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RBC’s Favorite Large Cap Software Stocks for 2015

After an outstanding year in 2014, technology looks poised for a follow-through in 2015, with most Wall Street firms that we cover still very positive on the sector. The software ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Intel in 2015

The bull market is nearing its sixth year, and the gains in 2014 continued, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) up 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index up 11.4%. ...
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Yahoo Search Market Share Hits Record

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has lost some of its touch. It gave up search market share to Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), which relies on search for some of its revenue. ...
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5 Top Dividend Yielding Stocks on UBS’s First 2015 Equity Focus List

With 2015 off to a rough start, many equity investors may still be trying to decide how to shape and design their portfolio after a strong, almost six-year rally. One ...
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Nielsen Names Top Smartphone Apps for 2014

The top smartphone app for 2014, based on number of monthly active users, was Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ: FB) namesake social media app, with more than 118 million unique users on ...
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The 4 Stocks That Led the DJIA’s Tuesday Slide

December 30, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday as the news from Asia and Europe did nothing to rev up enthusiasm among traders. The consumer confidence report came in below ...
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Apple Wins Race for Global Holiday Sales

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) ability to beat back the rise of Samsung and of Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android operating system was on full display as new research showed it ...
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Will YouTube Make Money on ‘The Interview’?

There is an old saying that any publicity is good publicity, as long as they spell your name right. That may apply in the case of “The Interview” from Sony ...
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The 5 Most Important Nasdaq Companies

As of Friday’s close, the most valuable publicly traded U.S. company measured by market cap is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). The five largest cap companies on the Nasdaq Composite index ...
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More Proof That Patents Worth Millions (or Billions!)

RPX Corp. (NASDAQ: RPXC) has announced that its subsidiary, RPX Clearinghouse, will purchase the patent assets of Rockstar Consortium for $900 million. Originally Rockstar was formed by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), ...
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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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