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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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The Driving Force Behind a 50% Rally in Sprint Shares

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) has quietly gone from a struggling second-tier mobile phone carrier to a massive stock performer. How many other mobile carriers can say that their stock has ...
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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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Despite Lower Gold Prices, Why Technology and Industry Keep Using Less and Less Gold

It probably has been assumed by many investors, consumers and economists that the demand for gold has drifted lower with prices. The World Gold Council (WGC) has released its overall ...
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Will Apple Short Interest Spike Higher on China Devaluation?

Short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dropped 3% in the two-week reporting period ended July 31. Some 60.25 million Apple shares were short, about 1.1% of the company’s float. ...
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Will Dropping Contracts, Subsidies Help or Hurt Verizon?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced Friday that it is eliminating its subsidized phone contracts and will offer a two-year service plan instead. Under the new plans, the company’s subscribers ...
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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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Why Key Analyst Remains Cautious on Apple Ahead of Earnings

With Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) earnings on the horizon, analysts are gearing up in anticipation. Most analysts have a very positive view for this earnings report, as well as for ...
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The Driving Force for Apple Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.81 in earnings per ...
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How Will Microsoft Measure Up to Apple Earnings?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.56 in earnings per ...
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Is Apple Missing Out on Half-Billion Unit Dual-SIM Phone Market?

The U.S. market for a single smartphone that can support two different phone numbers -- a dual-SIM phone -- is quite limited. Worldwide, the market comprises about a third of ...
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Comcast Offers Streaming TV for $15

In a move that is a surrender to current media consumption trends, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has begun to offer streaming TV for $15. The cable company must know the ...
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PC Sales Fall 11% in Q2

The personal computer (PC) business, under siege for so long because of the rise of smartphone use, took another hit, according to industry research firm IDC. Global PC sales during the second ...
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Why the iPhone Can Drive Apple Higher, Even If the Watch Stinks

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is coming up on its fiscal third-quarter earnings announcement, and analysts think that it is ramping up for something larger later this year. This company is ...
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