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    West Texas Intermediate rebounded on Tuesday, climbing 1.9% to $50.52 per barrel on news commodities trader Andy Hall acknowledged that he is covering his short position in energy. "Hall is like the Warren Buffett of commodities trading," said Guy Adami, managing director of stockmonster.com, during CNBC's "Fast Money."

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    The improvement won't last, but you can make some money now. Greece is about to exit the euro. A wave of populist anti-euro governments are about to be elected.

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    With cyber threats on the rise, security software maker Palo Alto Networks   has staked its reputation on corporate data threat prevention. With fiscal second-quarter revenue surging 53% year over year to $217 million, beating estimates by almost $14 million, Palo Alto's products are developing a larger consumer install base.

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    Tesla Motors may be the most well-known all-electric automaker in the U.S., but there are other companies in the mix, too. AMP Holding makes all-electric vehicles but has decided to focus specifically on the local delivery truck market, according to CEO Steve Burns. The vehicle, called the Workhorse, would be perfect for an entity like the United States Postal Service.

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    Avolon Holdings (AVOL)  shares are up 2.1% on Tuesday, after the company delivered better-than-expected results in its first earnings report as a public company. The aircraft leasing company debuted for public trading on Dec. 12, pricing its stock at $20 per share. One major factor behind the impressive results is the company's borrowing costs, which management continues to reduce.

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    The ink has yet to dry on the Federal Communications Commission's new net neutrality rules, but the cable-TV industry's largest player is already looking for ways to gut the landmark regulations. Must Read: 16 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks With 50 Years of Increasing Dividends and Market-Beating Performance. This article is commentary by an independent contributor.

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    The annual Forbes' list of the world's billionaires isn't exactly full of surprises. That said, there is one big surprise in this year's list, the message that you, too, can become a billionaire. In October Forbes added the a new "self-made score."

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    The plunge in oil prices has forced energy companies, especially those that specialize in exploration and production, to rethink their business practices. Nabors, which operates the largest land drilling rig fleet in the world, said it had "significantly scaled back" the pace of new rig construction in the United States as part of its efforts to cut costs.

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    Shares of General Electric (GE) should remain stable despite speculation that CEO Jeffrey Immelt could step down as early as next year. The stock fell 1% Tuesday after a Barclays (BCS) analyst called for a change at the top of the industrial products giant. Stability is one of the reasons the stock has been called one of the 2015 "Dogs of the Dow."

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    Shares of General Electric (GE) have been strong of late, and the daily chart is showing some strength. The weekly chart gives us a better view of the trend and pace. Here we see a sideways to moderately lower trend, and we are at the higher end of it. From a technical view, I would be cautious buying up here, preferring a pullback toward an entry point near the $24.60 area.

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    Even as Nutrisystem (NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, was rising Tuesday on higher profits, its shares remained attractive. Investors waiting to buy until the stock gets cheaper will be disappointed, especially since the company's fourth-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates as it posted its sixth straight quarter of revenue growth.

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    General Electric's   longtime CEO and chairman Jeffery Immelt may be on his way out, perhaps as early as next year, according to a note Tuesday by Barclays (BCS) analysts Scott Davis. The big question is: Would Immelt's departure be a good thing for GE shareholders? Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bornstein could be the front runner to assume the CEO post, Davis said.

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     . Add AutoZone , the second-largest U.S. auto parts retailer, to the list of those elated by lower gasoline prices.Automobile owners are spending more on other parts of their car, maintenance and improvement, as the price of gasoline has fallen in recent months.

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    Best Buy (BBY) did its best to please shareholders Tuesday, announcing a dividend hike, a special one-time dividend, and a major stock repurchase plan, in addition to beating analysts' earnings estimates for the fourth quarter. Jim Cramer's charitable trust Action Alerts PLUS is long Target (TGT). Special dividends and major dividend hikes are not the norm in the retail sector.

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    Best Buy   struggles may be a thing of the past as the electronics retailer posted higher-than-expected profits owing to cost cuts and new product strategies. All of this means, Best Buy (BBY), the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, may be more confident about its financial position.

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    Shares of Laredo Petroleum Holdings are higher by 2.7% on Monday, following the company's secondary offering. "That will cure a lot of the problems at Laredo," TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said on CNBC's "Mad Dash" segment. If investors think this is a mistake, look at Concho Resources (CXO), Cramer said. Laredo plans to use the proceeds to pay down debt.

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    Call the $280 million PayPal reportedly paid for Paydiant the price of reclaiming a spot in the battle over mobile payments. Must Read: The Looming Credit Card Liability Shift: Who Wins, Who's at Risk? In that regard, Paul Fiore, CEO OF CU Wallet, said of the PayPal acquisition of Paydiant, "How could this not be good for us?"

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    The stocks of specialty apparel retailers could drop sharply as a result of the cold February weather and bottlenecks at West Coast ports, Goldman Sachs (GS) wrote in a note to investors today. WHAT'S NEW: The cold February and port delays will probably cause specialty retailers to report lower than expected profits for the first half of 2015, Goldman analyst Lindsay Drucker Mann forecast.