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  1. Stock Analysis

    Why ConAgra Is Finally Dumping Private-Label Goods

    There seemed to be so much potential when ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) bought private-label food maker Ralcorp in late 2012 for $5 billion. The combined company was expected to realize annual private-brand ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    DryShips Cashes Out of Tanker Business

    It's official: DryShips (NASDAQ: DRYS) is out of the business of transporting oil. Three months ago, the (mostly) dry-bulk shipper announced plans to sell its four Suezmax tankers, the Vilamoura, Lipari, ...
  3. Savings

    The Pros and Cons of Buying on Amazon

    Learn how buying works with Amazon. Amazon has become the dominant player in online retail with its ruthless focus on lower prices and customer service.
  4. Stock Analysis

    IBM Bids Semiconductor Business a Fond Farewell

    It was October of last year when IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced it had reached an agreement to divest its commercial semiconductor technology business to Globalfoundries. After passing the obligatory regulatory ...
  5. Stock Analysis

    Sony Turns to Crowdfunding for Employee Ideas

    Crowdfunding has helped launch some innovative products in the marketplace, but it has generally been a realm inhabited by individuals with a dream. Yes, some major actors and directors like Spike Lee ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    Time Warner Gets a Piece of a Rock-Solid Franchise

    Sylvester Stallone's Rocky franchise celebrates its 40th anniversary next year. Before then, in November, he will be back in theaters with Creed. And this time, Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) will be ringside. ...
  7. Stock Analysis Has Not Forgotten Its Roots

    When (NYSE: CRM) CEO Marc Benioff and team announced fiscal 2016 first quarter earnings on May 20th, much of the credit for the 23% jump in revenue to $1.51 billion was given to its "all-time ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    Samsung Will Not Give Up On Its Tizen OS

    Samsung (NASDAQOTH: SSNLF) has an operating system which it runs on some smartphones, smart TVs, and smartwatches. Known as Tizen, the OS launched in 2013 but has barely affected the market with less ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    Baidu Invests $3.2 Billion in Nuomi

    Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the top search engine in China, recently announced plans to invest $3.2 billion over the next three years in Nuomi, its app for connecting online customers to brick-and-mortar retailers. ...
  10. Stock Analysis

    Keurig Launches Green Line to Fight Toxic Image

    While the company battles charges that its popular K-Cups produce too much waste, Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ: GMCR) has launched its first line of coffee pods which are both organic and Fair-Trade ...
  11. Stock Analysis

    Better Buy: Enterprise Products or Kinder Morgan

    Today, Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) and Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) are far and away the largest companies in the pipeline and processing business under one corporate entity. These two midstream ...
  12. Stock Analysis

    3 Stocks To Buy and Hold For the Rest of 2015

    One of the dominant themes to consider for 2015 is the normalization of monetary policy as the Fed raises interest rates.
  13. Stock Analysis

    Rite Aid's 5 Key Strategies for Long-Term Success

    Drugstore-chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has turned itself around impressively, having spent a huge amount of time and effort in returning to profitability. The company has used a combination of strategies ...
  14. Stock Analysis

    3 Reasons ARM Holdings' Stock Could Rise

    Shares of semiconductor specialist ARM Holdings (NASDAQ: ARMH) have more than quadrupled in value over the past five years as strong demand for smartphones has driven the company's revenue and profits ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    2 Major Product Launches for Intel This Year

    The second half of 2015 will be a busy one for chip giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). The company has two major product launches slated for the second half of this year, and both have important implications ...
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