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  1. IMF Slashes U.S. Growth Forecast, Sees Subdued World Growth

    The IMF has taken a machete its 2016 U.S. GDP forecast. In the years ahead, the fund warns, U.S. growth may be considerably ...
  2. Forbes 400 List of Richest Americans

    The Forbes 400 is out and Warren Buffett is bumped from the #2 spot for the first time in 15 years. Donald Trump fell 35 ...
  3. AT&T Offers Mexico Discount Plans (T)

    AT&T isn't only being aggressive in the U.S., its offering cut-rate plans in Mexico in an attempt to eat away at the ...
  4. Sprint's Good Reasons for iPhone Upgrades: Cash (S)

    Sprint has good reason to hang on to its free iPhone 7 upgrade program: it will end up a winner.
  5. MGM Resorts Wants Atlanta (MGM)

    The casino giant is always looking to expand, but this would be a tough expansion to achieve.
  6. VP Debates and Brexit: Politics Dominate the Week Ahead

    A look ahead at the coming week in business, finance and financial markets.
  7. Soldier to Billionaire Mogul: Who is Wang Jianlin?

    As the 18th-richest person in the world and a 20% shareholder in Spanish football giant Atletico Madrid, you would think ...
  8. High Beta Stocks Are Outperforming Low Volatility Stocks (SPHV, SPLV)

    After two years of low volatility stocks outperforming higher beta counterparts, that trend has reversed.
  9. JPMorgan Chase Is Done with Drugstore ATMs

    Big bank JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is, uncharacteristically, reducing its presence in a classic segment of its business. ...
  10. Active Bond Funds Beat Market More Than Equity

    The S&P SPIVA Scorecard shows that some actively-managed bond funds are outpacing equity funds in terms of performance.
  11. T-Mobile to Sell Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 (TMUS)

    T-Mobile will begin selling the Galaxy Note 7 again after a massive recall on the part of Samsung.
  12. Subprime Debacle: Lenders See Rising Losses (SC)

    The delinquency rate on auto loans has increased every month since February, a sign that rising losses may be ahead
  13. Merrimack Pharma's CEO Exits; Layoffs Announced

    A great deal of change is in the air at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MACK), which has announced the departure of its ...
  14. Freeport Stock Upgraded at Deutsche Bank (FCX, APCX)

    Freeport shares were under pressure Monday, despite the company receiving an upgrade by analysts at Deutsche Bank.
  15. HCP, Inc. Increases Its Debt Load (HCP)

    HCP issues $750 million of new debt to help the company spin off its long-term care centers.
  16. British Pound Hits Post Brexit Low (GBP/USD)

    The British pound fell to a 35-year low as fears of a hard landing from Brexit continue to plague markets.
  17. Digging into the iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF (WOOD)

    iShares offers a fund that offers forestry and paper exposure — is it right for you?
  18. EU Regulators to Rule on Dow, DuPont Merger in Feb (DOW, DD)

    Shares of both companies rose more than 1% Monday on reports that EU antitrust regulators will resume the review of the companies' ...
  19. Is Threshold Pharmaceuticals a Buy? (THLD)

    Following a huge slump in THLD stock last week, one bold analyst says the stock is a buy. Here's what is driving his sentiment. ...
  20. Top Winner and Loser Mutual Funds of Q3 (GUGAX, IIGX)

    Top and bottom 10 mutual funds of Q3.
  21. Can Marathon Stay Afloat through Cost-Cutting? (MRO)

    Marathon Oil has cut expenses and sold assets to survive low oil prices, making itself ready for an oil price rebound.
  22. Did Global Inequality Decrease After 2008?

    A World Bank study tries to show that global inequality fell after the financial crisis. Did it?
  23. Dunkin' Donuts Is Partnering With Coca-Cola

    Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) wants to bring its beverages to more grocery stores, convenience stores, and other retail ...
  24. Will the “Nickel Tick” Help or Hurt Investors? (SCA, RATE)

    With SEC approval, up to 1,200 U.S. stocks will now have their prices quoted in increments of 5 cents, rather than 1 cent. ...
  25. Silver Prices Yawn at Brexit Deadline (USLV)

    Silver prices have been the top performing precious metal of 2016, rising more than 22.8%. Is a triple-leveraged ETN the ...
  26. Silver Dips on Brexit Plan, U.S. Economy (USLV)

