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    The information of greater wealth inequality continues to come in. The latest addition to this trend comes from Realty Trac, a provider of housing data, which leads off with a headline that "Home Price Appreciation Outpaces Wage Growth in 76 Percent of U. S. Markets During Housing Recovery." Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks.

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    We all hate the semiconductors now. The good news is many names like Intel (INTC) and Applied Materials (AMAT), a name I own at higher prices, are pushing into the green today. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks. One name concerns me more than others, though, and the failure of it to get green while many other big names in the sector have at least gotten back to breakeven today confirms it.

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    Talking about oil prices is a funny business. I've been doing it for nearly 15 years and it's always tempting to focus on just one thing when trying to predict the next move in oil's price. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stock Buys. Well, oil prices are rarely so simply explained.

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    Wall Street is fixating on the recent biotech pullback, but the semiconductor sector saw even steeper declines, which worries one strategist. "The semiconductor index was down even more than the biotech index, and to me that's just as important, if not more important, than the biotech space," said Ian Winer, head of equity trading at Wedbush Securities.

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    The stock market has been choppy so far in 2015, but after the solid rally thanks to Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve last week the market is set for potential negative weekly closes unless resiliency returns by Friday. As 2015 began I thought there was a chance the major equity averages could set new highs in the first quarter. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stock Buys.

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    Twitter is emerging as a battleground stock with Rosenblatt today starting coverage with a Buy rating while Stifel kept its Sell rating highlighting what it sees as weak operating metrics. BULLISH TAKE: Twitter's revenue and earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortization, or EBITDA margin are poised to rebound, Rosenblatt analyst Martin Pyykkonen wrote in a note to investors today.

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    Nobody's perfect -- Warren Buffett included, despite near-constant fawning by fans and observers. While much of the time, Buffett is right and you should listen to what he says and follow the major principles of his investing strategies, sometimes he isn't and doing what he does could lead to disaster. Here are three pages out of the Oracle of Omaha's playbook you may be better off avoiding.

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    Yoga apparel maker Lululemon may have painted a disappointing outlook for the year, but underneath it all the firm continues to be a sexy turnaround story. On Thursday morning, Lululemon reported better-than-expected holiday-quarter earnings as consumers responded to new product innovations such as hidden pockets in pants and brighter-colored shirts. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stock Buys.

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    Shares of ConAgra Foods (CAG) are lower by 1.6%, despite beating on earnings-per-share and revenue expectations. "Maybe the worst is over" for ConAgra, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said on CNBC's "Mad Dash" segment. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stock Buys.

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    Digging again into its library of former hits, Fox Broadcasting Co. is reviving "The X-Files"as a miniseries, a move akin to movie studios conjuring up sequel after sequel rather than taking chances on new content. Though the network may be savoring the ratings of surprise hit "Empire," Fox's decision to bring back "The X-Files" as a six-episode event is a telling move.

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    Intel (INTC) confirms head-and-shoulders reversal as it enters new bear market. NEW YORK-- The recent selloff in a broad measure of semiconductor stocks as well as sector heavyweight Intel Corp. (INTC) has triggered some bearish reversal patterns that suggest a new downtrend may have just begun. The PHLX Semiconductor Index, or SOX, slid 4.2% on Wednesday to a six-week low of 684.73.

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    Shares of video-game retailer GameStop (GME) have bounced back since the company's last earnings release in November, but that recovery may be in jeopardy heading into Thursday's earnings report. The stock has seen lower highs since setting a multiyear intraday high of $57.74 on Nov. 14, 2013. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stock Buys.

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     The provider of wireless communications solutions, BlackBerry broke below its 200-day simple moving average on June 28, 2013, when this average was $12.53. Since then, the stock has been trading back and forth at about $10 a share. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks. BlackBerry shares traded as low as $5.44 on Dec. 10, 2013.

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    The central bank is moving slowly and deliberately to end rock-bottom-low interest rates. One little word, or its absence, got all the attention at last week's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. By removing "patient" from its official statement, the Federal Reserve's rate-setting body seemed to indicate it was preparing to hike the federal funds rate over the coming months.

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    Netflix (NFLX) has been chipping away at the largest U.S. television networks for more than 10 years. Nielsen's plan to generate data on the viewing habits of Netflix's (NFLX) 58 million subscribers follows a surge of Internet-based streaming platforms led by Time Warner's (TWX)  HBO NOW, due to go live next month, and Dish's  Sling TV. Must Read: 10 Stocks George Soros Is Buying.

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    The S&P 500 dropped 1.4% and the Nasdaq fell 2.4% on Wednesday. The iShares Nasdaq Biotech ETF and SPDR Biotech ETF, fell 4.1% and 5.2%, respectively. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stock Buys. Biotech stocks show the level of investors' risk appetite and, obviously, investors don't want to take on much risk right now, said Brian Kelly, founder of Brian Kelly Capital.

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    * Oil up as Saudi Arabia launches military strikes on Yemen rebels. * Nikkei suffers sharpest fall in 10 weeks after Wall St drop. * Dollar uptrend pauses as US data darkens, EU brightens. * Activity light with blank indicator diary for Asia. By Wayne Cole.