Firms Analyze Tweets to Gauge Sentiment

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“Sentiment analysis” startups are trying to tap Wall Street’s growing desire to harness the world’s vast amount of data to make predictions about the movements of stocks and other securities and derivatives.

Samsung Still Has Galaxies to Explore

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Investors staring at Samsung’s slow progress bar should stay patient.

Sequels Short on Box-Office Fireworks

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In Hollywood, many have long believed that the only thing more American than apple pie are sequels like “Magic Mike XXL” and “Terminator Gensisys.” But moviegoers had a different opinion this Independence Day weekend.

China's Hunger for Robots Marks Significant Shift

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Having devoured many of the world’s factory jobs, China is now handing them over to robots. The country’s emergence as an automation hub contradicts many assumptions about robots and the global economy.

For U.S. Earnings Season, Bar Is Low and Hopes Are High

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Analysts are expecting weak second-quarter profits at U.S. companies as earnings reports are set to begin rolling out this week. But many investors are confident profits can clear the low bar and support share prices.

Firms Analyze Tweets to Gauge Stock Sentiment

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‘Sentiment analysis’ startups are trying to tap Wall Street’s growing desire to harness the world’s vast amount of data to make predictions about the movements of stocks and other securities and derivatives.

Investors Brace for Big Moves in Wake of Greek Vote

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As votes were being counted after the close of the Greek referendum Sunday, investors in European stocks and bonds were gearing up for some big market moves, whatever the outcome.

Car-Repair Notices Feed Class Action Lawsuits

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Class action lawyers are seizing on service bulletins as they look for new cases to bring against auto makers, raising the risks for manufacturers when they notify dealers of possible vehicle problems.

Iron Ore's Recovery Turns to Rust

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The iron-ore market is discovering why the archenemy of high commodity prices is, well, high commodity prices.

Eurozone Crisis Now Yields Windfall

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Away from Greece, the eurozone, and Germany in particular, is enjoying the benefit of ultra-low bond yields.

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