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Google Edges Facebook as America’s Most Visited Site

The Google sites, owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), were the most visited in May, based on desktop and mobile results together. They had 241.6 million unique visitors. Search trumped ...
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20 Companies Buying Back the Most Stock in 2016

It is no secret that investors love dividends and stock buybacks. In recent years, there has been a larger shift into companies buying back shares of common stock, even while they ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Tuesday

June 21, 2016: Markets opened higher again Tuesday ahead of Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen's appearance on Capitol Hill. The odds continue to improve that British voters will not choose to ...
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Merrill Lynch Likes 4 Large Cap Dividend Tech Stocks Now

One way or another, by the end of this week we will know the result of the Brexit vote, and while the volatility may ramp up some between now and ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Microsoft Joins the Marijuana Trade

While Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) didn't pay $26 billion to get its foot in the door of the cannabis industry, one could argue that its deal with a small company ...
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Set a Meeting at Starbucks Using Microsoft Outlook Add-In

Last week The Wall Street Journal reported that Starbucks Corp.'s (NASDAQ: SBUX) loyalty rewards program had $1.2 billion loaded on 12 million customers' cards and mobile apps, more than many ...
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A Quick Look of E3 and the Gaming Stocks Involved

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, just wrapped up in Los Angeles, and a number of companies took the opportunity to reveal their latest offerings in the gaming and entertainment ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Thursday

June 16, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday but equities showed some spunk by trading on an upward trend for nearly the whole day. Asian and European markets traded lower and ...
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Microsoft Partners With KIND Financial for Marijuana ‘Seed-to-Sale’ Tracking

Software behemoth Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is getting into the legal cannabis industry through a partnership with startup firm KIND Financial that will be known as KIND Government Solutions. According ...
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Twitter’s Chance to Steady Investors With Layoffs

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has about 3,800 employees to go with its 310 million monthly active users, spiraling stock price and awful financials. As LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) gets sold ...
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The Fed Entering a Potentially Embarrassing Situation That Could Signal Bond Market Double Top

With June rate hike expectations now mostly evaporated thanks to a perceived dismal May jobs report, it looks like the Federal Reserve is going to hold off on what was ...
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How Analysts View LinkedIn After the Microsoft Buyout News

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced early on Monday morning that it would acquire LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD). The deal is an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s ...
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After Huge LinkedIn Deal, Are These 5 Companies Acquisition Targets Now?

Every once in a while, there is a Wall Street deal that really makes people stand up and take notice, and the Microsoft Inc. (NASDAQ: MSFT) all-cash bid for LinkedIn ...
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As LinkedIn Finds a Buyer, Twitter Goes Hopelessly Hungry

Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR) has not found a buyer, despite a drop in its stock price from $55 in October 2014 to $14 recently. Its weakness as a buyout target worsened as ...
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The 4 Stocks Sank the Dow on Monday

June 13, 2016: Markets opened lower for the third straight session Monday as the dollar weakened against the yen and the euro, and investors took some risk off while waiting ...
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