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Are Millennial Media Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE: MM) was leading the charge in the market on Thursday morning on news that it will be acquired. AOL announced its continued investment in cross-platform programmatic ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Tuesday

August 25, 2015: Markets opened higher on Tuesday and the markets quickly shook of the remaining effects of Monday’s tank job. WTI crude oil gained 2.8% ahead of Wednesday’s report ...
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5 Stocks Bucking or Surviving the Market Selling Trend on Monday

The market carnage appears to be subsiding, but only subtly from what were session lows. The S&P 500 dipped as low as about 100 points and the Dow was down ...
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Where Will Warren Buffett Put Money as Markets Collapse?

Where will the most brilliant investor in the world put his money if the markets collapse? Perhaps into some of the safe harbor stocks he already holds. As of his ...
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Google Still Leads in Video Audience

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is by far the Internet’s largest search engine, and its various websites, including YouTube, continue to attract the largest audience for viewing online video on a ...
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Google Tops Website Audience Rankings

While Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) may be gaining on Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in market cap and growth rate, the search engine remains much larger in terms of total audience ...
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Cable TV: Not as Big a Loser as Everyone Believes

Everyone has seen the results of second-quarter earnings reports from pay-TV operators. Subscriptions are down and the drop is going to get worse. Or, maybe not. Craig Moffett, principal and ...
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Merrill Lynch US 1 List Update: Momentum Stock Panera Bread Is Out

Uh oh, it seems as though some of the portfolio strategists are maybe starting to get a little nervous as the summer winds down and the danger months of September ...
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Why Sprint Can’t Win With Its New Subscriber Plan

Sprint (NYSE: S) launched a new, revolutionary plan to add and keep subscribers. The only flaw is that AT&T  (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) can match the plan in ...
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Key Changes in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of June 30, 2015. It has been the case for years now ...
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Softbank Dumps Another $87 Million Into Trouble Sprint

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) needs more than $86 million to improve its chances of not falling further into fourth place among American wireless carriers. However, that is what its controlling shareholder ...
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Amazon Makes Big Push of Its Own Consumer Electronics

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has spent much of this year pushing sales of its Prime streaming product. It is part of the move toward "cord cutting," which puts the e-commerce ...
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Will Dropping Contracts, Subsidies Help or Hurt Verizon?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced Friday that it is eliminating its subsidized phone contracts and will offer a two-year service plan instead. Under the new plans, the company’s subscribers ...
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Atlanta, Chicago Claim Top Spot in Wireless Survey

In the new RootMetrics survey, which covers the first half of the year, for overall wireless service in the nation's 125 most populous markets, Atlanta and Chicago easily finished at the ...
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Sprint Continues Takeover of RadioShack Stores

Defunct RadioShack is not dead; it is only sleeping. In among the remarkably complex set of numbers Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) issues with its quarterly earnings was a description of ...
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