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  1. Tesla Stock Rebounds From Autopilot Investigation (TSLA)

    July 5, 2016
    Tesla stock recovered from Thursday's losses due to an investigation by NHTSA for a death related to its autopilot technology ...
  2. Google Wants to 'Human-Proof' Its Self-Driving Car (GOOGL, TSLA)

    July 5, 2016
    Google wants to protect human drivers from themselves and from each other.
  3. Can Exxon, Chevron Repeat Strong First-Half Gains? (XOM, CVX)

    July 5, 2016
    Exxon made a new 52-week high Friday, reaching a two-year high of $93.98, while Chevron made its 52-week high on Thursday, ...
  4. Dotcom vs. Today: 3 Reasons Why U.S. Equities Are More Dangerous

    July 4, 2016
    Explore the factors that make the end of the current bull market more dangerous than the dotcom bubble, and why investors ...
  5. Why Oil Prices Won't Affect S&P Profit Margins (BCS)

    July 4, 2016
    Learn why Barclays thinks that a rise in oil prices should lead to improvements in profit margins for the S&P 500, as well ...
  6. Are Hedge Funds Chasing Performance?

    July 4, 2016
    Learn why hedge funds have performed worse than the S&P 500 Index in 2016, and why they may overweight equities to play catch-up ...
  7. Buffett's Moat: How Sustainable Is Qualcomm's Competitive Advantage? ...

    July 3, 2016
    Analyze Qualcomm's economic moat. Determine which factors are driving competitive advantage, and consider the long-term sustainability ...
  8. Will iPhone Sales Decline in 2016? (AAPL)

    July 3, 2016
    Learn about a report that says lack of innovation and economic weakness may lead to a dramatic slowdown in sales of Apple's ...
  9. Are Online Travel Stocks' High Multiples Sensible? (PCLN, EXPE)

    July 3, 2016
    Learn how robust EBITDA growth and fewer threats from disruptors have enabled online travel companies to maintain higher ...
  10. Did Microsoft Acquire LinkedIn for the Cloud Business? (MSFT, ...

    July 3, 2016
    Explore why Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn goes beyond cloud computing, including the benefits to Dynamics CRM and the ...
  11. What Is Facebook’s Advantage Over Other Social Media? (FB)

    July 2, 2016
    Discover the elements that define Facebook, which boasts 1.6 billion users who cement the company as the world's top social ...
  12. Dunkin' Donuts Adds Cold Brew to the Menu

    July 2, 2016
    Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) rarely blazes any trails, but it's very good at following trends. The company has decided ...
  13. Arby's Path to Growth Is Different From Its Rivals

    July 2, 2016
    Fast-food chains have made an art out of refranchising -- selling company-owned restaurants to franchisees. Wendy's (NASDAQ: ...
  14. Kellogg's Tries a New Way to Promote Cereal

    July 2, 2016
    Cereal sales have suffered for Kellogg's (NYSE: K) in recent years, in part because millennials find the idea of assembling ...
  15. Why AMD is Acquiring Graphics Specialist HiAlgo

    July 2, 2016
    Chipmaker AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) is, quite literally, upping its game in the graphics department. The company has acquired privately ...
  16. Did U.K. Voters Kill the Lions Gate-Starz Deal?

    July 2, 2016
    The end credits are seemingly about to roll early on the latest high-profile acquisition plan in the entertainment business. ...
  17. Netflix Continues to Court the Chinese Market

    July 1, 2016
    In spite of its many challenges, the Chinese market is a fat, glittering prize for Western companies. One of the many enterprises ...
  18. VWELX: Vanguard's Oldest Mutual Fund

    July 1, 2016
    Explore an overview of the Vanguard Wellington Fund, and learn about its top five holdings, which are Wells Fargo, Alphabet, ...
  19. (VDIGX, FBCVX) 3 Low Volatility Mutual Funds

    July 1, 2016
    Explore the large-cap value mutual funds that have captured at least 96% of the S&P 500's returns over the last three years ...
  20. Honeywell, Toyota Compete for Intelligrated (HON)

    July 1, 2016
    Intelligrated is a suitable buy for both Honeywell and Toyota amid increasing demand for faster delivery and increased supply ...
  21. Why the Cocoa Market Is Worried About Mondelez's Hershey Bid ...

