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  1. Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits India (AAPL)

    Cook's aggressive campaigning in the East continues.
  2. Google Home Brings Assistant to Your house (GOOG, AMZN)

    Google Home was introduced at the IO16 developer conference today. Google Home will be a voice-activated product that will ...
  3. Fed Minutes: Probability of June Rate Hike Soars

    Expectations of an interest rate hike in June spiked following the release on Wednesday of minutes from the FOMC's April ...
  4. GOP HQ Hotel in Cleveland: A State-Owned Enterprise

    That’s right—the party of free enterprise is going to be partying up in a hotel owned by the taxpayers of Cuyahoga County. ...
  5. How TASER International Makes Money (TASR)

    The booking for Axon and Evidence.com bookings reached a new quarterly record of $52.1 million rising 126.86% year-over-year.
  6. Facebook Video Ads Expand to Audience Network (FB, GOOG)

    Facebook Video Ads are now available to brands on their Audience Network.
  7. Charter to Dump the Time Warner Cable Brand

    The about-to-be-completed merger between Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) will see ...
  8. New 9/11 Reveal Brings Saudi Divestment Closer

    Member of 9/11 commission says there's more to Saudi Arabia's role than what the public knows.
  9. Nokia Is Getting Back Into the Mobile Device Game

    Just six years ago, Finland-based  Nokia (NYSE: NOK) was on top of the smartphone world. But as big players including Apple ...
  10. NYSE Glitch Halts Trading in 199 Tickers (ICE)

    A technical glitch described as a "critical issue" has halted trading in 199 tickers on the New York Stock Exchange.
  11. Watch These Cup and Handle Buying Opportunities (FOXA, SLB)

    These cup and handles are forming now. A breakout above the handle signals a fresh advance.
  12. Import Duty on China Steel Soars 522% (SLX)

    The U.S. said Tuesday it would raise import duties on Chinese cold-rolled steel by 522%.
  13. What Buffett Thinks of Bezos (AMZN)

    If Warren Buffett thinks highly of a CEO, then he likely thinks highly of the stock’s long-term potential.
  14. HP Enters the 3D Printer Market (HPQ)

    HP is setting its sights on the industrial market.
  15. Amazon, Tyson Partner in 'Meal-Kit' Market (AMZN)

    AmazonFresh and Tyson Foods have partnered in the fast growing meal-kit market.
  16. BAML: Brace Yourselves for a "Summer of Shocks"

    BAML's May Global Fund Manager Survey warns of a "summer of shocks," particularly the Brexit. Then again, pessimistic outlooks ...
  17. Office Depot Has a Plan for Life Without Staples

    Office Depot (NASDAQ: ODP) spent more than a year in limbo as it waited for federal regulators to approve its deal to be ...
  18. What Macy’s Results Reveal About Consumer Trends

    Macy's poor first quarter results reflect consumer trends. Here's how.
  19. DAO Raises $130M+, Largest Ever Crowdfunded Project

    Since beginning its token sale effort on April 30, 2016, the Ethereum DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) has become ...
  20. S&P Cuts Icahn Enterprises to Junk Status (IEP)

    S&P Global Ratings downgraded Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP) to junk status Tuesday at 12:27 EDT, following up on a threat ...
  21. What You Should Know About Whole Foods' 365 Stores

    Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) wants to shed its "whole paycheck" reputation by bringing smaller, more value-driven stores ...
  22. India's $178 Billion Loan Crisis

    Indian banks have struggled with corporations for years but things may have finally come to a head.
  23. Why Angry Birds Had to Change its Business Model (SPE)

    Rovio Entertainment's Angry Bird franchise topped 37 markets and grossed a total of $43 million in its opening weekend.
  24. Home Depot Q1 Earnings Beat, Raises Outlook (HD)

    Consumers might not be shopping for certain goods as evidenced by retailers' falling revenue and profits, they're pouring ...
  25. Alphabet Tests Ride-Sharing App in the U.S. (GOOG, GOOGL)

