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Bill Gates and 7 Others Have as Much Wealth as Poorest Half of the World

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) apparently cannot give away enough to help worthy causes. Oxfam has targeted him as one of the eight people who have wealth ...
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Disney, Microsoft Lead DJIA Drop Thursday

January 12, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday and politics -- or the lack of policy -- gets the blame following President-elect Donald Trump's press conference that failed to have anything ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The Trump rally seemed to weaken as the year wound to its conclusion, while many investors and traders were out for the holidays. Judging by the most shorted stocks traded ...
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Why the 2017 Bullish and Bearish Outlook for Microsoft Looks More Bullish

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) generated a total return of 15% in 2016, and it ended the year at $62.14 a share. Over half of those gains were from the fourth quarter ...
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PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 6.2 Million Units Over Holiday, Reachs 53.4 Million

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) had good holiday sales as it battles Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Xbox for primacy in the game console world. Sony sold 6.2 million PS4 consoles over ...
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Mercedes and Honda Win KBB Best Auto Tech

Who puts the best technology in its cars? According to Kelley Blue Book (KBB), Mercedes and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC). In specific, Mercedes won the luxury category with ...
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Can Apple Hold Its Place as World’s Most Valuable Company Again in 2017?

For several years, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been the world's most valuable company based on market cap. Its rise largely has been driven by the wild success of the iPhone ...
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IBM’s CEO Rometty Failed To Deliver Again In 2016

The best news IBM (NYSE: IBM) investors got in 2016 is that the stock was up 20%. That did not offset the fact that the tech company made little progress ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The Trump rally continued this month, with the markets hitting new all-time highs as investors anticipate a strengthening economy under the new administration. Judging by the most shorted stocks traded ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Microsoft, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, Red Hat, Wynn Resorts and More

Despite all eyes on the push to Dow Jones 20,000, the market took a breather yesterday, as slowly but surely, Wall Street is slowing down in anticipation of the Christmas ...
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Microsoft, Intel Take DJIA Higher Monday

December 19, 2016: Markets opened higher again Monday as investors intent on driving indexes to new highs and the DJIA above 20,000. A look at the S&P sectors shows telecoms ...
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Fed Will Raise Rates This Week: 4 Dividend Stocks to Buy That Should Do Fine

They pushed it out as far as they could, but the data are way too strong and the time has come for the Federal Reserve to start raising rates again. ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Late last month, the Trump victory had sunk in and the subsequent market rally was picking up steam as Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season rolled around again. Judging by ...
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The Digital Future of Grocery Shopping

The supermarket of the future is here — at least in Europe. Italy's largest supermarket chain, Coop Italia, claims to have reinvented the customer experience in grocery shopping, with some ...
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Amazon’s 182 Million Visitors Among Its Huge Advantages

Among Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) seemingly endless arsenal of advantages over every other retailer is the 182 million visitors to its websites. No other retailer comes close. Based on comScore ...
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