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  1. Chisholm Partners LLC Sue Chesapeake et al. Over U.S. Oil & Nat-Gas ...

    July 22, 2016
    Chisholm Partners, along with other leaseholders, has sued Chesapeake for rigging oil and natural gas lease prices
  2. Komatsu Buying Joy Global in $3.7 Billion Deal

    July 22, 2016
    Is this the turnaround the mining sector has been waiting for? Japanese heavy equipment maker Komatsu announced Thursday ...
  3. Verizon Lead Bidder In Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    July 22, 2016
    Verizon is said to be the lead bidder in the acquisition of Yahoo
  4. The 3 Biggest Spread-Betting Companies in the U.K.

    July 22, 2016
    Learn about spread betting and the companies that have cornered the market in offering cutting-edge trading technologies ...
  5. Can Neo-banks Survive On Their Own? (BBVA)

    July 22, 2016
    At a recent conference, the general consensus was that neo-banks, which burst into the spotlight after the financial crisis, ...
  6. General Mills to Lay Off Another 1,400 Workers

    July 22, 2016
    It wasn't that long ago that General Mills' (NYSE: GIS) cereal business was in real trouble, suffering from year-over-year ...
  7. Top Mortgage REIT ETFs in 2016 (REM, MORT)

    July 22, 2016
    Low interest rates could be good news for REITS. Here are two that have done well in 2016.
  8. Political Headwinds Dampen Gilead Sciences Outlook

    July 22, 2016
    Gilead Sciences earnings on July 25 may be overshadowed by Democratic calls to rein in runaway drug pricing.
  9. T-Mobile's Latest Freebie Is Olympic Caliber

    July 22, 2016
    T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) delights in making moves just to highlight what its wireless rivals are not doing. The company regularly ...
  10. Daimler Takes on Tesla With Electric R&D Spending (TSLA)

    July 22, 2016
    Daimler is adjusting its electric vehicle strategy and boosting its R&D budget to takes on Tesla.
  11. Facebook Fall Could Be Painful: Analyst (FB)

    July 22, 2016
    Based on the timing of this downgrade, it would seem the analysts believes that the punishment could be imminent.
  12. Pokemon Go Malware Preys on Game's Fan Base (GOOGL)

    July 22, 2016
    Pokemon Go has become this summer's mobile gaming craze. But there's a downside to the popularity--fake and malicious apps. ...
  13. Nvidia Surprises Gamers With a New Titan X Chip

    July 22, 2016
    Chipmaker Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) recently surprised gamers and investors with a new top-tier Titan X card powered by its ...
  14. MasterCard Weighs Entering The China Market (MA)

    July 22, 2016
    China is expected to be the world's largest market for credit card processors by 2020.
  15. Behind Microsoft's 127.4% Rise in 10 Years (MSFT)

    July 22, 2016
    The most influential factors behind Microsoft's historical stock price price include tech valuations and the company's evolving ...
  16. U.S. Biotech Relypsa Acquired By Galencia For $1.53B (RLYP)

    July 22, 2016
    While Relypsa shareholders will benefit with A 60% premium paid by acquirer Galencia, it also makes a good long-term fit ...
  17. How Did Charlie Munger Get Rich? (BRK.A)

    July 22, 2016
    Learn how Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's business partner and advisor, became worth $1.3 billion by 2016.
  18. Honeywell Bears in Control After Long Uptrend

    July 22, 2016
    Honeywell fell more than 4% on Friday morning after a poorly received earnings report and could enter an intermediate correction.
  19. Donald Trump's 3 Biggest Bankruptcies

    July 22, 2016
    Several of Donald Trump's businesses have had to declare bankruptcy. These are three of the biggest flops.
  20. Biogen Trounces Q2 Estimates; CEO to Retire Soon

    July 22, 2016
    Thursday was a busy and memorable day for Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB): The noted biopharma released its latest set of quarterly ...
  21. Why Qualcomm's 3Q Earnings Blew Away Expectations

