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  1. Papa Murphy's CEO Quits Fast Casual Pizzeria Chain

    Companies typically prefer neat and orderly transitions of executive power, so when Papa Murphy's (NASDAQ: FRSH) CEO Eric ...
  2. Fitbit Uses CES to Push Beyond Just Hardware

    Fitbit used the Consumer Electronics Show to showcase how it plans to move beyond hardware.
  3. Twitter Stock Is Beating S&P 500 Index in 2017 (TWTR)

    While it's only a week into the new year, the embattled social media giant should toast this small victory.
  4. Chinese Regulators Approve Baidu's New Bank (BIDU)

    Chinese regulators have approved Baidu's venture into direct banking. How will the company's Baixin Bank compete against ...
  5. Intel CEO Wants Tax Cuts, Not a Trade War (INTC)

    With President-elect Donald Trump set to take office within two weeks, technology executives are advising him to act cautiously ...
  6. Postal Union Kills USPS-Staples Partnership

    Let no good deed go unpunished seems to be the new motto of the U.S. Postal Service, which has killed a pilot project with ...
  7. Is Microsoft Stock a Bargain at Tech-Bubble Highs? (MSFT, AMZN)

    Can shares of Microsoft, which are trading near tech-bubble highs, still make money for investors in 2017?
  8. First Nokia-HMD Smartphone Coming to China Only

    Nokia partner HMD Global has rolled out the first Nokia-branded smartphone but for China only.
  9. Why Facebook Stock Rose 7% Last Week (FB)

    Facebook has begun 2017 strong, suggesting that fake news has taken a back seat to what is seen as a strong growth story.
  10. What the VIX Fear Gauge Is Telling the Markets (BNP, DB)

    While stocks and the VIX usually move in opposite directions, this relationship broke down in Dec. 2016.
  11. Before CES Nvidia Stock Has Rare Down Week (NVDA)

    Despite returning 223 percent for investors in 2016, NVDA stock is under pressure due to a short seller's outlook. Is the ...
  12. Cowen and Company Confirms Glu Mobile Grade (GLUU)

    Cowen and Company has confirmed its Outperform rating for shares of mobile gaming company Glu Mobile Inc.
  13. Amgen, Immatics In Cancer Drug Partnership (AMGN)

    Amgen and Immatics launched a cancer-drug partnership that will combine immunology with oncology.
  14. Granite Investment Keeps Stake in IBM Shares (IBM)

    Granite Investment Partners owned 7,275 shares of International Business Machines Corp. at the end of the third quarter of ...
  15. Zacks Lowers Rating of Cree Shares (CREE)

    Zacks Investment Research has reduced its recommendation for shares of American lighting products company Cree Inc. from ...
  16. SunPower Scores Consensus Rating of 2.71 (SPWR)

    American energy company SunPower Corp. has received a consensus rating of 2.71 based on grades from 14 equities research ...
  17. US Bancorp Sells IBM Shares (USB, IBM)

    American financial services holding company U.S. Bancorp sold 29,423 shares of International Business Machine Corp. in the ...
  18. Vetr Cuts Rating of TripAdvisor Shares (TRIP)

    Crowdsourced stock ratings provider Vetr has reduced its recommendation of TripAdvisor Inc. shares from Buy to Hold.
  19. Pacific Crest Reiterates Adobe Rating (ADBE)

    Equities research analyst Pacific Crest Securities has restated its Overweight recommendation for shares of Adobe Systems ...
  20. Trump Premium: Why Stocks May Be Dangerously Overpriced?

