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Pinterest IPO Already Garnering Concerns

This week is set to bring the highly anticipated Pinterest initial public offering. There are already some concerns that the valuation may be coming too rich for some investors, and ...
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Apple short interest spiked on Feb. 28, 2019

It was as high on the last day of February as it’s been since 2016. What was that about?   From friend-of-the-blog Kathy Corby, who spotted it three days ...
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IPO Verdict: Jumia Sure Trades Like the ‘Amazon (or Alibaba) of Africa’

Not all initial public offerings have been considered hot in 2019, but don't tell that to Jumia Technologies A.G. (NYSE: JMIA). This is said to be the first unicorn valuation ...
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Are EFI Shareholders Getting Enough in the Acquisition?

Electronics for Imaging Inc. (NASDAQ: EFII) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Siris Capital Group in an all-cash transaction worth roughly $1.7 billion. ...
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Publishers: Apple News+ is off to a rocky start

From Digiday’s  ‘Basically playing favorites’, posted Monday: Five participating publishers Digiday spoke to detailed a series of early headaches, including struggles with Apple News+ article formatting, confusion about user experience ...
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Why is Huawei suddenly ‘open’ to selling 5G chips to Apple? (video)

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei sent a signal on CNBC Sunday. But to whom?   “Mr. Jobs was great not because he created Apple, but because he created an era, the ...
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Financial Times: Apple pouring a fortune into original games (video)

FT’s Tim Bradshaw estimates the initial investment is likely to exceed half a billion dollars.   From Apple spends hundreds of millions on Arcade video game service, posted Saturday: Apple ...
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Investors loved Disney+, Apple TV+ not so much

In the battle of the plusses, Disney wins for now.   My take: Disney has the goods. And at $6.99 per month, a sweet price point. ...
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WSJ: Why Apple’s Cook and Qualcomm’s Mollenkopf hate each other

Both CEOs are expected to take the stand in Apple v. Qualcomm. Opening arguments Tuesday.   From Apple and Qualcomm’s Billion-Dollar Staredown ($) in the Wall Street Journal: Messrs. Cook ...
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Apple bear sees tactical opportunity to short

Pierre Ferragu looked at Apple at $200 and issued a “Sell.”   This e-mail from New Street Research landed on my desktop Friday: Dear all, As promised in February, ...
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Why Cybersecurity Software May Be the Hottest Area to Buy Now

The software stocks have had an incredible run during the 10-year bull market, but some of the top players in the industry were hammered recently, and it may make sense ...
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Short Sellers Take a Breather on Major Semiconductors

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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Survey: Americans love UPS and USPS more than Apple

Morning Consult just published a list of America’s 25 best brands and guess who isn’t on it. [in-text-ad] From Most Loved Brands in America 2019: To determine this year’s ...
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Why IBM’s Turnaround Can Shine, If Forex Headwinds Abate

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) ranks as one of the three best-performing Dow Jones industrial average stocks so far in 2019, and it seems the bulls are calling for ...
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Katy Huberty talks Apple on Squawk Alley (video)

Morgan Stanley’s chief tech analyst on healthcare, 5G, China and why Hollywood would want to partner with Apple.   Six minutes, seven soundbites: If there’s any technology company today ...
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