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Yellen Sees Social Media, Biotech, Junk Bonds and Leveraged Loans Overvalued

Fed Chair Janet Yellen offered a bit of a surprise in her semiannual Monetary Policy Report in front of Congress on Tuesday. It may seem like a bit like Alan ...
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In Search of Growth, LinkedIn Acquires Newsle

Investors are waiting to hear how LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) is going to grow, and that is very likely one of the motivators behind the company's announced acquisition of privately ...
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Top Internet and Social Media Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

If one sector stands out as still having incredible growth potential for 2014 and beyond, it is the Internet and social media stocks. While 2013 was marked by surging performance ...
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Twitter Scores, Picks Anthony Noto of Goldman Sachs as CFO

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) just took a serious step in its future. News has dropped on Tuesday that Anthony Noto, who left Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) back in ...
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Does Facebook’s White Workforce Hurt Its Image?

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has a Global Head of Diversity, Maxine Williams, who is black. Its COO, Sheryl Kara Sandberg, is a woman. As a matter of fact, she is one of the ...
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Top Retailers Using Social Media to Target Trends and Consumers

Social media has exploded onto the advertising arena as a new and powerful way to target buyers. As companies continue to evolve marketing programs targeted toward Millennials, social media upstart ...
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News Consumption Going Mobile: Reuters

The way people get their news is changing. In a recent survey, one-fifth now claim that their mobile phone is the primary access point for news. Nearly 40% of consumers ...
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Facebook Hit With Huge Outage, Then Recovers

Update: As of 4:31 a.m. in New York, the Facebook site has recovered, at least here. According to many news reports, Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) service is down around the ...
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Cowen Has the Ultimate Social Media Stock Trade

Social media continues to grow, and part of the big increase is due to mobile apps for the top social media websites. However, one thing is starting to show up ...
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Amazon Launches Streaming Music Service

The rumors that Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) would start a streaming music service are true. It is part of the e-commerce company's Prime bundle of free shipping, instant video and ...
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Short Sellers Exit Social Media Stocks

After weeks of sell-offs, social media shares have started to recover. Another sign they are back in favor -- their short interests for the period that ended May 30. Short ...
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PepsiCo Drinks In Gatorade’s Social Media Performance at Game One of NBA Finals

Social media is a veritable minefield for companies. While the chance to connect with your customers represents a rich opportunity for extending your brand, one false move and it can ...
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Analyst: Zynga CEO Body Language and Mood Brings Caution

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is having a bad Thursday, and perhaps the reason is that CEO Don Mattrick has signaled a much less upbeat version of the company's turnaround. Mattrick ...
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Executive Departures Kill Twitter Shares

When Chris Fry stepped down last week as senior vice-president of engineering at Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), he became the second senior executive to get a shove from CEO Dick ...
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Is Target’s E-book Club a Shot at Amazon?

The company that let sensitive data for millions of customers be ripped out of its computer systems last year now wants to be a supplier of an online book buying, ...
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