    July 22, 2016
    Shares of Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) soared more than 7% on Thursday after the chipmaker crushed analysts' expectations on ...
  22. General Electric Ventures Into 'Industrial Internet' (GE)

    July 22, 2016
    Here’s how GE’s pioneering joint venture with Huawei is expected to revitalize industrial productivity
  23. How Peter Thiel Became a Superstar

    July 22, 2016
    Peter Thiel: Legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor, destroyer of Gawker Media, supporter of Hulk Hogan... and ...
  24. Chinese Group Dalian Wanda Wants Paramount Stake

    July 22, 2016
    The Chinese real estate and entertainment conglomerate is said to be in talks to buy a 49 percent stake in Viacom-controlled ...
  25. GE Tops Expectations as Revenue Soars 15% (GE)

    July 22, 2016
    General Electric second-quarter earnings rise, its share price falls in pre-market trading
  26. Apple Delays Launch Of Electric Car (AAPL)

    July 22, 2016
    Apple is reportedly delaying the launch of its electric car, with tech and other issues slowing it down.
  27. Verizon Severs Excessive Data Users (VZ)

    July 22, 2016
    Verizon Communications is gearing up to disconnect customers who were grandfathered into an unlimited data plan but use too ...
  28. Pokémon Go Launched in Japan (NDTOY)

    July 21, 2016
    The co-creator of the game, Junichi Masuda, apologized to the Japanese fans for keeping them waiting so long.
  29. What to Expect in Texas Instruments Earnings?

    July 21, 2016
    Investors on Monday will want some confirmation that they should hang on to their shares, given the impressive gains.
  30. Gilead Earnings on Tap: Can Hepatitis-C Recover? (GILD)

    July 21, 2016
    Gilead still generates tons of cash to put toward R&D. But with the stock down more than 26% over the past year, are investors ...
  31. Snapchat Files Patent For Recognizing Objects In Your Snaps

    July 21, 2016
    The patent will help the company serve up custom ads based on the objects identified in your snaps.
  32. Smartwatch Shipments Declined Last Quarter (AAPL)

    July 21, 2016
    According to IDC, shipments declined by 41% last quarter and are expected to remain low for the rest of this year.
  33. Sprint Q2 Earnings: What to Expect? (S, ARMH)

    July 21, 2016
    Sprint, which is 80% owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, has been one of the market's pleasant surprises with its shares rising ...
  34. FBGRX: Overview of Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund

    July 21, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund in this fund overview including information on its investment performance ...
  35. NYVTX: Overview of The Davis New York Venture Fund

    July 21, 2016
    Discover a large-cap growth mutual fund with a 47-year history of selecting companies whose competitive advantages stand ...
  36. VTSMX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of United Technologies

    July 21, 2016
    Learn about the five largest mutual fund investors in United Technologies. Discover an actively managed large-cap fund that ...
  37. FREEX: Risk Statistics Case Study for Real Estate Mutual Fund

    July 21, 2016
    Analyze risk statistics to determine how FREEX fits into a portfolio designed to optimize expected return based on a given ...
  38. Startup Allows Bitcoin to be Sent via Twitter

    July 21, 2016
    Sending Bitcoin is now as easy as tweeting.
  39. VBMFX: Overview of World's Largest Bond Mutual Fund

    July 21, 2016
    VBMFX: Find out top positions in the world's largest bond fund, the Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund.
  40. SNPIX, GRZZX: Overview of 2 Mutual Funds to Short Oil

    July 21, 2016
    Discover the two best funds to short crude oil and learn which fund can help your portfolio profit when oil prices turn bearish ...
  41. Is the MSCI World Index ETF Risky? (URTH, IWDALN)

    July 21, 2016
    If you're looking to build up global exposure to equities in developed markets, the MSCI World Index ETF is an option. We ...
  42. SNCAX: 2 AllianceBernstein Mutual Funds With 5 Stars Rating

