10 Points to Consider About the Proposed Trump Tax Plan

The two unavoidable things in life are death and taxes. Depending upon how you view things, there might at least be less of a tax burden under President Donald Trump's ...
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Cree’s Dilemma: Are LED Lights Just Too Good for Consumers?

Investors thought there was an absolute fortune to be made in light-emitting diodes. The LED opportunity is that LED light bulbs with two-lead semiconductor light sources and their longer lasting ...
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SEC Issues Fraud Charges Against Broker in Commission Scam

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged a former broker with knowingly or recklessly trading unsuitable investment products in the accounts of five customers and misappropriating over $170,000 ...
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Speak Up, Your Digital Devices Want to Hear From You

Voice-activated devices like smartphones, tablets and digital home assistants get a lot of attention and, in the case of smartphones at least, a lot of use. Overall, 76% of U.S. ...
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What to Expect From Alphabet, Amazon, and More Major Tech Companies Reporting Thursday

Over the course of this week, markets have largely been driven higher as the result of some amazing earnings. Roughly one-third of the Dow reported this week, and the index ...
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Wal-Mart Cuts Money Transfer Fees

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Wednesday morning that it is cutting fees beginning today on its Walmart2Walmart money transfer service. Next month the company plans to introduce another transfer ...
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AbbVie, Celgene and 2 More Major Biotechs Reporting Earnings Thursday

Earnings season is now in full swing, and we have put together a preview of some of the world’s largest biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies reporting their earnings on Thursday. With ...
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Crude Oil Prices Rise Sharply on Big Drop in Crude Inventories

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 3.6 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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Is This the Turnaround Twitter Is Looking For?

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. Although this is the first quarter that revenues have dropped for the company since it ...
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Fill Up on Monday to Get the Best Price on Gas

Gasoline pump prices are currently at a 19-month high and are expected to continue rising right into the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the traditional start of the summer driving season. ...
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Short Sellers Take Mixed Stance on Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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Why Many Steel Stocks May Avoid the US Steel Earnings Black Hole

United Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) has delivered a major interruption for its investors hoping to win off of more protection for U.S. steel makers and for needing steel for endless ...
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Why Boeing Earnings Did Not Excite Investors

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.01 on revenues of $20.98 billion. In ...
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Internet of Things Potential Gigantic for Semiconductors: 5 Stocks to Buy Now

The Internet of Things (IoT) is hardly new to most technology investors. But one thing is for sure, it may be the most explosive growth driver in the history of ...
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Major Cybersecurity Stocks See Rise in Short Interest Bets

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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