STOCKS / Finance

Priceline, Grubhub Keep Feeding Breakout Pipeline

Apr 28 4:48pm New Highs - Investor's Business Daily
The stock market continued to provide a steady diet of breakouts past buy points Friday. Priceline was one of several travel stocks that climbed. The booking service rose 10.95 to 1,846.82. Piper Jaffray reiterated a buy rating on the stock, on which it has a 1,900 price target. Priceline shares are extended after finding supportContinued...
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Skyworks Solutions Falls Despite Flurry Of Price-Target Hikes

Apr 28 4:24pm News - Investor's Business Daily
Chipmaker Skyworks Solutions got at least eight price-target increases from Wall Street analysts following its better-than-expected fiscal Q2 earnings.
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Amazon Hits Record High As Analysts Hail Earnings, But Stock Fades

Apr 28 4:13pm News - Investor\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Business Daily
Amazon received numerous price target hikes following a first quarter earnings report that beat Wall Street estimates.
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Facebook Ad Share Gains Touted Before Earnings; Stocks Hit High

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Facebook received a price target hike as the stock hit a record high ahead of quarterly earnings.
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Strategist Lee: Market to fall the rest of the year, but FANG stocks will outperform

Apr 28 3:43pm Technology
Fundstrat's Tom Lee predicts the S&P 500 will decline to 2,275 at year-end.
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Cloudera, Carvana IPOs Debut: One Up, One Down

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The IPO market continued to trek forward with four debuts Friday, led by Cloudera and Carvana.
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Exxon, Chevron Signal Stalling Investment As Oil Prices Lose Momentum

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Exxon Mobil and Chevron don’t expect to raise their capital spending outlooks anytime soon, as crude prices have failed to sustain gains made late last year.
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Bristol-Myers Beats Gilead, Merck To Key Approvals In China, Europe

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Bristol-Myers grabbed a pair of wins Friday after China approved its hepatitis C regimen and Europe blessed immuno-oncology drug Opdivo in head-and-neck cancer.
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Amazon Cloud Services Under Growing Threat From Microsoft, Google, IBM

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Amazon dominates cloud computing but is being challenged by the fast-growing operations of other providers.
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Fitbit murder case: Richard Dabate pleads not guilty in wifes death

Apr 28 3:19pm Technology
A man charged with murdering his wife — after police built a case based, in part, on the victim's Fitbit data — pleaded not guilty, NBC reports.
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Bill Gates could be the world's first trillionaire but Bezos is hot on his heels

Apr 28 3:18pm Technology
We could see our first trillionaire in the next 25 years. Who is it going to be?...
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MKS Instruments Gets Price-Target Hikes On Beat-And-Raise Q1

Apr 28 3:14pm News - Investor's Business Daily
MKS is part of the red-hot semiconductor equipment market, which is ranked No. 2 out of IBD's 197 industry groups.
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Sorry, Microsoft: Your cloud sales popped 93% but research says you're still not on Amazon's radar

Apr 28 3:11pm Technology
Amazon's AWS held steady at 33 percent of the worldwide market share of cloud infrastructure service providers in the first quarter, according to Synergy.
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Red-hot software start-up Rubrik has zoomed to a $1.3 billion valuation in two years

Apr 28 3:06pm Technology
Software start-up Rubrik raised $180 million at a $1.8 billion valuation in a round led by IVP.
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Week In Review: Nasdaq Hits High, Dow Rallies On France, Amazon, McDonald's, Alphabet, Caterpillar

Apr 28 2:42pm News - Investor\'s Business Daily
Stocks had big gains amid French election results, Trump's tax plan, and a slew of earnings from internet, restaurant, defense, casino, energy and chip plays.
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3 M&A Deals That Could Happen in the Next Six Months

