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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) IPO Can be Played Indirectly Through These Methods

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) will soon debut on the New York Stock Exchange in grand, potentially IPO record-breaking fashion, and that has many investors wondering how they can get involved in the IPO in some manner, even if not directly. As Mia Saini reported on Bloomberg today, there are several different options available. “So […]

Should Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Replace Google Inc (GOOGL) Or Apple Inc. (AAPL) in Portfolios?

As portfolio managers make room for playing Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) they are caught in the dilemma that which of the two technology companies should they sell, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) or Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)? On CNBC David Rolfe who is Chief Investment Officer of Wedgewood Partners disclosed how his fund is planning to play the […]

Social Security: Don’t Let a Simple Mistake Ruin Your Retirement

Because Social Security benefits make up a substantial portion of the typical retiree's income, checking this one thing could be the difference between a comfortable or stressed retirement.

Las Vegas, NYC Hope New Domain Names Boost Small Business Growth

Entrepreneurs in Las Vegas could be getting a huge boost in coming years now that the city has its own top-level domain name ".vegas."

Here's WATT All The Fuss Is About

By Michael Fitzsimmons: Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT), formally known as Dvine Wave Inc., specializes in providing wireless power for recharging smartphones, tablets, cameras, toys and other electronic devices using its proprietary WattUp technology. Show More Summary

General Motors Company (GM) Defects Blamed on Lax Safety Regulators

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) isn’t the only company that needs to shoulder some of the blame for the sometimes tragic results caused by defects present in their ignition switches. As Brittany Umar reported today on The Street, according to the House Energy and Commerce committee, the NHTSA was also lax in their duties, which allowed […]

Update: Rackspace Hosting Ends Process Of Seeking Buyer

By Chris Lau: Rackspace (NYSE:RAX) announced it would end the evaluation process of finding a buyer. Instead, the firm announced Taylor Rhodes would be its permanent CEO. It also said it would maintain specialization on managed cloud services and would not entertain a share repurchase plan at this time. Show More Summary

Lydian International Is Back To Where It Was Last Year, Although With A Less Attractive Project.

By Itinerant: Greenfield discoveries of large gold deposits are rare in this day and age, and deserve attention when they occur. Lydian International (OTCPK:LYDIF) is a company developing such a gold deposit called the Amulsar project located in Armenia. Show More Summary

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Income From Alibaba’s IPO Swells Even More

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has a major stake in Alibaba which has grown even more in value as the news about Alibaba raising the price of the IPO hits the market. CNBC reported that the new price range for the already world’s larest IPO is going to be between $66 and $68 owing to strong demand […]

The Economic Growth Picture: Industrial Production In August

By John M. Mason: Industrial production in the United States increased at a good rate in August, although not the speed we would like it to be. Year-over-year, industrial production rose by 4.1 percent, down from the 4.8 percent rate of increase it achieved in July. Show More Summary

Steer Clear Of Viking Therapeutics' IPO

By Don Dion: Viking Therapeutics, Inc (Pending:VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm developing treatments for metabolic and endocrine disorders, plans to raise $55.0 million in its upcoming IPO. The San Diego, California-based firm will offer 5.0 million shares at an expected price range of $10-$12 per share. Show More Summary

Microsoft: Citi Ponders Payout Ratio in Wake of $2.5B Minecraft Buy

Following Microsoft’s (MSFT) announcement this morning it will spend $2.5 billion to buy Swedish games maker Mojang, makers of the hit game “Minecraft,” Citigroup’s Walter Pritchard offered up not just one but two notes questioning what the company should do with its cash pile, which totaled $85.71 billion at the end of the June quarter, on [...]

China August Retail Sales: Online Shines And Offline Dulls

By WestEnd511: China's monthly retail sales provide critical read-through for investors given that many US consumer staple and discretionary companies have exposure to China. As such, investors can get a better global perspective of the underlying driver behind the companies' performance. Show More Summary

Sex, Shoe Bonuses For Interns NBD At UBS

Like so many sexual harassment cases before this one starts out with: Wealth manager goes to his local bar, hits on bartender, tells her she should be working in corporate sales: “[James C.] Collins first met [Samantha] Lambui in the...Show More Summary

Alibaba And 6 Health Care IPOs Planned For The Week Of September 15

By Renaissance Capital IPO Research: The IPO market has returned in full force, beginning with the 117% first-day pop of ReWalk Robotics (NASDAQ:RWLK) on Friday, the year's fifth IPO to double on the first day (since Castlight Health in March) and the only IPO to do so after pricing below the range since 2000. Show More Summary

Tokai Pharmaceuticals IPO: Lack Of Product Diversity Should Leave Investors Cautious

By Don Dion: Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc (Pending:TKAI), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of novel treatments for prostate cancer, plans to raise $75.6 million in its upcoming IPO. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based firm will offer 5.4 million shares at an expected price range of $13-$15 per share. Show More Summary

Noble Corp. Fleet Analysis: After The Paragon Offshore Spin-Off

By Fun Trading: (Picture from Noble website: Bully I) Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) is a top-tier offshore drilling company. Founded 93 years ago, the company provides offshore oil contract drilling services and has expanded worldwide. Noble Corp. Show More Summary

General Motors Company (GM) Compensation to Award Far More Death Claims than Admitted

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is going through the laborious process of analyzing the hundreds of claims for compensation resulting from defective ignition switches that were installed in 2.6 million of their vehicles. Yet according...Show More Summary

Christopher Lord’s Criterion Capital Raises Exposure To Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV)

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Christopher Lord’s Criterion Capital has disclosed upping its stake in Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE:VEEV). According to the filing, Criterion Capital holds 7.45 million Class A common stock shares of the company. The stake represents 14.3% of the class, and is passive by nature. Previously, […]

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