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     . Dick's Sporting Goods  , like all sports competitors, has seen its share of setbacks. Dick's has value for investors looking for a solid dividend payer. XRT 1 Year Total Returns data by YCharts Dick's shares have a consensus hold rating and an average 12-month price target of $57, implying just 5% upside from Friday's close.   DKS Revenue data by YCharts.

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     . Investing in stocks is all about risk tolerance. When a bull market is roaring, volatile stocks have the potential to outperform, providing great returns. Beta is a popular measure of volatility because it "distills a pretty complicated concept into a single number.

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     Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly has enjoyed an extremely successful two-and-a-half year run on Wall Street, boosting the retailer's stock price by making sizable cost cuts, introducing snazzy-looking new "shops within stores," and restoring discipline to what was once a failing operation in danger of losing all relevance. Early indications are that Wall Street is impatient to know.

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    Best Buy (BBY) reports quarterly results before the opening bell on Tuesday and is defending a winning streak of eight consecutive quarters of beating analysts earnings-per-share estimates. Best Buy (BBY) is a major retailer of consumer electronics from kitchen appliances, TVs and computers to small handheld devices including cell phones.

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    Shares of Aruba Networks (ARUN) are down 1.5% on Monday following the announcement that Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will buy the company for $3 billion in an all-cash deal. It's all about wireless, mobile, cloud and connectivity, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said on CNBC's "Mad Dash" segment.

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    Specialty wholesale pet food distributor Freshpet (FRPT), which went public last November, has huge ambitions. The Secaucus, N.J.-based company, which sells its products under brands such as Dognation, Dog Joy and Nature's Fresh, wants to be a leader in refrigerated pet foods, and says its products are better alternatives to dry or canned food.

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    If you missed an early 2015 entry on Boeing (BA), there is still time to get in as a buying opportunity is in the making. Last year, Boeing (BA) traded within a fairly narrow range of $121 to $136.30 as the stock finished the year down 5%. The shares broke out of that range after the company reported earnings on Jan. 28, as investors poured in on heavy volume.

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    Revolutionizing the television-watching experience has always been the goal of TiVo , which reports fourth-quarter earning results Tuesday after the closing bell. No one is thinking that anymore. Factor in the additional options provided by streaming services like HBOGo and Hulu, and TiVo's (TIVO) advanced DVR devices can be seen by many viewers as more of a hassle than a value-add.

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    AutoZone (AZO), which is scheduled to report its quarterly results before the opening bell on Tuesday, has beat or matched earnings estimates for five consecutive quarters. Analysts estimate that AutoZone (AZO), an auto-parts retailer that has almost 5,000 stores in the U.S., will report earnings of $6.37 a share for its fiscal second quarter that ended on Saturday.

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    The weekly charts for the major equity averages are the key to calling market tops and market bottoms. Here are brief profiles for the five major averages, followed by updated trading profiles for three major exchange-traded funds.

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    BRASILIA, March 2 (Reuters) - Economists reduced their estimates for Brazil's 2016 inflation rate for the first time in more than one month, according to a weekly central bank poll on Monday. The median forecast of about 100 economists in the poll projected an inflation rate of 5.5 percent next year, down from an estimate of 5.6 percent in the prior week's survey. The target is 4.5 percent. (pct) 2015 2016 previous new previous new forecast forecast forecast forecast Consumer 7.33 7.47 5.60 5.50 inflation Exchange rate 2.90 2.91 3.00 3.00 (reais per U.S dollar, end-period) Interest rate 12.75 13.00 11.50 11.50 (end-period) GDP growth -0.50 -0.58 1.50 1.50 Industrial -0.35 -0.72 2.00 2.40 output (Reporting by Silvio Cascione Editing by W Simon)

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    BANGKOK, March 2 (Reuters) - Indonesia's stock index hit an all-time high on Monday amid selective buying in banking and consumer shares, while dividend- yielding stocks outperformed in other Southeast Asian markets. The Jakarta composite index was up 0.3 percent at 5,468.68 after climbing to its record high of 5,473.89, with shares of retailer Matahari Putra Prima (PMHRF), Bank Central Asia and Astra International (PTAIF) actively traded. Broker Trimegah Securities said February inflation data was supportive to sectors such as bank and auto. "A deflation would be positive for interest rate-sensitive sectors," it said in a report. Indonesia's annual inflation in February eased more than expected to 6.29 percent, due to falling prices of fuel and chillies, data released by the statistics bureau showed early on Monday. Bangkok's SET index was down 0.2 percent in mixed trading after earnings and dividend reports. Shares of electronics parts maker SVI snapped a two-session winning streak after a dividend suspension, while telecoms firm Jasmine International (JASMY) gained 1.1 percent on strong dividend payouts. Thailand will release February inflation data later in the day. The consumer price index for the month is expected to show a fall of 0.33 percent from year-ago levels, following a 0.41 percent drop in January, a Reuters poll showed. The Philippine main index traded a tad higher after modest loss earlier in the day, Malaysia's index fell after two sessions of gains and Singapore's Straits Times Index headed for a third straight fall. Bucking the trend, shares of Singapore-listed Thai Beverage Pcl jumped 2.1 percent. OCBC Investment Research upgraded the stock to 'buy', citing an attractive 2014 dividend payment. Vietnam's benchmark VN Index was down 0.6 percent amid lack of buying support from foreign investors. For Asian Companies click; For South East Asia Hot Stock reports, click; SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS Change at 0711 GMT Market Current Prev Close Pct Move Singapore 3400.45 3402.86 -0.07 Kuala Lumpur 1817.55 1821.21 -0.20 Bangkok 1583.48 1587.01 -0.22 Jakarta 5468.68 5450.29 +0.34 Manila 7739.39 7730.57 +0.11 Ho Chi Minh 588.76 592.57 -0.64 (Reporting by Viparat Jantraprap; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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    Berkshire Hathaway (BRK/A), the sprawling conglomerate run by Warren Buffett, released Buffett's annual letter to shareholders on Saturday morning. This year's letter was of particular interest because 2015 represents Buffett's 50 year anniversary at the helm of Berkshire.

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    To spur a little growth, some of the world's biggest food companies should step outside of their fancy R&D labs and head downstairs to the archive room. Must Read: KFC's Edible Coffee Cup is Not a Sign of Things to Come  1. It's time for Burger King to shake up its fries, again. For a limited time in 2002, Burger King sold Shake 'em Up fries.