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Amazon in China: Retailer jumps on Shanghai free trade zone despite fuzzy details

Aug 20 2014 11:29am CDT

Amazon will take advantage of more relaxed trade regulations by entering China’s Shanghai free trade zone, according to a report in Reuters. The move will allow the Seattle online retail giant to sell more products in China and compete with Alibaba Group Holding, sometimes called "the Amaz ...
Source: Seattle Business Journal   Full article at: Seattle Business Journal  

Jack Ma

Alibaba Goes On Tour To Attract Investors

Aug 14 2014 4:49pm CDT

Alibaba's founder Jack Ma hits the road next month to explain his two-tiered investment structure to would-be investors in the world's ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  


Threshold: Windows for the Neanderthal set

Aug 20 2014 12:35pm CDT

What’s with all this excitement over Windows "Threshold"? I get it that Microsoft sort of fumbled the ball with Windows 8. I also recognize that the subsequent tweaks and retrofits (Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Update 1, Windows 8.1 ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews  

Yahoo Reports Higher Sales And Cash Flow For Q2

Aug 20 2014 12:22pm CDT

By Thomas Renna:On my LinkedIn thread this week, my connection Herb Greenberg's status update time stamped his 1 year work anniversary at (NASDAQ:TST).A year ago I recommended TheStreet stock at $2.04 (dividend adjusted) after the company reported FY2013 2nd quarter ...
Source: SeekingAlpha   Full article at: SeekingAlpha  


Another record stock high for Apple

Aug 20 2014 12:48pm CDT

Apple's stock touched a new intraday high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve ...
Source: Mercury News   Full article at: Mercury News  

Crowd funding

Crowdfunding Potato Salad: Funny Or Insulting?

Aug 8 2014 11:01am CDT

Last weekend, the Kickstarter project to make Potato Salad became famous when it raised  $55,492 from 6,911 backers, and creator Zach Brown's Youtube parody video went viral. It states, "Together, we’re building a movement...will it change the wo ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  

Hedge Funds

Nervous Hedge Funds Turn Defensive

Aug 20 2014 10:42am CDT

Nervous hedge funds are cutting back on their riskier positions, because of fears that some assets may have become overpriced and concerns about the conflic ...
Source: Europe Home   Full article at: Europe Home  

Venture capital

28 Mistakes Startups Make When Pitching To Investors

Aug 20 2014 12:46pm CDT

As a venture capital and angel investor who has heard many pitches, I’ve compiled a list of mistakes and things to avoid if you are an entrepreneur seeking angel or venture financi ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  


High-Yield, High-Return Investments To Increase Income While Waiting On Dividend Growth

Aug 20 2014 12:54pm CDT

By Dividends4Life:We have all heard it... Stodgy, for old people, yawn, boring! These have all been used to describe investing in dividend growth stocks. Nevertheless, I am a firm believer in dividend growth stocks for building a bullet-proof retirement por ...
Source: SeekingAlpha   Full article at: SeekingAlpha  


Astro-Med's (ALOT) CEO Greg Woods on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Aug 20 2014 12:48pm CDT

By SA Transcripts:Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) Q2 2015 Results Earnings Conference Call August 20, 2014, 09:00 AM ET Executives David Calusdian - Investor Relations, Sharon Merrill Greg Woods - President and CEO Joe O'Connell - CFO Analysts Joe F ...
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Zendesk's Share Price Appreciation Should Be Limited By Its Share Price Appreciation Short Term

Aug 12 2014 9:52am CDT

ByDallas Salazar:Trading IPOs is a very unique process that takes years to become adequate at, and even then, generally provides less logical outcomes than the broader markets. I've traded names that I thought were sure things, only to s ...
Source: SeekingAlpha   Full article at: SeekingAlpha  


Bob Parsons donates another $1M to pro-Jones group, faults Ducey again on women

Aug 18 2014 5:17pm CDT

GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons has donated another $1 million to a political group helping former GoDaddy counsel Christine Jones' bid to become Arizona governor. Parsons, a billionaire and one of the richest people in Arizona, also criticized one of Jo ...
Source: Business Journal of Phoenix   Full article at: Business Journal of Phoenix  


Several Reasons I'm Staying Bullish On Shares Of Sinclair Broadcasting

Aug 8 2014 11:57am CDT

ByHeather Ingrassia:On Wednesday, August 6, Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:SBGI) not only reported the results of what I believe to be a very strong second quarter but also raised its dividend 10%. In the wake of the company's impressive first quarter and most rec ...
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GoPro: Should You Ride This Roller Coaster Stock?

Aug 20 2014 10:33am CDT

By Sarfaraz A. Khan:GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), which makes its cameras for adrenaline junkies, has taken its shareholders on a roller coaster ride in less than two months of trading.In the first few days of trading, the company's shares climbed by 55% in the f ...
Source: SeekingAlpha   Full article at: SeekingAlpha  


3 Reasons Pfizer Inc.'s Stock Could Rise

Aug 19 2014 10:01am CDT

Pfizer's stock may appear stagnant, but these three catalysts could be the formula which send its shares signif ...
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US Department Of Justice Ends Investigation Of AstraZenca Trial

Aug 19 2014 6:24pm CDT

AstraZeneca announced today that the US Department of Justice has ended its investigation into alleged misconduct associated with the pivotal PLATO trial. The company said it had fully cooperated with the investigation, which began in October of 2013. The DOJ probe began in response to intense criti ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  


Briton who went to fight in Syria after being sacked from Primark dies

Aug 10 2014 9:41am CDT

A BRITON who went to fight for Islamic extremists in Syria after being sacked from Primark has been killed, according to his ...
Source: Daily Express   Full article at: Daily Express  

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