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Why Wells Fargo Is Upgrading Apple Now

The broad markets were left in shambles on Monday as both the Dow and S&P sold off significantly. However this may have created a buying opportunity. Some analysts and investors ...
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Q2 Smartphone Sales Growth at 2-Year Low

Worldwide smartphone sales in the second quarter of 2015 grew at their slowest rate in two years, up 13.5% to 330 million units. For the first time, smartphone sales in ...
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HP PC Figures Show More Trouble in the Sector

If investors needed more evidence that the era of the personal computer (PC) is coming to an end, they simply need to look at Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (NYSE: HP) earnings. The ...
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As HTC Falters, Apple Claims Another Victim

HTC had a hot hand in the American smartphone market just three years ago. It was also successful in most parts of the world. The company recently was swamped by ...
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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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September iPhone 7 Launch Gets More Important

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares, driven down by concerns about iPhone sales in China, need news to reverse the slide. Rumors in the media are that Apple will release the ...
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Apple Continues to Grow US Smartphone Market Share Lead

For the three-month period ending in June, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) gained 1.5% share of the U.S. smartphone market and now leads all original equipment manufacturers with a 44.1% share, ...
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Are Fitbit Earnings Enough for Investors?

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) reported its second-quarter financial results Wednesday after the markets closed. The company had $0.21 in earnings per share (EPS) on $400.4 million in revenue, compared to ...
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What to Expect From the First Fitbit Earnings Report

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close Wednesday. This will be the first quarter that Fitbit will report as a public ...
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Huawei Moves Ahead Of Microsoft In Mobile Phone Market

As a sign of just how much of a failure Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has been after years and untold billions of dollars invested in mobile phones, Chinese company Huawei (The ...
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Vizio Files For IPO

Vizio, Inc. filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given in the filing but the offering ...
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Best Buy To Sell Apple Watch

Best Buy had its Black Friday summer sale as well as a disappointing quarter.  It now has another plan to improve its prospects. Best Buy will begin to sell Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Watch, which has ...
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Apple Watch Nabs 75% of Global Smartwatch Market

While Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) does not want to give a lot of specific information about sales of its new Apple Watch, that does not stop the rest of us ...
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Apple iPhone 7 Gets More Important

Presumably, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will follow its normal release schedule for iPhones and launch a new version in September. While the company may call the smartphone the iPhone 6s, ...
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Are GoPro Earnings Really Enough?

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) released its second quarter earnings report after the markets closed Tuesday. The company had $0.35 in earnings per share (EPS) on $420 million in revenue compared ...
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