    July 1, 2016
    Amid Mondelez's $23 billion bid for Hershey, it’s the cocoa market participants who are most worried.
  22. AWSHX: Mutual Fund With Most Blue Chip Stocks

    July 1, 2016
    Learn about the favorite investments of American Funds Washington Mutual Investors Fund Class A's portfolio managers, whose ...
  23. Polaris Industries Initiates Yet Another Recall

    July 1, 2016
    Still battered from the massive recall of its RZR off-road vehicles earlier this year and a similar snowmobile recall last ...
  24. Wal-Mart's Answer to Amazon Free Shipping (WMT, AMZN)

    July 1, 2016
    To compete with Amazon's Prime, the world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has introduced its free shipping program.
  25. VFIFX: Mutual Fund for Retirement From Vanguard

    July 1, 2016
    Learn how the Vanguard Target Retirement 2050 (VFIFX) fund is structured and an analysis of its top 5 holdings, which are ...
  26. Will a Global Recession Tip U.S. Markets Into Correction?

    July 1, 2016
    Learn why the U.S. stock market appears to be headed for a serious correction, and why global markets are not exactly a safe ...
  27. Hewlett-Packard Awarded $3B Judgment From Oracle (HPQ, ORCL)

    July 1, 2016
    For Oracle, beyond losing out twice to HP in this verdict, this now marks the second legal battle it has lost in a little ...
  28. Oracle Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (ORCL)

    July 1, 2016
    Oracle will send its dividend payment on July 27 to shareholders of record as of July 6.
  29. JPMorgan Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (JPM)

    July 1, 2016
    JPMorgan will send its dividend payment on July 31 to shareholders of record as of July 6.
  30. General Mills Stock Pops 5% on Q4 Beat (GIS)

    July 1, 2016
    The Cheerios and Yoplait yogurt maker beat Wall Street's fourth quarter revenue and earnings expectations, driven by cost ...
  31. Comcast Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (CMCSA)

    July 1, 2016
    Comcast will send its dividend payment on July 27 to shareholders of record as of July 6.
  32. Stocks Soar as Central Banks Expected to Go Dovish

    July 1, 2016
    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  33. Monsanto Suffers 37% Decline in Q3 Profits (MON, BAYRY)

    July 1, 2016
    With both revenue and profits falling sharply from a year ago, Monsanto's merger options might diminish as the negotiations ...
  34. Rio Tinto Just Gave Away Huge Copper and Gold Mine

    July 1, 2016
    Demands by Papua New Guinea for Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) to quit stalling and restart operations at its copper and gold mine ...
  35. FMAGX: Fidelity's Mutual Fund Peter Lynch Was Once a Manager

    July 1, 2016
    Discover the 2016 portfolio trends in the Fidelity Magellan Fund, and learn if they can help your portfolio to maximize profits ...
  36. Biotech Bottom Calls After Big Bounce (IBB, XBI)

    July 1, 2016
    Biotech funds have bounced sharply after testing downtrend lows, setting off a wave of bottom calls.
  37. GoPro Countersues Polaroid Maker Over Patents

    July 1, 2016
    Last November, C&A Marketing sued GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) for allegedly copying the design of its Polaroid Cube action ...
  38. Noodles & Company Reveals a Massive Card Hack

    July 1, 2016
    Noodles & Company (NASDAQ: NDLS) has joined the long list of American companies that have reported breaches of customer ...
  39. Is PotashCorp on the Selling Block?

