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(AAPL) Will Your Investment Stand the Test of “T.I.M.E.”?

Last year, the S&P 500 index was up 31.8%. The forecast for 2014 varies, but most analysts seem to think gains will be in the 10% range.

There are four sectors that I believe are poised for gains similar to last year. My acronym “T.I.M.E.” is an easy way to remember them.

The...

13Mar2014 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) Will Your Investment Stand the Test of “T.I.M.E.”? | Continued

(CRM) How to Invest in a Bipolar World, Part II

On Friday, I argued that the biggest challenge facing investors today is our “bipolar world.”

In the public sector, for instance, we have stifling regulations that cost Americans $1.8 trillion a year. That’s $14,768 per household. And we have a federal budget deficit and unfunded liabilities...

17Feb2014 | | Comments Off on (CRM) How to Invest in a Bipolar World, Part II | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire HD Gets Apartment Guide App

Apartment Guide has launched an exclusive real estate rental app for Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle Fire HD.

Apartment Guide helps millions of people look for new homes or apartments. It advertises through Internet, mobile, social...

8Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire HD Gets Apartment Guide App | Continued

(JCOM) j2 Global on a Buying Spree

j2 Global Inc. (JCOM), a leading provider of unified messaging capabilities, is continuing with its buying spree as its subsidiary Ziff Davis Inc. announced the acquisition of NetShelter from inPowered. NetShelter is the biggest technology...

5Aug2013 | | Comments Off on (JCOM) j2 Global on a Buying Spree | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo to Open Office in Times Square

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced that it will open a new corporate office in New York’s Times Square and also introduced a new design for its photo-sharing service Flickr.

The company announced a lease agreement with...

18Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (YHOO) Yahoo to Open Office in Times Square | Continued

(MSFT) Business Houses Adopt Office 365

The world’s largest software maker, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), is gaining popularity among companies like Sensia Halsovard AB, Arysta LifeScience and SEPCOIII.

Previously, all these organizations deployed Google...

30Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (MSFT) Business Houses Adopt Office 365 | Continued

(ARRS) Arris Group Restructures Business Model

Yesterday, in a major strategic move, Arris Group Inc. (ARRS) announced that it has restructured its business model and provided the future financial guidance. The restructuring was necessary after its acquisition of the Home businesses...

27Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (ARRS) Arris Group Restructures Business Model | Continued

(NOK) Nokia’s New Lumia 925

In order to gain market traction, Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia Corporation (NOK) continues to expand its Lumia flagship phones by launching a new Lumia 925 smartphone.

The Lumia 925 is a Windows 8-based smartphone with...

24Jun2013 | | Comments Off on (NOK) Nokia’s New Lumia 925 | Continued

(NOK) Verizon Wireless to Offer Innovative Lumia

Smartphone manufacturer Nokia Corporation (NOK) is set to launch a new Lumia 928 through the largest U.S. telecom carrier, Verizon Wireless (VZ). It is believed to be...

23May2013 | | Comments Off on (NOK) Verizon Wireless to Offer Innovative Lumia | Continued

(GOOG) Google to Stream Music for a Price

Reportedly, Google Inc. (GOOG), the world’s most popular Internet search engine provider, plans to launch a subscription-based music streaming service to challenge companies such as Spotify Ltd. that offer a similar kind of...

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(ADSK) Autodesk’s First Quarter Earning Lag – Down Year Over Year

Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) reported first-quarter 2014 non-GAAP earnings of 42 cents, which decreased 10.6% from the year-ago quarter. Including stock-based compensation, earnings came in at 31 cents per share which lagged the Zacks Consensus...

20May2013 | | Comments Off on (ADSK) Autodesk’s First Quarter Earning Lag – Down Year Over Year | Continued

(CBS) Can Aereo Change the Broadcast Game?

The signal’s still green for Aereo. Despite several legal challenges, the company which streams over-the-air TV programs from the cloud continues to grow its services. The brainchild of CEO Chaitanya (Chet) Kanojia, Aereo has worked its way around existing legislation which requires cable and satellite...

15May2013 | | Comments Off on (CBS) Can Aereo Change the Broadcast Game? | Continued

(FB) Facebook Earnings Beat Estimates Slightly on Meaningful Gains

It’s now been 4 quarters of earnings report data for Facebook (FB) since the company went public last May, and it’s finally posted its first positive surprise. After the bell Wednesday the iconic social media firm announced...

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(NYT) Publishing Industry Stock Update – May 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The U.S. publishing industry has long been grappling with sinking advertising revenue, and the global economic meltdown has only worsened the situation. The downturn in the publishing industry, which has been going on for the last few years now, came in the wake of declining print readership as more...