Apr 28 2:30pm InvestorPlaceHot Stocks - Investment Strategies - Market Insight | InvestorPlace
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Over the next six months, investors should keep an eye out for buyouts of PNRA, WFM and SHOP, as all three are potential M&A targets. The post 3 M&A Deals That Could Happen in the Next Six Months appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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T-Mobile Is In Buy Range As Subscriber Growth Impresses

Apr 28 2:26pm Stock Spotlight - Investor's Business Daily
The wireless service provider has proved its mettle over the past four years to emerge as the premier carrier out of the big four service providers, which include AT&T, Verizon Communications, and Sprint.
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Video shows Elon Musk's plan for massive underground freeway system

Apr 28 2:21pm Technology
Elon Musk's Boring Company just released a video that gives an idea of what a massive underground freeway system would looks like.
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Wall Street now predicts both Amazon and Alphabet will hit $1,000 in the next year

Apr 28 2:19pm Technology
Wall Street has raised its expectations for Amazon and Google's parent company, Alphabet.
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5 Reasons Why The Dividend-Rich REIT Sector Is Far From Boring

Apr 28 2:14pm The Income Investor - Investor's Business Daily
These five real estate investment trusts are beating the major averages in a big way since January.
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If You Think Netflix, Amazon Disrupted Hollywood, You'll Love Snap, Facebook

Apr 28 1:55pm News - Investor\\\'s Business Daily
The next frontier of entertainment is already playing out over social media platforms like Snap's Snapchat and perhaps, soon enough, Facebook.
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Google Traffic-Cost Worries Fade Away As Long As Earnings Beat

Apr 28 1:29pm News - Investor's Business Daily
What a difference a year makes in Google-parent Alphabet's earnings when it comes to traffic angst.
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Praxair, Inc. (PX) Leads 13 Activist Filings

Apr 28 1:01pm InvestorPlaceHot Stocks - Investment Strategies - Market Insight | InvestorPlace
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips 13G and 13D filings are windows in activist investor activity. We focus on Praxair and 12 others The post Praxair, Inc. (PX) Leads 13 Activist Filings appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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A Honeywell Aerospace Spinoff Could Hinge On This

Apr 28 12:36pm News - Investor\'s Business Daily
Third Point's proposal for Honeywell to spin off its aerospace division comes just as the industrial giant's new CEO settles into the job, and the hedge fund's timing is intriguing, according to one analyst.
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Exxon Profit Beats But Chevron Crushes As Permian Ramps Up

Apr 28 12:31pm News - Investor\\\'s Business Daily
Dow Jones industrial component Exxon Mobil[ticker symb=XOM] reported mixed Q1 results, while Dow stock Chevron[ticker symb=CVX] blew away earnings forecasts.
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GoPro stock slides after shipments data fall short, but CEO says market is 'far from saturated'

Apr 28 12:29pm Technology
"We have a very strong product roadmap both in hardware and in software," CEO Nick Woodman says.
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Festival-goers paid up to $49,000 for Instagram-worthy fun in the Bahamas, and got chaos instead

Apr 28 12:23pm Technology
Fyre Festival was supposed to be a luxury concert experience, but festival goers say the pop-up tents and band cancellations are not what they paid for.
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Tech CEOs may have bashed Trump but their stocks performed best in his first 100 days

Apr 28 12:21pm Technology
Tech shares have risen more than banks, utilities, health firms, energy companies or consumer brands.
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All in on tech: Investors own more technology stocks now than they have in at least 9 years

Apr 28 12:13pm Technology
More managers are more overweight the tech sector today than they have been in a long time.
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Avoid These Tech Behemoths Despite Strong Earnings

Apr 28 12:12pm rss_stock_analysis
Alphabet and Amazon are technically overbought and in need of multi-month corrections before setting off fresh long-term buying signals.
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Where Does Starbucks Go From Here? More Unicorn Frappuccinos?

