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LinkedIn now has half a billion members

Apr 24 10:26am Technology
The professional network's half a billion members are spread out across 200 countries.
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Hasbro Makes New All-Time High After Q1 Beat

Apr 24 10:07am Technicals
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) shares are trading higher by $4.47 at $100.50 in Monday's session. Before the open, the company reported Q1 GAAP EPS $0.54 vs. $0.38 estimates, along with a sales beat of $22.33 million. ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Amazon will now sell subscriptions for other companies

Apr 24 9:56am Technology
Amazon is expanding subscriptions past Kindle.
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Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) Has Climbed To A New High For The Year

Apr 24 9:55am RTT - Momentum
Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) gapped up at the open Monday and has continued to rise in early trade. Shares are currently higher by 2.78 at $104.38.
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Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Is Pulling Back From The Highs Of The Year

Apr 24 9:46am RTT - Momentum
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) has dropped sharply in early trade Monday and is now down 13.89 at $465.20.
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Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Has Surged To A New High On Strong Q1 Earnings

Apr 24 9:41am RTT - Momentum
Illinois Tool Works (ITW) reported first quarter EPS of $1.54 Monday morning, up from $1.29 last year. Street expectations were for EPS of $1.45.
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Hasbro Inc. (HAS) Has Jumped To A New High On Better Than Expected Q1 Earnings

Apr 24 9:39am RTT - Hot Stocks
Hasbro Inc. (HAS) reported first quarter EPS of $0.54 Monday morning, up from $0.38 in the previous year. Analysts expected EPS of $0.38.
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T-Mobile Earnings On Tap, Growth Slowing But Still Best In Show

Apr 24 9:37am News - Investor's Business Daily
T-Mobile US earnings are expected to fall with subscriber additions slowing, but the wireless firm is still expected to notch industry-leading growth.
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C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) Has Soared To A New High After Bought By BD

Apr 24 9:36am RTT - Momentum
C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) announced Sunday that it has agreed to be acquired by Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) for $317.00 per share in cash and stock, approximately $24 billion.
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How Google cashes in on the space right under the search bar

Apr 24 9:31am Technology
Alphabet's big profits are expected to demonstrate yet again that Google queries is the web's most valuable real estate for advertisements.
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Hasbro Hits Record High As Digital Gaming Business Fuels Earnings

Apr 24 9:30am News - Investor\'s Business Daily
Toy maker Hasbro beat views early Monday, fueled by strong growth in digital gaming. That's in sharp contrast to Mattel, which tumbled Friday on a wider-than-expected loss.
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The Morning Hype: French Election Moves Markets, Congress is Back in Office, and Computers Cant Speak Icelandic

Apr 24 9:23am Kapitall Wire
  Here's How the Markets Moved From the French Election (via Bloomberg) Congress is Back to Work this Week, with […]...
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Wall Street is starting to get worried about Apple's earnings report

Apr 24 9:21am Technology
JPMorgan reiterates its overweight rating on Apple shares, but warns about near-term guidance risk.
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Wal-Mart e-commerce investment arm names new retail start-up CEO

Apr 24 9:18am Technology
Jenny Fleiss will run code eight, a start-up that will develop personalized, one-to-one shopping experiences for Wal-Mart.
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Amazon Price Target Raised To 1250; Disney Downgraded; Sonic Upgraded

Apr 24 9:12am News - Investor's Business Daily
E-commerce giant Amazon.com scored a big price-target hike on Monday, while entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney was downgraded.
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Collectors Universe Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.35 per Common Share

Apr 24 9:00am Dividends
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT), a leading provider of value-added authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, today announced that, pursuant to its previously adopted dividend policy, the Board of Directors has declared the Company's quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. Announces Cash Distribution of $0.4225 per Unit

