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Is It Time to Stop Chasing Netflix Higher?

Remember back in the day when Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) collapsed 80% in less than five months, from $295 to $63 a share? That was in 2011. It was catastrophic. ...
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The 6 Most Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in June

Between the May 15 and May 29 settlement dates, Sirius XM was dethroned as the most heavily shorted stock traded on the Nasdaq. A surge in short interest pushed Frontier ...
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Google Visits Hit 242 Million in May

Out of a total audience of 256.1 million unique U.S. Internet users, fully 95% (242.4 million) visited a property owned by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in May. That is an ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Friday

June 19, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Friday with biotechs boosting the Nasdaq Composite to the upside at the bell. That did not last long, however, and all three major ...
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Key Management Reshuffle Inside Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is looking to shake things up. The company plans to shift some of its senior leaders around in an effort to address evolving trends within Microsoft’s ...
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Why Amazon’s Cloud Business Promotes The Weather Channel

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud enterprise service owned by the huge online retailer, promotes it relationship with The Weather Channel. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) could pick from scores of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA on Monday

June 15, 2015: Markets opened lower on Monday, once again taking some punishment after negotiations between Greece and some of its creditors were summarily ended on Sunday. The dollar weakened ...
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What to Expect From the E3 Expo

E3, or the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is set to occur this week in Los Angeles. This is one of the largest trade fairs for the video game industry where developers, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Dow on Wednesday

June 10, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday on a weaker dollar and no news of any kind on Greece and the eurozone. Economic news was in short supply as ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in May

Between the May 15 and May 29 settlement dates, biotech stock MannKind continued its climb up the ranks of the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq. It threatens ...
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Apple Widens US Smartphone Market Share Lead

For the three-month period ending in April, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) gained 1.8% share of the U.S. smartphone market and now leads all original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a 43.1% ...
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This Is Why Microsoft Bought Skype

A little over four years ago, in May 2011, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) purchased Internet communications company Skype. Microsoft paid approximately $8.5 million in cash for Skype from an investing ...
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The 4 Stocks That Propped Up the DJIA on Monday

June 1, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday after word (later proved false) that Greece and the ECB had reached an agreement. Stocks dropped sharply when the report proved false, ...
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Windows 10: It Is Free, but Is It Too Late?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Monday morning that the company will ship the next version of its Windows operating system, Windows 10, on Wednesday July 29. The software will be ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in May

The five most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq all saw increases in short interest between the April 30 and May 15 settlement dates. That was most apparent in ...
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