9May2013 | | Comments Off on (NYT) Publishing Industry Stock Update – May 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(FB) Facebook Beats First Quarter Earnings Estimate

Facebook Inc. (FB) reported first quarter 2013 non-GAAP earnings of 12 cents per share, which remained flat on a year-over-year basis. However, including stock-based compensation and payroll taxes, Facebook earned 9 cents a share and...

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(GOOG) Google Fiber Service Expands to Shawnee

Reportedly, search giant Google Inc. (GOOG) has announced the expansion of its high-speed Internet service through its fiber-optic network to Shawnee, located outside Kansas City.

Google’s ultra high speed service named Google...

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(YHOO) Yahoo Acquires Astrid Task Manager App

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced the acquisition of task manager app Astrid for an undisclosed amount. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Launched in 2008 and co-founded by Tim Su, Astrid is a leader in the email...

4May2013 | | Comments Off on (YHOO) Yahoo Acquires Astrid Task Manager App | Continued

(GOOG) Google Posts Mixed Earnings Results – No Breakout Numbers

Search giant/household name Google (GOOG) reported Q1 earnings after the bell Thursday, with somewhat lighter results than expected. While the headline numbers of $14 billion and earnings of nearly $11.60 per share, it’s important...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (GOOG) Google Posts Mixed Earnings Results – No Breakout Numbers | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo Remains a Strong Buy Post First Quarter

Yahoo (YHOO) reported first-quarter non-GAAP earnings that were up 11.6% sequentially and up 48.7% year-over-year, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 10 cents, or 40.0%.

The surprise history is also positive (35.1% in...

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(GOOG) Google Earnings Preview – Will it Miss?

Google Inc. (GOOG) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 18. Last quarter, it posted a 4.76% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Growth Factors this Past...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (GOOG) Google Earnings Preview – Will it Miss? | Continued

(AAPL) Is Facebook Fatigue Here to Stay?

Latest quarterly results from bellwether Apple Inc. (AAPL) have shown how precariously placed the technology company is at the moment. Once the darling of the markets, many believe that the best days of the iPhone maker are over for...

26Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) Is Facebook Fatigue Here to Stay? | Continued

(MGV) Vanguard Switches Indexes for 8 U.S. ETFs – ETF News And Commentary

Vanguard has been leading the ultra-cheap ETF market, and is easily the top choice for investors seeking low-cost products in many fund categories. This technique has proven to be a winning strategy for the company as investors have flocked in droves to these low cost products, giving Vanguard over...

24Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (MGV) Vanguard Switches Indexes for 8 U.S. ETFs – ETF News And Commentary | Continued

(NOK) Nokia’s Lumia 920 Leads Windows Phone Market

Lumia 920, the flagship device of Nokia Corporation (NOK), is leading the Windows OS (operating system)-based smartphone market, dethroning Lumia 800. According to media reports, premium Windows-based phones have gained...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (NOK) Nokia’s Lumia 920 Leads Windows Phone Market | Continued

(INTC) What’s in Store for Intel in First Quarter Earnings?

Intel Corp. (INTC) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 16. Last quarter it posted a 6.67% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Growth Factors t\This...

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(EBAY) eBay Earnings Preview: Will it Miss?

eBay Inc. (EBAY) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on April17. Last quarter it posted a 4.92% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Growth Factors this Past Quarter

eBay’sstrength...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (EBAY) eBay Earnings Preview: Will it Miss? | Continued

(HAR) Harman Buys iOnRoad

Harman (HAR) recently announced that it has acquired Israel-based iOnRoad Technologies, a developer of vehicle safety software. However, Harman did not provide any monetary details of the transaction.

iOnRoad...

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(LNKD) LinkedIn Continues Growth with Pulse Takeover

LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) has adopted the acquisition for growth strategy. The company recently agreed to acquire a news reading and mobile content distribution company, Pulse.

Pulse is a well-known platform for content gathering...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (LNKD) LinkedIn Continues Growth with Pulse Takeover | Continued

(CRUS) What’s Going on with Tech Earnings?

Today’s negative pre-announcement from Cirrus Logic (CRUS) adds to the cloudy outlook for Apple (AAPL). In many...

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(MSFT) ABB Selects Microsoft Office 365

The world’s largest software maker Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) announced that power and automation technology major, ABB Ltd. (ABB) chose to deploy its Office 365 and...

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(IGT) International Game Technology Offers Mobile Games to Mr. Green

International Game Technology (IGT) is set to expand its mobile game offerings to Mr. Green, a Swedish online casino operator. Mr. Green will have access to IGT’s wide array of free-to-play and real-money casino style games through...

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