With $60B on the Line, Bank of America Stumbles + MORE

With $60B on the Line, Bank of America Stumbles + MORE

Conflicting information has surfaced in a court hearing that could cost the bank $60 billion.    

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Vanguard charts question

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and others as well, like Google, Bloomberg, Big Charts.Do the charts treat dividends and cap gains as being reinvested ?Thanks

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By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money Program, Wednesday June 19. Bullish Calls:
AptarGroup (ATR): “These are good situations. This is an economically sensitive stock that I like.”
Celldex Therapeutics (CLDX): “We like that. It’s a great speculation…

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It’s Still Hard to Like Facebook Stock

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If you haven’t been paying attention, Facebook (FB) stock has been in a tailspin for more than a month now. Shares have fallen from about $29 in early May to the low $24 range for a roughly 15% loss.
The reasons are multifaceted, but the narrative is simple: Facebook stock is a bad investment because growth is very difficult to come by…

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Stocks oscillated cautiously yesterday ahead of the anticipated FOMC press conference, which ended up being quite anti-climatic after policymakers announced no changes, and major equity indexes surprisingly dropped in the final hours of trading. Many were preparing for a major sell-off, assuming that the Fed was going to announce plans to scale back on bond-repurchases; much to everyone’s surprise, however, Chairman Bernanke highlighted “diminished” risks surrounding the domestic recovery while affirming the Fed’s plans to taper at some point later in the year through the middle of 2014 …

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The Easiest Way To Become A Landlord To The Nation's Top HotelsLodging real estate investment trusts (REITs) are in the early stages of what promises to be a multiyear recovery that is creating profit opportunities for dividend investors.
A key hotel metric, revenue per available room (RevPAR), is forecast to rise 6% this year and next year, reversing a trend of double-digit declines during the recession…

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June 19 (Bloomberg) — Holdings in the SPDR Gold Trust, the
world’s largest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, fell
below 1,000 metric tons for the first time in four years. Mark
Keenan, an analyst at Societe Generale SA, says outflows from
gold-backed ETFs will continue this year. Bloomberg Radio’s
Catherine Cowdery reports on Exchange Traded Funds.

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Discover Financial: Growth in New Products

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Shares of Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) offer a tremendous value for investors as the company expands its product offering and capitalizes on its growing customer base.
The company has a number of new initiatives in place for 2013 that should drive sales and profit growth. As a result, I expect investors to realize an attractive profit as shares trade higher, while simultaneously collecting healthy dividend payments…

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With investors on Main Street and Wall Street waiting to see how an argument over Bank of America’s $8.5 billion settlement will shake out, one big revelation in court has proved to be false. So, will the courts side with investors like BlackRock , who are in favor of the settlement figure, or with lead dissenter AIG ?
In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Jessica Alling discusses the newest information and why investors should pay close attention to how the hearing plays out as it resumes in July…

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