Stocks fall as Dow faces 4th day of losses; Apple sinks

Stocks were slightly lower in lackluster trading Tuesday as shares of Apple fell further, helping to push the Dow towards a fourth straight day of losses. Oil prices moved higher

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Apple’s stock breaks 3 key levels

Investors wondering how low Apple (AAPL) stock can go are having to lower their expectations even more. Shares of the gadget-maker Monday are down $2.68, or 2.2%, to $118.72 —

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Citibank investigated over student loan servicing

Citibank is under investigation for its student loan-servicing practices, the New York-based bank disclosed Monday. The bank said it’s cooperating with the investigation, but warned that regulators may order it

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Supreme Court might hear insider trading case

A groundbreaking case that challenges the legal definition insider trading might be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Department of Justice (DOJ), in a petition backed by the U.S.

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Yelp shares plunge, chairman steps down

Yelp, the crowed-sourced reviews site, has taken a big hit from shareholders after a review of its own. Shares of the site toppled 28% Wednesday after it reported grim second-quarter

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Pricey biotechs take flight despite Yellen’s 2014 warning

A year ago, Fed chair Janet Yellen made waves when she warned of “substantially stretched” valuations in the biotech sector. Her market call was ill-timed. A popular biotech ETF is

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Netflix’s stock split may be bad news

Stocks are lower Wednesday but shares of Netflix (NFLX) are bucking the trend. Netflix soared to a new all-time high in early trading before falling back later in the trading

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Stocks surge on Greek debt deal optimism; Nasdaq hits record

Stocks surged Monday as a relief rally around the globe is underway that sent the Dow up more than 100 points and the Nasdaq to an all-time record high. Stock

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Nasdaq new high but up just 0.2% from 2000 peak

The Nasdaq composite made history yesterday, topping its old intraday record high from March 2000. Markets cheered the news. But the sad truth is the Nasdaq is simply back to

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Wait continues for easier access to mainland China shares

Want an easier way to invest in  shares of Mainland China stocks? Well, that day is getting closer, but investors will have to wait a little bit longer. Currently, American

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Wall St. fails to savor McDonald’s turnaround recipe

Wall Street isn’t lovin’ McDonald’s (MCD) latest turnaround effort as its new management team attempts to revive the world’s largest fast-food chain. Shares closed on Monday down 1.7% at $96.13

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ExxonMobil beat was best in quality among supermajors

Exxon Mobil on Thursday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts’ expectations. Exxon Mobil’s shares were little changed in early trading Thursday. The oil giant reported a 46 percent

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Salesforce.com is target of takeover interest

Shares of Salesforce.com closed up sharply following a report that the company has hired financial advisers to handle takeover inquiries. Trading was briefly halted in Salesforce.com CRM because of the

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Nikkei closes above 20,000 for first time in 15 years

The jury may still be out on “Abenomics,” but Japanese investors are rendering at least an interim verdict on the economic policies of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: thumbs up. The

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NYC brokerage pays $15M SEC settlement

Let’s say you’re lead underwriter on a $108 million stock offering by a U.S. issuer that purportedly owns a 90% stake in a Chinese coal firm, and you receive an

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Food stocks rise after Kraft-Heinz merger disclosure

The mega-merger announced Wednesday between Kraft Food Group and H.J. Heinz may be helping the financial fortunes of other major food producers. Shares of 11 of the 17 companies Kraft

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