IPO Preview: The Flood Abates for a Week

Of the dozen initial public offerings (IPOs) scheduled for last week, all but one made it out the door. That one is now scheduled for the coming week along with ...
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Solar Sector Recovery Hits a Speed Bump

In the past year or so, solar stocks have mounted an almost unbelievable recovery. At one time, the top performer's shares were up nearly 1,000% from a year earlier, and ...
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YouTube Tops List Of Largest Video Sites

In a world in which internet companies have stated that video rental and video advertising models are critical their futures, there is Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube and then there is ...
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RadioShack Gives Away iPhone 5S

If you’re still using an iPhone 4S and were waiting for the iPhone 6 to come out before upgrading to an iPhone 5S which you figured would drop in price ...
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LinkedIn Passes 300 Million Members

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) said Friday its global subscriber base passed 300 million. That is less than a third of Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB). However, many investors believe that LinkedIn's professional members ...
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Keystone XL Decision to Take More Time

In an announcement Friday, the U.S. State Department said that it will provide more time for the eight federal agencies that have a legal responsibility to review the proposed Keystone ...
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Chevy Continues To Offer Huge Discounts On Pickups

The nation's second-best selling vehicle is on sale for an extraordinary $8,162 below its sticker price. The discount shows just how desperate General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has become in ...
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Gas Prices Continue To Surge, Reach $4 In Some Cities

Gas prices continue to move sharply higher as the Memorial Day driving seasons approaches. Nationwide, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas has reached $3.667. A month ...
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The 2014 Economic Impact of Easter – Slightly Lower Than 2013

24/7 Wall St. evaluates the cost of many major holidays and events in an attempt to measure what the economic contribution is. The National Retail Federation has a 2014 Easter ...
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A Chobani IPO: Is Now the Right Time?

Chobani, the top seller of Greek yogurt in the United States, reportedly is exploring its options to raise capital, perhaps by taking the company public or by selling a stake ...
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McDonald’s to Dress Up Some Chinese Restaurants

In 2013, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) opened 275 new restaurants in China, more than a third of all new stores the company opened that year. In 2014, the company plans ...
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Xbox One Sells 5 Million

Following Thursday's announcement from Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) that it had sold 7 million units of its PlayStation 4 video game console, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) said that it had ...
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Obamacare Sign-Ups Top 8 Million

At a press conference on Thursday afternoon, President Obama announced that the number of Americans using the public exchanges to enroll in a health insurance plan rose to 8 million ...
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TurboTax Tops Candy Crush for One Day

For at least one day this year, an app for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad generated more revenue for its creator than one of the two most popular games ...
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Would Amazon Buy Sears?

Every time the M&A market heats up, the number of preposterous ideas for business combinations rises. The market is once again afloat with cheap capital and a number of tech ...
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