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My Holiday Mall Walk, Part 1

realmoneypro.thestreet.com — My Holiday Mall Walk, Part 1 Ah, yes, it is that time of year again -- Christmas trees are decorated, lights are hung and shopping occurs in my holiday mall walks. If you're new to these, each year I make a number of trips to the malls around the Washington, DC area to get a feel for which stores are busy and which ones are filled with dust bunnies.

Many Americans Oppose Drones for Commercial Use, New Poll Says

thestreet.com — A new poll shows that Americans might not be as excited about drone delivery as Amazon. According to a new Associated Press-GfK survey, Americans are skeptical the benefits of drones will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety. A majority, however, approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas.
Dec 20, 2014

Dumb IMHO RT @TheStreetTV: Many Americans Oppose Drones for Commercial Use, New Poll Shows dlvr.it/7sr5s6 pic.twitter.com/jI4Hr5OGDO

Governor abandons single-payer health care plan

thestreet.com — By DAVE GRAM MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Calling it the biggest disappointment of his career, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he was abandoning plans to make Vermont the first state in the country with a universal, publicly funded health care system.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @TheStreet: Vermont Governor abandoning plans to make VT the first state with universal, publicly funded health care: bit.ly/1AuvQFL

JPMorgan Is Wall Street Analysts' Favorite Bank Stock for 2015

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- JPMorgan Chase is analysts' top pick among the largest U.S. bank stocks going into 2015, handily beating peers such as Bank of America , Citigroup and Wells Fargo , according to an analysis of Bloomberg data by TheStreet.

Adam Feuerstein's 2014 Biotech Stock Report Card (No Grading on a Curve)

thestreet.com — BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- It's report card time. I've been going back over a year's worth of biotech columns to assess my hits and misses for 2014. Contradicting my reputation as a single-minded biotech stock "basher," I did well with bullish calls this year.
Dec 19, 2014

if 1 more editor tells me 2b more like @adamfeuerstein i might do Hara Kiri. heres his 2014 Biotech Stock Report Card thestreet.com/story/12990726…

Dec 19, 2014

I submit (humbly) my 2014 Biotech Stock Report Card. My hits and misses —> thestreet.com/story/12990726…

A Combination to Knock out the Markets

realmoney.thestreet.com — A Combination to Knock out the Markets I spent some time last evening playing around with the new issue of Value Line. While I am not a big fan of the new online version, I still consider the publication my one absolutely necessary resource for picking stocks.

Fidelity: More Millennials Are Investing in the Stock Market

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ram Subramaniam, president of Fidelity Brokerage Services, says retail investors, particularly those of the Millennial generation, are continuing to get more involved with the stock market. The company's research site has seen its traffic climb 30% year overyear, he told TheStreet TV Friday, including mobile use.
Dec 20, 2014

Sadly, this story on @TheStreet by my colleague Bret Kenwell could be a sign of a market peak. thestreet.com/story/12992283…

Commodity Trade Remains in Focus for the Holiday-Shortened Week

thestreet.com — Jared Woodard, Senior Equity Derivatives Strategist and TheStreet's Jill Malandrino recap a choppy trading week as volatility made a huge comeback in the market. For the trading week ahead, the bond market closes at 1pm ET, equities at 2PM on December 24 and all markets are closed on December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @OptionsProfits: Derivatives Expert @jaredwoodard Joins Me for Week Ahead & 2015 Volatility $VIX Outlook thestreet.com/video/12992132… @TheStre…

That Was the Week That Was

realmoneypro.thestreet.com — That Was the Week That Was Happy Holidays from everyone here at Real Money and Real Money Pro! Let's review the week with 10 great articles from the team: Jim Cramer offers six names that made an impression during this week's volatile action. Stephanie Link examines Russia's potential impact on U.S.

