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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy , the world's largest private-sector coal company, sees a light at the end of the coal tunnel but analysts and the latest economic data from China aren't as optimistic. The St. Louis-based company released third-quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (TheStreet) -- The idea of retirement is scary to many, especially those without a traditional pension. But at last week's Bogleheads meeting -- which gathered 250 fans of Jack Bogle, founder of low-cost index-fund-focused mutual fund company...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Big recent moves in these four stocksasuggest the likelihood of continued momentum.a Electronic Artsa the video-game developer, is in a beautiful, two-year rising channel. The stock broke through a key double top on Wednesday,...
From: TheStreet | By: Harry Boxer | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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By ELAINE KURTENBACH TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank expanded its asset purchases in a surprise move Friday to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy. The Bank of Japan said it would increase its asset purchases by between 10 trillion...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aYahoo shares closed up 0.44% to $45.63 on Thursday after the company named former Amazon.com executiveaLisa Utzschneider as its senior VP of sales in the Americas. Utzschneider, who replaces Ned Brody who will become senior vice...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Over the past two decades, as Russia grew toaprovide more than one-third of the European Union's natural gas, state-controlledaOAO Gazprom has assembledaa network of holding companies, ownership stakes in energy and finance firms,...
From: TheStreet | By: Peter Green | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple's aApple Pay hasawon headlines since its debut on Oct. 20, but the mobile wallet wars have just begun. Don’t expect a lone winner, said Gil Mermelstein, New York-lead for bank consulting firm West Monroe Partners. “There...
From: TheStreet | By: Robert McGarvey | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Heading into the final hour of trading, theaS&P 500abriefly flirted with 2,000, underscoring a recovery in stock markets at the end of October, as economic data indicate the U.S. economy is performing strongly. The Conference...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebooka and Twittera ainvestorsahave experienced a wild ride since these two social media giants have gone public. After reporting third quarter earnings this week, Facebookashares are down approximately 8%, while Twitterashares...
From: TheStreet | By: Michael Maggi | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- BothaVisaa andaMasterCarda are up in afternoon trading Thursday, 9% and 7%, respectively, after the credit card giants reported quarterly earnings. TheStreet's Jim Cramer says both stocks are partially aided by the news that China...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock markets turned mixedaafter a report from the Commerce Department showed U.S. gross domestic product grew 3.5% in the third quarter, beating economists' estimates. Visa pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average higher...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Electric Co. ais in early stage talks to sell its stakes likely worth over $1 billion in its South Korean auto financing and credit card businesses, sources told the Wall Street Journal. In what would be the company's...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaMasterCarda rose 1.99% to $77.50 in after-hours trading Wednesday after fellow credit card giant Visaa areported fourth-quarter earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations. Visaareported a 17% year-over-year increase...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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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 callers offered up during the Mad Money Lightning Round Thursday...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aRF Micro Devices was upgraded to "buy" from "hold" by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday. Shares of RF Micro Devices were gaining 2.3% to $12.33 in pre-market trading. The analyst firm raised its price target for the chipmaker to $16...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It may be time for Barry Diller to orchestrate yet another spin-off. IAC Interactive areported revenue and profit for the third-quarter that beat analysts forecasts and heightening the possibility that the Diller's company could...
From: TheStreet | By: Leon Lazaroff | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Energy behemoth Exxon Mobila adesperately needs new ways to boost earnings and offset slowing production. Cash flows are down with energy prices, so relying on dividend growth to boost shareholder value may not cut it anymore...
From: TheStreet | By: John Licata | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Updated from 6:51 a.m. EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Wednesday, Oct. 29: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were trading mixed Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve announcement on interest rates and the central bank's stimulus...
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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CAMBRIDGE ( TheStreet) --  The accusations of cocaine use and having sex with someone else's wife are the least of Marc Beer's problems. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals , the company he runs as CEO, is falling apart. Shares are down 28% to $24.45 in Thursday's...
From: TheStreet | By: Adam Feuerstein | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A typical investor many not associate Gilead Sciences , the small-cap biotech stock Phibro Animal Health and Netflix to be in the portfolio of a value investor.  But those are the stocks that have caught Connor Browne's attention....