    Danger Signs: Trump’s election has fueled soaring stocks, valuations and and earnings forecasts, posing huge risks
  21. How To Live Off Your Dividends

    One way to enhance your retirement income is to invest in dividend paying stocks and mutual funds.
  22. Learn to Invest in 10 Steps

    Want to invest but don't know where to start? Learn how to make your money work for you with these tips.
  23. Baidu Makes Bet on Self-Driving Cars in China (BIDU)

    As revenue concerns continue to plague Chinese search giant Baidu, the company is turning to self-driving cars as a source ...
  24. Seasons Impact Real Estate More Than You Think

    Here is how the seasons of the year impact the housing market.
  25. BMO Capital Upgrades Western Digital (WDC)

    Analysts are bullish on WDC stock after it finished 2016 up 12.5 percent. New product launches has Wall Street predicting ...
  26. Nvidia Earns Another Round of Upgrades (NVDA)

    Nvidia Corp. shined at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Analysts have bolstered their price targets for NVDA stock due to optimism ...
  27. TripAdvisor Gets Consensus Hold Grade (TRIP)

    Equities research analysts covering shares of travel website company TripAdvisor Inc. have issued a Hold recommendation for ...
  28. Walgreens' Q1 2017 Profitability Meets Estimates

    In what's almost certain to be an eventful fiscal 2017 for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA), the company kicked it ...
  29. Loop Capital Positive on CBS (CBS)

    Loop Capital raised its price target on CBS to $77
  30. Hedge Funds Pray for High Commodities Prices in 2017

    The commodities rally in 2016 was strong, giving hedge funders hope for 2017.
  31. Top Hedge Fund Managers to Watch in 2017 (ADSK)

    Though in a flailing industry, these managers may be able to turn around fortunes for their firms.
  32. Lions Gate Jumps After CLSA Intiation (LGF.B)

    CLSA initiated LGF.B with a Buy and $29 target
  33. AT&T-Time Warner: Deal Doesn't Need FCC Review

    In an SEC filing, the pair said Time Warner's FCC licenses won't be involved in the deal.
  34. IMAX and RGC to Add More Theaters (IMAX, RGC)

    IMAX and RGC agree on more theaters, but it will help bring people out to sit in the seats?
  35. Teva Plummets on Weak Guidance (TEVA)

    Teva shares are falling today after the company issued weak 2017 guidance.
  36. BlackBerry: Keyboard Phone Not for Sale In India

    The last BlackBerry device to have a built-in keyboard won't be available for sale in India.
  37. Twitter's Vine Being Re-Branded as Vine Camera (TWTR, FB)

    What to do with Vine was a major question for Twitter at various points in 2016.
  38. Bond Inflows Spike: Too Soon to Call the Bull Market Over?

    "A little wobble."
  39. NXP CEO: Trump Stance on China Won't Imperil Sale

    The Dutch company's chief is not concerned the hardline president-elect will block Qualcomm sale.
  40. Two Tech Stocks That Struggled in 2016

    Despite overall tech sector strength, Plug Power Inc. and Cerner Corp. faced hurdles.
  41. The Biggest Hedge Fund Failures of 2016 (VRX,PSH.AS)

    In a bad year for hedge funds, these firms stood out for their failures.
  42. HP Inc.’s Stock Maintains Strength in 2017

    The PC and printing giant is positioned to return value to shareholders this year, despite decline in the firm's main printing ...
  43. IBM's Watson Rides Into the Car Infotainment Game

    There's a lot of good news coming out of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and the latest comes from ...
  44. Billionaire Bill Ackman's Divorce Costs Could Be Astronomical (PSH.AS)

    After 22 years, billionaire Bill Ackman and his wife Karen are divorcing. No prenup.
  45. UnitedHealth Puts Fitbit on Its Fitness Plan

    It's been a rocky road for Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) stock since the wearables leader announced weaker-than-expected quarterly ...
  46. Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Monday: What to Expect? (TSLA, FB)

    A successful launch could restore confidence after the Sep. 1 launch crash
  47. How VirnetX Holdings Performed in 2016

    The internet security company has seen its stock fluctuate over a patent case with Apple.
  48. Mattel and Netgear Vie for Baby Monitor Supremacy

    Baby monitors are getting a big, high-tech upgrade with both toymaker Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and networking specialist Netgear ...
  49. PNC Financial Declares 55-Cent Cash Dividend (PNC)

    PNC demonstrated confidence with its dividend, which is payable Feb. 5 to shareholders of record on Jan. 17.
  50. Did Sirius Kill Hopes for a Deal With Pandora? (P, SIRI)

