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A Funny Thing Happened On Improv-Founder Budd Friedman’s Way To Broadway
By September 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

A Funny Thing Happened On Improv-Founder Budd Friedman’s Way To Broadway

Budd Friedman may be the person most responsible for the way you laugh. Friedman, 85, is the founder of the Improv, a nightclub that changed the face of comedy. Ask Jay Leno. The former “Tonight Show” host told IBD: “Comedy would have been different (than it is today) because a lot of people would not […]

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Asia stocks consolidate after touching decade highs, dollar steady
By September 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Asia stocks consolidate after touching decade highs, dollar steady

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged down on Thursday, consolidating after touching their highest in a decade, while the dollar held steady before the U.S. inflation report for August is published. Reuters: Business News

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Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead
By September 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Apple launches $999 iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.” Reuters: Business News

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IBD 50 Stock Control4 Surges On Brokerage’s Price-Target Hike
By September 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

IBD 50 Stock Control4 Surges On Brokerage’s Price-Target Hike

Control4 (CTRL), a provider of professionally installed smart-home systems, saw its stock surge Monday after it received a price-target increase from a Wall Street investment bank. Control4 rose 2.5% to 27.08 on the stock market today. It was the stock’s fourth straight day of gains. Needham analyst Richard Valera reiterated his buy rating on the stock […]

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Quotes Of The Week: From Peter Thiel, Jonas Salk And Others
By September 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Quotes Of The Week: From Peter Thiel, Jonas Salk And Others

On Accomplishment Customers will not come just because you build it. You have to make that happen, and it’s harder than it looks. Peter Thiel, entrepreneur On Instinct Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next. Jonas Salk, medical researcher On Accountability There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain […]

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Activision Video Game ‘Destiny 2’ Off To Good Start
By September 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Activision Video Game ‘Destiny 2’ Off To Good Start

The first of two big fall video game releases from Activision Blizzard (ATVI) got off to a solid start this week, grabbing positive reviews from critics. Activision released its science-fiction shooter game “Destiny 2” on Wednesday. So far, it has a score of 88 out of 100 on Metacritic, signifying “generally favorable reviews,” based on […]

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S&P 500 slips as Hurricane Irma nears Florida; tech falls
By September 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

S&P 500 slips as Hurricane Irma nears Florida; tech falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it moved toward Florida, while a decline in big tech names like Apple and Facebook pushed the Nasdaq down more sharply. Reuters: Business News

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Wall St. slips as media stocks, Hurricane Irma weigh
By September 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Wall St. slips as media stocks, Hurricane Irma weigh

(Reuters) – Wall Street edged lower on Thursday as media stocks weighed after negative business updates from Walt Disney and Comcast and as another powerful storm neared the United States. Reuters: Business News

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As Investors Eye Marijuana Industry, These Products May Go Mainstream
By September 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

As Investors Eye Marijuana Industry, These Products May Go Mainstream

LOS ANGELES — If you only had a few minutes to get a sense of where the marijuana industry is headed, you might look at the free samples at the MJAC2017 InvestorsHub International Cannabis Conference over the weekend. The event looked a lot like any other business conference. People in office attire exchanged cards; one […]

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United Tech defends $23 billion Rockwell deal, Boeing turns critic
By September 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

United Tech defends $23 billion Rockwell deal, Boeing turns critic

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp defended its $ 23 billion acquisition of avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc on Tuesday, as Boeing Co said it was skeptical the deal would benefit airlines. Reuters: Business News

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