Apr 24 9:00am Dividends
MONACO, April 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. ("Navios Midstream") (NYSE:NAP), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash distribution of $0.4225 per unit for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. This distribution represents an annualized distribution of $1.69 per unit. The cash distribution will be payable on May 11, 2017 to unit holders of record as of May 5, 2017. About Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P.Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership which owns and operates crude oil tankers under long-term employment contracts. For more information, please visit our website at www.navios-midstream.com. Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events and expectations, including with respect to Navios Midstream's future dividends and Navios Midstream's growth strategy and measures to implement such strategy; including expected vessel acquisitions and entering into further time charters. ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend for Preferred Stock

Apr 24 9:00am Dividends
DALLAS, April 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI), the parent company of Texas Capital Bank, and their board of directors declared a cash dividend of $0.40625 per share of the non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock, Series A, ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Mattel Investors Anxious To See Their Dividend Cut, May Have To Wait To June

Apr 24 8:45am Dividends
Shares of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) plunged 13 percent Friday and hit a new 52-week low of $21.78 after the company reported disappointing first-quarter results. The sell off has created a unique opportunity for dividend investors as the stock is currently yielding nearly 7 percent. There is some concern that Mattel's $0.38 per share quarterly dividend is unsustainable and may need to be slashed. According to UBS's Arpine Kocharyan, Mattel's analyst day in June will provide some insight into the sustainability of the dividend. The analyst noted that the company's board hasn't yet reviewed management's ...Full story available on Benzinga.com...
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Active Traders Are Turning Bullish on Industrial Metals

Apr 24 8:43am rss_stock_analysis
Bullish chart patterns on ETNs designed to track industrial metals suggest that this group could be a bright spot in the commodities market over the days and months ahead.
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IPhone 8 delayed to October or November, another analyst says

Apr 24 8:41am Technology
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo joins the list of Apple watchers who say the iPhone 8 is delayed until October or November.
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Halliburton Tops Q1 Forecasts As U.S. Customers Pay Higher Prices

Apr 24 8:34am News - Investor\\\\\\\'s Business Daily
Halliburton reported first-quarter earnings and revenue above Wall Street estimates on improved U.S. activity and pricing.
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Twitter employee making $160,000 in San Francisco says he's scraping by

Apr 24 8:30am Technology
"I didn't become a software engineer to be trying to make ends meet," he says.
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Lennox Raises FY17 Earnings Outlook - Quick Facts

Apr 24 8:15am RTT - Earnings
Lennox International Inc. (LII) raised its outlook for fiscal 2017 reported earnings and reiterated its forecast for full-year adjusted earnings as well as revenue.
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4 Defense Stocks In Or Near Buy Range Before Earnings Come Out

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Lockheed Martin kicks off a busy week of defense earnings Tuesday as tensions rise in the Middle East and Asia.
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Independent Bank Q1 Profit Increases

Apr 24 8:14am RTT - Earnings
Independent Bank Corp. (IBCP) Monday announced an increase in first quarter net income to $5.974 million from $4.100 million a year ago. On a per share basis, earnings rose to $0.28 from $0.19 last year.
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Sony shares rally on hopes it could see the best profit in 20 years

Apr 24 8:07am Technology
Sony's shares popped on Monday after the company raised its earnings outlook.
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Hasbro Earnings Top On Booming Digital Gaming Business

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Toy maker Hasbro beat views early Monday, fueled by strong growth in digital gaming. That's in sharp contrast to Mattel, which tumbled Friday on a wider-than-expected loss.
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This Top Chinese Stock Is In Profit-Taking Zone After Earnings

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Shares of China-based language-training and test-preparation services provider New Oriental Education rallied Monday on strong fiscal Q3 results, though guidance was cautious.
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Office Depot Inc (ODP) Leads 5 Significant Investor Reports

Apr 24 8:00am InvestorPlaceHot Stocks - Investment Strategies - Market Insight | InvestorPlace
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips 13-D and 13-G filings are windows into activist investor activity. Today we look at Office Depot Inc and 4 others with recent filings The post Office Depot Inc (ODP) Leads 5 Significant Investor Reports appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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Hasbro quarterly revenue rises 2.2%

