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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investors are constantly looking for yield, but should you sacrifice quality for quantity? In stock picking, dividend yield is just one factor among many that investors should consider. The stocks on this list are all large-cap...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in hot water. In a few days, he's going to have to choose between betraying his political party and ideals, and possibly exiting the Eurozone, a move that could have disastrous economic consequences...
From: TheStreet | By: Rafi Farber | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, March 27: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were sinking Friday at the end of a harsh week on the market. Investors will look to GDP and consumer sentiment numbers today. European stocks were...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, March 27, 2015
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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: Two leadership groups that have been...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- This is LG's second attempt at a curved-screen smartphone. This new LG G Flex2 keeps all the good things from the original, and has taken the somewhat unusual design to the next level. LG introduced its first G Flex curved phone...
From: TheStreet | By: Gary Krakow | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- BlackBerry exceeded analyst expectations today with earnings -- as opposed to a loss -- of 4 cents per share, sending its stock rising. Shares were up 3.4% to $9.62 in early Friday trading following the company's fourth-quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Rebecca Borison | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- This week Facebook announced progress toward its futuristic project of beaming down Internet access to millions of people via unmanned solar-powered drones. Such outlandish-sounding initiatives have started to become commonplace...
From: TheStreet | By: Nelson Wang | Friday, March 27, 2015
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TAIPEI, Taiwan (TheStreet) -- Apple will source Apple Watch components to U.S.-traded companies from Taiwan and South Korea, analysts forecast, a catalyst for their businesses and share prices if the gadgets gain ground. The Silicon Valley consumer electronics...
From: TheStreet | By: Ralph Jennings | Thursday, March 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of SolarEdge Technologies  surged 20.17% to $21.63 in afternoon trading today as the stock began trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Israel-based SolarEdge announced this morning the pricing of its initial public...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Thursday, March 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- ConocoPhillips shares closed intraday trading down 0.49% to $62.93 on Friday as concerns over increasing supplies due to thawing U.S. and Iranian relations sent oil down 5% in trading today.Industry standard Brent crude for May...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Restoration Hardware shares rallied in trading today, closing up 4.06% to $96.92, after falling in after-hours trading yesterday following the release of its quarterly results after the closing bell.The luxury home goods retailer...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Madison Square Garden were gaining 4.7% to $84.50 after-hours Friday after the company announced it is spinning off its sports and entertainment businesses. The new publicly traded spinoff will include the New York Knicks,...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. finished down by 1.82% to $25.90 on Friday afternoon as a result of the decline in oil prices, which sent energy and other related stocks tumbling into the red today. Crude oil (WTI) is falling by...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of oil refinery company Valero Energy were falling 2.9% to $61.52 Friday as oil prices declined after five straight days of gains. WTI crude oil for May delivery was down 5.2% to $48.74 Friday afternoon and Brent oil for...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Altera were gaining 22.1% to $42.22 on heavy trading volume Friday afternoon following a report that Intel is in talks to acquire the programmable logic device manufacturer. Shares of Intel were gaining 5.9% to $31.85...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of United Continental are rising today, up 3.92% to $67.52 in afternoon trading, following most airline stocks higher as oil declines. West Texas Intermediate was down 5.91% to $48.39 at 3:24 p.m. in New York. Brent fell...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical shares are up 11.77% to $129.15 in trading on Friday after analysts at Deutsche Bank said that the company may be the latest biotech target.Fellow biotech company Shire is close to acquiring the company,...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- American Airlines Group shares are up 2.58% to $52.59 in trading on Friday, recovering from the brief swoon it experienced in trading yesterday following the rally in oil prices, as crude faces heavy losses in trading today.The...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Petrobras are down 1.2% to $5.76 in afternoon trading today as oil prices decline. Brent fell 2.58% to $57.66 at 1:14 p.m. in New York. West Texas Intermediate was down 3.19% to $49.79. Oil reversed gains from yesterday,...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Petrobras are down 2.07% to $5.67 in afternoon trading today as oil prices decline. Brent fell 2.58% to $57.66 at 1:08 p.m. in New York. West Texas Intermediate was down 3.27% to $49.75. Oil reversed gains from yesterday,...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. are gaining by 1.70% to $44.84 in mid-afternoon trading on Friday, as airline stocks are getting a boost from the declining price of oil. Fuel can be an airline's largest expense. Crude oil (WTI)...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Twitter shares are up 0.8% to $50.32 in trading on Friday a day after the company launched Periscope, its newest app, which allows users to live stream content over the social media network.Twitter bought Periscope's parent company...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Kraft Foods Group Inc. are higher by 5.01% to $88.62 on heavy volume in early afternoon trading on Friday, as the stock continues to rise following Wednesday's announcement that the branded food company will merge with...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Skyworks Solutions were gaining 4% to $96.79 on heavy trading volume Friday after Northland Securities raised its price target for the chipmaker to $105 from $90. The analyst firm reiterated its "outperform" rating for...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of oil company SandRidge Energy were falling 3.3% to $1.76 Friday as oil prices fell after five days of gains. WTI crude oil for May delivery was down 3% to $49.90 Friday morning and Brent oil for May delivery was down...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of oil company Denbury Resources were falling 5.4% to $7.49 Friday as oil prices fell after five straight days of gains. WTI crude oil for May delivery was down 3% to $49.89 Friday morning and Brent oil for May delivery...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Energy XII Ltd. are down by 4.53% to $4 in late morning trading on Friday as some energy stocks decline today along with the price of oil. Crude oil (WTI) is lower by 2.57% to $50.11 per barrel and Brent crude is slipping...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- GameStop shares are down 2.63% to $37.77 in trading today after the company issued weak fiscal year earnings guidance when it released its fourth-quarter earnings results after the closing bell yesterday.However, GameStop is...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Carnival Corp. are up 5.9% to $47.04 in late morning trading today as the company reported first quarter earnings that beat analysts' estimates, thanks in part to lower fuel prices and strong demand. The Miami-based...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, March 27, 2015
