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    * Asia under pressure as tech stocks drag on Wall St. * Dollar uptrend pauses as US data darkens, EU brightens. * Activity light with indicator diary bare for Asia. By Wayne Cole. Asian shares slipped on Thursday as losses on Wall Street and soft U.S. economic data soured sentiment, while the dollar's bull run looked to have stalled for the time being.

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    April 15th is coming up. Must Read: 10 Stocks Billionaire John Paulson Loves. But be careful! There's also a relatively new tax that many people may not be familiar with: the Net Investment Income Tax. This 3.8% tax was implemented last year and applies to investment gains, such as dividends, capital gains and interest, Rosica said. H&R Block HRB data by Charts.

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    The Federal Reserve's latest statements sent bond yields lower, as a rate hike in the near-term seems less likely. According to Heather Loomis, West director of fixed income at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, there's a better chance of 10-year yields climbing closer 3% than falling to 1%. . Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks.

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     Known for popular brands like Chef Boyardee, Orville Redenbachers, Hunts and Slim Jim, ConAgra Foods  has fed consumers for almost a century. While Omaha, Neb.-based ConAgra has made improvements to boost its bottom line, including various acquisitions, profits may not come as quickly as investors would like, given the impact of a strong U.S. dollar.

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    Other than Janet Yellen, Stanley Fischer is the one board member at the Federal Reserve who is required reading. Done? Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks. Of course, the most important piece of information everyone is looking for these days is how and when the Fed will raise short-term interest rates.

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    The S&P 500 is down nearly 1% Wednesday, slightly off session lows. Biotech stocks getting hit hard doesn't mean the sector will bring down the entire market, Josh Brown, CEO and co-founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, said on CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime" show. Must Read: 10 Stocks Billionaire John Paulson Loves.

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    Yesterday, Jim Cramer liked the Wells Fargo call to buy Kimberly-Clark  and I get it, but this one comes with a very big caveat after looking at that the charts. If we just focus on price, Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is at risk of losing this recent bullish trend line. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks.

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    Demand for strategic advertising and marketing is poised for significant growth in the next couple of years. Although Accenture  is known primarily for its global IT consulting expertise, the company sees significant growth opportunities in marketing. Must Read: 5 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Selling.

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    Lululemon Athletica's yoga pants and other apparel are still popular despite the recent flap over flimsy material. Here's why you should stick with LULU. In 2007 Lulu surpassed $100 million in sales -- an important landmark for the company. The company's track record has heightened expectations for the just-ended quarter as well as revenue and earnings projections for next year.

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    A group of 3D printer makers will hold small group meetings and one-on-one meetings with investors at the Jefferies 3D Printing Summit tomorrow. ANALYST PREVIEW: Jefferies analyst Jason North listed key questions for each company at the conference.

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    * Durable goods data unexpectedly weak. * Kraft up 42 pct, Kofax adds 46 pct after separate deal news. * Indexes off: Dow 1.1 pct, S&P 0.8 pct, Nasdaq 1.6 pct. By Rodrigo Campos. U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with losses accelerating after short-term technical indicators failed and after a gauge of industrial orders that unexpectedly fell last month.

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    Whiting Petroleum  is taking a tremendous haircut on Wednesday in the market. I warned investors about betting on Whiting and its plan of finding a suitor when I spoke with Jim Cramer on March 11. Must Read: 10 Stocks Carl Icahn Is Buying. But while there might have been real interest, there was little at the price Whiting was expecting someone to pay. This is the emerging pattern everywhere.

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    Sports and music fans will travel the world to see their favorite teams and musical acts perform live. Global sales figures collected from Ticketbis, an international ticket reseller, showed a 53% increase in international event travel in 2013 over 2012 and a 61% increase in 2014. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks.

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    In what it's calling the largest acquisition in its history, Lexmark International (LXK) purchase of Kofax (KFX) for $1 billion was done to boost its presence in the enterprise software business. "They have complementary technologies, a good customer base and deep industry expertise," said Paul Rooke, Lexmark's Chief Executive. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks.