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    US Foods Holding Rises in Its First Day of Trading

    The latest high-value initial public offering is off to a good start, promising good knock-on effects for the broader IPO market. The stock of US Foods Holding (NYSE: USFD), which made its debut on the ...
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    How Lions Gate Trounced Fourth-Quarter Estimates

    "Mini-major" movie and TV studio Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE: LGF) reported its fourth-quarter fiscal 2016 and full year results Wednesday, with the three-month period coming in well above analyst ...
  3. Markets

    New York Financial Watchdog Extends Online Lender Probe

    A week after it subpoenaed LendingClub for info about loans to New Yorkers, the state's top financial regulator is allegedly targeting N.Y. online lenders.
  4. Stock Analysis

    Qualcomm and Medtronic Team Up to Tackle Diabetes

    In the coming years, the Internet of Things is expected to play a key role in improving global health, and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) intends to be a leading player in that process. Qualcomm's IoT efforts ...
  5. Stock Analysis

    Michael Kors Has a Coach Problem

    Fashion designer Michael Kors (NYSE: KORS) continues to rip pages from the playbook rival handbag maker Coach (NYSE: COH) has long since discarded, which helps to explain why Kors is on the decline and ...
  6. Investing

    Hedge Fund Lobby Group Circa Brings Frenemies Together

    Politics make strange bedfellows.
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    iRobot Beats Back Activist Investor's Proxy Fight

    A fierce proxy battle between iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT) and one of its largest shareholders, private equity firm Red Mountain, has come to an end after a majority of investors sided with the robotics firm ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    HP's New VR-Ready OMENs Excite Investors

    The collapse of the PC market is no subtle event, as last quarter's 13% worldwide drop in  sales demonstrated; the plunge was led by a whopping 15% decline in emerging markets. It was the sector's worst ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    PayPal Dropping Support for BlackBerry Phones

    It may be hard for some younger folks to imagine, but there was a point not all that long ago when a BlackBerry phone was actually a status symbol. The phones, with their trademark keyboards, were used ...
  10. Stock Analysis

    Sears Eyes New Ways to Profit from Appliance Lines

    After reporting another quarter of declining sales in its core retail business, Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) has decided to consider options for its well-known appliance brands  as well as its Sears ...
  11. Stock Analysis

    Visa CEO Takes a Swipe at PayPal

    The credit card companies and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) have long had an uneasy alliance: They both work together and compete with each other. But Visa (NYSE: V)CEO Charlie Scharf thinks that the digital ...
  12. Stock Analysis

    Supervalu Readies for Its Sav-A-Lot Spinoff

    Last July, grocery store operator Supervalu (NYSE: SVU) said it was exploring strategic alternatives for its Sav-A-Lot division, and in January filed plans to spin off the chain. Now, it's just completed ...
  13. Stock Analysis

    AXA Is First Big European Insurer to Quit Tobacco

    Health insurer AXA Group (NASDAQOTH: AXAHY) calls its decision to divest the $2 billion worth of tobacco stocks it holds in its various portfolios an ethical one. CEO Thomas Buberl says that although ...
  14. Stock Analysis

    Fitbit Rejects Claim Its Trackers Are Inaccurate

    Though it may have flown under the radar of some investors, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) earlier this year, claiming that heart rate data from its PurePulse technology in ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    GoPro Shares Pop on News of Red Bull Partnership

    After what can only be described as a dismal first quarter, GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) shareholders were in need of some good news, and their patience was rewarded with a new, comprehensive marketing deal with ...
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