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GE LED Effort With Apple HomeKit: Wave of the Future or Gimmick?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) looks to pave the road to the future with its Align technology, and it is getting some help along the way from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Would Yum Dare Spin Off Its China Operations?

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) is finding itself targeted by an activist investor. Corvex Management's Keith Meister keyed in on the Ira Sohn Conference, with the view that a Yum ...
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Can Bill Gross Really Sense the End of Secular Bull Markets (Outside of Bonds)?

Bill Gross may have a new employer in Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), but he has kept up with his monthly outlook reporting just like he did for years as ...
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Private Equity Firm Targets Hill With Takeover Bid

Mergers and acquisitions seem to be in the air this spring, and it looks like Hill International Inc. (NYSE: HIL) is the target of a takeover bid by a private ...
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American Express Desperation Loyalty Card

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) announced Monday morning that it is now offering a co-branded credit card with a new, U.S.-based “loyalty coalition” called Plenti. The new program, which is ...
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Are Cyan Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Whenever a merger or acquisition comes to the forefront, there is always the question of whether shareholders are getting enough return for having owned the stock. In this case, Cyan ...
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Banks and States With the Most Branch Closings: The Rise of Mobile Banking

It is no secret that the banking industry is seeing major changes in how the companies operate. After years of retail presence expansion, that trend has been unwinding as banks ...
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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Posts Second-Highest US Opening Ever

To virtually no one’s surprise, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had a massive opening in the United States over the weekend. The only suspense was whether the film would surpass the ...
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What Is Really Driving Array Higher

Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) released is fiscal third-quarter earnings before the markets opened Monday. The company reported a net loss of $0.11 per share on $6.6 million in revenue for the ...
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What to Expect From Disney Earnings

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close, and 24/7 Wall St. wanted to look into what we should ...
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McDonald’s Falls on Turnaround Announcement

No turnaround plan can change overnight a mess that has taken years to build. That is why every turnaround plan ever announced contains a plea for patience. Monday’s turnaround plan ...
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3 IT Services Tech Stocks to Buy With Solid Upside Potential

Once again technology is holding its own this year as a sector leader, just slightly trailing consumer discretionary and health care. The question for many investors is where is there ...
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A Cisco Day of Reckoning as John Chambers Retires as CEO

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has seen its share of ups and down through the years under the leadership of Chairman and CEO John Chambers. Now that reign is about ...
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MGM Macau Revenues Plummet and Activist Investor Battles On

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened on Monday. The casino and resort operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 on revenues ...
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Why Warren Buffett Is Growing More Cautious About the Insurance Industry

Just this past Friday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) announced its earnings and 24/7 Wall St. asked the question of whether its 20% operating income gain trumped the company’s 47% ...
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