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Companies That Have Cut Their U.S. Tax Bills the Most

The agreement between Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) has brought the tax inversion issue back to the front burner again. That Warren ...
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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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Merrill Lynch’s Big Cap Tech Picks for a Nasdaq Breakout!

One of the strange quirks of the stock market is sometimes it actually has to go way up before aggressive buyers step-in. This odd anomaly is actually called a buyer ...
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Why Oracle Made a Bid for Micros Systems

In an attempt to gain a stronger foothold in the retail and hospitality industries, Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reportedly is nearing a deal to acquire Micros Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS). ...
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What the Oracle Bulls Want to See Now

When is bad news actually good news? If you're Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison, the answer is Thursday, after the markets closed and Oracle reported earnings that missed ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D Systems, BlackBerry, Coach, Oracle, Trina Solar, Kroger and More

It is Friday and stocks are looking for direction after new highs this week. Investors and traders are now routinely told that the bull market has become a stock picker's ...
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Oracle Stock Hammered After Reporting Flat Software Sales

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. The software and server company reported quarterly adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.92 ...
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What to Expect From Oracle Earnings

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is set to report earnings after the close of trading on Thursday. The enterprise software giant is expected to report quarterly earnings of $0.95 per share ...
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Short Sellers Smarten Up Against Technology Titans

Short sellers may have many reasons to be short a stock. One reason could be as a hedge against other positions, but often this is simply because short sellers are ...
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Three Top Software Stocks to Buy Now for Growth

With the market seemingly moving higher every day, it would make sense that in most sectors growth stocks would be leading the charge. Yet, in the top software names value ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Stocks Picks for IT Spending Recovery

One good way for inquiring minds on Wall Street to find out what companies plan on spending is to ask them. That is exactly what the analysts and research team ...
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HP Layoffs May Not Be Over

As many has 16,000 workers will be cut by Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), an addition to a long list of layoffs that over the years has stretched into the tens ...
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After Two Upgrades, Now Is Oracle a Buy?

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) has seen two upgrades in two days. The one thing we would point out is that Oracle shares have risen handily, up until lately. The more ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avanir, Avon, Broadcom, Endo, Oracle, Wynn and More

Earnings season is in full swing and investors want to make money in upside while avoiding the downside. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each morning for ...
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Will Amazon Lose Money for Years?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) believes it has its competition on the ropes, right where CEO Jeff Bezos wants them. However, if he is to trounce his e-commerce, multimedia and cloud-based ...
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