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  1. Tarullo Says Fed Should Wait to Boost Interest Rates

    The Federal Reserve governor says that the central bank should hold off on raising interest rates because inflation still ...
  2. U.S. Airlines Enter Bear Markets (UAL, AAL)

    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales after oversold technical readings work ...
  3. How To Maximize Your Retirement Income

    Make sure you're maximizing your retirement savings with these strategies for those golden years ahead.
  4. A Look Inside the Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (VOT, FISV)

    As of May 31, the VOT consisted of 159 individual holdings with the industrials sector accounting for about 23.7% of the ...
  5. General Mills Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (GIS)

    General Mills will send its dividend payment on August 1 to shareholders of record as of July 11.
  6. The ECB Is Running Out Of Stuff To Buy

    More than 60% of German Bonds are now yielding below the deposit rate, meaning they are no longer eligible for the ECB's ...
  7. Ackman's Pershing Square Down 20%; Layoffs (PSHZF, VRX)

    The firm also let go of 10% of its back-office staff.
  8. The Post-Brexit Jitters Are Back

    The U.S. 10-year treasury yield has fallen to its lowest ever at 1.34%.
  9. A Look at the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK, AAPL)

    Components of the XLK are projected to yield an average earnings growth rate of 11.59% in the next three to five years.
  10. A Look Inside the Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC, AAPL)

    As of May 31, the MGC consisted of 293 individual holdings with the information technology sector accounting for about 17.7% ...
  11. A Look Inside the Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (VBR, AJG)

    As of May 31, the VBR consisted of 856 individual holdings with the financial sector accounting for about 30% of the overall ...
  12. Why Netflix, Comcast Went From Enemies to Friends (NFLX, CMCSA)

    It's likely no coincidence that less than a month after the FCC's ruling, Comcast and Netflix became friends.
  13. Free Up Lending, Halt Dividends: Bank of England

    The Bank of England has reduced capital requirements and halted any increase in dividend payments for U.K. banks.
  14. EHang 184: Passenger Drone Taxi to Take Off Soon?

    With the Drone Taxi EHang 184 getting cleared for flight tests in Nevada, hopes are high that one may soon see single-passenger ...
  15. A Look at the PowerShares BuyBack Achievers Portfolio ETF (PKW, MCD)

    As of July 1, the PKW consisted of 231 individual holdings with an average market capitalization of $35 billion.
  16. A Look at the PowerShares S&P SmallCap Industrials ETF (PSCI, HCSG)

    As of July 1, the PSCI consisted of 102 individual holdings with an average market capitalization of $1.5 billion.
  17. A Look at the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV, JNJ)

    Components of the XLV are projected to yield an average earnings growth rate of 10.46% in the next three to five years.
  18. A Look at the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLP, PG)

    Components of the XLP are projected to yield an average earnings growth rate of 8.60% in the next three to five years.
  19. Swiss 50-Year Rates Turn Negative

    The amount of sovereign debt with negative yields has ballooned to more than ten trillion dollars in notional value, with ...
  20. Bed Bath & Beyond Faces Growing Investor Anger

    Investors are losing their patience with how the management of Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) is running the company. ...
  21. AT&T Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (T)

    AT&T will send its dividend payment on August 1 to shareholders of record as of July 8.
  22. Brexit: Europe Moves From What If To What Now?

    What lies ahead, who will be the new leader of the Tories, and what about Article 50?
  23. Joel Greenblatt's Q1 Picks: AAPL,GILD

    Joel Greenblatt, successful hedge fund manager, believes AAPL and GILD have massive growth potential, according to his Q1 ...
  24. How to Trade the Breakout in Silver (SLV, EXK)

    Many traders are turning to the silver market given the strong surge in momentum. While all eyes are on the underlying commodity ...
  25. BMW, Intel, Mobileye Ally to Build Autonomous Cars

    A new alliance has been formed in the effort to bring the world self-driving cars: German carmaker BMW Group is joining ...
  26. Himax Technologies' CTO Steps Down -- and Up