Apr 24 7:32am Earnings
Hasbro reported a 2.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue helped by higher demand for toys based on franchises such as "Nerf" and "Transformers."...
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Gary Erickson Guided Clif Bar's Rise By Taking The Road Less Traveled

Apr 24 7:30am News - Investor's Business Daily
Gary Erickson built the fast-expanding Clif Bar empire with high standards for purity and taste that appeal to a loyal customer base.
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Becton Dickinson To Buy Medical Tech Firm C.R. Bard For $24 Billion

Apr 24 7:21am News - Investor's Business Daily
Medical supplies giant BD, or Becton Dickinson, will acquire medical products firm C.R. Bard for $24 billion, the companies said Sunday.
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Is QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Stock A Very Risky Bet Even After Q2 Earnings Beat?

Apr 24 7:12am Amigobulls - Stock Market Analysis
Should long-term investors be worried about QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) stock post Q2 earnings? Will the legal woes continue to be a drag on QCOM stock?...
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Facebook doesn't want to be the 'arbiter of the truth', Sheryl Sanberg says, amid fake news criticism

Apr 24 7:08am Technology
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said all organizations need "to do their part" in tackling fake news.
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Is Amazon Stock A Buy Going Into Amazon.com Inc. Q1 Earnings: AMZN Stock

Apr 24 7:01am Amigobulls - Stock Market Analysis
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is set to report its Q1 2017 earnings this Thursday, after the market close. Is AMZN stock a buy going into the earnings...
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Is AMD Stock A Buy In Spite Of Headwinds? Advanced Micro Devices, Inc

Apr 24 6:47am Amigobulls - Stock Market Analysis
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc (NASDAQ:AMD) stock is still recovering from the rating downgrade and price target cut it had received earlier this month.
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Should You Buy Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Ahead Of Q1 Earnings?

Apr 24 6:44am Amigobulls - Stock Market Analysis
Can Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) surprise investors with its Q1 earnings numbers on 26th April 2017?...
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A ride on Indonesia's first and only 'unicorn'

Apr 24 5:38am Technology
CNBC tested Go-Jek, an Indonesian app used commonly for ride-hailing of motorbikes.
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Billionaire Jack Ma says CEOs could be robots in 30 years, warns of decades of pain from A.I. impact

Apr 24 5:16am Technology
Jack Ma warned that social conflicts could have a "huge impact" on all walks of life.
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Seven Companies Giving Their Owners A Raise

Apr 24 4:00am Dividend Growth Investor
I look at the list of dividend increases every week, as part of my monitoring process. I then narrow the scope by focusing on companies that have increased dividends for at least a decade. I do this in order to focus on companies that have managed to raise dividends throughout a full economic cycle or two. I also focused my attention on the companies which have managed to grow dividends by more... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
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Elon Musk says plan to merge humans with machines is aimed at stopping a Terminator-style scenario

Apr 24 3:12am Technology
When asked if Neuralink was a "counter for Skynet", Elon Musk replied that it was the "aspiration" behind his new venture.
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Changyou.com Q1 Profit Declines

Apr 24 2:36am RTT - Earnings
Changyou.com Ltd. (CYOU) Monday reported first quarter net income attributable to Changyou.com of $30 million, down from $32 million in the prior year. Adjusted net income was $35 million. The online games developer noted that its first quarter was impacted by currency fluctuations.
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China is a gold mine for innovation, says head of Chinese robot firm

Apr 24 2:24am Technology
China holds excellent opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation, according to Yu Zhichen, CEO of Turing Robot.
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Philips Q1 Profit Climbs On Higher Volume; Backs FY17 Outlook

