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Post-IPO Low at Alibaba Could Signal Worse to Come

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) priced its September initial public offering (IPO) at $68, and the massively oversubscribed shares rocketed out of the gate on the first day of ...
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Is Alibaba Headed Back to the IPO Price or Lower as Lock-Up Expirations Near?

In what was the biggest and most highly anticipated initial public offering since Facebook went public, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) was Wall Street's shining piece of business last September. ...
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Insider Buying Stays Solid as Market Races Toward Record Highs

The stock market continues to act like an aging prize-fighter, one that will not give up despite all the haymakers landed. With conflicting economic data, rising job layoffs from the ...
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Top Analysts Defend Battered Technology Stock Leaders

If the debacle at Alibaba wasn't enough on Thursday, the whole week has been one train-wreck after another for some of the top technology stocks. Not just marginal players have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cameron, Dollar General, Genworth, Groupon, SunPower, Visa, Yahoo and More

Stocks were hit hard early Friday before the preliminary fourth-quarter gross domestic product reading. What has been observed over and over is that investors have bought the dips and pullbacks ...
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Jefferies Has 5 Large Cap Tech Stocks to Buy Now

With Apple blowing the doors off its numbers, and sales of the iPhone 6 models skyrocketing, some of the luster that drained out of tech on the Microsoft miss may ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Caterpillar, Goodyear, Southwest, Synchrony, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated up and looking for a bounce on Wednesday morning after a big earnings and strong dollar related sell-off on the prior day. The trend for 2015 does ...
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Yahoo Earnings Dominated by Alibaba Spin-Off Plan

In just a single sentence in its fourth-quarter earnings press release Tuesday after the markets closed, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) sent investors running for their checkbooks: “Following the planned tax-free ...
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Tencent Most Valuable Chinese Brand at $66 Billion

Chinese brand value has come of age as huge message company Tencent, a glorified instant messaging service, posted a brand value of $66 billion. Tencent is part of a Chinese holding ...
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Top 10 Earnings to Watch in the Coming Week

Corporate earnings season is in full swing, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger reporting companies for the coming week. We have taken ...
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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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Shopping Drove Mobile App Usage in 2014

The overall growth rate in 2014 for mobile app usage was 76%, a startlingly large number on its own. But the really big growth came in the use of shopping ...
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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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Mobile Gaming Makes Gains in Battle With Pay TV

In 2013, there were 94 million mobile gamers in the United States, each of whom spent about 50 minutes a day playing games on a smartphone or tablet. In 2014 ...
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Merrill Lynch Surprise: Downgrade Google and Upgrade Yahoo on Alibaba

When was the last time you saw an analyst downgrade Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and upgrade Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) in the same call? That is exactly what we have ...
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