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Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks April 28th To May 2nd And Year-to-Date

Source: Business Balla | May 3 2014, 8:32pm CDT | by Forbes

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are F5 Networks (NASDAQ:...
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Inside Roche's $8.3 billion bid for InterMune

Aug 30 2014 9:17pm CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

Drug giant Roche blew away the competition and moved quickly with its $8.3 billion bid for InterMune Inc. Yet Brisbane-based InterMune (NASDAQ: ITMN) still was able to get more than Roche’s original bid, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed Friday. Roche, the parent company of South San Francisco’s Genentech Inc., on Friday started offering InterMune stockholders $74 per share. That is $17 more than ...
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This Week’s ConnorsRSI Pullback Strategy Buy Candidates

Aug 29 2014 8:13pm CDT | Source: Trading Markets

Just three stocks – Mobile Telesystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT), Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) and Aspen Technology (NASDAQ: AZPN) – are set up as potential buys under the ConnorsRSI Pullback Strategy. Traders are often content with trading strategies that find winners about half the time. Variations of the ConnorsRSI Pullback Strategy have win rates greater [Read More]The post This Week’s C ...
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Business Highlights

Aug 29 2014 4:41pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

___ As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out? NEW YORK (AP) — The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2000 and 2008, you might be a lot richer. Plenty of experts think stocks are about to drop. But many others offer compelling arguments for the rally to continue for years. Remember, though, t ...
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

Aug 29 2014 4:04pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

Stocks ended higher Friday, propelling the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its fourth record-high close in five days. Investors weighed better-than-expected company earnings against mixed reports on the U.S. economy. Trading was quiet ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. On Friday: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 18.88 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 17,098.45. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 6.63 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,003.37. The Nasdaq composite added 22.58 poi ...
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Splunk, Tesla, Apple, Fred’s are big market movers

Aug 29 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Big Lots Inc., down 85 cents to $46.35 Shares of the discount retailer fell, even as it reported a second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations. Amira Nature Foods Ltd., up 99 cents to $17.22 The provider of packaged Indian specialty rice reported first-quarter profit ...
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Standard & Poor’s 500 edges higher to close at record high; Avago soars on earnings

Aug 29 2014 3:18pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

The Standard & Poor’s 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading. Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped nearly 8 per cent after reporting earnings that beat analysts’ estimates. The latest reports on the U.S. economy were mixed. Consumer sentiment improved in August, while spending fell and income growth slowed in July. The Standard & Poor’s 500 rose six points, or 0.3 per cent, to finish at 2,003.37, an all-time high, Friday. The Dow Jone ...
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S&P 500 MAKES A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH: Here's What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Aug 29 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Stocks went nowhere in a quiet trading session ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. As Rich Barry of NYSE put it in his mid-afternoon update on Friday: "Felt like I was the only knucklehead commuting to work this morning." Despite the quiet trading session, the S&P 500 did manage to make a new all-time closing high for the third time this week.  First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,089.83, +10.3, (+0.06%) S&P 500: 2,003.26, +6.5, ...
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Microsoft: 'Your email belongs to you, not to us'

Aug 29 2014 2:36pm CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Microsoft Corp. is explaining why it's fighting U.S. government efforts to get the company to turn over emails held at one of its servers in Ireland. "We believe your email belongs to you, not us, and that it should receive the same privacy protection as paper letters sent by mail — no matter where it is stored," explained Brendon Lynch, chief privacy officer at Microsoft, in a blog post. A few weeks ago, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) lo ...
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