    July 1, 2016
    Shares of PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) surged 6.5% Thursday before settling down to close with a 1.3% gain after rumors the crop ...
  40. IBM and Cisco Ink Cloud Partnership

    July 1, 2016
    Fresh off a slew of cloud-related news, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) have agreed to a partnership that will, ...
  41. Rate Hike Stalemate Bad For U.S. Banks (KBE, KRE)

    July 1, 2016
    Banking ETFs have diverged in 2016, with U.S. focused funds showing greater resiliency than broad-based funds with international ...
  42. Why Dick's Won the Sports Authority Bankruptcy

    July 1, 2016
    By doing mostly nothing, Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) has emerged as the big winner in the Sports Authority bankruptcy. ...
  43. Tesla's Autopilot Results in Death of Driver (TSLA)

    July 1, 2016
    A 2015 Tesla (TSLA) Model S was involved in an accident caused by its autopilot self-driving feature.
  44. (SFPCX, PUFBX) 5 Mutual Funds With Financials Sector

    July 1, 2016
    Explore five financial sector mutual funds with below-average Sharpe ratios, above-average expense ratios and poor ratings ...
  45. Alliant Energy Graduates to the S&P 500

    July 1, 2016
    The benchmark S&P 500 index just got a jolt of energy. The index's operator S&P Global announced that Wisconsin-based ...
  46. Carmike Cinemas Postpones Vote on AMC's Bid

    July 1, 2016
    Movie theater operator Carmike Cinemas (NASDAQ: CKEC) says market volatility is the reason it wants to delay a shareholder ...
  47. Hershey Rejects a $23 Billion Bid From Mondelez

    July 1, 2016
    Snack foods giant Mondelez (NASDAQ: MDLZ) recently made a $23 billion bid for Hershey (NYSE: HSY), but the offer has been ...
  48. Oracle Ordered To Pay HPE $3 Billion In Damages (ORCL, HPE)

    July 1, 2016
    Oracle was ordered by a California jury to pay Hewlett Packard Enterprise $3 Billion in damages over Itanium lawsuit. Oracle ...
  49. Uncle Sam Gives IBM Another Watson Health Win

    July 1, 2016
    It was just on Monday that IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a deal with the Melanoma Institute of Australia to utilize the advanced ...
  50. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of Delta Air Lines (DAL, VTSMX)

    July 1, 2016
    Discover the four largest mutual fund holders of Delta Air Lines shares, and determine if the holders' investment strategies ...
  51. More Proof BHP Billiton Is All In on Copper, Oil

    July 1, 2016
    We already knew BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) was going to focus its energy on copper and oil, as it had previously said it planned ...
  52. Cisco Acquires a Cloud Security Provider

    July 1, 2016
    Like others of its ilk, longtime enterprise networking leader Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is transforming its business to focus ...
  53. Will China Be First to Adopt Driverless Cars? (GOOG,BIDU)

    July 1, 2016
    Learn about driverless automobiles and why China could be best positioned to embrace and adopt autonomous technology for ...
  54. (OIGAX, AIIEX) 4 International Mutual Funds for Steady Returns

    July 1, 2016
    Discover four international growth mutual funds whose active management styles have spawned successful track records while ...
  55. Is Tesla Losing Money Each Time It Sells a Car? (TSLA)

    July 1, 2016
    Discover the plight of Tesla Motors Inc., including the challenges the electric vehicle manufacturer faces as it seeks to ...
  56. Is General Motors Stock Really a Buy? (GM)

    July 1, 2016
    Learn about the challenges faced by General Motors Company and the changing dynamic of the auto industry as innovation draws ...
  57. Sony's PS VUE TV Service Hits 100,000 Subscribers

    July 1, 2016
    Sony (NYSE: SNE) wants to be your pay-television provider. With its PlayStation Vue service, the company has made a bold ...
  58. Frontier Still Struggling in Its New Territories

    July 1, 2016
    Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) continues to struggle with the territories it bought from Verizon in California, Texas, ...
  59. Ackman vs. Madoff: Who's Hurting Hedge Funds More?

