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Uber's recent announcement of a $1.2 billion fundraising included a note saying it creates 20,000 jobs per month, and the company says UberX drivers make more than taxi drivers.

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Wall Street Traders Are About to Be in a World of Pain http://investorplace.com/2014/06/wall-street-traders-world-pain/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/wall-street-traders-world-pain/#comments Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528525 Demand for Wall Street traders' skills is on a precipitous decline, and when they're cut, there are few places for them to go.

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Demand for Wall Street traders' skills is on a precipitous decline, and when they're cut, there are few places for them to go.

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Why Facebook REALLY Bought WhatsApp http://investorplace.com/2014/06/why-facebook-bought-whatsapp/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/why-facebook-bought-whatsapp/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:09:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=525500 Here's a hint -- It's not about the 450 million users.

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Here's a hint -- It's not about the 450 million users.

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3 Things Urban Outfitters Must Fix to Save URBN Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/05/how-to-save-urbn-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/how-to-save-urbn-stock/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 17:40:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=522575 Once-mighty Urban Outfitters has hit a rough patch. Here's what the company needs to fix to get URBN stock back on track.

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Once-mighty Urban Outfitters has hit a rough patch. Here's what the company needs to fix to get URBN stock back on track.

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Gold Prices Are Tumbling to 3-Month Lows http://investorplace.com/2014/05/gold-prices-tumbling-3-month-lows/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/gold-prices-tumbling-3-month-lows/#comments Tue, 27 May 2014 18:09:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=523246 Gold prices are down 2% to $1,266.50 per ounce, and were at their lowest level since February 10.

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Gold prices are down 2% to $1,266.50 per ounce, and were at their lowest level since February 10.

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Why I Just Bought $1,000 Of Twitter Stock (TWTR) http://investorplace.com/2014/05/twitter-stock-twtr-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/twitter-stock-twtr-2/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 11:09:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=520323 Twitter stock has been battered in 2014, but here's why it's worth taking a (small) dive into TWTR stock after the decline.

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Twitter stock has been battered in 2014, but here's why it's worth taking a (small) dive into TWTR stock after the decline.

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Why The Housing Market Isn’t Doomed http://investorplace.com/2014/05/housing-market-isnt-doomed/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/housing-market-isnt-doomed/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 10:52:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=520386 Housing data has been very weak in recent months, reeling from the impact of the cold winter and because of elevated mortgage rates. Supply and affordability ha...

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Housing data has been very weak in recent months, reeling from the impact of the cold winter and because of elevated mortgage rates. Supply and affordability ha...

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Cisco CEO John Chambers: ‘Brutal’ Times Ahead for Tech Stocks http://investorplace.com/2014/05/csco-stock-cisco-ceo-chambers/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/csco-stock-cisco-ceo-chambers/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 09:18:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=520437 Cisco CEO John Chambers admitted that "brutal" times are ahead for tech stocks thanks to a slowdown in enterprise spending.

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Cisco CEO John Chambers admitted that "brutal" times are ahead for tech stocks thanks to a slowdown in enterprise spending.

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McDonald’s Shutting Media out of Shareholders Meeting http://investorplace.com/2014/05/mcdonalds-mcd-shareholder-meeting/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/mcdonalds-mcd-shareholder-meeting/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 20:17:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=519667 McDonald's is facing more challenges -- and scrutiny -- than ever before, but it won't be facing any microphones at its annual shareholder meeting, where it has banned the media.

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McDonald's is facing more challenges -- and scrutiny -- than ever before, but it won't be facing any microphones at its annual shareholder meeting, where it has banned the media.

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Twitter Is Mulling Plan to Buy SoundCloud, ‘The YouTube of Music’ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/twitter-twtr-soundcloud/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/twitter-twtr-soundcloud/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 19:16:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=519822 Twitter (TWTR) is considering a plan to buy SoundCloud, a Berlin-based music company that lets people upload and share audio files, and that boasts nearly as many MAUs as Twitter.

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Twitter (TWTR) is considering a plan to buy SoundCloud, a Berlin-based music company that lets people upload and share audio files, and that boasts nearly as many MAUs as Twitter.

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Google Buys Hot Enterprise Android Startup Divide (GOOG) http://investorplace.com/2014/05/google-buys-divide/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/google-buys-divide/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 19:10:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=519819 Google announced today that it bought Divide, a company that makes a popular app that lets you securely access corporate documents and email from your phone.

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Google announced today that it bought Divide, a company that makes a popular app that lets you securely access corporate documents and email from your phone.

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PFE – Here’s Why Pfizer Trading Stopped Friday http://investorplace.com/2014/05/pfizer-trading-stopped-pfe/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/pfizer-trading-stopped-pfe/#comments Sat, 17 May 2014 10:10:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=519233 A big announcement halted trading in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, but it wasn't the one that many financial minds expected to hear.

