debt repayments due next month. But European markets have so far...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonathan Braude | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple Inc finished Friday's regular session higher by 0.48% to $130.29, ahead of the tech titan's latest quarterly financial results, scheduled to be released on Monday after market close. For the second-quarter, Wall...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After making its first record close in 15 years, the Nasdaq rose 1.4% Friday on strong earnings from some of its largest components including Amazon , Google , Microsoft and Starbucks .  Microsoft had the most impressive results,...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Best Buy are lower by 1.41% to $35.62 at the start of trading on Friday morning, after the company received a ratings downgrade to "neutral" from "overweight" at JPMorgan this morning. The firm said it reduced its rating...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 has risen from its earlier drop, coming within one point of its all-time high of 2,119.60. This price action comes despite investors' low expectations for corporate earnings.  The lower expectations are helping...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES Aerie Pharmaceuticals was downgraded at Cantor Fitzgerald to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $12. On April 23, Aerie management reported disappointing efficacy results from the first Phase III trial...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Staff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investors looking for a solid, closed-end fund with attractive yields don't have to go far, said John Cole Scott, portfolio manager for Closed-End Fund Advisors.  Scott listed his top picks.  Must Read: You’re Just Too Old...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It looks as though Petrobras is finally starting to turn the corner, but is the stock worth considering? The Brazilian oil and gas company released its highly anticipated, audited financials on Wednesday. It reported a $16.8 billion...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NextShares intends to combine the best features of actively managed open-end mutual funds and exchange traded funds....
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- DTE Energy shares showed volatility today, closing trading down only 0.01% to $82.81 on Friday after the energy company reported mixed first quarter earnings and revenue results.The company reported first quarter net income of...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of United Continental Holdings  are getting a lift, up 1.32% to $63.63 in late afternoon trading Friday, following the airline's better than expected first quarter earnings results, released yesterday. For the first...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Perrigo shares are falling, down 3.8% to $193.78 after the company officially rejected Mylan's second bid for the company this week saying that the $33 billion bid "substantially undervalues Perrigo and its growth prospects."Mylan...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- Put down the 10-K filings and the stock screeners. It's time to take a break from the traditional methods of generating investment ideas. Instead, let the crowd do it for you. From hedge funds to individual investors, scores...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Mattel are gaining by 5.12% to $30.40 in early afternoon trading on Friday, after Goldman Sachs upgraded its rating on the toys and games maker to "buy" from "neutral" this morning. The firm said it upped its rating...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dunkin' Brands shares are continuing to climb on Friday, up 5.24% to $54.21, in morning trading today following the release of the company's second quarter earnings results before the opening bell yesterday.The company's shares...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- What if over the next few years, as debt, currencies and countries start to fall apart? Where will individuals be looking to place their money where it will hold its value and buying power during times of extreme uncertainty?...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Vermeulen | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Google Inc  are gaining, up 3.35% to $565.35 on heavy volume in late morning trading Friday, despite the global tech giant missing Wall Street's first quarter earnings expectations late yesterday. TheStreet's Jim...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Altera's earnings miss was "astonishing," said TheStreet's Jim Cramer, portfolio manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, on CNBC's "Mad Dash" segment.  The company missed analysts' estimates for earnings per share and revenue,...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of HomeAway are down by 13.58% to $27.80 on heavy volume in late morning trading on Friday, after the online marketplace for vacation rental properties reported a decline in its 2015 first quarter net income. For the most...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Hanesbrands were falling 7.2% to $32.10 on heavy trading volume Friday after the apparel company missed analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the first quarter. Hanesbrands reported earnings of 22 cents a share...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Petrobras  rose 7.13% to $10.07 in morning trading Friday after CFO Ivan Monteiro said the Brazilian state-owned energy company would take "any opportunity" to raise cash at a competitive cost in debt markets as early...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft Corp  are rising by 6.61% to $46.21 in early market trading Friday, after the company had its rating raised to "buy" from "neutral" by analysts at Nomura this morning, following its earnings beat. The firm...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks pared earlier gains, though the Nasdaq and S&P 500 remained within reach of record highs as Wall Street applauded earnings reports from Google , Amazon , and Microsoft . The S&P 500 added 0.14%, the Dow Jones...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Xerox shares are down 9.4% to $11.91 in early market trading on Friday after the document technology service provider reported its first quarter financial results before the opening bell today.The Norwalk, CT-based company reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of 3D Systems are down by 4.68% to $28.74 in mid-morning trading on Friday, after the company issued its preliminary 2015 first quarter earnings results which fell short of what analysts are expecting the 3D printing company...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Beverage and snack giant PepsiCo has just taken a bold step to try to revive sluggish diet cola sales by replacing the controversial sweetener aspartame in its products. On Friday morning, the company announced that beginning...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Petrobras  rose 5.93% to $9.19 in morning trading Friday after CFO Ivan Monteiro said the Brazilian state-owned energy company would take "any opportunity" to raise cash at a competitive cost in debt markets as early...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- If the swag being handed out at IHS CERAWeek in Houston this week -- glass beer steins to help drown out sorrows and oversized blue coffee mugs to sober up -- is any indication, the oil and gas industry is in for several years...