    Bloomberg reported that the Sirius CFO does not see synergies in a potential M&A deal with Pandora.
  51. Tim Cook's Salary Declines As Apple Revenues, Profits Drop (AAPL)

    The Apple CEO's salary fell by 15% in 2016 as his company's revenue and profits declined.
  52. Fitbit CEO: Deal With UnitedHealthcare Is 'Huge'

    Upbeat CEO lauds UnitedHealthcare deal as customers flock to new Charge 2 and Flex 2 devices.
  53. How The iPod Phone Almost Became A Reality (AAPL, BBY)

    Early designs reveal a very different iPhone. They really did love that wheel.
  54. Corning Releases New Glass-Enabled Concept Car

    The high-tech Gorilla Glass maker foresees 'exciting new opportunities' in the evolving auto space.
  55. Adobe Co-Chairman Sells 48,100 Shares (ADBE)

    Charles Geschke, co-chairman at multinational computer software company Adobe Systems Inc., sold 48,100 shares of the company's ...
  56. Microsoft Stock Among Top Cloud Picks for 2017 (MSFT, AMZN)

    Microsoft might be trading near tech-bubble highs, but leaving the stock out of your portfolio for 2017 might be a mistake.
  57. Report: Trump Still Against AT&T-Time Warner Deal

    Despite optimism, a new report surfaced saying that the president-elect is still against it.
  58. T-Mobile Eliminates Fees, Taxes on Unlimited Plan

    Besides axing fees and taxes, the 'Un-carrier' will give customers credit for unused data.
  59. Synthetic Biologics C. Difficile Drug Does Well (SYN)

    Synthetic Biologics said its oral antibiotic SYN-004 outperformed a placebo in a mid-stage study.
  60. Arena Pharma Loses Weight, Dumps Belviq (ARNA)

    Arena transferred the rights to its weight loss drug Belviq to its Japanese partner Eisai.
  61. Judge Blocks Regeneron Cholesterol Drug (REGN)

    A US court barred Regeneron and Sanofi from selling their cholesterol drug due to patient issues.
  62. SiriusXM Ends Strong 2016 With 31 Million Users

    Satellite radio broadcaster SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) had some happy news for its investors Thursday; the company closed its ...
  63. How Is Trump’s New Advisor Carl Icahn Investing? (IEP, HLF)

    So where did Icahn invest in Q3? Were there any surprises for his $19.8 billion portfolio? Based on the most recent 13F forms ...
  64. Higher Program Costs Could Hurt Disney's Profits (DIS)

    Disney must try to duplicate 2016's success by producing more blockbuster hits to keep the cash flow going.
  65. Review: First Data’s First Year as Public Co.

    The payments firm struggled with debt in its first quarter but restored profitability in Q3.
  66. DuPont Ordered to Pay $10.5M Over Leaked Chemical (DD)

    DuPont stock was down Thursday after the company was ordered to pay an additional $10.5M in a lawsuit related to a chemical ...
  67. Macy's to Slash 10,000 Jobs After Poor Holiday

    There was no Christmas cheer for Macy's (NYSE: M) as the challenging retail market overwhelmed its turnaround efforts during ...
  68. Halozyme Cancer Drug Does Well in Phase 2 (HALO)

    Halozyme said its PEGPH20 pancreatic cancer drug did well in a mid-stage combo drug study.
  69. 5 Painless Ways To Save More Money

    Saving money can be a chore, but these tricks put money in your pocket with no effort at all.
  70. Alexion Closes Probe, Won't Restate Earnings (ALXN)

    Alexion said an internal probe shows the company didn't improperly recognize revenue.
  71. Robert W. Baird Confirms SunPower Rating (SPWR)

    Financial planner Robert W. Baird has reiterated its Outperform rating for shares of American energy company SunPower Corp.
  72. PAGES: The Rational Optimist

    Jared Dillian, editor of "The Daily Dirtnap" shares why Matt Ridley's "The Rational Optimist" is his favorite financial read.
  73. Nokia-Branded Phones Increased to Six or Seven

    Along with HMD Global, the former mobile giant will roll out several new smartphones.
  74. Plug Power CFO on Enhancing Liquidity for Growth

