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Have NBC and News Corp Set Up A YouTube Competitor?

Several media outlets including the LA Times, are reporting that NBC (GE) and News Corp are setting up their own video distribution operation as a way to by-pass YouTube (GOOG). ...
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Media Digest 3/22/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

According to Reuters, Starbucks (SBUX) is close to a settlement with the Ethiopian government over trademarking the country's coffee beans.Reuters writes that Hutchison Whampoa Ltd narrowed its loss on better ...
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Wednesday’s Top Biotech & Medical Stocks

by H.S. AyoubBioHealth Investor.comBiotechnologyOSIRIS THERAPEUTICS [OSIR] +12.53% EMERGENT BIOSOLUTION [EBS] +9.25% ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY IN [ZIOP] +8.91% NANOGEN INC [NGEN] +8.20% NEURO-HITECH INC [NHPI.OB] +6.60% Diagnostic SubstancesADVANCE MAGNETIC [AMAG] +6.49% REMOTEMDX ...
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Cramer Almost Changed His Wal-Mart Stance

Cramer on CNBC's MAD MONEY tonight, actually came out and reviewed Wal-Mart (WMT) as one of his segment stocks.  He is taking a contrarian view on it to see the ...
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Cramer’s Play on Diabetes

On tonight's MAD MONEY on CNBC, Jim Cramer said the action of the Defensive Stocks makes you need to watch the drug stocks in case the Fed doesn't actually cut ...
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Cramer’s Unusual Specialty Metals Play

On tonight's MAD MONEY on CNBC, Jim Cramer said the bulls got what they wanted as the Federal Reserve removing the "firming" bias from their statement today. The market is ...
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Companies That Need A Headcount Reduction: Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart (WMT-NYSE) may find itself with little choice, although there are ways it can accomplish the same end-result without the negative publicity that would come from a headline of “Layoffs!”.  ...
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Cramer Sticks With a May Rate Cut Prediction

On today's STOP TRADING segment on CNBC, Jim Cramer did note that this was a loosening of the bias out of the Fed today even though there was no rate ...
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Conflicts of Interest Statement for FDA Advisory Committees

Did you ever think the FDA or other industry-government regulatory and advisory boards were free from a conflict of interest?  If so, guess again.  Today the FDA is issuing some ...
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Starbucks Keeps Coming Up With Big Claims

Starbucks (SBUX) keeps talking about where it will be in several years. With the number of unknowns involved, it might want to play that down, but the company won't listen.The ...
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Cheniere Energy Partners Debuts at a Premium

Today marks the debut for Cheniere Energy Partners (CQP-AMEX), the new limited partnership out of Cheniere (LNG-AMEX) itself.  The IPO priced at $21.00, which was the top of the of ...
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Death Spiral Resumes in Newspapers

Where does one start in tracking the trends of the newspaper industry?  If you have been reading anything online over the last 3 years you will know that the industry ...
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As CD Sales Drop, Pirates Continue To Board Music Industy’s Ship

CD sales have dropped 20% in the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2006. And, digital sales, through outlets like Apple (AAPL) iTunes, are ...
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Media Digest 3/21/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

According to Reuters, the Fed is expected to keep interest rates where they are after its two day meeting.Reuters writes that Ebay (EBAY) Paypal customers in Europe are close to ...
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Tuesday’s Top Biotech & Medical Stocks

by H.S. AyoubBioHealth Investor.comBiotechnologyGENVEC INC [GNVC] +11.51% REXAHN PHARMACEUTICL [RXHN.OB] +10.71% 3SBIO INC [SSRX] +9.64% TERCICA INC [TRCA] +8.47% SEATTLE GENETICS I [SGEN] +8.14% Diagnostic SubstancesAVALON PHARMACEUTIC [AVRX] +14.80% GENELABS ...
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