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  1. Attaining long-term 8 percent return possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Connecticut Post

    In my column of Jan. 4, we talked about 8 percent as a potentially attainable return for an investor with a long time horizon -- say, a youth starting his first job, or a young grandchild who inherits an IRA . Many of you emailed me asking to give some examples of such historical returns.

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  2. Biogen Q4 EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Q4 2014 EPS of $4.09 per share was up 74% Y/Y; Q4 revenue was $2.64 billion, up 34% Y/Y. Biogen reported earnings on Thursday evening that were well above EPS estimates and in line with revenue estimates.

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  3. Is The Dollar's Momentum Easing? Is A Deeper Pullback In The Stock Market Likely?Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    The US dollar turned in a mixed performance in the last week of January. It slipped against the euro, yen, sterling and the Swedish krona, while rising against the other G10 currencies.

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  4. InsiderInsights.com Daily Round Up 1/29/15: BGG, FPRX, OPK, WIWRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 1/29/15, based on dollar value. Dollar value is only one metric to assess the significance of an insider transaction, but when high dollar value intersects with significance it spotlights a stock investors should take the time to consider.

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  5. Wanna cheat? Use these apps to make sure you don't get caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    A survey conducted by affairs and dating site Victoria Milan revealed that 45% of people have either cheated - or contemplated cheating - on their partner because the other person pays too much attention to their phone. And that's not the only way that our smartphones goad our unfaithful tendencies.

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  6. Best And Worst ETFs Of The Week Amid Earnings DelugeRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Benzinga

    The earnings calendar was chocked full of surprises this week, as both positive and negative announcements were made from a wide array of large-cap stocks. Companies such as Microsoft Corporation , Apple Inc. , and Amazon.com, Inc. played a significant role in shaping the ups and downs in price action over the last several days.

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  7. Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s Smartwatch Puts The Company In A Risky Position: ProRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insider Monkey

    Apple Inc. had reported a very impressive earnings report three days back, which resulted in Apple Inc. stock's upward movement by around 4%. Apple Inc. stock had touched an intraday high of around $120 on Friday.

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  8. What slowing economy? US consumers show they're confident and eager to spend moreRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hometown Annapolis

    There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year.

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  9. Big oil, big impact: Markets brace for plunge in profits as oil majors report 4Q resultsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hometown Annapolis

    It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a strong earnings season into a weak one.

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  10. Stock market sags at close as investors weigh weaker growth; January is worst month in a yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hometown Annapolis

    The U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year. All told, the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 3 percent in January, its worse monthly performance in a year.

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  11. Vegas man accused of $3 million, illegal bond-selling scamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    The FBI has arrested a 60-year-old Las Vegas man on numerous charges related to an alleged bond-selling scheme that bilked investors out of more than $3 million. Federal prosecutors say Ronald Gene Morgan pleaded not guilty in federal court in Las Vegas Thursday to 13 counts of wire fraud and criminal forfeiture.

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  12. You're Not Going to Believe What Comcast Is Doing to Gain FCC Approval of Its Time Warner MergerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

    Like the NFL team, the cable giant gets little benefit of the doubt because of what the public sees as its past sins. And, should any actual wrongdoing be found , the public backlash will be intense.

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  13. How retirees can rebalance their portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Retirees, here's how to rebalance your portfolio Rebalancing is easier on paper than in reality, however. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CL5thJ Pre-retirees and retirees are often told - especially this time of year - to rebalance their portfolios.

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  14. HCP Has Now Earned A Prominent Position In My Retirement PortfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Having sold one position with a lower yield, weak business model, and a questionable future has given me enough cash to increase my income immediately. HCP Inc. announced a dividend increase for the 30th consecutive year .

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  15. The ECB and Its CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

    In Northern Europe, especially Germany, the European Central Bank's decision to embark on quantitative easing has triggered an avalanche of indictments. Many are unfounded or even baseless.

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  16. Taiwan Food & Drink Report 2015: New research report available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    We expect the slowdown in Taiwan's main export markets to continue to present headwinds to growth during 2015, as the country's over-reliance on tech-related exports leaves Taiwan vulnerable to both changes in the global electronic business cycle and demand changes in developed markets. With credit growth decelerating and private consumption remaining relatively subdued, we are forecasting a below consensus 3.1% real GDP growth for 2014 and have downgraded our real GDP forecast for 2015 to 3.5% from 4.1%.

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  17. Ken Fisher's Top 5 New Fourth Quarter Stock BuysRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

    Ken Fisher founded Fisher Investments in 1979 and selects stocks he believes will benefit from his analysis of global macroeconomic, political and sentiment factors. His diversified portfolio contains 582 stocks, 78 of which are new buys in the fourth quarter, according to his new portfolio released today.

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  18. Qatar Insurance Report Q1 2015 - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The sector faces a number of challenges, though, and the leading indigenous company is actively seeking opportunities elsewhere. Qatar's insurance sector has much in common with its peers in other countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council .

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  19. Slovakia Defence & Security Report 2015 - New Market Research ReportRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Initially, the government stated it would not be increasing its defence budget over the coming years. However, in September 2014, the government then pledged to increase its defence spending to 1.6% of gross domestic product by 2020.

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  20. Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q4 2014 UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Fisher has substantial stakes in several ETFs/ETNs and hundreds of very small positions. They together account for more than one-third of the 13F portfolio.

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