From: TheStreet | By: Claire Poole | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Infosys were falling 5.8% to $32.94 on heavy trading volume after the India-based software company announced its fiscal fourth quarter results. Infosys announced earnings of 44 cents a share for the fiscal fourth quarter,...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Biogen shares are falling 5.88% to $405 in early market trading on Friday after the global biopharmaceutical company reported its first quarter earnings results before the opening bell today.The Cambridge, MA-based company reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Time Warner Cable rose 0.3% to $149.20 in pre-market trading Friday after Comcast  dropped its proposed $45.2 billion takeover of the cable company thanks to increasing pressure from federal regulators. "Today, we...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of mall operator Simon Property Group are down by 0.45% to $188.21 in pre-market trading on Friday morning, after the company reported earnings for the 2015 first quarter that fell short of analysts' expectations for the...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RBC Capital Markets upgraded Juniper Networks to "outperform" from "sector perform" on Friday with a price target of $29. The analyst firm said its 2015 EPS estimates for the networking and communication equipment maker to $1.65...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Communication and network equipment manufacturers are facing serious challenges to their business models. The telecom companies that are their customers are spending less on equipment, and Internet giants are developing their...
From: TheStreet | By: Jon Kostakopoulos | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Hillary Clinton reportedly may want to "topple" the 1%, but that does not make the multi-millionaire presidential candidate a hypocrite, says Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel prize-winning economist and author of "The Great Divide". "The...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of American Airlines Group  are higher by 0.82% to $51.87 in early market trading Friday, after the carrier reported better than expected first quarter financial results this morning. American Airlines earned $1.73 per...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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LILLE, France (TheStreet) -- Genfit is once again using heavy mining equipment to dig through the rubble of its fatty liver disease drug GFT505 to find something positive, no matter how ridiculous it looks to everyone else. At a meeting with investors...
From: TheStreet | By: Adam Feuerstein | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Halliburton is looking to sell a number of assets as part of its merger with Baker Hughes and Bloomberg is reporting that the oilfield services company is attracting interest from some major companies including Caterpillar ,...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Amazon.com Inc  are soaring, sharply up 14.09% to $444.95 in early market trading Friday, after the ecommerce giant was upgraded to "overweight" from "neutral" by analysts at JPMorgan Chase this morning. The move follows...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Nasdaq was set to soar to new record highs on Friday as stock futures moved higher following earnings from Google , Amazon , and Microsoft .  S&P 500 futures added 0.04%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures climbed 0.02%,...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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This story was originally published by ProPublica. By Cezary Podkul NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As we reported last week, Gov. Chris Christie's rhetoric about his fiscal record in New Jersey doesn't always match what's in his budget. Since then, we've found...
From: TheStreet | By: ProPublica | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Uranium Energy  rose to a 52-week high of $2.41 on Thursday after a Japanese court decided to remove one of the last significant roadblocks in the way of restarting Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power plant....
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, April 24: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were rising Friday, with Nasdaq futures strongly up after an all-time high 15 years in the making, but the Dow and S&P 500 rising much more...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- It is getting harder and harder to find genuine bargains, especially with no year-over-year growth in revenues or earnings this quarter and equities trading at higher-than-normal valuations. The challenge is just as difficult...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Jensen | Friday, April 24, 2015
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