California Resources Corp. (CRC) Stock Rises Today as Oil Prices Rally

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of California Resources Corp. rose 6.37% to $6.18 in late afternoon trading Friday as oil prices climbed. Brent crude fell to a five-year low of $58.50 earlier this week, but the benchmark was up 4.99% to $62.23 at 3:52 p.m. WTI Crude was up 4.45% to $56.52.
Dec 19, 2014

California Resources Corp. $CRC Stock Rises Today as Oil Prices Rally dlvr.it/7st0HH

Basic Energy Services (BAS) Stock Closes Higher Today as Oil Prices Rise

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of oil and gas services company Basic Energy Services BAS closed up 25.47% to $7.98 on Friday as oil prices climbed. Brent crude fell to a five-year low of $58.50 earlier this week, but the benchmark was up 5.65% to $62.62 at 4:05 p.m.
Dec 19, 2014

Basic Energy Services $BAS Stock Closes Higer Today as Oil Prices Rise dlvr.it/7stL2W

Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR) Stock Rises Today as Oil Prices Climb

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Magnum Hunter Resources rose 9.29% to $3.53 in late afternoon trading Friday as oil prices climbed. Brent crude fell to a five-year low of $58.50 earlier this week, but the benchmark was up 5.2% to $62.35 at 3:41 p.m. WTI Crude was up 4.45% to $56.52.
Dec 19, 2014

Magnum Hunter Resources $MHR Stock Rises Today as Oil Prices Climb dlvr.it/7ssskX

Why Jim Cramer Thinks KapStone Paper & Packaging (KS) Could Be a Great Play for 2015

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer says linerboard and paper company KapStone Paper & Packaging could be a smart play for 2015. Cramer explains that linerboard, which he calls "one of the truest tests of an economy," takes off in pricing when an economy improves.
Dec 19, 2014

Why Jim Cramer Thinks KapStone Paper & Packaging $KS Could Be a Great Play for 2015 dlvr.it/7ssQ9P

Why Jim Cramer Says it Could be Too Late to Enter the Stock Market Rally Now

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The stock market has rallied strongly after last week's disaster, and TheStreet's Jim Cramer says it's now about waiting. Cramer says when you have a rally like this, you're really chasing if you come in now.
Dec 19, 2014

Why Jim Cramer Says It Could Be Too Late to Enter The Stock Market Rally Now dlvr.it/7sskjq

Denbury Resources (DNR) Stock Climbs Today as Oil Prices Rise

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of oil and gas exploration company Denbury Resources rose 5.05% to $7.69 in afternoon trading Friday as oil prices climbed. Brent crude fell to a five-year low of $58.50 earlier this week, but the benchmark was up 3.27% to $62.21 at 2:27 p.m.
Dec 19, 2014

Denbury Resources $DNR Stock Climbs Today as Oil Prices Rise dlvr.it/7ssn2G

After Vanquishing E-Book Rivals, Amazon Now Makes Peace With Publishers

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Now that Amazon has swept away its competition in the $3 billion U.S. e-book business through years of aggressive discounting, it's starting to make peace with publishers, which should mean more profits at the world's largest bookseller.

Sony (SNE) Stock Retreating Today Amid Movie Controversy, Obama Comments

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Sony Corp. are lower by 2.55% to $20.60 in mid-afternoon trading on Friday, as CNBC.com reports that the FBI has said North Korea is responsible for the hack against the movie studio.

Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Stock Rises Today as Oil Prices Climb

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Oasis Petroleum rose 3.69% to $16.85 in afternoon trading Friday as oil prices climbed. Brent crude fell to a five-year low of $58.50 earlier this week, but the benchmark was up 3% to $61.05 at 2:16 p.m. WTI Crude was up 4.4% to $56.49.
Dec 19, 2014

Oasis Petroleum $OAS Stock Rises Today as Oil Prices Climb dlvr.it/7srW79

Jim Cramer Identifies Buying Opportunity in Walgreen (WAG) Stock After Earnings Next Week

thestreet.com — NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Walgreen reports its quarterly earnings next week, and TheStreet's Jim Cramer says this will be a key item to watch. Cramer notes CVS and Rite Aid both reported great quarters, but says Walgreen has yet to report the kind of quarter that those two companies have.
Dec 19, 2014

Jim Cramer Identifies Buying Opportunity in Walgreen $WAG Stock After Earnings Next Week dlvr.it/7spzRh