    CFO Paul Middleton explains the fuel cell leader's 'very specific strategy' for growth.
  75. Garmin Debuts 3 New Wearables at CES

    The annual Computer Electronics Show (CES) is a venue that many tech firms use to unveil their new products. Garmin (NASDAQ: ...
  76. InvenSense, Samsung Team for IoT Solutions

    The MEMS provider teams with Samsung at CES to accelerate the 'Internet of Sensors.'
  77. VMware Joins OPEN-O Project

    The Palo Alto-based firm joins a number of other networking providers to strengthen its position.
  78. Monsanto Tops Q1 Earnings, Revenue Estimates (MON, BAYRY)

    Monsanto shares are up Thursday after the company reported first quarter 2017 results that beat analysts' estimates.
  79. Apple Paid Record $20 Billion+ to App Store Developers in 2016 (AAPL, NTDOY)

    Customers spent almost a quarter of a billion dollars in the company's app store.
  80. LLY Shakes Things Up (LLY)

    LLY announced some management changes and reorganized some of its divisions.
  81. General Mills Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (GIS)

    General Mills will send its dividend payment on Feb. 1 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 10.
  82. Meet the Hedge Fund Dudes on Forbes' 30 Under 30

    Maybe these young hedge fund stars can get the industry out of its current doldrums.
  83. AT&T Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (T)

    AT&T will send its dividend payment on Feb. 1 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 10.
  84. Skyworks Releases New IoT Applications

    The chipmaker unveiled its next-gen LTE solutions targeting machine-to-machine and IoT uses.
  85. Charter: Big Cable Content Packages Not Going Away

    Charter Communications' CEO says rich, big, content packages aren't going away anytime soon.
  86. Industries Positioned to Gain From IoT in 2017

    As the number of connected devices is set to explode in four years, players position for growth.
  87. Macy's Is Closing 68 Stores (M)

    The retail behemoth is closing "unproductive" locations and streamlining its operations by laying off workers.
  88. FOMC Minutes: What the Fed Is Looking for in 2017

    The Fed remains accommodative, signaling their willingness to increase the pace of interest rate hikes.
  89. Brean Capital Sees Upside To CBS (CBS)

    Brean Capital believes CBS should trade at premium to the market and reiterated its $75 price target.
  90. Barnes & Noble Had a Terrible Holiday Season

    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) had a disappointing holiday season that puts the chain's long-term viability in doubt. The ...
  91. Biotechs Await FDA Decisions In 2017 (TSRO, SGYP)

    Investopedia looks at biotech companies that are awaiting FDA decisions in early 2017.
  92. Cisco Strengthens Partnership With Ericsson

    In a deal the two networking firms target new markets outside of telecom.
  93. Sears Makes Deal to Sell Craftsman Brand

    The slow, steady dismantling of Sears (NASDAQ: SHLD) for parts has taken another big step forward. Stanley Black & Decker ...
  94. Can Cerner Rebound From Its 2016 Decline?

    While the healthcare IT leader foresees growth, hardware declines and new rivals pose a threat.
  95. Sirius Shows Net Additions of 1.7M Subscribers in 2016 (SIRI)

    Sirius XM reported subscriber net additions of 1.7 million for 2016.
  96. Delphi Automotive Buys Smart Car Player Movimento

    Clearly determined to stay relevant as the world approaches an autonomous vehicle future, auto parts giant Delphi Automotive ...
  97. Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Ekes Out 9.4% Gains in 2016

    He outperformed his peers in a terrible year for hedge funds. *Golf clap*.
  98. Drug Makers May Cap Price Hikes in 2017 (AGN)

    Some drug makers have capped drug price increases to single digits in 2017 amid public outcry.
  99. BMO Gives Adobe Shares an Outperform Grade (ADBE)

    North American financial services provider BMO Capital Markets has initiated coverage of Adobe Systems Inc.
  100. Jefferies Cuts TripAdvisor Price Target (TRIP)

    Jefferies Group today cut its price target of TripAdvisor Inc. shares from $68.00 to $59.00.
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