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TWX, FOXA, MDLZ Top the Hot Stocks to Watch on Wednesday

Hot stocks to watch today: Among companies in the S&P 500 Index that have reported earnings results, about two-thirds have beat analysts' sales targets, the highest percentage since mid-2011, according to Barclays.

Investors hope the streak continues as earnings continue to roll in. Reports today (Wednesday) include results from media giants TWX and FOXA, snack food leader MDLZ, and more.

Get all 10 hot stocks to watch here.

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GRPN, DIS Top Today's Hot Stocks to Watch List

Hot stocks to watch today: Second-quarter earnings, up 10% with three-quarters of S&P 500 companies reporting to date, have handily beat consensus forecasts of 7%, according to FactSet. Revenue, up 5% on average, is also coming in ahead of projections.

With little on this week’s economic calendar, earnings will again dominate markets. Following are 10 earnings reports to watch today (Tuesday), including GRPN, DIS, IEP, and more…

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Tekmira Pharma (Nasdaq: TKMR) Stock Falls in Race for Ebola Treatment Approval

Tekmira Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: TKMR) is on a roller coaster ride as investors bet on its chances to be the first drug to successfully develop an approved Ebola virus treatment.

Here’s why Tekmira could be the winner – and the other contender leading the race.

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Family Dollar Stock (NYSE: FDO) Up 26% – Will Dollar General Make Competing Bid?

Family Dollar stock (NYSE: FDO) was up more than 20% on news it’s being bought by Dollar Tree (Nasdaq: DLTR).

Here’s why investors are so happy about the deal…

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Today's All-Time High for Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) Stock May Just Be the Start

Baidu Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU) stock reached an all-time high today (Friday) of $222.36 after the company reported earnings that topped analysts' estimates yesterday afternoon. In the most recent quarter, Baidu reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.73, which outpaced consensus estimates of $1.40.

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Puma Biotech (NYSE: PBYI) Stock Skyrockets 300% on Breast Cancer Breakthrough

This is not a misprint: Puma Biotechnology Inc. (NYSE: PBYI) stock surged nearly 300%, or $176.63, to an all-time high of $234.99 intraday Wednesday.

Founded in 2010 and based in Los Angeles, Puma doesn't have a single drug yet on the market.

But’s that’s likely to change now... see why this is among the hot biotech stocks to watch now.

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Don't Hesitate on This Industry Boom That's Already Here

If you follow the headlines, you'd think the last place to invest your hard-earned money is in healthcare.

After all, Obamacare remains one of the most polarizing pieces of legislation enacted in a generation.

Consider that a new poll by Rasmussen Reports shows that just 39% of likely U.S. voters have a favorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act, while 54% view it unfavorably.

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Groupon Stock (Nasdaq: GRPN) Upgraded – and Poised for a Rally

After falling more than 75% from its initial public offering (IPO) price and more than 45% year to date, Groupon stock (Nasdaq: GRPN) could finally be rallying back.

Overnight, GRPN stock was upgraded from "Neutral" to "Buy" by brokerage firm B. Riley. Shares in the daily deal coupon company gained more than 6% pre-market this morning (Tuesday) following yesterday's close at $6.45 per share.

The rating change is another notch for Groupon stock’s recent signs of a turnaround…

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AAPL, KING, BBRY Among Hot Stocks to Watch Today

Featured on today's hot stocks to watch list are an interactive entertainment company, a struggling smartphone maker showing real signs of life, and an agricultural company aimed at growing with an acquisition deemed a perfect fit.

Find out what made shares of Monday’s hot stocks – AAPL, BBRY, KING, and more – move today…

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How a DOE Grant Triggered This Penny Stock's 346% Gain in Two Days

On Monday, USEC Inc. (NYSE: USU) had penny stock status at $2.75 per share. Today (Wednesday) – just two days later – the global energy company traded as high as $12.265 per share, for a 346% increase. 

Here’s why USU stock surged this week – and whether it can continue to stay out of penny stock status…

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