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UnitedHealth, Travelers Boost DJIA Thursday

May 25, 2017: Markets opened higher again Thursday and both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite scored new highs. The energy has dropped about 2% following this morning's announcement from ...
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Is Apple’s iPad Mini Finished?

Tech industry website Boy Genius Report (BGR) cited a source Tuesday who said that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is near a decision to eliminate the iPad mini from its product ...
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Defending Yourself — and Your Computer — From WannaCry Ransomware

Last Friday's outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, including thousands at U.K. hospitals. The malware spread through phishing attacks, malicious emails and infected attachments, ...
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Microsoft, Home Depot Weigh on DJIA Thursday

May 11, 2017: Markets opened lower Thursday but made slow, steady progress to near the break-even line by late afternoon. Macy's, among other retailers, reported quarterly results that were at ...
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IBM Shares Down 10% In Last Month

IBM's (NYSE: IBM) shares continue to tumble in the wake of its weak earnings and news that Warren Buffett of Berkshire (NYSE: BRK-B) has sold off some of his shares. ...
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How Warren Buffett’s IBM Sale Hurts the Dow and Hurts Ginni Rometty

When Warren Buffett talks, people listen. Buffett confessed on Friday morning, ahead of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) annual meeting, that he and his team had unloaded part of ...
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Tablet Sales Drop 8.5% in Q1, Tenth Straight Quarterly Decline

Global shipments of tablet devices fell by 8.5% year over year in the first quarter of 2017. That marks the tenth consecutive quarter where year-over-year shipments have declined. Worse, in ...
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As Buffett Dumps IBM Shares, Board Needs to Oust Ginni Rometty

Warren Buffett told CNBC that he had dumped part to his International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) holdings. Earlier in the week, Moody's Investor Services downgraded IBM debt. CEO Ginni ...
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Google, Facebook Snag 20% of Global Ad Spending

The two companies that captured the most global advertising dollars across all types of media last year were Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB). Between the ...
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Apple, Microsoft Dominate the DJIA on Monday

May 1, 2017: Markets opened higher on Monday following an agreement that keeps the federal government solvent through the end of September. Blue chips have shown very little gain today, ...
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Value of Big 5 Tech Stocks Nears $3 Trillion After Google, Amazon Results

Earnings reports for the Big Five tech stocks — Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) ...
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Why Microsoft Earnings Are Causing Investors to Sell

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported fiscal third-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. The software behemoth reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 on adjusted revenues of $23.6 billion. ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Wildly Bullish on 3 Top Tech Stocks

The technology sector has been a huge help to the markets of late, with a particular focus on cloud stocks. The rapid expansion in cloud operations in business has created ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Cisco, Eli Lilly, First Solar, McDonald’s, Microsoft, US Steel and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday morning after the European Central Bank kept rates steady and after a U.S. durable goods report for March showed a smaller gain than expected. ...
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What to Expect From Alphabet, Amazon, and More Major Tech Companies Reporting Thursday

Over the course of this week, markets have largely been driven higher as the result of some amazing earnings. Roughly one-third of the Dow reported this week, and the index ...
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