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Walmart’s Last-Minute Christmas Specials

“Super Saturday” was this past weekend, the last Saturday before the Christmas holiday, and a day that ShopperTrak said would be the number one selling day of the year, surpassing ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove Thursday’s Market Higher

December 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after the Swiss National Bank cut its deposit rate to a negative 0.25% which leads many people to the conclusion that the ...
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Digital River Escapes the Noose

Digital River Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV) entered into a material agreement with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) that will extend the Microsoft Operations Digital Distribution Agreement to March 31, 2017. Earlier in ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank Tuesday’s Market

December 16, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday after Russia raised its lending rate to 17% in an effort to support the ruble and oil opened down more than 2%. ...
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Is Google Becoming Too Complicated to Analyze?

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is becoming a very hard company to analyze and for investors to understand. The company's most recent split was not really a shareholder stimulus plan by ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Crox, GM, MGIC, Microsoft, Nike, Rite Aid, SunPower and More

Markets were incredibly volatile on Tuesday morning with gains and losses due to international uncertainty and energy price concerns. In the September and October sell-off, investors stepped in over and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citrix, GoPro, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Teva and More

Stocks have pulled back after challenging all-time highs, but investors have demonstrated repeatedly that they will buy value stocks when they are discounted or a stock that is overlooked. That ...
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Short Sellers Flee Microsoft

Based on the latest short selling data from Nasdaq, investors moved out of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) in droves. The short interest in shares fell 23% to 67 million. Perhaps ...
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What Losing Microsoft Would Mean for Digital River

Digital River Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV) announced Monday morning that it would extend the deadline for Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) in its decision to extend the expiration date of the Microsoft ...
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Skype Calling Adds Video Features

Skype, perhaps the world's most widely used free calling application, has added new features. What was once a sector Skype dominated is now filled with competition, which includes free VoIP ...
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Samsung Adds More U.S. Smartphone Market Share at Apple’s Expense

For the three-month period ending in October, Samsung Electronics gained 0.9% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market, for a total share of 29.3%. The Korean electronics giant still ...
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Sony PlayStation Marks 20th Anniversary

The PlayStation, arguably the game console that ushered in the current generation of gaming, has turned 20 years old. Sony, fairly, looked back on the impressive and ground-breaking accomplishment: 20 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Apple, Cypress, ITT, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated higher Tuesday morning. Despite the market being close to new highs, investors have proven over and over that they will buy value stocks or stocks that are ...
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Apple, Microsoft to Outpace Android Growth Through 2018

In 2013, for the first time, global smartphone sales grew to 1 billion units. Smartphones based on the iOS platform from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android from Google Inc. ...
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Chromebooks Outsold iPads in Classrooms During Q3

For the first time since being introduced about two years ago, Chromebooks from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and other manufacturers outsold iPads from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) in U.S. classrooms ...
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