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Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) Stock on Wild Ride Thanks to Ongoing Long-Short Battle

Bill Ackman's battle with Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has doomed the nutritional supplement maker's stock to bouts of wild volatility.

In just the last month HLF stock has dropped 11.2%, surged ahead 25.5%, fell another 26.8%, and finally advanced another 5%.

Here’s how it started and what’s been behind HLF stock’s recent rollercoaster ride…

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Intel Stock (Nasdaq: INTC) Sure to Profit from "Core M" Chip Breakthrough

On Monday Intel announced that its first-ever low-power chips, designed for tablets and other small devices, will hit the market before the year's out. Dubbed "Core M" processors, the chips are less than 10 millimeters thick – perfect for Windows-based "convertible" tablet-laptop combinations, and even for the MacBook Air redesign according to AppleInsider.

The "Core M" is just one of four reasons Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson is a big fan of Intel stock.

Watch Robinson's appearance on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." to hear them all…

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How to Profit 48% on a Blockbuster Merger That Was Already Announced

Just try buying a house or renting an apartment these days without visiting the websites of Zillow Inc. (Nasdaq: Z) or Trulia Inc. (Nasdaq: TRLA).

But we've identified the perfect challenger to the Zillow/Trulia cartel. We believe this tech stock is still good for a near-term pop of 48%.

Today we’re going to show you who it is, and how to profit…

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Chiquita Stock (NYSE: CQB) Soars as Tax Inversion Deals Hit Banana Industry

In case you were wondering why investors went bananas over Chiquita stock (NYSE: CQB) this week, we have the full story.

Read what drove these shares more than 30% higher…

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Intercept Pharma (Nasdaq: ICPT) Stock Skyrockets 45% on Liver Disease Treatment

Intercept Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ICPT) stock surged 45% today (Tuesday) to a new 52-week high of $349.08 after the company reported Q2 results and provided promising updates on several of its key drugs.

Here are the details for investors…

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Tekmira Pharma's (Nasdaq: TKMR) Stock Surges 20% as Its Ebola Drug Moves Closer to Use

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: TKMR) stock surged some 20% to $17.23 Friday after an update on its Ebola treatment.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration modified its clinical "Hold" status on its experimental Ebola treatment to "Partial Hold," enabling it for potential use in humans infected with the virus.

Now TKMR is a step closer to the final step…

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Windstream Holdings (Nasdaq: WIN) Just Rewrote the Telecom Industry Playbook

Last week, Windstream Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN) unveiled a "game-changing" strategy that turned the entire telecom sector upside down.

The rural telephone company announced a breakup plan that will transform the company from a sleepy dividend payer into a deal-making broadband firm. WIN shares jumped 12.4% in a single session.

Here’s why WIN’s strategy is so important to WIN stock moving forward – and to the telecom industry in general…

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ZNGA, DUK, CBS Top Thursday's Hot Stocks to Watch

Hot stocks to watch today: While second-quarter earnings season is quickly winding down, a number of key sector players are still on tap to post results.

Scheduled to report earnings today (Thursday) are a media giant, a couple of energy titans, a monster beverage company, and more.

Get the full list of our 10 hot stocks to watch - including ZNGA, DUK, and CBS - right here...

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Groupon Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) Stock Still No Bargain After Shares Sink 16%

Investors might think they've found a bargain today (Wednesday) in Groupon Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) stock, but it's best to think twice before making a move.

Following are key highlights of Groupon’s earnings…

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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.