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Fred Wilson: If People Laugh At An Investment I Made, I Know I Struck Gold

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Return and ridicule are highly correlated, prominent New York venture capitalist Fred Wilson recently wrote on his blog.  "When I see people laughing at ideas and companies we have backed, I smile," Wilson writes. "It means we are going to make a lot of money on that investment." Wilson says that...
Fred Wilson: If People Laugh At An Investment I Made, I Know I Struck Gold

Sorry, But People Who Lost Money On Facebook Stock Have Only Themselves And Their Advisors To Blame

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One of my favorite business pundits, the New York Times and CNBC star Andrew Ross Sorkin, has written a column laying the blame for Facebook's stock collapse at the feet of one man: Facebook CFO David Ebersman. "It is David Ebersman's fault," Sorkin says. "There's just no way around it."...
Sorry, But People Who Lost Money On Facebook Stock Have Only Themselves And Their Advisors To Blame

The Facebook IPO Was Reverse Quantitative Easing

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Check out this from Fox Business: “I have seen several hedge-fund-type accounts liquidating various positions to make way for Facebook,” says John Glasmann of Precision Securities, a San Diego firm that specializes in IPOs.  “But I have no firsthand knowledge of this to be factual as it relates to Apple.”...
The Facebook IPO Was Reverse Quantitative Easing

Facebook stocks up on mobile ad success reports

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Facebook's ongoing efforts to monetize its ever-growing mobile user base may be paying off, as shares in the company were up today on reports that Facebook is further along in its mobile efforts than many expected. Facebook shares rose more than two percent today when a research report from Wedge...
Facebook stocks up on mobile ad success reports

Don't get too excited about IBM

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The market was all set to throw itself a big pity party, and along comes IBM to ruin it all. But it's too soon to say Big Blue's sunny report will be enough to breathe life back into tech stocks. More from Big Tech New design in HP's business displays...
Don't get too excited about IBM

Apple Is Worth More Than All Of The Companies In These 10 Big Countries (AAPL)

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Apple closed at $666 per share on Thursday, which gives it an extraordinary market capitalization of $625 billion. To put things in perspective, Bank of America's Michael Hartnett compares it to the combined markets values of stocks in these 10 countries: Please follow Money Game on Twitter and Facebook.Join the...
Apple Is Worth More Than All Of The Companies In These 10 Big Countries (AAPL)

Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

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Tech stocks have been climbing recently as key vendors such as Cisco and Lenovo report positive quarterly earnings and the U.S. economy offers glimpses of good news....
Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

Why Facebook has far greater revenue growth potential than most people think

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Now that Facebook’s S-1 is out in the wild, reports are beginning to crop up that question what Facebook’s valuation should be, given its revenue, profit, and the growth rates of both figures. Certain well read analyses peg the firm’s potential revenue and profit growth in the mediocre range, which I think...
Why Facebook has far greater revenue growth potential than most people think

Canon EOS-1D X to arrive next week, just in time for dessert

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So you eBayed your Canon EOS 5D back in April, all in good faith, ready for the EOS-1D X that never came. Well, that gap in your photoblog should end next week -- according to updated info from the Camera maker. The latest details suggest that the flagship shooter...
Canon EOS-1D X to arrive next week, just in time for dessert

AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to More Customers

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AT&T announced today that it is planning to allow any customer "with an LTE device" on a "tiered data plan" to use iOS 6's FaceTime over Cellular feature. Previously, only customers with a Mobile Share plan could use the feature. In practice, the change only affects iPhone 5 customers with...
AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to More Customers

Morgan Stanley Upgrades Netflix, Says Amazon Isn't A Direct Threat (NFLX, AMZN)

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Netflix stock boasts one of the ugliest charts you'll ever see. However, at least one analyst thinks it's finally time to buy. Morgan Stanley's Scott Devitt raised Netflix to "overweight" this morning while maintaining his $85 price target, which represents an upside opportunity of almost 30 percent. "Why now?" writes...
Morgan Stanley Upgrades Netflix, Says Amazon Isn't A Direct Threat (NFLX, AMZN)
Kayak delays its IPO to avoid ‘the Facebook effect’

Top 10 Solar Stocks with Highest Upside: DSTID, SPWRA, CSIQ, AKNS, STP, TSL, YGE, SOL, SOLR, RSOL (May 26, 2010) [China Analyst - 5/26/10] #MyStock

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Top 10 Solar Stocks with Highest Upside: DSTID, SPWRA, CSIQ, AKNS, STP, TSL, YGE, SOL, SOLR, RSOL (May 26, 2010) [China Analyst - 5/26/10] #MyStock

Apple Had An Ugly Day (AAPL)

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Stocks sold off modestly today.  But the S&P 500 (-0.6%) did a lot worse than the Dow (-0.3%).  And the Nasdaq (-1.0%) did a lot worse than the S&P 500 And it was all thanks to Apple, which fell 2.6% for no obvious reason.  Apple represents huge shares of the...
Apple Had An Ugly Day (AAPL)

SEC Seeks Inquiry Into Twitter Hoax

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A Securities and Exchange commissioner called for an inquiry into the Twitter hoax that caused stocks to plunge in minutes Tuesday before recovering....
SEC Seeks Inquiry Into Twitter Hoax

What if Google misses?

