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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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Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) Stock Up 7% on Upgrade – Why It's a "Buy"

Hot Stocks 2014: Investors took a cue from a bullish upgrade Tuesday and piled into Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock.

While the upgrade triggered today’s rise, there are many reasons to think NFLX is going to keep climbing. Here’s why we’re betting on this stock now…

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GW Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: GWPH) Stock Now Up 1,112% in Past Year

GWPH Stock Update: GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH) stock once again hit our "hot stocks" list Monday when shares surged some 15% intraday to a 52-week high of $109.56.

Here’s why this leader among marijuana stocks has soared more than 1,100% in the past year.

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GPRO, NKE, YHOO Among Hot Stocks on the Move Today

GoPro Inc. (Nasdaq: GPRO) tops Friday's hot stocks to watch list. Shares of the wearable camcorder maker soared another 20% intraday on the heels of its highly anticipated IPO on Thursday.

Also jumping today on earnings, analysts upgrades, and company news are a couple of athletic retailers, a home builder, an online travel outfit, and more…

Get the full list, including GPRO, YHOO, and NKE, right here…

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