    July 21, 2016
    Discover the two mutual funds administered and managed by AllianceBernstein that have received five-star overall ratings ...
  43. Front Running and the HSBC Trading Scandal (HSBC)

    July 21, 2016
    Two HSBC executives have been accused of front running by the SEC. What is front running and are regulators cracking down ...
  44. 3 Best High-Yielding TIPS Bond Mutual Funds (HARRX, IBRIX)

    July 21, 2016
    Learn how to protect a portion of your portfolio against the effects of inflation, and discover three different investments ...
  45. Dunkin' Donuts Traffic Slows Due to Higher Prices

    July 21, 2016
    America may run on Dunkin', but higher prices at many of Dunkin' Donuts' (NASDAQ: DNKN) locations have apparently left some ...
  46. VPCCX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Southwest Airlines

    July 21, 2016
    Discover the five largest mutual fund investors in Southwest Airlines common stock. One actively traded fund has Southwest ...
  47. Owning High Beta Stocks: Mutual Funds (BRSIX) vs. ETFs (IWC)

    July 21, 2016
    Explore differences between accessing high beta stocks with either mutual funds or ETFs, as well as the best options for ...
  48. U.S. vs. Eurozone: Comparing Smart Money Moves

    July 21, 2016
    Learn about four of the most successful market calls ever made by U.S. and European traders whose predictions triggered huge ...
  49. Macy's New Answers App Powered by IBM's Watson

    July 21, 2016
    The Macy's (NYSE: M) customer service person who answers your next question for the retailer may not in fact be human. The ...
  50. Baker Hughes Rig Count: Analyzing Trends in 2016 (BHI)

    July 21, 2016
    Review Baker Hughes' rig count to identify trends in oil production. Find out what rig count and crude oil mix indicate about ...
  51. Why PotashCorp Is Optimistic Despite Low Prices

    July 21, 2016
    PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) sees a silver lining within the dark gray cloud of the recent benchmark contract China signed for ...
  52. Newmont Mining's Earnings Look Like Gold

    July 21, 2016
    Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) posted a shiny second quarter earnings report on Wednesday after the market closed, revealing ...
  53. Top 5 Corporate Donors in Banking (WFC, GS)

    July 21, 2016
    Explore the top five corporate donors, measured by cash contributions, in the banking sector in 2015, as tabulated by The ...
  54. 5 Stocks with Momentum (BURL,COH,SWHC,HLF,LUV)

    July 21, 2016
    These five stocks have momentum. How strong are their fundamentals?
  55. eBay Headed For New Highs (EBAY, AMZN)

    July 21, 2016
    eBay has finally confirmed an 11-year breakout above resistance in the mid-20s and could enter a powerful trend advance.
  56. Prepare to Buy Oil ETFs on the Pullback

    July 21, 2016
    After a strong run higher, oil is likely in a long-term uptrend. That makes this pullback a buying opportunity. Here is what ...
  57. Startups: Tech Giants' Next M&A Targets? (AAPL, GOOGL)

    July 21, 2016
    Watch for large-cap tech sector companies to announce acquisitions of startups, as valuations for unicorns and other overvalued ...
  58. Macy's Tests AI Mobile Shopping Tool (M)

    July 21, 2016
    Macy's is aiming to lure customers back into the store with a new AI tool that answers questions for them.
  59. U.S. Automakers on the Mend After Upbeat GM Earnings

    July 21, 2016
    GM is gaining ground after a surprisingly strong second quarter earnings report and could now enter a new uptrend.
  60. Capital One Earnings on Tap: What to Expect? (COF)

    July 21, 2016
    Credit quality has been an overhang for the company. And its something the market continues to keep an eye on.
  61. Amazon Enters Student Loan Market (AMZN, WFC)

