1. What If Donald Sterling Ran Your Company?
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    What If Donald Sterling Ran Your Company?

    A chief executive officer can seem to have it all: power, influence and gravitas. But all of that hard-earned respectability — along with a company’s share price — can erode in the wake of a scandal.
  2. What Makes LinkedIn Different From Facebook, Twitter
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    What Makes LinkedIn Different From Facebook and Twitter

    Even with its network of 250 million members, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn Corp. is often overlooked when it comes to social-media companies.
  3.  Twitter may not earn a profit now, but its business model suggests it eventually will become as successful as Facebook.
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    The Good News Behind Twitter's Losses

    Twitter may not earn a profit now, but its business model suggests it will eventually become as successful as Facebook.
  4. Facebook's mobile strategy is the key to recent success
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    Why Facebook Will Keep Making Money

    Facebook's acquisition of virtual-reality company Oculus, like its success selling mobile ads, shows the company's willingness to move to any platform that promises growth.
  5. For the financial victims of Bernard Madoff’s historic Ponzi scheme, the feelings of frustration and anguish just grow and grow. Sadly, a situation in which ripped-off investors get caught feeling victimized is the rule and not the exception.
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    Diversity: Your Shield From Madoff-Style Investment Scams

    The best way to prevent being stung in a modern-day Ponzi scheme is diversity - not just within your portfolio, but also in the people who handle your investments.
  6. What should investors make of Netflix Inc.? Investors don’t know whether the glass is half-full or half-empty when they ponder the stock’s topsy-turvy movements.
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    Netflix: Should You Buy Or Hold Or Sell?

    Ultimately, an investor has to trust the decisions and strategies of the company’s management. History is on the side of CEO Hastings, who seems to have a knack for both surprising and pleasing the market. ...
  7. What Baby Boomers Need To Know About Making Out A Will
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    What Baby Boomers Need To Know About Making Out A Will

    Squarely addressing the prospect of your own mortality can be upsetting enough. But the financial questions surrounding what and how to arrange for one's heirs are disconcerting, too.
  8. Is It Ever Wise To Make Early Withdrawals From Your 401(k)?
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    Is It Ever Wise To Make Early Withdrawals From Your 401(k)?

    Investment experts generally frown on early withdrawals from a 401(k) account, but there may be some instances where it's wise to take money out of this tax-free investment.
  9. Are stocks or commodities going to be a better bet in 2014?
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    Should You Invest In Stocks Or Commodities In 2014?

    It's the dawn of a new year and investors are facing an array of fresh challenges. One of the intriguing investment parlor games is to contemplate whether stocks or commodities loom as the vehicles offering ...
  10. How To Find A New Financial Advisor Who's Right For You
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    How To Find A New Financial Advisor Who's Right For You

    It is a jolt when a long-time financial consultant leaves your sphere, because he or she has retired, passed away or been fired from his or her investment firm. One thing is for sure: You shouldn’t make ...
  11. Facebook noted that the company is seeing a decrease in (teenagers’) daily uses, especially younger teens.
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    Why Facebook Investors Should Fret That Young Teen Users ...

    David Ebersman of Facebook told Wall Street analysts during a conference call that Facebook during the third quarter the company did see a decrease in (teenagers’) daily uses, especially younger teens. ...
  12. Does any single industry sector tend to produce more opportunity – and sheer anxiety -- for investors than the technology space? How much exposure to this sector should you have in your portfolio?
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    How Much Exposure to Technology Stocks Should You Have?

    How Much of a Technology-Stocks Exposure Should You Have in your portfolio? Every investor is totally different, in many cases it has more to do with the individual’s risk tolerance.
  13. Netflix is in its own orbit right now. Thanks in Part from Reed Hastings
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    Can Reed Hastings' Netflix Succeed Jobs And Apple?

    Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq:NFLX) has become the company that everyone wants to talk about. On Wall Street, giddy investors pinch themselves as they scoop up large returns on investments. Netflix' stock has more ...
  14. How Do I Know I Can Trust My Financial Advisor?
    Personal Finance

    How Do I Know I Can Trust My Financial Advisor?

    Savvy investors know to ask an advisor questions on these five essential subjects:
  15. Microsemi’s $7.18-a-share offer represents a premium of 50% over Symmetrom’s closing stock price on Monday.
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    Time Is On Symmetricom’s Side

    The atomic clock equipment maker Symmetricom Inc.’s (Nasdaq:SYMM) stock exploded on Tuesday after the power-management chipmaker Microsemi Corp. (Nasdaq:MSCC) offered to acquire the company for roughly ...
  16. Five Reasons why Netflix is one of Wallstreet's
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    Five Reasons Why The Netflix Juggernaut Could Continue to ...

    What makes Netflix’ saga so compelling is the element of the grand comeback. We'll look at 5 factors that could keep the stock moving higher.
  17. Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) climbed by double digits Friday, a day after the fast-food chain reported that its third-quarter earnings
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    Chipotle Is Sizzling On Wall Street

    Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) climbed by double digits Friday, a day after the fast-food chain reported that its third-quarter profit soared by 15% and its revenue surpassed Wall Street ...
  18. Ron Johnson was eager to change J.C. Penney’s identity, but he exited unceremoniously last April and was replaced by Mike Ullman, his predecessor.
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    Five Questions Investors Should Ask When A CEO Returns

    One of an investor’s most challenging decisions is how to handle the news that a former chief executive officer returns to power. In this article we'll cover the five questions you should ask when a CEO ...
  19. Yahoo Shareholders’ Fortunes Hinge on Alibaba IPO
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    Yahoo Shareholders’ Fortunes Hinge on Alibaba IPO

    Is the news of an upcoming Alibaba IPO, a potential buyback and an acquisition spree enough to send the price of Yahoo! higher?
  20. Followers of Apple watch and wait for progress on the dynamic new-products front.
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    Can Apple Still Put the “I” in Innovation?

    Apple watchers wait for progress on the dynamic new-products front. They collectively ask: Can Apple still put the “I” in innovation?
  21. Unspoken communication from the CEO can offer clues into whether one should invest or not.
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    5 Ways to Profit From a CEO's Body Language

    Investors can gain insight into companies by studying the chief executive officers’ body language, specifically examining how leaders carry themselves.