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10 Companies with the Biggest 2016 Share Buybacks

As the U.S. economy clawed its way back from the depths of the financial crisis, the stock market recovered too, only more quickly. Partly that was because of public companies' ...
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Is There a Buyer for Ford?

The recent report that a China-based buyer made an offer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) got us thinking about whether there might be a buyer somewhere interested in ...
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Apple, Microsoft Lift DJIA Monday

August 14, 2017: Markets opened higher again Monday as last week's geopolitical cool down. There was no significant economic data released today. Only the energy sector is trading lower today ...
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Microsoft, Cisco Systems Buoy DJIA on Friday

August 11, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday and equities traded in the green for the entire day. Inflation remains low and traders may be thinking that the Fed may put ...
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Microsoft Loses Consumer Reports Recommendation on 4 Laptops

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) took a hit on Thursday after the consumer advocacy group Consumer Reports said that it would be pulling its recommendation for four Microsoft laptops. This opposition ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Perhaps it was the summer heat, but the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between July 14 and July 31 suggest that short sellers still ...
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The 5 Candidates Most Likely to Replace IBM CEO Rometty

The turnaround at International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) led by "Ginni" Rometty, who took the job at the start of 2012, has faltered, flailed and failed. Earnings have dropped ...
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Can Amazon Break Facebook, Google Stranglehold on Advertising?

Now that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has laid waste to traditional brick-and-mortar retailing, leapt to the top of the heap in cloud-storage and invented a whole new sector of voice-controlled ...
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Twitter Becomes Takeover Target, Again

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has a few financial positives many other large tech companies do not. Among those is a second-quarter balance sheet with $4.1 billion in cash and short-term ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to The Wall Street Journal, Uber has asked retiring General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) CEO Jeff Immelt to be a candidate to run the troubled ride-sharing company. Amazon.com Inc.'s ...
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Massive Cloud Spending by Microsoft Bullish for 5 Top Optical Stocks

When a tried-and-true old-school technology stock like Microsoft Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is hitting all-time highs, the company must be doing something right. A large part of the company's recent success ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Summer is in full swing, and judging by the moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between June 30 and July 14, short sellers overall were ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Japan-based Softbank will try to buy a multibillion dollar position in Uber, according to The Wall Street Journal. The world's largest ride-sharing service has come under intense pressure for sexual ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Stocks Before and After Earnings

Wall Street is notorious for being the quintessential Monday morning quarterback, often raising or lowering price targets and stock ratings after the fact, which to be frank anybody could do. ...
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GE, Microsoft Weigh on DJIA Friday

July 21, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday and never made the green side of the line although losses moderated from early lows. Energy was the worst performing sector following a ...
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