    July 1, 2016
    Compare the plights of former and current money managers Bernie Madoff and Bill Ackman and how the actions of both men have ...
  60. More Bad News for Ackman? (PSHZF)

    July 1, 2016
    Discover reasons why Bill Ackman's Pershing Square may suffer again in 2016 due to Saudi Arabia's move to ban derivatives ...
  61. CAIBX: Mutual Funds With Stocks and Bonds

    June 30, 2016
    Discover the top five equity holdings of American Funds' Capital Income Builders fund, a world asset allocation fund that ...
  62. UPS, Pilots Reach Tentative Labor Agreement (UPS)

    June 30, 2016
    This tentative five-year agreement with the Pilots union comes after nearly five years of negotiations.
  63. Micron Stocks Fall 8% on Q3 Loss, Job Cuts (MU)

    June 30, 2016
    Micron not only reported third quarter revenue that missed Wall Street's estimates, the company announced layoffs citing ...
  64. Intel Looks for Growth in Self-Driving Cars (INTC, MBLY)

    June 30, 2016
    Getting in early on possibly the market's next growth battleground sets Intel far apart from other chip companies like Qualcomm ...
  65. FSPHX: Mutual Fund to Invest in Healthcare from Fidelity

    June 30, 2016
    Read an information overview of Fidelity Select Health Care, and discover the historical trends and financial performance ...
  66. Apple in Talks to Buy Jay Z's Tidal Music Service (AAPL, P)

    June 30, 2016
    Apple is looking to bolster its music service, which debuted one year ago. The company in 2014 acquired Beats Electronics, ...
  67. FREEX: Mutual Fund to Invest in REITs from Franklin

    June 30, 2016
    Discover the top five holdings of the Franklin Real Estate Securities A Fund, and get an overview of each company's business ...
  68. BAX: Top 5 Mutual Fund Holders of Baxter Intl

    June 30, 2016
    Discover the five largest mutual fund investors in Baxter International. Learn about an actively managed fund with industry ...
  69. (ERSMX, NBMBX) 3 Expensive Mutual Funds Worth Your While

    June 30, 2016
    Learn about mid-cap and large-cap growth stock funds that have higher costs but attractive historical performance as well ...
  70. Amazon Quietly Expands Private Labels (AMZN)

    June 30, 2016
    Amazon.com Inc. quietly launched two new brands this week. These brands sell coffee and baby food and are Amazon's first ...
  71. Google’s Offices in Spain Raided by Tax Authorities (GOOGL)

    June 30, 2016
    As Google becomes a synonym for tax avoidance around Europe, it has experienced close encounters with local tax authorities ...
  72. Hertz Partners With Uber and Lyft (HTZ)

    June 30, 2016
    Hertz partners with Uber and Lyft to provide would-be drivers with long-term rentals.
  73. DODIX: Dodge & Cox's High Quality Bonds Mutual Funds

    June 30, 2016
    Learn about the risk metrics of the DODIX Fund. Discover what standard deviation, capture ratios and R-squared indicate about ...
  74. Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Mondelez Takeover Bid (HSY)

    June 30, 2016
    Hershey reportedly rejected a $23 billion offer by Mondelez International Inc, a deal which would have created the world’s ...
  75. Mondelez to Takeover Hershey (MDLZ, HSY)

    June 30, 2016
    Reports today claim Mondelez International Inc. has sent a letter of intent to buy The Hershey Co.
  76. Why Negative Interest Rates Are Not Working

    June 30, 2016
    Find out why negative interest rate policies are failing because bond buyers do not want a negative yield and saturated borrowers ...
  77. PepsiCo Goes Retro With Crystal Pepsi (PEP)

    June 30, 2016
    Why is PepsiCo bringing back the clear soda flavor of the 1990s which had a short success period of only two years?
  78. FFFFX: Mutual Fund for Retirement From Fidelity

    June 30, 2016
    Learn about some of the performance trends of the Fidelity Freedom 2040 Fund, and discover which times of year the fund has ...
  79. Time Running Out For Microsoft Bulls (MSFT)

    June 30, 2016
    Six tests at October 2015 breakout support have failed to attract buying interest, raising odds for a breakdown that ends ...
  80. Diet Pepsi Back to Aspartame Per Consumer Demand

    June 30, 2016
    Pepsi's change of mind underscores how much in control consumers are with their spending habits.
  81. Deutsche Bank Is the Most Systemically Important (DBK, HSBC)