Apr 28 12:01pm News - Investor\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Business Daily
After missing on revenue and same-store sales estimates, Starbucks management remained confident about the U.S. market and alluded to the rollout of more Unicorn Frappuccino-type drinks.
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General Motors' Cost Cuts, Price Hikes Help Q1 Earnings Beat Views

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General Motors beat first-quarter estimates Friday and credited its strong earnings performance to cost cuts and price increases as demand for full-size trucks and crossovers in the U.S. remained robust.
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Unity Bancorp Declares 20% Increase in Cash Dividend

Apr 28 11:52am Dividends
CLINTON, N.J., April 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNTY), parent company of Unity Bank, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 20\% increase it its cash dividend from $0.05 per common share to $0.06 per common share.  Such dividend is payable on June 29, 2017, to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2017.  James A. Hughes, President and CEO stated I am proud to announce that the Board and Management wish to reward our loyal shareholders with a larger dividend payment. Unity Bancorp, Inc. ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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General Motors Surrenders All Of Its Early Gains

Apr 28 11:43am Technicals
General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) shares are unchanged at $34.55 in Friday's session. Before the open, the company reported a Q1 beat of $0.24 along with a $1.35 billion beat for revenues. The company sees FY 2017 EPS guidance in the $6.00-$6.50 range ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Mr. Softee Overloved & Overbought

Apr 28 11:36am rss\_stock\_analysis
Microsoft is running in place after quarterly earnings that barely met revenue expectation and could attract aggressive selling pressure in coming weeks.
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Qualcomm Attempts To Recover

Apr 28 11:26am Technicals
QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) shares are trading lower by $0.85 (1.6 percent) at $52.36 in Friday's session. Before the open, the company reduced Q3 adjusted EPS guidance from $1.19 estimate to $0.75 to $0.85 range. The ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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3 Cant-Miss Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week

Apr 28 11:23am InvestorPlaceHot Stocks - Investment Strategies - Market Insight | InvestorPlace
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Earnings season continues to roll on, with Facebook, Apple and AMD all on tap to report next week. Will the tech sector remain strong? The post 3 Can’t-Miss Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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Soon people won't even think of Amazon as a retail company, says analyst

Apr 28 11:16am Technology
Amazon's cloud business will soon be the biggest thing the company is known for.
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Solar Petition Could Boost Domestic Solar Firms

Apr 28 11:06am rss_stock_analysis
First Solar and other domestic solar manufacturers could benefit from an obscure clause in bankruptcy law that opens the door to protectionist measures.
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Western Digital Surrenders Early Gains After Q3 Beat

Apr 28 10:58am Technicals
Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC) shares are trading higher by $1.60 (2 percent) at $87.51 in Friday's session. After Thursday's close, the company reported a Q3 adjusted EPS beat of $0.25 along with a slight sales ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Cloudera shares rise about 20% as another tech IPO hits the market

Apr 28 10:47am Technology
The company priced its IPO at $15 a share, above the expected range of $12 to $14 a share.
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GoPro Falls Hard After Q1 Report

Apr 28 10:37am Technicals
GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO) shares are trading lower by $0.57 (6 percent) at $8.37 in Friday's session. Despite an inline Q1 EPS report and $10.7 million beat for revenues, higher guidance and reduction in operating expenses, the stock is in the red in today's session. Perhaps the reason for ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Google Trips is a must-have app for travelers -- heres how it works

Apr 28 10:31am Technology
CNBC walks you through Google Trips, a must-have app for travel, whether it's for work or play.
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This Retail Brand Is Crashing Amid 'Substantial Doubt' About Future

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Vince is not having a good morning after expressing substantial doubt about the company’s ability to continue. ...
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Procter & Gamble Earnings: Turnaround Gains Momentum, Fuels Double-Digit Growth