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A big announcement halted trading in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, but it wasn't the one that many financial minds expected to hear.

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Gene Munster Calls Apple’s $3.2B Purchase of Beats an ‘Acquihire’ (AAPL) http://investorplace.com/2014/05/gene-munster-calls-apples-3-2b-purchase-beats-acquihire-aapl/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/gene-munster-calls-apples-3-2b-purchase-beats-acquihire-aapl/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 11:01:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=516389 Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has a new note out on Apple buying Beat saying that AAPL's main target was to bring Beats' Jimmy Iovine under the fold.

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has a new note out on Apple buying Beat saying that AAPL's main target was to bring Beats' Jimmy Iovine under the fold.

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It’s Official: The Biggest Private Equity Deal Ever Has Gone Bust http://investorplace.com/2014/04/official-biggest-private-equity-deal-ever-gone-bust/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/official-biggest-private-equity-deal-ever-gone-bust/#comments Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:44:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=511200 The biggest private equity deal in history has been put out of its misery, and Energy Future Holdings has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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The biggest private equity deal in history has been put out of its misery, and Energy Future Holdings has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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15 Apps For Your iPhone Better Than The Ones Apple Made http://investorplace.com/2014/04/iphone-aapl-apple-iphone/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/iphone-aapl-apple-iphone/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:15:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=508272 Your iPhone comes with a bunch of standard apps right out of the box. But since the App Store launched, developers have found ways to improve on the basics. Here are 15 examples...

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Your iPhone comes with a bunch of standard apps right out of the box. But since the App Store launched, developers have found ways to improve on the basics. Here are 15 examples...

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NASDAQ:AAPL Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
7 Questions Zuckerberg Must Answer On FB’s Earnings Call http://investorplace.com/2014/04/mark-zuckerberg-fbs-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/mark-zuckerberg-fbs-earnings/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:05:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=508601 It has been a huge quarter for Facebook, but a number of questions about FB's future remain. Here are 7 for Mark Zuckerberg to answer on FB's earnings call

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It has been a huge quarter for Facebook, but a number of questions about FB's future remain. Here are 7 for Mark Zuckerberg to answer on FB's earnings call

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LinkedIn Milestone as LNKD Hits 300 Million Members http://investorplace.com/2014/04/linkedin-lnkd/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/linkedin-lnkd/#comments Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=507149 LinkedIn hit a major milestone, with 300 million members, and is looking to continue its growth through major mobile initiatives. Here's why it could work.

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LinkedIn hit a major milestone, with 300 million members, and is looking to continue its growth through major mobile initiatives. Here's why it could work.

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4 Reasons Why Amazon Should Acquire Sears http://investorplace.com/2014/04/amazon-sears-amzn-shld/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/amazon-sears-amzn-shld/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:36:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=506955 Amazon's business is thriving, while Sears is flailing. But if Amazon acquired Sears, both retailers could stand to benefit, and here are 4 reasons why

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Amazon's business is thriving, while Sears is flailing. But if Amazon acquired Sears, both retailers could stand to benefit, and here are 4 reasons why

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Proof That Netflix Is Destroying Cable TV http://investorplace.com/2014/04/netflix-nflx-cbs-cmcsa/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/netflix-nflx-cbs-cmcsa/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:04:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=506431 A report from consumer data company Experian suggests online video content services like Netflix are pulling people away from cable television...so what's the future of cable?

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A report from consumer data company Experian suggests online video content services like Netflix are pulling people away from cable television...so what's the future of cable?

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What If Google Is Actually *Weak* In Search? (GOOG) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/google-actually-weak-search-goog/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/google-actually-weak-search-goog/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:08:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=506717 Google's latest earnings report scared a lot of investors, and perhaps rightly so. Is it possible Google has lost its market-leading mojo? Let's take a look...

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Google's latest earnings report scared a lot of investors, and perhaps rightly so. Is it possible Google has lost its market-leading mojo? Let's take a look...

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Here’s What Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Earned Last Year http://investorplace.com/2014/04/yhoo-marissa-mayer-yhoo/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/yhoo-marissa-mayer-yhoo/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:42:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=506416 Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's pay package fell last year, although investors in Yahoo stock saw a nice bump. Here's Mayer's final numbers

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's pay package fell last year, although investors in Yahoo stock saw a nice bump. Here's Mayer's final numbers

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This Company Is Already Making Cases For The iPhone 6 http://investorplace.com/2014/04/company-already-making-cases-iphone-6/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/company-already-making-cases-iphone-6/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:18:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=505977 iPhone case makers are already designing new cases for the iPhone 6, even though nobody really knows what it's going to look like. Take a look here...

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iPhone case makers are already designing new cases for the iPhone 6, even though nobody really knows what it's going to look like. Take a look here...

