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30 Recent IPOs Worth Looking Into

Yesterday we posted charts showing the recent underperformance of the Bloomberg IPO index due to weakness in Alibaba (BABA), which has a 44% weighting in the index because of its massive size. While BABA has been trending lower and dragging...Show More Summary

Five Mutual Funds Bulking Up on Cash

Wading into cash might be an option for investors increasingly concerned that the U.S. stock market is getting pricey, and that gains are long in the tooth. Holding cash is a headwind when markets are soaring, but can help pad the runway in a slide. Getty Images Russel Kinnel, director of manager research at Morningstar, [...]

Bespoke Morning Lineup: 3/3/15

Good morning! Here's a rundown of what's going on heading into today's open. Snapshot: The stat that’s grabbing the market’s attention this morning: German retail sales. In real 2010 dollars, sales from German shops grew an astounding...Show More Summary

Buybacks, Buybacks, Buybacks

Who’s buying up all these stocks? Corporate America needs only to look in the mirror. Buyback authorizations, planned purchases by companies to step into the market and buy their own stock, hit a record last month, according to research firm Birinyi Associates. Lead by the likes of Home Depot (HD), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and PepsiCo [...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Entering Watch Market With An Atypical Approach, Says Gene Munster

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is entering the wearables market with its Apple Watch with an uncharacteristic approach, Gene Munster said in an interview with CNBC. The Piper Jaffray analyst said that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is not banking on its usual attack when trying to disrupt a new industry with the Apple Watch as they will likely […]

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): John Chen Happy About BES12 Cloud, Considers Android A Good Business Area

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s CEO, John Chen, said that he is happy with his company’s BES12 Cloud product and that he considers Android to be a good business area for BlackBerry. The remarks were made by the BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) chief in an interview with Jon Fortt for CNBC. “I always believe that small and medium […]

TrovaGene Inc (TROV) Sees Bridger Management Buy More Shares; Other Stocks Roberto Mignone Loves

Roberto Mignone‘s Bridger Management is fund with around $2.0 billion in assets that is focused on healthcare stocks, which represent nearly a half of the fund’s equity portfolio. In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Bridger disclosed acquiring some 263,300 shares of TrovaGene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV). Show More Summary

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Lets Users Embed Video On Other Sites

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is now letting its users embed Twitter videos on other sites on the web. The announcement was made by Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) in a post on its Developer Blog. According to Niall Kennedy, a developer advocate for the social network, the new embed video widget lets users highlight Twitter-hosted videos on websites […]

eBay Inc (EBAY)’s PayPal Is Getting In Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Face In Payments Space

PayPal, Inc., the electronic payment subsidiary of the eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), is about to get in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s face in the payments industry with the acquisition of Paydiant, Inc. Dan Schulman, president and CEO designee of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s PayPal, Inc. has just revealed that his firm has agreed to buy Paydiant, Inc. Paydiant […]

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOGL) Seen As Serious Competition By Auto Execs

Automotive executives feel that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) will be serious competitive threats even as they consider teaming up with them. A Bloomberg article reported on the news and discussed the prospects being considered by auto executives concerning Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Apple Inc. Show More Summary

Druckenmiller, Buffett At Odds On International Business Machines Corp. (IBM): What Do Hedge Funds Think? Plus Druckenmiller’s Top New Picks

Duquesne Capital’s Stanley Druckenmiller respects Warren Buffett’s opinion on International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM); he just doesn’t agree with it. In an interview with CNBC yesterday, Druckenmiller offered his take on the staunch viewpoint Buffett has taken concerning IBM, in which he has said IBM is doing exactly what he expects, and that the company’s […]

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