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Why Is Apple Running Commercials for Fitness Apps?

One of the rumors about the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 is that it will be the ultimate fitness tool. The smartphone allegedly will do everything from measure ...
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Analysts Show Buyout Chances Remain Low at Lululemon

Many investors believe that stocks become cheap once they drop 50% from their peak. The problem is that a 50% off stock market sale does not mean that a company ...
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Why Oracle Made a Bid for Micros Systems

In an attempt to gain a stronger foothold in the retail and hospitality industries, Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reportedly is nearing a deal to acquire Micros Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS). ...
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Analyst Debunks Lululemon Buyout Chatter

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) may feel cheap on a historical price-to-earnings (P/E) comparable analysis and after a huge stock drop, but the stock is still valued at a premium ...
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Why Everyone, or Nobody, Would Want to Acquire Nuance

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) owes its fortunes back to the days of Lernout & Hauspie in the 1990s. Now the independent speech recognition leader is seeing its shares surge ...
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Why the OpenTable Buyout Makes Yelp a Buyout Candidate Too, Maybe

What happens when one merger takes place? It begets other related mergers, or at least traders and investors will flock to those secondary beneficiaries as a result. With the unexpected ...
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Chico’s FAS Shares See Boost on Going Private Chatter

Shares of retailer Chico's FAS Inc. (NYSE: CHS) were sharply higher Tuesday on chatter about the company potentially going private. The Financial Times said Monday that Chico's was in talks ...
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Analysts and Old Buyout Rumors Help Save TIBCO

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) was one of the top draws from the 24/7 Wall St. top analyst upgrades and downgrades on Wednesday. The company's earnings report brought about a ...
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Could a Sprint and T-Mobile Deal Happen Sooner Rather Than Later?

When you get the players in any possible deal in one room or area, and you get them to start talking a bit, you sometimes may get a little closer ...
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RadioShack Options: When the Tail Wags the Dog

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) is in serious trouble financially. Or is it? We have recently seen one of the credit ratings agencies warn of a potential restructuring taking place in ...
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Why Apple Posted 52-Week High

When shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) put in a new high (or a new low), most of us want to know what's going on with the world's most valuable ...
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The Dangers of Chasing Hopeful Merger and Buyout Stocks

Every time the economy gets good again, and every time the stock market gets high again, waves of mergers and acquisitions begin taking place. The stock market's bull run is ...
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Sony CEO Denies TV Division Is For Sale

Speaking at a conference on Thursday, Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) CEO Kazuo Hirai said that he would consider taking on an equity partner to share in the TV division's growth ...
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Would Warren Buffett Really Acquire Kellogg?

If you have followed Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) for very long, you know that Mr. Buffett loves to make acquisitions. He particularly likes the so-called "whale ...
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Who Wants to Buy Lululemon?

Shares of beleaguered yoga-inspired apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) got a boost Tuesday morning on new speculation it may be a takeover target. VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC) is ...
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