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Federal Reserve announced the end of its quantitative easing program Wednesday and that made the market somewhat happy Thursday.  Just because the Fed is finished purchasing Treasuries doesn't mean interest rates will automatically...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Western Union shares are up 2.4% to $17.10 in after-hours trading on Thursday after the world's largest money transfer company reported a 9% rise in quarterly profit. The company reported a third quarter net profit of $234.1...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaStarbucksa were down 3.32% to $74.75 in after-hours trading Thursday after the chain of coffeehousesareported fourth-quarter revenue and comparable-store sales that came up just short of analysts' expectations. Adjusted...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It was a hoedown for Boot Barn Holdings Inc. on Thursday, as the retailer of Western-themed apparel, footwear and accessories celebrated its public debut with investors kicking up the stock about 21% on its first day of trading. The Irvine, Calif.-based...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Collings | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaLinkedIna arose 2.76% to $208.50 in after-hours trading on Thursday after the social networking service reported third-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations. LinkedIn reported a net loss of $4.26 million,...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stock markets closed far higher on Thursday as the Commerce Department said U.S. gross domestic product rose 3.5% in the third quarter. Strong earnings from , Visa and MasterCard also drove equity markets.aThe Dow Jones Industrial...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Intersil were falling 112.2% to $12.37 Thursday after missing analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue for the third quarter and guiding below estimates for the fourth quarter. The chipmaker reported earnings of...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Vantiv shares are down 5.1% to $30.66 on heavy trading volume Thursday after the holding company posted its earnings results before the opening bell today. The company reported earnings of 49 cents per diluted share that was above...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Terex were falling 10.7% to $27.30 Thursday after missing analysts' estimates for earnings in the third quarter. The farm and construction machinery company reported earnings of 59 cents a share for the third quarter,...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Catamaran shares are up 12.5% to $47.39 on Thursday after the pharmacy benefit management company reported third quarter earnings that beat analysts expectations for the period. The company reported adjusted earnings of 58 cents...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of AngloGold Ashantia afell more than 6% to a 52-week low of $8.47 on Thursday as gold prices droppedato less than $1,200 an ounce for the first time since October 3. Gold for December delivery fella2.2% to $1,198.60 an...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Allied Nevada Gold Corp. are falling 5.15% to $1.57 on heavy trading volume as gold sinks following data that showed the U.S. economy expanded more than forecast, Reuters reports. Gold, which hit a 15-month low of $1,183.46...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aBristol-Myers Squibb shares are up 7.8% to $58.38 in trading on Thursday after the biopharmaceutical company announced positive study results in lung cancer for its immune checkpoint inhibitor drug Opdivo. The patients involved...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaAlpha Natural Resourcesa fell 4.67% to $2.04 in afternoon trading Thursday after the largest U.S. producer ofametallurgical coal said more production cuts are probable because the market is stillaoversupplied, according...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Silver Wheaton Corp. are falling by 5.1% to $18.24 today after a government report showed that the U.S. economy expanded more than forecast, damping demand for metals as an alternative investment, Bloomberg reports. Silver...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft and Nintendo have both announced new, health-related gadgets joining an ever-expanding array of products coming from tech companies as they enter the burgeoning wearables market. The technology industry has been pushing...
From: TheStreet | By: Gary Krakow and Chris Ciaccia | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of BorgWarner were falling 4.7% to $54.19 Thursday after missing analysts' estimates for revenue in the third quarter and guiding below estimates for the full year. The auto parts company reported earnings of 79 cents a...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Agnico Eagle Mines shares are down 8.4% to $25.72 on Thursday after the Canada-based international gold miner missed analysts' third quarter earnings expectations. The company reported a net loss of $15.1 million. On an adjusted...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It was business as usual when F5 Networks' reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday. As it did in each of the seven preceding quarters, the company beat analysts' estimates for revenue and earnings. It's an...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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BEIJING (AP) -- China says it will ease restrictions on credit cards in a move that might give Visa , MasterCard and other foreign competitors greater access to the Chinese market. Foreign companies will be allowed for the first time to apply to set...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aWalter Energy shares are down 5.13% to $2.22 on Thursday despite beating analysts earnings and revenue estimates for the third quarter as analysts at Brean Capital published a note saying the firm is concernedaabout the company's...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 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. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Visa Inc.a are up 3.67% to $222.53 in pre-market trade after theaglobal payments technology company reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as customer spending abroad showed improvement.a...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Retail investor interest in derivatives continues to grow as investors learn more about trading the instruments and see it as an attractive way to hedge against risk and generate income, according to online brokers and industry...
From: TheStreet | By: Dan Freed | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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