Apr 24 2:12am RTT - Earnings
Dutch consumer electronics giant Philips Electronics NV reported Monday significantly higher earnings in its first quarter as sales were boosted by higher volume. Looking ahead, the company said its outlook for 2017 remains unchanged as it expects further operational improvements and comparable sales growth in the year to be back-end loaded.
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This Chinese-Israeli start-up wants to change the way kids learn to code

Apr 24 2:07am Technology
LeapLearner, a Shanghai-based education start-up, aims to teach children as young as five years old how to code and then some.
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Live Blog: Akari Therapeutics R & D Day, April 24, 2017

Apr 23 10:50pm Stock Gumshoe
[Ed. Note: Dr. KSS writes about medicine and biotech stocks for the Irregulars. He has agreed to our trading restrictions, chooses his own topics, and his words and opinions are his own. You can see all of his past articles and most recent comments on his Stock Gumshoe page.] On Monday, April 24, 2017, Dr. […]...
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Dow, S&P 500 Futures Soar On French Election Results

Apr 23 6:28pm News - Investor's Business Daily
Stock futures soared Sunday evening on results from the first round of the French presidential election.
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Alternative Banking Stocks Yielding 8.2%

Apr 23 6:21pm Stock Gumshoe
Does anyone have any idea what the Weiss group is pitching with this teaser?...
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BD To Buy Medical Tech Firm C.R. Bard For $24 Billion

Apr 23 6:00pm News - Investor's Business Daily
Medical supplies giant BD will acquire medical products firm C.R. Bard for $24 billion, the companies said Sunday.
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pagetrader.com and The Square Principle

Apr 23 4:15pm Stock Gumshoe
I’m a new subscriber……just curious as to whether anyone is familiar with the ”Square Principle” ? Sounds to be quite a remarkable tool/technique… Thanks!...
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Op-ed: The idea of using antitrust to break up Silicon Valley 'monopolies' is spectacularly wrong

Apr 23 2:12pm Technology
The five big tech companies are in constant competition, and well-funded startups are always looking to take a bite out of them.
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Momentous Alzheimers Disease Readouts

Apr 23 1:17pm Stock Gumshoe
Neurotrope (NTRP) will release its Bryostatin Phase 2b top line data this week (company’s guidance). The primary efficacy endpoint is based on Severe Impairment Battery Scale (SIB). Entry criteria was based on the MMSE score. Secondary efficacy endpoints were based on – Activities of Daily Living (ADL), Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI), and Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE). […]...
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Preferred Stocks: Performance, Volatility, and Risk-Adjusted Returns

Apr 23 12:50pm Sure Dividend
Published by Nicholas McCullum on April 23rd, 2017 Public market investors generally invest in two types of securities: common stocks and bonds. Commons stocks represent ownership in the underlying company, accompanied by voting rights for issues of corporate importance. Bonds are debt instruments with a fixed coupon payment and predetermined maturity date. Companies issue bonds when they […] The post Preferred Stocks: Performance, Volatility, and Risk-Adjusted Returns appeared first on Sure Dividend.
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3 Reasons I Prefer PepsiCo Over B&G Foods

Apr 23 12:36pm Sure Dividend
Published by Bob Ciura on April 23rd, 2017 PepsiCo (PEP) has an excellent dividend history. It is a Dividend Aristocrat, a group of companies in the S&P 500 that have raised dividends for 25+ years. You can see the entire list of Dividend Aristocrats here. In five years, PepsiCo will become a Dividend King, a […] The post 3 Reasons I Prefer PepsiCo Over B&G Foods appeared first on Sure Dividend.
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Uber tracked iPhone users after they deleted the app, underscoring Kalanick's bent for risk taking

Apr 23 11:19am Technology
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has pushed risk-taking that's landed his company in hot water, The NYT reports.
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Apple snatches Tribeca Film Festival movie, sinking its teeth deeper into the media business

Apr 23 11:16am Technology
Gaining gravitas with the media and film industry has been a hard-fought battle for Apple.
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