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13 Stocks to Avoid in 2013

Filed under: Investing, Netflix, Amazon.com, Stocks in the News

According to billionaire super-investor Warren Buffett, the first rule of investing is: “Don’t lose money.” (And the second rule of investing is… “Don’t forget rule No. 1.”)

With the…

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What to Watch This Week: Buffett and Credit, Autos and Newbies

Filed under: Earnings, Berkshire Hathaway, General Motors, Whole Foods, MasterCard, Visa, Market NewsThere’s never a dull moment on Wall Street. Let’s go over some of the items that will help shape the week that lies ahead.

1. The Oracle of Omaha spea…

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A Sneaky Way Companies Boost Their Stock Price

Filed under: Company News, Google , Apple, Tyco International, Altria GroupThere are some obvious ways for a company to become more valuable. It might introduce a new, high-margin offering. It might spend more on effective advertising. It might build m…

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Last Week’s Biggest Head Scratchers: Netflix’s Nutty Hikes, IPO Pillow Talk, Google Rocks

Filed under: Company News, Investing, Earnings, Google , Netflix, Stocks in the News, InvestmentLast week, video buffet provider Netflix (NFLX) surprised investors and couch potatoes alike with its move to split its flagship DVD plans from its streamin…

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Home Sellers Need to Chop Prices Even Further Than They Realize

Filed under: Economy, Real EstateIf you congratulated yourself for buying a home after the housing bubble burst, but now are having trouble selling it, the answer is probably in the price. Current sellers who bought their homes in 2007 or later have ov…

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