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  • Obamacare Court Decision Puts Boehner Lawsuit on Notice

    Both lawsuits challenge the administration’s decision last summer to delay for one year the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate—which requires medium and large firms to provide coverage to their full time employees or pay a steep penalty. On Monday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a…

    The Fiscal Times
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  • Why Is Ford Discounting the F-Series?

    Ford Motor Co.’s (NYSE:F) best-selling vehicle, the F-Series pickup, gets star billing at the car maker’s website. Ford’s current offer for the base F-150 is 0% financing for 60 months, plus a bonus of $1,500 for the trade-in of a limited number of vehicles. The five-year 0% deal may not hurt Ford…

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Auxilium, BofA, Genworth, MGM, Walgreen, Wynn, Yahoo and More

    Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUXL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel. Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) was written up in Barron’s over the weekend as having 80% upside potential. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform and the price target was cut to a…

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    The shocking truth about Wal-Mart and gasoline prices

    Gasoline prices are at their lowest levels since February. But while that might spell relief for consumers, surprisingly, it may not benefit the world’s largest retailer.

    CNBC: Talking Numbers
  • Next up after Alibaba: Biggest bank IPO ever

    Investors will get a little time to catch their breath after Friday's record-breaking Alibaba trading debut, but not too long. On the heels of what is the largest initial public offering on record, Wall Street will be asked to digest what could be the largest bank or thrift IPO ever-the expected…

  • Clorox exits Venezuela citing govt restrictions

    Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty. The consumer products company said that for almost three years its affiliate, Corporación Clorox de Venezuela S.A., had to sell more than two-thirds of its…

    Associated Press
  • Alibaba becomes world’s largest IPO, but stock dives

    It’s official: Alibaba is the world’s largest IPO. The title was pretty much in the bag on Friday, when the Chinese Internet juggernaut raised $21.8 billion in a blockbuster public debut, and was on its way to $25 billion after the New York Stock Exchange said the underwriting banks would sell…

    San Jose Mercury News
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  • The Top 4 High-Yield Stocks Owned By Billionaires Like Warren Buffett

    The beauty of today's hedge fund regulations mean that managers are required to disclose their long positions every quarter, allowing investors of all sizes access to detailed insight into what a manager is holding.

    StreetAuthority Network
  • How to Play the Real-Estate Market

    Skimpy interest rates, pent-up demand and lower prices have sparked gains of about 20% in the median price of new and existing homes over the past two years. Select REIT Index—which covers a number of investment vehicles—has climbed about 150% since the beginning of 2009, roughly matching the…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Lawyer In 'Smelly Washer' Suit Aims At Big Targets, Spends Real Money

    Back when attorney Jonathan Selbin was a University of Michigan undergrad, he and his dormmates discovered you couldn’t actually fit a 12-inch pizza in the box that came labeled as such from the local pizzeria. “But nobody sued over it,” says Selbin, who went on to Harvard Law and is now a partner…

  • 'American Chopper' Fuels Bizarre Patent Lawsuit

    The plaintiff is a guy named Chris Tavantzis, referred throughout the complaint as "Disabled Inventor." It's a patent infringement claim over a wheelchair trike, an invention that was allegedly introduced in 2008 to Paul Teutul, Jr. and other stars of the reality series American Chopper. Other…

  • GM to move Cadillac brand HQ to New York City

    The Cadillac luxury brand will move its headquarters to New York next year to get closer to those living lives of luxury. "There is no city in the world where the inhabitants are more immersed in a premium lifestyle than in New York," Johann de Nysschen, the brand's new president, said in a…

    Associated Press
  • Coal import rush leads to port congestion

    NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR (Reuters) - India's power and steel companies are importing shiploads of coal due to a severe shortage at home, leading to heavy congestion in one of the country's busiest ports that now has twice the number of vessels waiting than its available berths. The over-crowding at…

  • New Site Releases Everyone's Past Online!

    A new site has made it simple to find the truth out about anyone's Past online. It's as easy as typing in a Name and selecting a State!

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  • Apple reports huge iPhone sales, Ebola drug maker pops, Sears slides

    Time for your "case of the Monday's" dose of Trending Tickers, the stocks you're watching as measured by Yahoo Finance ticker searches. Making the list today: Tekmira (TKMR) - The drug maker is up more than 11% on word that their Ebola treatment has

    Yahoo Finance
  • Former USC player sues school and Lane Kiffin

    Brian Baucham, a former USC CB, is suing the school and former coach Lane Kiffin as he claims he was forced to play in a game while already ill. Baucham played for USC from 2008-2012. ''USC and head coach Kiffin were clearly negligent and acted with conscious disregard for Brian's welfare and…

    Dr. Saturday
  • Will This New List Addition Help Kinder Morgan (KMI) Stock Today?

    added Kinder Morgan Shares of Kinder Morgan gained 1.3% to $37.98 in morning trading. The analyst firm said the oil and gas pipeline company is "one of our top picks in the broader MLP/energy infrastructure sector." Kinder Morgan's tax shield is underappreciated ahead of its planned acquisition of…
  • NASDAQ Tumbles 1.2%; Dresser-Rand Gains On Announcement Of Deal With Siemens

    Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded down 0.33 percent to 17,222.49 while the NASDAQ dropped 1.21 percent to 4,524.24. The S&P also fell, declining 0.69 percent to 1,996.56. Leading and Lagging Sectors In trading on Monday, non-cyclical

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    The soda industry is looking a lot like cigarettes: Top analyst

    Is the soda business going the way of big tobacco? That’s the alarm being sounded by one of the world’s top beverage analysis.

    CNBC: Talking Numbers
  • Judge refuses to cut New York fund manager's 40-year Ponzi sentence

    By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge rejected Westgate Capital Management LLC founder James Nicholson's request to shorten his 40-year prison term for running a $140 million Ponzi scheme at his hedge fund firm, likening it to the much larger fraud run by Bernard Madoff. District…

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  • JPMorgan Mortgage-Unit Garry Cipponeri Said to Leave Bank

    Cipponeri, a senior vice president who joined JPMorgan in 2004 from Citigroup Inc., is planning to start a firm called TradeRoom Capital Partners that will trade mortgages that haven’t been packaged into bonds and do consulting, said the people, who asked not to be named because the decision hasn’t…