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(as of 11.17.2014)

Company Tearsheets:

Alternatives Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM)                       
Consumer Goods XLP
Vera Bradley (VRA)
Dollar General (DG)
PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)
Energy Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)
Halliburton Company (HAL)
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (XNRG)
First Trust Energy Income (FEN)
Financials Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO)
Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Altisource Residential Corporation (RESI)
Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK)
Fixed Income John Deere Equity (DE) 
Healthcare AbbVie, Inc. (ABBV)
Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP)
Industrials & Materials UPS
General Electric (GE)
Xylem, Inc. (XYL)
IT & Telecom Apple (AAPL)
iShares Global Tech ETF (IXN)
iShares Global Telecom ETF (IXP)
KEYW Holding Corporation
Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Stock Markets News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Stock Markets News Headlines - Yahoo! News
  • The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday.

  • DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co is in talks with two air bag suppliers to help it stock replacement parts for defective Takata Corp air bags, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people aware of the planning. On Thursday, Takata's senior vice president for global quality assurance, Hiroshi Shimizu, told a U.S. Senate panel the company may not be able to keep up with demand for replacement parts. About 16 million cars with Takata air bags have been recalled worldwide, with more than 10 million of those in the United States. ...

  • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE GameStop Corp., down $5.68 to $37.86 The video game retailer reported worse-than-expected ...

  • By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases in efforts to boost each region's economy. The gains were broad on a day when both the Dow and S&P 500 ended at closing records. All ten primary S&P 500 industry sectors ended the day higher, while 63 percent of stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange closed in positive territory. About 50 percent of Nasdaq-listed names were higher on the day. ...

  • By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday thankful for the market's recent strength, which puts major indexes on track for another year of double-digit gains, though the swiftness of the advance has raised eyebrows. The S&P 500 is up 13.3 percent from an intraday low hit on Oct. 15, and the gains since then have been broad. Since that bottom, all but 23 S&P 500 components are higher. The magnitude of the rally has some concerned. ...

Economy News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Economy News Headlines - Yahoo! News
  • By Frank Tang and Jan Harvey NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold climbed above $1,200 an ounce on Friday to its highest in three weeks, helped by short-covering and after a surprise interest rate cut by China fueled hopes that demand would rise in the world's biggest consumer of the metal. Also underpinning gold's inflation-hedge appeal were remarks by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi that opened the door for more drastic measures to prevent deflation. In addition, the ECB said it had started buying asset-backed securities, in a move to encourage banks to lend and revive the economy. ...

  • UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations called on Myanmar on Friday to continue reforms to ensure credible elections next year and to step up efforts to protect ethic and religious minorities. A resolution passed the U.N. General Assembly committee dealing with human rights welcomed positive steps in political and economic reform in Myanmar but reiterated serious concerns about violence and other discrimination against the Rohingya Muslim minority. ...

  • BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.

  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets and oil prices rallied on Friday, fueled by hopes for global growth after China rolled out a surprise interest rate cut and the European Central Bank indicated it would step up asset purchases to boost the euro zone economy.

  • By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index rose to its highest level in nearly two months on Friday as investors cheered a move by China to cut interest rates and signs that the European Central Bank might step up asset purchases. The surprise announcement was the first time in two years that China had cut rates, following signals that the pace of growth in the world's second-biggest economy was slowing. The move helped drive gains in the prices of commodities such as gold, copper and oil; and that pushed up shares in the mining and energy sectors. ...