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It May Not Matter Who Runs Twitter

Several media posted rumors that the number two executive at Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), Anthony Noto, may leave for startup Social Finance, a loan financing company. Twitter is in enough ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Pressure from investors may trigger the sale of Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX). According to The Wall Street Journal: Xerox Corp.’s first- and third-biggest investors, billionaires Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, ...
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Twitter Says 677,775 People Touched by Russia-Based Organizations

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has put a number on the people it says interacted, almost certainly without their knowledge, with government-related operations in Russia. That number is 677,775. The announcement was ...
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Facebook Adds Amex’s Chenault as First Black Board Member

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) added American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) board chair and chief executive, Kenneth I. Chenault, to its board. He is the first person of color in that ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

China's economy grew at 6.9% last year, exceeding many expectations. Shari Redstone, the daughter of Sumner Redstone who controls CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) and Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB), wants to ...
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What Did Facebook Just Do to Content Publishers?

Last week's announcement from Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) that it would change its News Feed to favor posts from family and friends rather than publishers sent the stock down more ...
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Why Roku Shares Could Bite Investors Hard in 2018

Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) was a phenomenal initial public offering (IPO) in 2017. After initially selling 15.66 million shares at $14.00 per share, Roku shares vaulted higher. In fact, this ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

An Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) chip patch to address a flaw in the company's processors may not work. According to The Wall Street Journal: Intel is quietly advising some customers ...
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Social Media Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Snap’s App Redesign

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) was under fire in Monday’s session after one key brokerage firm crushed any expectations about the company’s recently announced app redesign. This struggling social media company ...
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Why Facebook Keeps Seeing Analysts Raise Targets and Expectations Ahead of Earnings

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has been the beneficiary of multiple analysts raising their price targets since the start of 2018. The company is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter 2017 earnings ...
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Why Did Snap Short Interest Plunge?

Since climbing back to a recent high of $16.45 earlier this month, shares of Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) have dropped about 9.8% to close on Wednesday at $14.84. Shares traded ...
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Short Sellers Hike Bets in Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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What Losing CNN Means for Snap’s Future

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) has had a very hard time accomplishing what many social media fans would have liked. The company has a serious issue about how it can and ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Twitter Running Another 20%

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) shares reached a new multiyear high in Monday’s session after the company reportedly launched a new global general news network partnership with Bloomberg Media. While this ...
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