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BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- It's been a rough week to be a stock investor. Since last Friday, the big S&P 500 Index has unloaded around 3% of its value, dropping back down to near the breakeven mark for the year. Saying that stocks are flat in 2015...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Olin Corp. shares are rising sharply, up 22.14% to $33.21, in early market trading on Friday after the company announced that it is merging with Dow Chemical's chlorine unit spin off in a deal valued at $5 billion.The deal combined...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises were gaining 6.5% to $79.90 Friday after competitor Carnival  reported positive results for the fiscal first quarter. Carnival reported earnings of 20 cents a share for the fiscal first quarter,...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Dow Chemical , which has been seeking to shed lower-margin units, on Friday announced plans to merge its chlorine business with Olin Corp. in a deal valued at about $5 billion. Terms of the deal, a so-called Reverse Morris Trust...
From: TheStreet | By: Lou Whiteman | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Quiksilver were falling 14.4% to $1.93 Friday after the apparel company ousted CEO Andy Mooney. The teen apparel company said that Mooney is no longer with the company, and that company president Pierre Agnes has been...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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LILLE, France (TheStreet) -- Torture a prisoner long enough and he'll tell you what you want to hear. Clinical trials are similarly vulnerable. Just ask Genfit , which put its fatty liver drug candidate GFT505 through the statistical equivalent of waterboarding...
From: TheStreet | By: Adam Feuerstein | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Finish Line Inc. are up by 2.17% to $24.46 at the start of trading on Friday, after the athletic shoe and apparel retailer posted better than expected earnings results for the 2014 fourth quarter. Finish Line said its...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Chevron Corp. is planning to sell its stake in Australian oil refining business Caltex Australia Ltd. for almost $3.6 billion as the oil and energy company looks to remove some of its assets in order to help its balance sheet...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Tesla Motors are lower in pre-market trading today, down 0.92% to $188.65, as registrations of the electric vehicle makers' Model S sedans in China fell 45% in February from the previous month, according to JL Warren...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Yahoo! were gaining 2.5% to $45.57 Friday morning after the Internet company increased its share repurchase program by $2 billion. The increase to the buyback plan comes as the company prepares to spin off its stake...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Dow Chemical Co. are higher by 4.10% to $48.78 in pre-market trading on Friday morning, after the manufacturer and supplier of products used as raw materials in the making of customer products and services, said it plans...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- RadioShack has named a Standard General unit as winner of an auction for 1,743 of its stores and related assets, but a battle over its credit-bidding rights remains. On Thursday, RadioShack filed a notice identifying General Wireless,...
From: TheStreet | By: Kirk O’Neil | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --  Leon Cooperman is in hot water. His firm, Omega Advisors, has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey and the SEC. The billionaire informed his clients of the news earlier this week in a letter first reported...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart | Friday, March 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Amazon.com are slightly down at $367.35 in pre-market trading today as the company is reportedly in talks to buy the online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter, according to Women's Wear Daily. No deal has been confirmed and...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, March 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. SWKS data by...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Weight Watchers International has come under fire from investors and analysts for the sluggish pace of its turnaround effort, leaving hedge fund investors hovering over its balance sheet, waiting for evidence the tide is turning. Analysts, meanwhile,...
From: TheStreet | By: Lisa Allen | Thursday, March 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of The Coca-Cola Co. are lower by 0.27% to $40.34 in late afternoon trading on Thursday, as U.S. soda consumption declined 0.9% in 2014, marking the tenth straight yearly decline as more American's move away from soft drinks...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Thursday, March 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After a brief respite, market volatility is back, which means investors should buckle up for the ride if they own risky stocks. Tech stocks, in particular, have been notoriously risky. But that doesn't mean they should be avoided...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Thursday, March 26, 2015
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SANTA CLARA, CALIF. (TheStreet) -- Following my adventures from yesterday's first leg of my journey, I knew Saturday would bring even more entertainment and fun, since I would get to see what Santa Clara has to offer for WrestleMania 31 as World Wrestling...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Ciaccia | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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New York ( MainStreet) - The dilemma faced sooner or later by every car owner is their vehicle starts making a noise that cannot be drowned out, and thus forgotten, through the simple expediency of turning up the radio's volume. When this happens the...
From: TheStreet | By: Doug Olenick | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple Inc is arguably the most popular company on the planet. The stock became one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the close of trading on March 18 with the stock at a price of $128.47 per share....
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Suttmeier | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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