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Signs Of The Apocalypse: The Return Of The Layoff

Layoffs in unrelated industries, even when close together in time, are just that—unrelated. That is until they begin to grow rapidly in number. Three of America’s largest firm announced firings ...
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Oracle Shows How It’s Done, Still Wants Sun (ORCL, SAP, JAVA)

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) has posted its earnings at $0.29 EPS on a GAAP basis, but $0.39 EPS on a non-GAAP basis.  Revenues were $5.86 billion for the quarter.  Thomson ...
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Media Digest 12/15/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Citigroup (NYSE:C) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) will pay back TARP funds. Reuters:   Kraft (NYSE:KFT) says it will be disciplined in its Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) buyout effort. Reuters:   Some of AIG's (NYSE:AIG) ...
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Twelve Huge M&A Deals For 2010: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

M&A activity picked up in the second half of 2009 as the market moved up and access to capital for big companies improved. Corporate debt offerings soared and banks began ...
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Top Day Trader Alerts (AMZN, AXA, C, JAVA, ORCL, CAMD, XTO, V)

There are many key movers in day trader alert stocks this morning on news events.  We have covered each story with a link to more detail and analysis over at ...
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Media Digest 12/14/2009 Abu Dhabi Bails Out Dubai Reuters, WSH, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Abu Dhabi supplied Dubai with $10 billion in bail out funds. Reuters:   Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) is optimistic about its fight against Kraft (NYSE:KFT). Reuters:   Arcelor Mittal could cut 10,000 jobs. Reuters:   ...
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Media Digest 12/11/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   The pressure is on big oil companies such as Exxon (NYSE:XOM) and BP (NYSE:BP) to find inexpensive oil reserves in Iraq. Reuters:   Moody's (NYSE:MCO) sees no threat to the ...
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Media Digest 12/10/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Dubai said the market's perceptions of its problems is "softening." Reuters:   Citigroup (NYSE:C) could sell $20 billion in shares soon. Reuters:   Hershey (NYSE:HSY) is near a decision on Cadbury ...
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Short Sellers Move Back Into Financial Shares, Ignore Tech: Flee Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) And Amazon (AMZN)

Short sellers sharply increased their gamble that financial stocks would fall based on short selling data from NYSE and Nasdaq on the last day of November. Shorts pushed into Citigroup ...
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Top Day Trader Alerts (SWHC, RGR, TTWO, BAC, MRVL, BRCM, TXN, FACT, JAVA)

These are this morning's top day trader and active trader alert stocks.  We have more detailed volume data and analysis on each stock story via a link over to VSInvestor.com: ...
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The Ten Brands That Will Disappear In 2010

24/7 Wall St. has prepared its list of the ten brands that will disappear in 2010. This list is based on a review of each firm's financial situation and other ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (11/20/2009) (GS)(JAVA)

Updated throughout the day. GE (NYSE:GE) and Vivendi are at odds over the NBCU valuation  (FT) IBM (NYSE:IBM) is taking advantage of the delay in the Sun (NASDAQ:JAVA) deal to be bought ...
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Tech Giants Now Hold ~$265 Billion Cash To Spend (HPQ, COMS, INTC, AMD, MSFT, CSCO, AAPL, GOOG, ORCL, JAVA, QCOM, EMC, YHOO, DELL, AMZN, EBAY, ONT, BRCD, JDSU, STAR, VMW)

You have already seen the Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) buyout of 3Com Corporation (NASDAQ: COMS).  But this week before that deal was announced we covered how mergers in the technology sector ...
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Media Digest 11/11/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers were acquited. Reuters:   Zucker, NBCU's current CEO, will head the company when Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) buys a majority of the company from GE (NYSE:GE). Reuters:  Dodd's ...
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Tech Titans Still Have $269 Billion Cash For Deals (MSFT, CSCO, AAPL, GOOG, INTC, HPQ, QCOM, EMC, VMW, YHOO, DELL, ORCL, JAVA, AMZN, EBAY)

The recovery is on and mergers are happening, yet the technology sector has been slow to make deals.  Despite some deals already having taken place from the technology giants and ...
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