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Twitter Inc (TWTR) Is Significantly Mismanaged: Peter Thiel

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), despite its high valuation is a mismanagement company, according to Paypal’s co-founder and author of the book “......(read more)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Making the Move Down Under, Latest Deal Spills the Beans

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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has worked out a deal for the Australian rights to Gotham in the surest sign yet that the company’s expansion will eventually......(read more)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Is Getting Younger Through Its New Board members

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Teri List-Stoll, 51, of Kraft Foods Group Inc (NASDAQ:KRFT) and Charles W. Scharf, 49, of Visa Inc (NYSE:V) will join Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT......(read more)

Fairfax Financial Limited Discloses 10% of Apr Energy PLC (APR)’s Voting Rights; Weiss Asset Management Ups Stake in CQS DIVERSIFIED FUND LIMITED ORD NPV £ (CQS)

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In a recent filing, Prem Watsa‘s Canada-based hedge fund, Fairfax Financial Limited, reported holding indirectly around 9.9 million voting rights......(read more)

Allergan Inc. (AGN) Settles Lawsuit with Pershing Square, Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX); Agrees on Calling Special Shareholders Meeting

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Pershing Square, managed by Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) have entered into an agreement with Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) to......(read more)

FedEx Corporation (FDX)’s Post Holiday Rate Hike Is Only Good News For Santa

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FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) announced that it is going to increase prices across all its services by an average of 4.9%. CNBC‘s Dominic Chu reported......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Different Attitudes Towards Fibonacci Ratios

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have caught CNBC’s Jim Cramer’s interest. Mad Money’s host analyzes the charts in an......(read more)

Is Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Borrowing Money from Its CEO’s Hedge Fund a Good Idea?

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Edward Lampert‘s fund, ESL Investments, has disclosed in a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has entered into a short......(read more)

Forget Not: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Was Cheated by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) and the Forty Thieves

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It was not long ago that Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) was blindsided by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) when it tried to sell Alipay without breaking......(read more)

Can Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iWatch Take the $50 Billion Watch Industry by Storm?

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Whether the traditional watch makers admit it or not Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s iWatch poses a very palpable threat to the future of the watch industry......(read more)

Carl Icahn-Backed Directors Join Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) Board

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Legendary corporate raider Carl Icahn, who manages Icahn Capital LP, has signed a definitive agreement with Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) related......(read more)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)’s Hard Fall the Perfect Time to Get Onboard?

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s drubbing yesterday has raised some interesting questions regarding the stock. On the one hand you have those who believe......(read more)

HeartWare International Inc (HTWR), Republic Services Inc. (RSG): Adage Capital Partners and Cascade Investment Boost Exposure

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Not only company officers qualify as insiders. Shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s outstanding stock are also considered to be insiders......(read more)

Actavis plc (ACT) Manipulating Patients to Use New Alzheimer’s Drug: NY AG’s Office

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Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT) is in hot water with the New York Attorney General’s office over practices they feel are manipulative of patients. As Meg Tirrell......(read more)

A M Castle and Co (CAS) and Good Times Restaurants Inc. (GTIM) Witnessing Hedge Funds Activity

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As we continue to track hedge funds’ 13D and 13G filings, I came across two interesting transactions. On Tuesday, Mark Broach’s Manatuck Hill Partners......(read more)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s New Low is Now

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is going to be dragged down because of the same reason that got it to the current multiyear highs, namely Alibaba Group Holding......(read more)

If It Goes On For 20 Years, Facebook Inc (FB)’s Price Will Be NASA’s Problem

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s success is an obvious fact, especially for those already caught up in its net. And while you’re there, tiny crawlers known......(read more)

General Motors Company (GM) Not Solely Culpable for Ignition Failings: House Report

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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......(read more)

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Is Cramer’s Coiled Spring Ready To Pop

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United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) is all set to show big numbers on its earnings report and this is hinted by the 90,000-95,000 people that the company......(read more)

Yahoo! Inc (YHOO): What Kind of Star Would It Be?

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) got a piece of the limelight, thanks to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) and it might be one of the last ones as the......(read more)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Hershey Co (HSY) Generating Stock Waves

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), and Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) have all been in the news today and on various analysts......(read more)

Alliance Trust PLC (ATST): Paul Singer’s Elliott Increases Exposure to This UK Investment Trust

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Paul Singer’s Elliott International* disclosed on Monday, with the London Stock Exchange, an increase in its stake in Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST).......(read more)

Web.com Group Inc (WWWW): Okumus Fund Management Ups Stake To Nearly 14%

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Okumus Fund Management, managed by Ahmet Okumus, has upped its stake in Web.com Group Inc (NASDAQ:WWWW). A new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange......(read more)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)’s VP Faked His Resume

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Apparently Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s Human Resource team needs a lesson in background checks as it gave a go ahead for the company’......(read more)

Bill Gates Raises Stake in LSE-listed BBA Aviation plc (BBA)

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Bill Gates is a major shareholder of the London Stock Exchange-listed BBA Aviation plc (LON:BBA), as a new filing has revealed. Mr. Gates, through his......(read more)
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