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GNC Holdings Larger Than S&P 500 Component E*trade Financial

Source: Business Balla | Dec 19 2013, 4:11pm CST | by Forbes

GNC Holdings Larger Than S&P 500 Component E*trade Financial
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:...
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Market jolt is reality check for investors

Oct 24 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: Mercury News

Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. Stocks have surged back this week, thanks to strong corporate earnings, and on Friday the S&P 50 ...
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Strategies for Investing in These Chaotic Markets

Oct 24 2014 3:12pm CDT | Source: Profit Confidential

Here we go again. Just when the stock market is moving lower and forecasting a potential correction, we see buying emerging, driving the bears back to the woods. The reality is that I was looking for the S&P 500 to potentially correct 10%, down to around 1,792, something that has not materialized in about two years. It would, in my view, represent a good buying opportunity to accumulate shares at ...
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STOCKS RALLY TO END THEIR BEST WEEK OF THE YEAR: Here's What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, AMZN, SODA, PEP, XHB)

Oct 24 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Stocks rallied on Friday to cap their best week of 2014, as the S&P 500 gained 4%, the Nasdaq gained 5%, and the Dow gained more than 2% after last week's extremely volatile trading action. This week was also a busy week for tech earnings, with Apple, Amazon, Yahoo, and Microsoft all reporting their quarterly earnings, in addition to a number of Dow members including Caterpillar and 3M. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,809, +131.1, (+0.8%) S&P 500: 1, ...
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Stocks Are Flat, Amazon Is Getting Crushed (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, AMZN)

Oct 24 2014 9:19am CDT | Source: Business Insider

US markets are open and stocks are flat. The Dow is up 7 points, the S&P 500 is roughly unchanged, and the Nasdaq is up 5 points. Overnight, futures traded lower after news late Thursday that a New York City doctor who was treating patients in West Africa had contracted the virus. The quiet open for stocks comes at the end of what has been a big week for stocks, with the S&P 500 gaining more than 3% so far this week. Stocks ...
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Stock futures dip amid Ebola diagnosis in NYC

Oct 24 2014 7:40am CDT | Source: USATODAY

With an hour and 15 minutes till the 9:30 a.m. ET opening bell, Dow futures are 0.3% lower. while S&P 500 and Nasdaq pre-market stocks are off 0.4%.         ...
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major averages did Thursday

Oct 23 2014 3:52pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

The stock market got a boost Thursday from a combination of strong corporate earnings and encouraging economic reports. Caterpillar and 3M were among the companies posting results that impressed investors. Hiring in the U.S. remains solid and a survey of businesses in Europe suggested that the region may avoid slipping back into recession. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 216.58 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 16,677.90. The S&P 500 gained 23.71 points, or 1.2 per ...
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'Reasonable place' to buy stocks: Mario Gabelli

Oct 23 2014 6:45am CDT | Source: CNBC

There's "no margin of safety" in the S&P 500 but stocks are not overpriced, billionaire Mario ...
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes did Wednesday

Oct 22 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

Stocks fell broadly on Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, as investors shaken by recent swings in the market sold some of their holdings. A drop in the price of oil dragged down energy stocks. Small-company stocks also fell as traders unloaded riskier assets. On Wednesday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 153.49 points, or 0.9 per cent, to 16,461.32. The S&P 500 500 fell 14.17 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 1,927.11. The Nasd ...
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