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Stocks Soar on Earnings, ECB Hopes

We're likely on the verge of an attack on the market's July highs as a powerful "Santa Claus" rally starts materializing. Two potential hurdles: A surprise interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve or chaos surrounding the debt ceiling in early November. More 

Trade of the Day: Consider Selling TXN Stock Before Earnings Today

Texas Instruments Incorporated is trading just below major resistance heading into its Q3 report. More 

Stocks Wilt on Earnings and Oil Decay

The short rally in stocks was stopped on several below-average earnings reports coupled with a downturn in oil. Housing starts, however, saw a nice gain. More 

68 Stock Upgrades and Downgrades For This Week

It pays to stay on top of the latest profit opportunities. Start out with these 68 Blue-Chip stock recommendations from Portfolio Grader More 

Texas Instruments vs Intel: Which Is the Better Stock to Own? (TXN, INTC)

TXN has outperformed INTC over the last five years in part because of its large buyback program -- a trend that's unlikely to change. More 

Microsoft Tops 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Among the most prominent dividend stocks increasing payouts were big software, big tobacco and big semiconductors. Here are seven dividend stocks increasing payouts. More 

5 Stocks to Sell for August

A handful of Dow Jones components and other mega-caps look like stocks to sell this month thanks to crummy technicals, weak fundamentals and poor seasonality. More