Apr 28 10:21am Sure Dividend
Published by Bob Ciura on April 28th, 2017 Procter & Gamble (PG) is a rare stock, because of its tremendous dividend history. It is one of just 51 stocks on the list of Dividend Aristocrats, companies with 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases. You can see the entire list of Dividend Aristocrats here. Not only […] The post Procter & Gamble Earnings: Turnaround Gains Momentum, Fuels Double-Digit Growth appeared first on Sure Dividend.
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Meet the people who train the robots to do their own jobs, and are happy about it

Apr 28 10:15am Technology
Before the machines become smart enough to replace humans, as some people fear, they need to be taught.
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VCs are starting to write big checks to health tech companies

Apr 28 10:08am Technology
Freenome CEO Gabriel Otte received two very different term sheets when he was fundraising. "Tech investors will offer higher valuations," he said.
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Alphabet, Grubhub, Microsoft Targets Raised; Amazon Downgraded

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Alphabet, Grubhub and Microsoft each received multiple stock price-target increases on Friday.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb: Strong Earnings Could Warrant Higher Dividend Growth Ahead

Apr 28 10:00am Sure Dividend
Published by Bob Ciura on April 28th, 2017 The past year has been difficult for pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY). The stock has lost 20\% of its value over the past one year. Fortunately, the company gave investors some good news, with a strong first-quarter earnings report. Bristol-Myers has increased its dividend each year since […] The post Bristol-Myers Squibb: Strong Earnings Could Warrant Higher Dividend Growth Ahead appeared first on Sure Dividend.
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Cerner Corp. (CERN) Has Broken Out To A 7-Month High On Q1 Earnings

Apr 28 9:57am RTT - Momentum
Cerner Corp. (CERN) reported first quarter EPS of $0.59 after the close Thursday, up from $0.53 a year ago. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.57.
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Buy Apple stock due to pent up demand for the iPhone 8, Credit Suisse says

Apr 28 9:57am Technology
Credit Suisse reiterates its outperform rating on Apple into the company's earnings report next week.
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IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (IDXX) Has Risen To A New High On Q1 Earnings

Apr 28 9:50am RTT - Momentum
IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (IDXX) reported first quarter EPS of $0.77 Friday morning, up from $0.51 in the prior year period. Street expectations were for EPS of $0.62.
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How To Swim in Safe Waters While Looking For Stocks

Apr 28 9:49am Sure Dividend
Published on April 28th, 2017 by Kostas Chiotis This guest contribution is by Kostas Chiotis. Kostas is an economist who loves sharing his expertise on various blogs and online publications. Find more details about him on his social media profiles at Facebook and Twitter and his blog FinanceBlogZone.com. Investing in stocks is one of the best ways to grow your […] The post How To ‘Swim in Safe Waters’ While Looking For Stocks appeared first on Sure Dividend.
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Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Delivers Despite Low Oil Prices

Apr 28 9:46am InvestorPlaceHot Stocks - Investment Strategies - Market Insight | InvestorPlace
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Exxon Mobil earnings more than doubled from a year ago, and it hiked the dividend. But that doesn't make XOM stock a compelling buy. The post Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Delivers Despite Low Oil Prices appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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Athenahealth Inc. (ATHN) Has Dropped To A 4-Month Low After Q1 Miss

Apr 28 9:43am RTT - Momentum
Athenahealth Inc. (ATHN) reported first quarter EPS of $0.32 after the bell Thursday, down from $0.34 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.47.
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Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Has Surged To A New High On Strong Q1 Earnings

Apr 28 9:38am RTT - Momentum
Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) reported first quarter EPS of $7.73 after the close Thursday, up from $6.02 a year ago. Street expectations were for EPS of $7.40.
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Tech companies are racing to quickly spot video violence

Apr 28 9:24am Technology
Companies around the world are racing to improve AI so software can spot and block videos of murders and other violent acts before they go viral.
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Chevron shares jump about 2% on strong earnings beat

Apr 28 8:54am Earnings
Chevron earned an adjusted $1.23 per share in the first quarter versus expectations for EPS of 86 cents.
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