Why Everyone Likes Illumina Again

Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) reported its earnings before the market opened Monday as $0.77 in earnings per share and $481 in revenue which beat out consensus estimates. On the heels ...
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Will Mobile Sports Apps Team Up to Threaten Pay TV?

American football fans are nearly 13-times more likely to be users of sports app than other mobile device users. By itself that is not such a startling number, but it ...
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What the Verizon Earnings Report Means for AT&T Earnings

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is set to report its third-quarter earnings Wednesday after the market closes. This follows Verizon Communications Inc.’s (NYSE: VZ) earnings report, which disappointed as it lost ...
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What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is set to report its earnings Wednesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus earnings estimates for the airplane manufacturing giant of $1.98 per share ...
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Why Data Breach at Staples May Not Matter

Office supply store Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) confirmed on Monday that it is investigating a breach of payment card data at some of its locations in the northeast United States. ...
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Could Backdating Foreclosure Letters Kill Ocwen? (Updated)

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) could be facing a massive legal and PR nightmare. If you do not believe there are now serious risks to the company, ask yourself what ...
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LiveDeal CEO Creates Leveraged Move of Sorts

LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVE) saw its shares take a handy jump in trading Tuesday following the vote of confidence that its chief executive gave the company. Jon Isaac, CEO of ...
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After Two Years of Gains, Have Housing Prices Peaked?

After more than two years of continuous increases, price growth in the U.S. housing market finally came to the end of its run. House prices fell less than 1% between ...
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How Much Higher Analysts Rate Apple Now, After Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently released its earnings and had a strong beat against estimates. While we have yet to see much on formal upgrades in Buy ratings, several very ...
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United Tech on Way Back to $100 Billion in Market Cap

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is one of the conglomerate stocks that is sometimes overlooked, despite being a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Tuesday's earnings report may change ...
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September Sales of Existing Homes Rise to Year-to-Date High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in September jumped 2.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million ...
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Why One Analyst Sees IBM Falling to $125

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) delivered nothing short of a total stink bomb in its third-quarter earnings report. Things are bad enough that the company finally dropped its ambition ...
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Analyst Sees 5 Software Stocks Dominating Future Sales and Sector Growth

If one thing has been painfully clear to investors this earnings season, it is that some of the biggest old-school technology software names are struggling. IBM reported terrible earnings Monday ...
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Peak Resorts Files for IPO: Ski Resorts

Peak Resorts Inc. has filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms given for the offering, but the filing is ...
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Connecture Files for IPO: Health Care Insurance Platform

Connecture Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to have an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but ...
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