    June 30, 2016
    The bank is linked together with global markets and other firms in such a way that its failure could trigger a widespread ...
  82. FSAGX: Fidelity's Gold and Precious Metal Mutual Fund

    June 30, 2016
    Evaluate the performance of the Fidelity Select Gold Portfolio since January 2012, and identify seasonal trends that emerge ...
  83. General Motors Share Hurt By Lack Of Trucks, SUVs (GM)

    June 30, 2016
    General Motors could see its market share in the U.S. erode as it reels from lack of supply for trucks and SUVs.
  84. Lions Gate Entertainment Plans Starz Deal (LGF, STRZA)

    June 30, 2016
    Lions Gate Entertainment is in late-stage talks to acquire Starz in a deal that could value Starz at more than $30 a share. ...
  85. Kellogg Opens Times Square Cereal Cafe (K)

    June 30, 2016
    In a bid to revive falling cereal sales in the U.S., Kellogg Co is opening a cereal cafe in New York City's Times Square
  86. Nike U.S. Sales Plummet (NKE, UA)

    June 30, 2016
    Nike Inc. is losing market share to Adidas and Under Armour Inc., and future forecasts indicate continued challenges ahead.
  87. Intel, Mobileye Team Up On Self-Driving Cars (INTC, MBLY)

    June 30, 2016
    Intel and Mobileye are teaming up to make self-driving technology for BMW. The companies are slated to officially announce ...
  88. Banks Buyback $10 Billion Shares After Brexit Rout (BAC, JPM)

    June 30, 2016
    While Brexit caused many investors to dump shares in banking stocks, it has spurred a furious round of share buybacks by ...
  89. The Fed Approves Goldman Sachs' Capital Plan (GS, JPM)

    June 30, 2016
    The bank, which last year raised its dividend from 60 cents to 65 cents per share, has yet to disclose specifics for its ...
  90. Brexit Bounce Still Favors Bearish Outcome (XLF, XLB)

    June 30, 2016
    Proportional retracements and lagging sector performance point to oversold bounces rather than full recoveries.
  91. Behind U.S. Equities' Declining Buybacks and Dividend Payments

    June 30, 2016
    Learn what a decline in share repurchases and dividend payouts by corporations means for equity markets, and whether it is ...
  92. Twitter Team to Build Virtual, Augmented Reality (TWTR)

    June 30, 2016
    A former Apple designer will lead the new team, founded as part of Twitter's larger initiative to play catchup with growing ...
  93. Morgan Stanley's Stress Test Reveals 'Weakness' (MS)

    June 30, 2016
    Morgan Stanley must resubmit documents to the Fed by December 29 to show that its deficiencies have been resolved or the ...
  94. Why the Dollar Can't Help U.S. Banks

    June 30, 2016
    Learn why a strong dollar should produce benefits for the largest U.S. banks, but why those benefits are likely to be offset ...
  95. Top 3 Stocks to Buy Now Utilizing Financial Ratios (UAL, DISCA)

    June 30, 2016
    Learn about a research report that analyzes stocks based on fundamental criteria, and three stocks that rank highly based ...
  96. Wells Fargo Passes Fed's Stress Test (WFC, JPM)

    June 30, 2016
    Wells Fargo received no objections from the Federal Reserve Wednesday after the company announced its 2016 Capital Plan.
  97. ETFs with Major Breakout Potential (ASHR, IEMG)

    June 30, 2016
    These ETFs are moving in price patterns, that when broken, could set up big trending moves.
  98. Netflix Eyes China; Neilsen Unveils Stream Ratings (NFLX)

    June 30, 2016
    Beyond China, Netflix has also struggled to gain traction in other Asian regions, including Indonesia and South Korea.
  99. Why Economic Payoff From Technology Is Crucial for Companies

    June 30, 2016
    Learn why recent innovations in technology have not produced productivity increases, and why companies still see technology ...
  100. Newly Issued High Yield Inverse Bond ETF (HYDD)

    June 30, 2016
    Investors who are looking for an inverse and leveraged bond ETF that targets a U.S .high yield index may be interested in ...
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