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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Dumps General Electric Stake, Trims Airlines
By August 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Dumps General Electric Stake, Trims Airlines

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) sold off its stake in General Electric (GE) during the second quarter, according to a regulatory filing released on Monday, while adding a sliver to its holdings in Apple (AAPL). Shares of GE edged lower after hours in the stock market today. GE is trading at its lowest levels in nearly […]

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Trump Calls For China IP Policy Review As Trade Ties Sour
By August 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Trump Calls For China IP Policy Review As Trade Ties Sour

President Trump asked his top trade official to consider investigating how China handles intellectual property, adding to the list of trade irritants between the world’s two biggest economies as they work to contain North Korea. Trump signed an executive memorandum on Monday directing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider investigating China’s IP policies, especially the […]

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Netflix, Microsoft Lead 5 Tech Giants Holding Key Support That Nasdaq Can’t
By August 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Netflix, Microsoft Lead 5 Tech Giants Holding Key Support That Nasdaq Can’t

With the Nasdaq composite breaching the 50-day moving average amid geopolitical uncertainty, here’s a look at five top tech stocks within the big-cap Nasdaq 100 that are finding support at that key level. XAutoplay: On | Off Netflix Netflix (NFLX) has been under pressure after Disney announced plans to cut ties with the streaming service […]

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Amazon Seeking To Partner With Venue Owners For Ticket Sales
By August 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Amazon Seeking To Partner With Venue Owners For Ticket Sales

Amazon (AMZN) is seeking to partner with owners of live venues to sell event tickets, a move that threatens live-event company and Ticketmaster owner Live Nation Entertainment (LYV), said a Reuters report. Amazon also had conversations to partner with Ticketmaster, Reuters reported, but those conversations have stalled over who would control customer data, according to […]

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How Harley-Davidson’s Founders Hogged The Motorcycle Market
By August 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

How Harley-Davidson’s Founders Hogged The Motorcycle Market

William Harley and his best friend Arthur Davidson wanted to make their bicycles go faster with less effort by attaching a small motor. Their prototype wasn’t powerful enough, so they asked Arthur’s brother, Walter, who was a machinist, for help. Another Davidson brother, Bill, surreptitiously made other parts at the machine shop where he worked […]

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Macom Technology’s China Outlook Crash Dents Opticals
By August 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Macom Technology’s China Outlook Crash Dents Opticals

Shares of Macom Technology (MTSI), a chipmaker that supplies optical and wireless networks, crashed on Tuesday after the company took a “conservative” approach to its fiscal fourth-quarter outlook, which badly missed estimates amid uncertainty in China. Macom Technology had careened more than 20% lower in after-hours trading on the stock market today, stabbing through support […]

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Netflix Reaches ‘Escape Velocity’; EA, iRobot Get Price-Target Hikes
By July 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Netflix Reaches ‘Escape Velocity’; EA, iRobot Get Price-Target Hikes

Internet television network Netflix (NFLX), home-cleaning robot maker iRobot (IRBT) and video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) received upbeat analyst reports on Wednesday. Netflix Going To The Moon BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield pounded the table for Netflix on Wednesday, reiterating his buy rating and raising his price target to 225 from 170. The subscription video-on-demand service is […]

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General Electric Stock Dives On Earnings Outlook
By July 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

General Electric Stock Dives On Earnings Outlook

General Electric (GE) reported a smaller-than-expected earnings decline early Friday and sees cash flow improving as costs come down, but signaled that weakness in its oil and gas businesses suggest full-year profit will be at the low end of its forecasts. Industrial bedfellow Honeywell (HON) also topped profit and sales views and gave a generally […]

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BofA, Goldman Beat But See Trading, Net Interest Income Weakness
By July 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

BofA, Goldman Beat But See Trading, Net Interest Income Weakness

Bank of America (BAC) and Goldman Sachs (GS) turned out earnings that beat analyst estimates on Tuesday, but concerns about net interest income and trading continued to cast a shadow over the financial industry. XAutoplay: On | OffJPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Citigroup (C) on Friday signaled caution on the trading environment, while JPMorgan cut its […]

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Lockheed Earnings Preview: F-35 Costs, Missile-Defense Sales In Focus
By July 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Lockheed Earnings Preview: F-35 Costs, Missile-Defense Sales In Focus

Lockheed Martin (LMT) will report second-quarter results Tuesday, and costs for its F-35 program as well as demand for its missile-defense systems and munitions will likely come into focus. Analysts see Lockheed’s earnings falling 7% to $ 3.09 per share as revenue slips 3.5% to $ 12.47 billion. Lockheed is ramping up production of the […]

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