    Alphabet is once again stepping on Uber's toes, unveiling a pilot program which will allow some Bay Area riders to carpool ...
  26. Buffett Hangs Up on AT&T, Bites Into Apple (T, AAPL)

    It's a bit surprising Buffett would give up AT&T's generous yield of almost 5% for Apple's 2.5% yield.
  27. Carl Icahn Sold $21.5 Billion Worth of Stocks in Q1 (AAPL,IEP)

    Icahn has previously warned of an imminent market crash. His 13F reveals the extent of his pessimism.
  28. Why Passive Bond Funds Still Outpace Active Ones

    There are some actively-managed bond funds that are beating their respective benchmarks, the majority of them are falling ...
  29. The Next Financial Crisis: Housing or Equities?

    Here are one expert's big-picture predictions for the housing market, oil stocks, and more.
  30. Goldman Sachs See Short-Term Pull Back in Stocks (GS)

    Goldman Sachs' research article suggests some short-term volatility before market stabilization into year end.
  31. Shell Considers $40 Billion Spin-Off (RDS-A)

    Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS-A) is considering spinning off $40 billion worth of non-core assets.
  32. Warren Buffett Boosts Berkshire's Stake in IBM

    It was just a couple of weeks ago when the Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC and spoke about Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
  33. Bill Clinton Might Serve in Hillary's Government

    Hillary Clinton says she has asked her husband to come out of retirement and be in charge of a manufacturing renaissance. ...
  34. Banks Suspend Lending Club Purchases

    Banks are beginning to pause purchases from LendingClub after an allegation of poor internal control.
  35. Buffett and Icahn's Take on Apple (AAPL)

    Warren Buffett's 13F filing and the changes in his portfolio
  36. Sears Going Small With New Appliance-Only Concept

    Sears (NASDAQ: SHLD) wants to protect its market share in appliance sales now that J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) has reentered ...
  37. Facebook Shackled by Weak Tech Market (FB)

    Big tech and market leader Facebook now shows equal odds of trading above 130 or below 110.
  38. Are Mall Retailer Stocks Winning or Losing?

    Mall stocks are hurting. But not all malls are dying. Here's what the mall of the future will look like and which retail ...
  39. Crowdfunding Rule Lets Anyone Invest in Startups

    As of Monday, a belated provision of the 2012 JOBS Act goes into effect, allowing anyone and everyone to participate in fundraising ...
  40. Target Stock Declines Ahead of Q1 Earnings (TGT)

    Wall Street expects the retailer to deliver year-over-year increase in earnings per share, while revenue is projected to ...
  41. Retirees: Don’t Lose Your Fiduciary Rule Protection

    Retired? The Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule may affect the management of your tax-advantaged retirement accounts. ...
  42. Wyoming State Now Offers Instant LLC Registration

    It is now possible to form a limited liability company (LLC) directly on the Wyoming Secretary of State's website.
  43. It's 13F Season: Hedge Funds Disclose Holdings (AAPL, GOOGL)

    If you ever want to know what the so-called "smart money" is buying and selling, the 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange ...
  44. Warren Buffett Takes $1B Stake in Apple (AAPL, BRK.B)

    The Oracle of Omaha took on a nearly $1 Billion long position in Apple, Inc.
  45. Microsoft Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (MSFT)

    Microsoft will send its dividend payment on June 9 to shareholders of record as of May 19.
  46. Fossil Got Crushed After an Awful First Quarter

    Shares of Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL) recently plunged to a seven-year low after the watchmaker reported dismal first quarter ...
  47. Amazon Expands Roster of Branded Consumer Goods (AMZN)

    The retail giant wants to capitalize on recent success by expanding its branded consumer goods.
  48. Cisco Stock Declines Ahead of Q3 Earnings (CSCO)

    Wall Street expects the networking giant to deliver year-over-year increase in earnings per share, while revenue is projected ...
  49. Chevron Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (CVX)

    Chevron will send its dividend payment on June 10 to shareholders of record as of May 19.
  50. Apple Stock Loses Billionaire Trader David Tepper (AAPL)

    Investors' concerns about Apple's slowing growth and lack of product innovation have punished the stock.
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