    Taiwan-based semiconductor specialist Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) now has no one occupying its chief technology officer's ...
  27. Stocks to Buy Along Trendline Support (ABBV, MXL)

    These stocks are near or approaching trendline support, which is often a favorable time to buy.
  28. Argentina’s YPF Issues Local Currency Debt (YPF)

    Argentina’s YPF takes advantage of improving market conditions to issue the equivalent of $750 million of local currency ...
  29. Facebook Messenger Has 11K Bots: Should You Care? (FB, GOOGL)

    If the bots can provide users with access to e-commerce transactions and things like sports scores and local entertainment, ...
  30. Calculating Iran's Possible Credit Rating

    Iran's central bank deputy governor says the country could be in line to receive a credit rating. IMF economic data show ...
  31. Global Markets Down, Pound Slides

    Global markets have slumped and the pound has dropped to a new low.
  32. The Week Ahead: July 4-July 8, 2016

    U.S. jobs report and continued Brexit developments to dominate the week ahead
  33. Kellogg's Tries a New Way to Promote Cereal

    Cereal sales have suffered for Kellogg's (NYSE: K) in recent years, in part because millennials find the idea of assembling ...
  34. Why AMD is Acquiring Graphics Specialist HiAlgo

    Chipmaker AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) is, quite literally, upping its game in the graphics department. The company has acquired privately ...
  35. Why the Cocoa Market Is Worried About Mondelez's Hershey Bid (MDLZ, HSY)

    Amid Mondelez's $23 billion bid for Hershey, it’s the cocoa market participants who are most worried.
  36. Wal-Mart's Answer to Amazon Free Shipping (WMT, AMZN)

    To compete with Amazon's Prime, the world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has introduced its free shipping program.
  37. Comcast Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (CMCSA)

    Comcast will send its dividend payment on July 27 to shareholders of record as of July 6.
  38. Biotech Bottom Calls After Big Bounce (IBB, XBI)

    Biotech funds have bounced sharply after testing downtrend lows, setting off a wave of bottom calls.
  39. Uncle Sam Gives IBM Another Watson Health Win

    It was just on Monday that IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a deal with the Melanoma Institute of Australia to utilize the advanced ...
  40. S&P Cuts US Growth, Increases Chance Of Recession

    S&P Global Ratings cut the U.S. growth forecast and increased the chance of a recession
  41. Japan's GPIF Likely To Post Record Loss

    Japans GPIF is likely to post a loss of $43 billion
  42. Sony's PS VUE TV Service Hits 100,000 Subscribers

    Sony (NYSE: SNE) wants to be your pay-television provider. With its PlayStation Vue service, the company has made a bold ...
  43. No EU-UK Trade Deal Before 2019; Europe, Asia Stocks Up

    Frontrunners for Prime Minister, Theresa May and Michael Gove, won't start the divorce process until next year.
  44. Top Performing ETFs So Far This Year

    ETFs focused on Chinese markets are out and gold-focused ETFs are in.
  45. Apple in Talks to Buy Jay Z's Tidal Music Service (AAPL, P)

    Apple is looking to bolster its music service, which debuted one year ago. The company in 2014 acquired Beats Electronics, ...
  46. Top Performers in the S&P 500 This Year (NEM, RRC)

    It has been a mixed bag for S&P stocks this year with mining stocks reaching new highs as the tech stock juggernaut slows ...
  47. Amazon Quietly Expands Private Labels (AMZN)

    Amazon.com Inc. quietly launched two new brands this week. These brands sell coffee and baby food and are Amazon's first ...
  48. Top 25 Richest American Families

    Find out who America's wealthiest clans are. Number 3 may give you a stomach ache.
  49. S&P Downgrades EU to AA on Uncertain Outlook

    S&P says that revenue forecasting, long-term capital planning, and adjustments to key financial buffers of the EU will ...
  50. Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Mondelez Takeover Bid (HSY)

    Hershey reportedly rejected a $23 billion offer by Mondelez International Inc, a deal which would have created the world’s ...
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