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Reality Setting in on Zynga (ZNGA, SOCL, ATVI, ERTS, COOL)

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is getting shelled after the social gaming company's first earnings report as a public company.  This sell-off is actually one that is deserved.  We also wonder ...
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The Force: Star Wars Franchise Worth Over $30 Billion and Growing

24/7 Wall St. has decided to calculate the total value of the Star Wars franchise ahead of the release of the 3D film "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" and while ...
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Game Makers Must Battle it Out in Court (ERTS, ATVI)

A California state court has denied a request from Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) to dismiss a suit by Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) related to a dispute over two ...
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Media Digest (12/21/2011) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

Prosecutors raid Olympus to gain data in a probe of the accounting scandal at the company. (Reuters) Bank of Japan says it will hold to current policies as the economy ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (GOOG, IAG, ERTS, STX, ONXX, CRZO, GIL, BKS, LULU, ISLE, KR, TLB, PEIX, LAVA, CLWR, STNG, HOVNP)

Equity markets opened slightly lower this morning, following yesterday’s big share price increases. For most of the day stocks traded slightly lower, although they have moved to a very slight ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AGN, CRZO, XRAY, DWA, ERTS, IAG, GOOG, LLTC, ONXX, STX, SIG, VRSN, YHOO, DGI, GEOY)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) Raised to Buy at Argus. Carrizo ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMR, CAB, CPN, ERTS, GT, GMCR, HD, LEAP, NAV, NFLX, EDU, NMR, OVTI, STP, RIG, WSH)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning. AMR Corporation (NYSE: AMR) Cut to Sell at Citigroup. Cabela's, ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (GOOG, GILD, RIMM, GDOT, ERTS, CSTR, TIF, OVTI, BHO, CMC, LUNA, MHR, RGDX, CX)

Reported strong consumer spending over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend pushed stocks up sharply at the opening this morning and gains have been held throughout the day. New home sales figures ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AEM, AVL, BRCD, CSTR, EV, ERTS, FINL, GILD, GOOG, GDOT, MRH, RIMM, SLXP, WEN, WYNN)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this morning. Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (NYSE: AEM) Cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity. Avalon ...
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Media Digest (11/2/2011) Reuters, WSJ

George Papandreou convinces the Greek cabinet of the virtues of a national referendum on budget cuts, but he now faces the leaders of France and Germany. (Reuters) The FBI may ...
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The Best Performing S&P Stocks of 2011 (SPY, OKE, AN, ROST, LTD, GR, TSO, EQT, ERTS, WFM, RL, TDC, RRC, MA, HUM, CMG, VFC, ISRG, BIIB, EP, COG)

October may have been one of the best months of many of our lives in equities. The SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY) rose by 10.9%. in October, but the year-to-date gain ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMD, ALKS, AMSG, ERTS, EXPE, FSLR, GXP, GMCR, GPRE, ITRI, NFLX, OXY, SLE, UTX)

These are some of this Monday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Raised to Buy at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ATVI, BEAV, CF, DDS, DNKN, ERTS, LDK, MRGE, NOV, PHM, SODA, TEA, X, WAIR)

These are some of this Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) Started as Buy at ...
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Media Digest (8/15/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Time Warner (NYSE: TWC) to buy Insight Communications from Carlyle for $3 billion. (Reuters) Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) expects holiday sales to be strong. (Reuters) Security experts say hackers may ...
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Smartphone & Freemium Games Killing Console Competitors? (ATVI, ERTS, TTWO, NTDOY, SNE, MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

Sales of video games fell by 10% in June according to market research firm NPD Group, from $1.15 billion in June 2010 to $1.03 billion. This past May was even ...
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