    July 21, 2016
    Amazon announced it will get into the $1.3 trillion market.
  62. These Retailers Are Least Impacted by Wage Increases (WMT, TGT)

    July 21, 2016
    Learn how certain retailers, such as those that have already built wage increases into their business models, face less pressure ...
  63. Schlumberger Q2 Earnings on Tap: What to Expect (SLB, HAL)

    July 21, 2016
    Solid results released on Wednesday from Halliburton, signals better demand for fracking equipment, which this bodes well ...
  64. Buffett Now Dominates Med Malpractice Insurance Market

    July 21, 2016
    Warren Buffett's company now has a 15 percent market share, double that of its nearest competitor, in the medical malpractice ...
  65. Top 3 ETFs With Exposure to Diamonds (PICK, SLX)

    July 21, 2016
    Learn the benefits of investing in diamonds. Discover three ETFs that have exposure to companies that are major players in ...
  66. Behind AmEx's Q2 Profit Surge Lies a Big Problem

    July 21, 2016
    What kind of company sees its stock fall immediately following an earnings report that shows a nearly 40% jump in net profit? ...
  67. Nucor Snaps Up a Joy Global Plate Mill in Texas

    July 21, 2016
    Top U.S. steel producer Nucor (NYSE: NUE) is about to get incrementally larger. The company announced it has reached agreement ...
  68. T-Mobile Rewards Pokémon Go Customers (TMUS, NTDOY)

    July 21, 2016
    T-Mobile customers who play Pokémon Go can claim a very valuable freebie (among others) this week.
  69. New FinTech Indexes: Should You Invest? (KFTX, PYPL)

    July 21, 2016
    KBW recently launched its new financial technology index. We'll discuss what's included and whether or not you should invest.
  70. Four Reasons Why Netflix Is In For Slow Growth Ahead (NFLX)

    July 21, 2016
    The online streaming service's earnings and revenue growth could be on the verge of a slowdown.
  71. A Look at AMD Ahead of Q2 Earnings

    July 20, 2016
    With its shares soaring almost 90% year-to-date and 202% over the past year, there's a lot riding on AMD's second quarter ...
  72. Halliburton Sees Drilling Recovery

    July 20, 2016
    Halliburton believes the North America oil market has turned and expects to see a modest uptick in rig count during the second ...
  73. Starbucks Q3 Earnings On Tap, What to Expect? (SBUX)

    July 20, 2016
    On Thursday, analysts will want hints as to the company's growth expectations from its recent maneuvers.
  74. Visa Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect?

    July 20, 2016
    Visa shares rose almost 1% higher Wednesday in anticipation of solid third-quarter earnings results Thursday.
  75. What to Expect in Chipotle Q2 Earnings?

    July 20, 2016
    Shares of the embattled burrito chain have made a modest move of almost 6% over the past month.
  76. What to Expect When AT&T Report Q2 Earnings?

    July 20, 2016
    AT&T has strategically bundled various services and has offered its TV customers promotions, including unlimited wireless ...
  77. Qualcomm Stock Soars on Q3 Earnings, Guidance Beat

    July 20, 2016
    Qualcomm not only reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates, the company also raised its outlook.
  78. Elon Musk Unveils Tesla's New 'Master Plan'

    July 20, 2016
    Tesla's revised master plan expands the company's focus to becoming a one-stop shop for various green energy endeavors, not ...
  79. Unilever to Buy Dollar Shave Club (UL)

    July 20, 2016
    In a surprising turn, Unilever has made a serious bid for the men's grooming market with its reported $1 billion acquisition ...
  80. PayPal's Progress: Q2 Earnings Preview (PYPL)

    July 20, 2016
    On Thursday analysts will look for confirmation that the company's strategic moves are working.
  81. Why HBO May Be About to Boost Time Warner Stock

    July 20, 2016
    Television ratings data can be dicey and inaccurate. Yet if you're investing in entertainment stocks such as Time Warner ...
  82. Goldman Sachs Sets Its Eyes on Retail Banking (GS)

