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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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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 c ...
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These stocks are the biggest winners since the dip

Oct 22 2014 8:58am CDT | Source: CNBC

Thirty-two stocks in the S&P 500 have rebounded 10 percent or more since the market's low on Oct ...
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Rio de Janeiro, Oct 23 (IANS) Chinese sports apparel maker 361 will be the official uniform supplier for the Rio 2016 Olympics, the organizers have said. | by IANS
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Wall Street edges higher after 4-day rally

Oct 22 2014 8:39am CDT | Source: Business Standard

This is the biggest four-day rally for S&P 500 since ...
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Asian stock markets gain on hopes for fresh European stimulus, China growth

Oct 22 2014 12:42am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China’s steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 2.4 per cent to 15,152.08 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 1.6 per cent to 23,451.05. China’s Shanghai Composite rose 0.4 per cent to 2,349.08 and Seoul’s Kospi gained 1 per cent to 1,934.96. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 climbed 1.2 per cent to 5,387.30 EUROPE STIMULUS: As the r ...
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Third Point says has taken large stake in Amgen, urges biotech company to consider breakup

Oct 21 2014 6:36pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

A hedge fund run by a famed investor said Tuesday it has taken a large stake in Amgen and now wants the biotech drugmaker to consider splitting up into two. In a letter to investors, Third Point, a hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb, said it has recently increased its stake by an unspecified amount, making it one of the drugmaker’s top shareholders. According to FactSet, Third Point already owned about 450,000 Amgen shares, a stake worth ro ...
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Sell the ‘Peter Pan rally,’ trader urges

Oct 21 2014 5:39pm CDT | Source: CNBC

After the best day of the year for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, Brian Kelly says it's time to take off the rose- ...
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Traders Say Three Things Changed Since The Stock Market Began Surging A Week Ago

Oct 21 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

The return of market volatility sent the S&P 500 to a low of 1,820 last Wednesday, down 9.8% from its September 19 all-time high of 2,019. There certainly hasn't been a shortage of concerns. The global economy has been slowing, commodity prices have been plunging, geopolitical tensions have been high, and the Ebola virus has been spreading. And all this came amid expectations that the Federal Reserve would so ...
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes did Tuesday

Oct 21 2014 3:52pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its best day of the year. Investors rallied behind an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big companies. On Tuesday: The Dow rose 215.14 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 16,614.81. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 37.27 points, or 2 per cent, to 1,941.28. The Nasdaq composite gained 103.40 points, or 2.4 per cent, to 4,419.48. For the ...
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