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Ryan McQueeney

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Plunges to 1-Month Low As Tech Stocks Dip

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) plunged more than 3% in early morning trading Monday, extending what has been a turbulent month for the semiconductor maker and underscoring the recent industry-wide dip in tech stocks.

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Madeleine Johnson

Lululemon (LULU) Stock is Rising Today: Here's Why

On Monday, shares of athleisure giant Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) are rising, up about 2.5% in morning trading after Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised its rating on the company.

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Megan Sanks

Here's Why Herbalife (HLF) Stock Jumped Today

Shares of Herbalife (HLF) popped 11% in morning trading on Monday after the company said that it held talks to go private last week, but discussions ended without a deal.

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Benjamin Rains

Why Did Nike (NKE) Stock Slide Today?

Shares of Nike (NKE) dropped on Monday morning after the sportswear giant received a significant analyst downgrade--amid what has already proven to be rough times for the company.

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Ryan McQueeney

Here's Why Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) Stock Is Gaining Today

Shares of Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) moved more than 6% higher in morning trading Monday after new reports indicated a Chinese auto giant might be interested in one or all of the carmaker's brands.

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Megan Sanks

Here's Why Ross Stores (ROST) Stock Popped Today

Shares of Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) jumped 10.67% in trading on Friday, closing at $59.02 per share, after reporting better-than-expected second quarter fiscal 2017 results.

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Megan Sanks

Facebook (FB) Plans to Expand Its Marketplace Offerings

Facebook (FB) announced plans to expand what types of products will be listed in its Craigslist-like Marketplace, including auto and ticket sales.

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Ryan McQueeney

Upcoming Earnings Reports to Watch: CRM, AVGO, ULTA, HPE

At this point, well over 90% of the S&P 500 members have reported their latest results, but there are still several marquee reports to anticipate. Make sure to keep an eye on these companies as they prepare to report during the week of August 21.

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Madeleine Johnson

#FlashbackFriday: Chicken Soup for the Soul Raises $30 Million in Mini-IPO

While I thought the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand was lost forever to the late '90s-early '00s era, I clearly was not paying attention. On Friday, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. announced that it completed its $30 million initial public offering, selling 2.5 million shares at $12 each.

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Megan Sanks

Movie Studios Considering Rental Plan with Apple & Comcast

Against the wishes of movie theaters, movie studios are considering a plan to offer digital rentals of new movies to Apple (AAPL) and Comcast (CMCSA) just weeks after they premiere in theaters.

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Madeleine Johnson

Tenet Healthcare (THC) Rallies on Board of Directors Upheaval

On Friday, shares of healthcare services company Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) are rallying, up over 11% in morning trading after two members of the company's board of directors resigned.

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Megan Sanks

Foot Locker (FL) Stock Plummets 26% on Poor Earnings, Drags Down Other Sport Retailers

Shares of Foot Locker (FL) are falling 26% in morning trading on Friday after the company reported worse-than-expected second quarter fiscal 2017 results.

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Madeleine Johnson

Gap (GPS) Shares Pop on Strong Earnings Beat, Comps Up 1%

Gap Inc. (GPS) just released its second quarter fiscal 2017 financial results, posting earnings of 58 cents per share and revenues of $3.8 billion.

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Benjamin Rains

Back to School: 2 Stocks to Profit From Record-High College Shopping

We are halfway through August, and parents and young people around the country are preparing to pack up and head off to college. So Zacks is here to look at two companies with huge exposure in the college shopping market that also happen to have high Zacks Ranks.

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Benjamin Rains

Applied Materials Stock (AMAT) Jumps On Record Revenues

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) just released its third-quarter 2017 financial results, posting earnings of $0.86 per share and revenues of $3.74 billion.

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Ryan McQueeney

Here's Why Tech Stocks Are Dipping Today

U.S. stocks are falling across the board on Thursday amid continued political turmoil and weak earnings results, and a quick glance at the major indexes reveals that the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (COMPX) is poised to be today's biggest loser.

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Benjamin Rains

Why Did Mylan (MYL) Stock Surge Today?

Shares of much-maligned drugmaker Mylan NV (MYL) climbed on Thursday after the U.S. Justice Department announced that it officially reached a settlement with the company regarding its EpiPen lawsuit.

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Madeleine Johnson

Globus Medical (GMED) Stock is Popping: Here's Why

On Thursday, shares of medical device company Globus Medical Inc. (GMED) are popping, up almost 6% in late-morning trading after the firm announced that the FDA granted 510(k) clearance to one of its key products, the robotic guidance and navigation system Excelsius GPS.

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Madeleine Johnson

Is Overstock.com Looking to Implement Two-Day Delivery?

As Amazon.com (AMZN) and Walmart (WMT) continue to lead the way in online shopping, a new player has come forth offering the consumer favorite two-day delivery: Overstock.com (OSTK).

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Ryan McQueeney

Walmart's Earnings Report Just Proved It's a Legit Amazon Competitor

Walmart shares are down slightly after the company's second-quarter earnings report, but investors might be missing the bigger picture. Could the big-box retailer actually be putting up a legit fight against Amazon?

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Megan Sanks

Victoria's Secret Parent L Brands Beats Earnings, Stock Tanks on Weak Guidance

L Brands (LB) just released its second quarter fiscal 2017 earnings results, posting earnings of $0.48 per share and revenue of $2.755 billion.

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Benjamin Rains

Cisco (CSCO) Stock Dips On Revenue Decline

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) just released its fourth-quarter and full-fiscal year 2017 financial results, posting earnings of $0.55 per share and revenues of $12.13 billion.

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Madeleine Johnson

Will Free People Be Urban Outfitters' Answer to More Earnings Beats?

Apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) delivered a massive second quarter earnings beat, reporting earnings of 44 cents per share on revenues of $873 million. Should it look to its Free People brand to be a major growth factor going forward?

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Benjamin Rains

GoPro Stock Tanks One Day After Upgrade

Shares of GoPro (GPRO) plummeted on Wednesday, just one day after the company's stock price climbed on the back of a significant Goldman Sachs upgrade.

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Ryan McQueeney

5 Tech Stocks That Just Hit All-Time Highs

As the major indexes continue to flirt with all-time highs nearly every day, it should come as no surprise that many individual stocks are touching new heights on a regular basis. Check out these five tech stocks that just hit new all-time highs today!

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