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Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era

Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long term decline... Read >>

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Congress and Hospitals Team Up For Veterans' Medical Care

The Department of Veterans Affairs is scrambling to clear a logjam of thousands of patients who remain on wait lists for medical treatment by creating a Veteran's Choice Fund. That scramble may increase the amount of care that... Read >>

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Defense Cuts Slow Raytheon, Lockheed Sales

Defense budget cuts are hitting U.S. defense contractors' sales growth, but their dividends are still on target. Raytheon ( RTN ) on July 24 reported second quarter adjusted earnings that fell 14% to $1.41, missing views.... Read >>

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Weekly Market Wrap: August 1, 2014

The thirty first trading week of 2014 comes to a close with US markets flat to lower in late afternoon trading. Most actively traded stocks include Bank of America (BAC) down 1.57%, Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI) down 1.5%, Apple... Read >>

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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 4,352.64 down -17.13 points

Friday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 4,352.64. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.99 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 1.79 to 1 ratio. There were 974 advancers and 1740 decliners for the... Read >>

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SunPower Stock Crashes, but the Future Looks Bright

SunPower stock dropped 5.5% today after the company reported second quarter earnings that failed to wow investors. Second quarter non GAAP revenue fell 4.4%, to $621.1 million, and non GAAP net income fell 30.1%, to $43.9 million,... Read >>

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Concur Technologies Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Owens-Illinois

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Concur Technologies Inc (Symbol CNQR) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Owens Illinois,... Read >>

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After Hours Most Active for Aug 1, 2014 : PGN$, WMT, INTC, IVAC, XOM, AIG, QQQ, USB, DHI, CTRP, JD, CAR

The NASDAQ 100 After Hours Indicator is down .19 to 3,879.48. The total After hours volume is currently 26,281,519 shares traded. The following are the most active stocks for the after hours session Paragon Offshore plc (PGN$) is unchanged... Read >>

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TSX Closes Down 115 Pts; Weak U.S. Jobs Data, Geopolitical Concerns, Profit-Taking and Talk of Correction All Take Their Toll

Canada's main stock market, the Toronto Stock Exchange, lost 115 points Friday, adding to the 190 points lost yesterday, taking the resources heavy index well away from the record high levels it was running near earlier this week, and... Read >>

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Closing Update: Stocks Extend Losses On Global Economic Shocks, Fed Jitters, Geo-Political Pressures

Wall Street limped into the close for a fourth straight day as global economic shocks coupled with lingering worries about tighter Federal Reserve policy extended Thursday's freefall in equities. The Dow Jones Industrial Average logged its deepest weekly drop... Read >>