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More from Big Tech New design in HP's business displays (Photos 1-5) Flash storage and more in HP's redesigned laptops (Photos 1/6) HP's new Blackbird: The Lexus of PCs? (Photos 1/6) Tech stocks have had a wild ride so far in January, with the Nasdaq swooning dangerously close to bear-market...
What if Google misses?

Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks jump as market indexes hit milestones

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On the back end of an earnings season that by many accounts could have been worse, tech investors appeared to be in the mood to celebrate on Friday, sending shares of IT companies higher as key stock-market indexes hit milestone highs.Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard...
Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks jump as market indexes hit milestones

Netflix bulls vs bears: Who has the upper hand?

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Few stocks are as divisive as Netflix. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- Netflix and the Nasdaq 100 Index are something like one of those break-up to make-up couples. In December 2010, Nasdaq entered the index -- a benchmark more focused on leading companies than the broader Nasdaq Composite --...
Netflix bulls vs bears: Who has the upper hand?

After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

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Here's something that will make you feel a little bit queasy. Yesterday, investment manager, and media personality, Doug Kass tweeted a rumor that Apple was going to announce a stock split today. Right around the time he fired off his tweet, Apple's stock was taking off, erasing a loss on...
After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

Dow plunges 1,000 points, possibly due to PEBCAK

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Stocks in the US were down 1,000 points earlier today. Initial reports blamed the plunge on fears over debt in Greece, but CNBC is now reporting that the dramatic drop may have been caused by user error. "According to multiple sources, a trader entered a b for billion instead of...
Dow plunges 1,000 points, possibly due to PEBCAK

Art Cashin: Apple May Have Become A 'Mini-Index' And That's Why The Stock Is Now Getting Crushed

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UBS floor guy Art Cashin poses a theory for the selloff in Apple that's making the rounds among traders. Basically the idea is that Apple had become such a powerful force in people's portfolios during the last few years, that just the return to normalcy requires ongoing selling. There is...
Art Cashin: Apple May Have Become A 'Mini-Index' And That's Why The Stock Is Now Getting Crushed

Twitter rolls out clickable stock symbols so you can keep up with your investments

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Twitter is now rolling out the ability for you to click on stock symbols with a $ sign in front of the. Once you click them, you’ll be able to see all of the conversation about a particular company, much like you would a hashtag. Now you can click on...
Twitter rolls out clickable stock symbols so you can keep up with your investments

The IPO Boom Is Back: Pricings Hit A 12-Year High, With Tech Stocks Leading The Way

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It’s official: We’re back in boom times from a tech IPO standpoint. 2012 is now on pace to be a record-breaking year for initial public offerings, and technology companies are leading the way. 57 IPOs have been priced since January 1st, which is the most U.S. IPO pricings the US...
The IPO Boom Is Back: Pricings Hit A 12-Year High, With Tech Stocks Leading The Way

Apple has become a design follower instead of a leader -- and it may be just fine with that

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For a long time I’ve been bored by iOS. While the competition has continually innovated and improved the design of their platforms, iOS has gradually come to feel stale and even a bit clunky. With this week’s official announcement at WWDC, my first reaction was that finally, we’re moving again....
Apple has become a design follower instead of a leader -- and it may be just fine with that

Apple shares fall more than 3.6 percent

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One of the hottest tech stocks only a couple of months ago, Apple has turned ice cold - despite new endorsements Thursday. [Read more]...
Apple shares fall more than 3.6 percent

Windows 8 Release Preview detailed impressions

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More Info Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview detailed impressions Windows 8 Release Preview coming 'first week of June' Microsoft reveals more multi-monitor improvements in Windows 8 Release Preview (video) Until now, it seemed like Microsoft was gearing up to unveil the almost-final Windows 8 Release Preview in the first...
Windows 8 Release Preview detailed impressions

Slow PC sales projection hits Seagate stocks

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Seagate's stock price dropped 8% today after the company projected a weak first-quarter outlook based on slowing PC sales....
Slow PC sales projection hits Seagate stocks

Seagate completes purchase LaCie in quest to become king of the hard drive hill

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The final price may end up being more than the initially proposed $186 million, but Seagate has successfully acquired a controlling share of LaCie stocks. The provisional price of €4.05 per share could increase to €4.17 if Seagate manages to accumulate 95 percent of the company's stocks in the...
Seagate completes purchase LaCie in quest to become king of the hard drive hill

Apple Has Earned A Very Unique Distinction At Goldman Sachs (AAPL)

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Most analysts covering Apple continue to be relentlessly optimistic on the stock, despite its lackluster earnings announcements and precipitous price decline. Even after slashing his price target by $100 to $660, Goldman Sachs analyst Bill Shope says the stock is a "buy." In fact, at Goldman Sachs, Apple is now...
Apple Has Earned A Very Unique Distinction At Goldman Sachs (AAPL)

RIM shares up 14 percent as 2Q results beat expectations

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Research in Motion posted a $235 million operating loss for the second quarter of this year, but shares in the company rose as the BlackBerry maker reported figures that beat analysts expectations. The Wall Street Journal reports that RIM stocks were up 14 percent today on news that RIM's subscriber...
RIM shares up 14 percent as 2Q results beat expectations
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