    Silver prices dipped on British leaders' EU exit schedule and on data showing a weakening U.S. economy
  27. Tale of Two Charities: Trump's Helps Trump, the Clintons' Is the Real Deal

    The Clintons have been quite literally a thousand times more charitable than The Donald. And now the Trump Foundation is ...
  28. How Risky is Skyworks Solutions Stock? (SWKS)

    After a 12-month decline, the semiconductor manufacturer leans away from its mobile systems business, seeking long-term growth ...
  29. NY AG Orders Trump Foundation to Stop Soliciting Donations

    The New York Attorney General ordered the Trump Foundation to stop soliciting contributions in the state, saying it hasn't ...
  30. Art of the 'Steal': How Trump Lost $916M and Avoided Tax

    This is how Donald Trump’s accountants most likely used the tax code to avoid paying income tax for almost two decades.
  31. Stein Mart CEO Resigns After Just 6 Months on Job

    Maybe the shoes of Stein Mart (NASDAQ: SMRT) founder Jay Stein were simply too big too fill, but after just six months on ...
  32. Netflix Rises On Acquisition Rumors (NFLX, DIS)

    The Los Gatos-based company is rising today either due to takeover speculation or pre-earnings activity by traders.
  33. Google vs. Amazon in Smart Home Wars (GOOG, AMZN)

    Alphabet is said to have held meetings with home audio manufacturers to convince them to build their own versions of Google ...
  34. What Nutanix IPO Means for Tech (NTNX, CSCO)

    The data-center-hardware maker's higher-than-expected share price and more than 100% stock surge indicates a new trend in ...
  35. Google Faces Wrath of EU's Regulators (GOOG)

    Google could face up to $7.4 billion in fines after EU findings that it forced smartphone makers to pre-install its apps ...
  36. Stocks: 3Q Winners and Losers

    The winning stocks during the third quarter reflected investors' increasing willingness to take risks
  37. MGT: Bitcoin Mining Strategy Paying Of (MGT)

    MGT Capital Investments says its bitcoin mining strategy is paying off.
  38. Regeneron Drug Fails in Combination Trial (REGN)

    Regeneron is vulnerable to rivals after failure of its $2 billion blockbuster drug, Eylea, in combination with a new treatment ...
  39. Michael Kors Access Watch: Buyer Response (KORS)

    There was much excitement for the Michael Kors Access Watch, but did it live up to the hype?
  40. Avast Confirms Acquisition of Rival AVG (AVG)

    The deal reflects an industry trend toward consolidation, and a massive refocus towards more cutting edge cloud-based and ...
  41. NXP-Qualcomm Deal Now Seems Less Likely (QCOM, NXPI)

    Qualcomm may not be the only one interested in buying NXP, which hired investment bank Qatalyst Partners to aid in a sale. ...
  42. The Unseen Sportswear Battle (NKE)

    The underdogs are seeking new revenue streams to steal share, but Nike has an advantage.
  43. More Woes for Deutsche Bank (DB)

    An Italian lawsuit alleging fraud, rumored job cuts and an executive rush to strike a deal in America loom on the German ...
  44. Why the Russian Ruble Is One of the Best Performing Currencies of 2016

    The ruble should continue to see support under current conditions, and could easily close the year off with a gold medal ...
  45. 4 Reasons Why REITs are Traps Not Trusts

    REITs are facing some serious structural issues, and an oversupply of real estate is just the tip of the iceberg.
  46. Have Oil Prices and the Canadian Dollar Bottomed Out?

    Canada, the world’s sixth-largest oil-producing country by volume, is particularly exposed to fluctuations in crude prices, ...
  47. 3 Ways to Trade the Strength in Real Estate (XHB, IYR)

    Strong investor sentiment across the real estate market has many investors looking to gain exposure. We'll take a look at ...
  48. Leerink Partners Cuts Price Target on CVS (CVS)

    Leerink Partners has decreased its price target on CVS Health due to downward pricing concerns.
  49. Uber To Enter Long Haul Trucking Market

    Uber is making a push into the long-haul freight business via its self driving trucking company Otto.
  50. Fiduciary Rule Will Cost Industry $11B by 2020

    A recent study projects that the total cost to advisors and firms of implementing the new fiduciary rule will reach about ...
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