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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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US stocks mostly fall as drop in oil hits energy companies; Priceline slumps on outlook

Nov 4 2014 3:07pm CST | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks are closing mostly lower, led by declines in energy companies as the price of oil continues to fall. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell five points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,012 Tuesday. The Nasdaq composite fell 15 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 4,623. The Dow Jones industrial average bucked the trend, rising 17 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 17,383. Energy stocks fell 2 per cent, the most of the 10 industries in the S&P 500 index. Oilfield services companies were ...
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The Technical Indicator: Charting the bull market’s final hurdle

Nov 4 2014 10:34am CST | Source: MarketWatch

The S&P 500 has reached its final technical hurdle against a persistently bullish broad-market backdrop. ...
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Weekly Tech Update: CREE, FFIV, MU, NVDA, TXN

Nov 4 2014 7:49am CST | Source: Forbes Real Time

Driven by the continued strength in personal, network and service provider communications, and increasing electronics adoption around the world, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (Sox) is up 20% year-to-date. In comparison, S&P 500 index is up just 9% year-to-date. The Semiconductor Industry Association reported that, at $28.4 billion, global semiconductor sales grew 9.4% in August over the prior year. Brokerage firm analysts report the SIA spotted a deceleration with September billings t ...
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LIVE: Alibaba Earnings (BABA)

Nov 4 2014 5:25am CST | Source: Business Insider

Alibaba, the $250 billion Chinese e-commerce giant, is set to announce its first quarterly earnings results since going public on September 19.  Expectations are for the company to report earnings per share of $0.45 on revenue of $2.61 billion, according to data from Yahoo Finance. Alibaba is set to host a conference call to discuss its results at 7:30 am ET.  On Monday, Alibaba shares closed a new high of $101.80, bringing the ...
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major stock indexes fared on Monday

Nov 3 2014 3:44pm CST | Source: Canadian Business Online

The stock market held close to record levels on Monday as a report showed that manufacturing remains on sound footing in the U.S. even as other parts of the global economy struggle. Falling oil prices weighed on energy stocks. On Monday: The Dow fell 24.28 points, or 1.1 per cent, to 17,366.24. The S&P 500 dropped 0.24 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 2,017.81. The Nasdaq composite rose 8.17 points, or 0.2 per ...
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US stocks close mostly lower, bringing S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrials back from records

Nov 3 2014 3:09pm CST | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks are closing mostly lower, bringing major indexes slightly below the record highs reached last week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged down a fraction of a point to 2,017 Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 24 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 17,366. The Nasdaq rose eight points, or 0.2 per cent, to 4,638. The Dow and S&P 500 closed at record highs on Friday. This week will be a busy one for markets. The Europea ...
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Oil Is Getting Crushed Again (USO)

Nov 3 2014 1:36pm CST | Source: Business Insider

Crude oil is getting crushed. Again. In afternoon trade on Monday, crude oil prices were below more than $2 to below $79, falling rapidly from as much as $81 earlier in the day. The drop in crude also took US equity markets off their best levels, with only the Nasdaq currently holding on to gains. Earlier on Monday, the S&P 500 had been trading near a new all-time intraday high above 2,022.  Crude p ...
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What Will November Bring After Wild October in Stock Market?

Nov 3 2014 9:27am CST | Source: Your News Now - Berkshire County, MA

After a month of tricks or treats, investors who rode the ups and downs were eventually rewarded, as the DOW and S&P 500 finished the month in record territory. What's the outlook for November? Money exp ...
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