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Apple Picked As World’s Favorite Company

In a study which ranks "perceived strength" of companies rather than their financial performance, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) took the top spot. Research firm Future Brand described it selection methodology this ...
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10 Must-See Earnings for the Coming Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are in the heart of earnings season, in which ...
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Google Has Largest US Internet Audience, Followed by Facebook

Experts point out that Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) together have almost three-quarters of the online ad revenue in the United States. Is it any wonder? ...
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Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most

Since its release, Nintendo’s Pokémon Go has been downloaded by Americans tens of millions of times and is set to surpass the success of other mobile games by any number ...
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Massive Facebook Sale Highlights Insider Trading: Shake Shack, Costco, Media General, Western Gas Partners and More

What a week for equity investors as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average raced to all-time highs. In what could be described as a near-perfect selling scenario, ...
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Short Interest in Social Media Remains Largely Down

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. A lot of ...
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Huge Sheryl Sandberg Trade Highlights Furious Insider Selling: Facebook, Shake Shack, Adobe and More

As the markets continued their roller-coaster movement, many top executives saw the markets trading again back up near all-time highs after an outstanding jobs report finished the week on Friday. ...
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Short Interest Looks Selective in 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. A lot of ...
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Google Edges Facebook as America’s Most Visited Site

The Google sites, owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), were the most visited in May, based on desktop and mobile results together. They had 241.6 million unique visitors. Search trumped ...
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Firm Forecasts Virtual Reality Device Sales at 50 Million by 2020

Excluding the gizmos — cardboard or plastic — that attach to a mobile device, market research firm TrendForce estimates that 2016 sales of virtual reality (VR) headsets will reach 9 ...
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Instagram Claims 500 Million Users

In a post Tuesday to his account, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's Instagram photo-sharing app now has more than 500 million global monthly users, including ...
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A Quick Look of E3 and the Gaming Stocks Involved

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, just wrapped up in Los Angeles, and a number of companies took the opportunity to reveal their latest offerings in the gaming and entertainment ...
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California Now World’s Sixth-Largest Economy

If the state of California were its own country, it would have the sixth-largest economy in the world, ahead of 10th-place Brazil, ninth-place Italy, eighth-place India and, now, seventh-place France. ...
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As LinkedIn Finds a Buyer, Twitter Goes Hopelessly Hungry

Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR) has not found a buyer, despite a drop in its stock price from $55 in October 2014 to $14 recently. Its weakness as a buyout target worsened as ...
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Short Sellers Decrease Bets in Social Media

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. A lot of ...
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