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We assign the e-commerce firm a wide moat rating ahead of its IPO.
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When stocks have dropped, these funds tend to outperform most equity funds.
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By Andrew Grossman and Daniel Fitzpatrick The Justice Department and Citigroup Inc. are close to a deal for the bank to pay about $7 billion to settle allegations it sold shoddy mortgages in the run-up to the financial crisis, according to people familiar with the matter.
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U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Thursday ahead of the weekly unemployment report.
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China's expanding middle class will give e-commerce a boost.
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A possible bank default and soft industrial production figures have rekindled some nervousness about the European recovery.
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Removing some decision-making from investors' hands can prevent poorly timed moves, but other risks can arise.
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Stocks' ascent has prompted some investors to lighten up on equities, while others are taking a hands-off approach.
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Waddell & Reed is struggling with atypical portfolio manager departures, but this doesn't change our valuation.
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By Christina Rexrode and Andrew Grossman Citigroup Inc. will pay $7 billion to settle the U.S. government's accusations that it misled investors about the quality of mortgage securities it sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.
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By Saabira Chaudhuri Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said second-quarter net income rose 5.5% on strength of its investment banking and investing and lending arms.
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We offer a quick guide to what's included in some of the most widely tracked benchmarks.
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Improved PC demand and robust growth in Intel's server chip business drove the firm's strong second-quarter results, says Morningstar's Andy Ng.
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By Devlin Barrett and Christina Rexrode Bank of America Corp.
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Increased institutional use of mutual funds is among the surprises in this year's survey results.
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A handful of quality small-cap funds have shone brighter than their peers when the market has tumbled.
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By Daisuke Wakabayashi Enemies of the early personal-computer wars, Apple Inc. (AAPL) and International Business Machines Corp.
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Keep an eye on these Medalist funds that have hefty weightings in energy and materials.
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Some investors are concerned about the firm's expanding footprint, but emerging-market assets are driving ROIC outperformance.
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Increasing employment and income data suggest that retail sales could accelerate even more from here.
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Moat-building cost and brand advantages position the firm well.
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U.S. stock index futures edged slightly lower Tuesday ahead of some heavyweight earnings and a batch of economic data.
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Weak relative performance has spurred outflows.
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The majority of the layoffs stem from redundancies following the Nokia acquisition while Microsoft looks to streamline operations, but we expect additional details in the firm's fourth-quarter earnings call next week.
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With each massive settlement, B of A is closer to putting its troubled past behind it, but the environment remains tough for large banks, says Morningstar's Jim Sinegal.
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Longevity annuities might be a newly available option for your IRA, but retirees should weigh the pros and cons before buying these vehicles.
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