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Microsoft’s Wearable Device: Market Is Getting Too Crowded

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released a new wearable device. It has some features that apparently all such devices need to have, particularly health monitoring. However, the software company is ...
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What Does ValueAct See in Taking an Activist Role in Fertilizers?

Hedge fund ValueAct Capital Management on Friday filed a Form 13-D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosing the acquisition of 8.19 million shares of Canada-based fertilizer maker ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, GoPro, KLA-Tencor, Microsoft, Nokia, NCR and More

Stocks were a bit soft but trading higher on Friday morning in the middle of another volatile week. It is obvious as ever that investors are still able and willing ...
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Microsoft’s Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer

Satya Nadella may be the CEO of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) now, but the fingerprints on the company's most recent quarterly results belong to former CEO Steve Ballmer. Virtually every ...
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Microsoft Earnings Overcome Nokia, Restructuring Costs

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results after markets closed Thursday. The software behemoth reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.54 on revenues of $23.2 billion. In ...
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Sports Sites Rising Among Top Digital Media Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. digital media properties for September, and the multi-platform list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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What to Watch for in Microsoft Earnings

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is set to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings Thursday after the market closes. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.49 in earnings per share and $22.02 ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank Wednesday’s Market

October 22, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but stocks began to slide before noon and eventually the three major indexes look to finish with a loss. The shooting in ...
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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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The 20 Most Profitable Companies in the World

With the recent release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is again the focus of the financial world. Already in its opening weekend, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJ Average

October 17, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday leapt out of the starting gate at the bell this morning and maintained a brisk pace throughout the day. Comments from central ...
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What Do Google’s 55,030 Employees Do?

Wall Street was disappointed by Google's third-quarter results. Most of the blame was placed on paid clicks, one of the company's most carefully watched metrics. A little less prominent in ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Crushed the Market

October 10, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday after a day of serious blood-letting on Thursday. Tech stocks, led by chip maker Microchip Technology, traded down about 2% today and ...
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Apple Slips From 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

In the wake of the successful launch of the new iPhones, short sellers got out of the way of Apple. Its short interest plunged nearly 30% between the September 15 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Gap, Intel, J.C. Penney, Kinder Morgan and More

Stocks were selling off marginally on Thursday morning after the Fed minutes prompted a rally on Wednesday. Yet again, investors proved how willing they are to buy overlooked or oversold ...
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