    July 20, 2016
    More than 20,000 new customers have signed up for online accounts at Goldman Sachs since the launch of their Internet bank ...
  83. Anheuser-Busch and SABMiller Deal Approved (BUD)

    July 20, 2016
    It has been reported that the Anheuser-Busch and SABMiller Deal has been approved by the U.S. Justice Department
  84. For Activision Blizzard, Licensing Is a Catalyst

    July 20, 2016
    In a week that's sure to be filled with news from San Diego Comic-Con, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) has unveiled new ...
  85. Unilever to Buy Dollar Shave Club for $1 Billion

    July 20, 2016
    Dollar Shave Club is apparently worth more than a dollar. About a billion more. Netherlands-based consumer products company ...
  86. Apple May See $3B In Pokémon Go Revenue (AAPL)

    July 20, 2016
    Nintendo isn't the only company benefiting from the Pokémon Go craze. So is Apple thanks to in-app purchases.
  87. Recalls Take a Toll on Polaris Industries Earnings

    July 20, 2016
    The impact of three recalls in a year has taken its toll on powersports vehicle maker Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII), which, ...
  88. United Beats on Q2 EPS, Launches Fresh Buybacks

    July 20, 2016
    Shares of United Continental (NYSE: UAL) are up slightly following the company's release of its second quarter results. ...
  89. SAP Flying High Following Record Q2 Earnings

    July 20, 2016
    German-based SAP (NYSE: SAP) posted stellar second quarter results on July 20, boosting its stock price about 5%. In that, ...
  90. 5 Index Mutual Funds John Oliver Would Recommend (FUSEX, VIGRX)

    July 20, 2016
    Discover which low-fee index mutual funds John Oliver might recommend for new investors who want to manage their own retirement ...
  91. F5 Networks Rises on M&A Chatter Ahead Earnings (FFIV)

    July 20, 2016
    The management has focused on product refreshes to revive growth, but with rumors of a pending sale, F5 may be ready to throw ...
  92. Viacom Ups Its Bet on the "Star Trek" Franchise

    July 20, 2016
    Viacom's (NASDAQ: VIA) (NASDAQ: VIAB) Paramount Pictures kicked off San Diego Comic-Con -- the biggest event in the entertainment ...
  93. Target to Open Another 14 Small-Format Stores

    July 20, 2016
    Target (NYSE: TGT) has decided to open more small stores at a time when its major competitor has backed away from that concept. ...
  94. Russell-2000 Set to Outperform Blue Chips

    July 20, 2016
    Russell-2000 should benefit this summer from a rotation out of overbought blue chips, into small caps and growth stocks.
  95. Amazon Files Docking Station Patent For Drones (AMZN)

    July 20, 2016
    Amazon is advancing the retailer's drone ambitions by filing a patent recently for docking stations in the sky.
  96. Bloomin' Brands Launching New Loyalty Program

    July 20, 2016
    Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ: BLMN) has a new take on loyalty programs. The casual dining company that owns Outback Steakhouse, ...
  97. Pandora's Skeptics: Earnings Preview (P, AAPL)

    July 20, 2016
    While the on-demand platform has generated tons of buzz, investors have taken a wait-and-see attitude before investing more ...
  98. BMW Takes On Tesla With In-Home Batteries (TSLA)

    July 20, 2016
    BMW is chasing Tesla by gearing up to launch it's own line of batteries that collect and store solar energy.
  99. Why Time Spent on Social Media Is Decreasing (FB, TWTR)

    July 20, 2016
    Identify key reasons why engagement with social media is declining as of 2016, and discover what this means for big industry ...
  100. 5 High Quality Dividend Stocks (VZ,GM,T,RAI,DUK)

    July 20, 2016
    It’s not easy to find stocks with high yields and safe dividends. Here are five.
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