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Fitbit Gets Strongest Analyst Recommendation Yet

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is still within the confines of its quiet period after its solid initial public offering. While the firms in the underwriting syndicate are not yet allowed ...
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Can Apple Music Prevail Over Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify?

Tuesday morning, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) officially launches its Apple Music streaming service with Taylor Swift’s album “1989” among the first day offerings, now that Apple has agreed to pay ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edges Out the iPhone 6

Media pundits give the Samsung Galaxy S6 slightly more accolades than Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6. The Samsung Galaxy S6 wins on the aesthetic front, such as the look ...
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Can Apple Sell 50 Million iPhones?

Demand for the new Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 may be great enough so that in the current quarter, the huge tech company could sell over 50 million units. That ...
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Fitbit Trades Its Full IPO Share Count Equivalent in Under 90 Minutes

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) has seen an interesting statistic, one that even the really hot initial public offerings (IPOs) do not see. The wearable health monitoring device maker saw shares ...
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What Fitbit IPO Means for Apple Watch

The initial public offering (IPO) of wearable fitness device maker Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) went out the door Thursday morning with an opening price of $31.34 per share. Shares had ...
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Why a Key Analyst Sees Increased iPhone Growth, as iPad Fades

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is considered by many to have one of the best products and ecosystems, surrounding its iPhone. The company is continuing to improve its products and the ...
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Apple Widens US Smartphone Market Share Lead

For the three-month period ending in April, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) gained 1.8% share of the U.S. smartphone market and now leads all original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a 43.1% ...
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Why This 700,000 Cree LED Recall Should Be Easily Absorbed

Most product recalls are minor events. Others can be significant or major. So what are investors supposed to think about Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) being the company subject to a ...
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Samsung Beats Apple in Customer Satisfaction Survey

The carefully followed American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for cell phones recently reported that Samsung rates higher than Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), particularly in the smartphone category. Samsung cell phones ...
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Smartphone Sales Cooling Off as Chinese Growth Slows

Global smartphone sales are forecast to rise by 11.3% year-over-year in 2015, a nice clip but well below the 27.6% growth in sales during 2014. Sales in China are forecast ...
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Can Apple Watch Sales Reach 40 Million?

For the most part, sales expectations for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) have been muted so far. Analysts continue to focus on iPhone sales, which are by far the largest contributor ...
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Why Analyst Changes Mind on GoPro

Analyst upgrades and downgrades help give investors the information they need for what direction a stock or company might be going. Sometimes these analyst calls get an immediate response in ...
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Why Does Apple Bother to Advertise Its Watch?

At the top of the front page of WSJ.com is an ad, and a large one, for Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) new watch. Why advertise at all, if Apple Watch ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Likes the Apple Watch but Sees Room for Improvements

Some people are still undecided on the newest product from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), but Merrill Lynch is here to help with an evaluation of the Apple Watch and where ...
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