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LinkedIn Earnings Solid; Outlook Not So Much

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) reported third quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The social media firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenue of ...
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IBM and Twitter Join Up to Offer Twitter Data to IBM Clients

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) have announced an alliance that will marry Twitter data about its users to IBM’s analytics and other services. First ...
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4 Top Chip Stocks to Buy That Benefit From Return to Lower Volatility

As October draws to a close, so does one of the most volatile trading months since the fall of 2011. Just a few short weeks ago we were one more ...
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Facebook, Amazon and the Harm of Increased Spending

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares fell about 10% after it announced earnings and forecast a losing fourth quarter. Wall Street said founder Jeff Bezos was once again on a spending ...
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Facebook Earnings Reveal Mobile Ads Generate Two-Thirds of Revenues

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) released its third-quarter 2014 earnings report after markets closed on Tuesday. For the quarter, the social media company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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IBM Buyback Just More Trickery

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) may have severely disappointed investors with last week's earnings and revenue confession. Now it turns out that IBM's board of directors has declared a ...
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Apple, Alibaba Post New Highs on Tie-Up Comment

When the guy who engineered the world’s largest-ever initial public offering (IPO) says he is interested in partnering with the world’s largest company by market cap, people notice. The founder ...
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Stunted User Growth Wrecks Twitter Earnings Results

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) reported its third-quarter results after the market closed on Monday as $0.01 in earnings per share and $361 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates ...
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What to Expect From Twitter’s Earnings Report

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is set to report its third-quarter earnings after the U.S. markets close on Monday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.01 in earnings per share and ...
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Micron Buyback May Not Be Enough to Move the Needle

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has been an incredible ride. First it was for turnaround investors, and then it was for growth investors again. Unfortunately, now the semiconductor giant is ...
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Short Interest in Semiconductors Becomes Company Specific

The short interest data for the semiconductor industry have come out for the October 15 settlement date. These chip stocks all took a hit during the market sell-off in mid-October, ...
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Seagate Technology Earnings Add Luster to Dividend Boost

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before U.S. markets opened Monday. The hard drive maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 on revenues ...
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Short Sellers Jump Back Into 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest in the two-week period ending October 15 rose for all four 3D printing companies we follow. Year-to-date share price declines, with one exception, are 60% or more. During ...
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CVS Follows Rite Aid, Shuts Off Apple Pay

Last Thursday drug store chain Rite Aid Inc. (NYSE: RAD) reportedly stopped accepting payments made through the just-launched Apple Pay system from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). On Saturday, CVS Health ...
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Can Apple Save iTunes?

Music download numbers are tumbling as listeners finally figure out that renting virtually all the music in the world for a few bucks a month is a much better deal ...
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