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Credit Suisse’s Top Large-Cap Stocks Being Bought by Mutual Funds

Anytime you have a very long, protracted up-move in the stock market, the portfolio managers at the top growth mutual funds usually have to start taking some profits and reallocate ...
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The 5 Most Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks: Who Bucked the Trend?

Short sellers shied away from four of the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the June 30 and July 15 settlement dates. The outlier was Frontier Communications, ...
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Xbox One to Be Sold in China, a Challenge for PS4

Today, China is a market that most software and hardware companies believe they must conquer if they are to expand what may be stagnant sales worldwide. The most recent example ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DuPont, GE, King, Microsoft, Xilinx, McDonald’s and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher Wednesday morning, after earnings and on hopes that geopolitical risks would abate. Investors still want upside, and they are looking for stocks and sectors where ...
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Microsoft Earnings Got Pounded by Nokia Losses

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported fourth-quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results after markets closed Tuesday. The software behemoth posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.55 on revenues of ...
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America’s Most Visited Websites

By a variety of measurements, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is the 800-pound gorilla of the Internet. It is by far the largest U.S. search engine and its various websites, including ...
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FoxNews.com, USAToday.com Top List of Internet News Sites

FoxNews.com and Gannet Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) USAToday.com topped a new list of customer satisfaction among news and information sites from a new survey. The results from the new American ...
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Xbox One Sales Doubled in June, Still Trail PlayStation

In a war of words, not numbers, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) claimed last week that sales of its Xbox One doubled month-over-month in June. The company has not released any ...
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Apple’s Reminder of Low Female Board Membership

The appointment of Susan L. Wagner, a senior executive of massive investment firm BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK), to Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) board of directors is a reminder of how ...
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Google Search Advertising Continues Growth

Ahead of the company’s second quarter earnings report after the bell on Thursday, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) continued to dominate the search market with a 78% of a three-country market ...
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Will Microsoft Exit Search?

We already know where the ax is going to fall most harshly in the 18,000 job cuts that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Thursday morning. The smartphone business that the ...
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Microsoft Firings Hit Former Nokia Employees Hardest

The planned cut of 18,000 employees at Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) will hit hardest the 25,000 or so employees that joined the company as a result of the the Nokia ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market

July 16, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday following a report of better-than-expected Chinese GDP growth and a strong showing from some big tech stocks. A sharp drop in crude ...
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Yahoo! Falls Behind Microsoft in Digital Advertising Revenue

When it comes to sharing out worldwide revenues for digital advertising, there is Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and everybody else. In the latest round of rearranging deck chairs, Microsoft Corp. ...
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Intel Earnings Preview: Focus on WinTel Alliance of Yesteryear (Updated)

This week has marked the official launch of second-quarter earnings season, and Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is set to dominate the bias toward much of the technology sector when it ...
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