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NASDAQ:AAPL Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech
6 Steps To Financial Success Outlined in 1 Brilliant Pyramid http://investorplace.com/2014/04/brilliant-pyramid-outlines-6-steps-financial-success/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/brilliant-pyramid-outlines-6-steps-financial-success/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:45:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=506036 You've probably heard of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Financial blogger Mister Squirrel has devised a retirement pyramid for financial success. Take a look here

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You've probably heard of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Financial blogger Mister Squirrel has devised a retirement pyramid for financial success. Take a look here

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12 Terrible Things Could Happen If You Don’t Do Your Taxes http://investorplace.com/2014/04/taxes-irs-irs-due-date-irs-penalties/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/taxes-irs-irs-due-date-irs-penalties/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:02:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=505540 Taxes are due today. We're hoping that doesn't come as a shock. If you don't file and pay your taxes, however these things could happen. We warned you...

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Taxes are due today. We're hoping that doesn't come as a shock. If you don't file and pay your taxes, however these things could happen. We warned you...

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Market Outlook
Priceline CEO Says FB And TWTR Are Useless Ad Platforms http://investorplace.com/2014/04/priceline-fb-goog-twtr-gm/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/priceline-fb-goog-twtr-gm/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:42:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=505397 Priceline CEO Darren Huston told Bloomberg that Facebook and Twitter are useless to his company as ad platforms, and here's why...

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Priceline CEO Darren Huston told Bloomberg that Facebook and Twitter are useless to his company as ad platforms, and here's why...

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6 Facts About China’s Love Affair With Gold (GLD) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/china-gold/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/china-gold/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:09:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=505213 After a horrific 2013, gold has been among the best-performing commodities of the year, with demand, particularly in China picking up. Here's why...

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After a horrific 2013, gold has been among the best-performing commodities of the year, with demand, particularly in China picking up. Here's why...

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MSFT Is Still Making Millions From Microsoft Windows XP http://investorplace.com/2014/04/microsoft-windows-xp-msft/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/microsoft-windows-xp-msft/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:34:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=504960 Even though Microsoft stopped selling Microsoft Windows XP PCs back in 2010, the company will make millions on the 12-year-old version of Windows this year.

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Even though Microsoft stopped selling Microsoft Windows XP PCs back in 2010, the company will make millions on the 12-year-old version of Windows this year.

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2 Big Problems With Citigroup According to Wall Street http://investorplace.com/2014/04/2-big-problems-citigroup-according-wall-street/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/2-big-problems-citigroup-according-wall-street/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:29:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=504818 Before Citigroup bulls bust out the champagne after the bank's earnings beat this morning, it's important to remember these two thorny issues it must address

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Before Citigroup bulls bust out the champagne after the bank's earnings beat this morning, it's important to remember these two thorny issues it must address

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6 Reasons Why This Market Is Nothing Like The Tech Bubble http://investorplace.com/2014/04/gs-markets/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/gs-markets/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:05:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=504422 David Kostin, U.S. equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains why the comparison between the recent stock market sell-off and that in March 2000 is flawed.

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David Kostin, U.S. equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains why the comparison between the recent stock market sell-off and that in March 2000 is flawed.

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The One Major Flaw With Samsung’s New Gear Fit Smartwatch http://investorplace.com/2014/04/theres-one-major-flaw-samsungs-new-gear-fit-smartwatch/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/theres-one-major-flaw-samsungs-new-gear-fit-smartwatch/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=504037 Samsung has three major new products launching today, including the new Gear Fit smartwatch. It's great...with one big exception.

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Samsung has three major new products launching today, including the new Gear Fit smartwatch. It's great...with one big exception.

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7 Tech Trends Changing the World Today http://investorplace.com/2014/04/tech-trends-cloud-computing-ecommerce-healthcare/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/tech-trends-cloud-computing-ecommerce-healthcare/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:47:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502368 Goldman Sachs has a feature on its website titled Ways We Saw The World Change; the feature includes these 7 tech trends changing the way we live

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Goldman Sachs has a feature on its website titled Ways We Saw The World Change; the feature includes these 7 tech trends changing the way we live

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5 Reasons Shopping In Stores Will Never Go Away http://investorplace.com/2014/04/5-reasons-shopping-stores-will-never-go-away/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/5-reasons-shopping-stores-will-never-go-away/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:10:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502769 As e-commerce becomes more popular, many major American retailers are closing stores. But people will always shop in stores, and here are 5 reasons why

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As e-commerce becomes more popular, many major American retailers are closing stores. But people will always shop in stores, and here are 5 reasons why

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7 Times to Take Money From Retirement Savings With No Fees http://investorplace.com/2014/04/retirement-iras-401ks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/retirement-iras-401ks/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:40:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502989 Retirement savings accounts exist to help people not only to put money aside, but there are times when you need the money. Here's when you won't have to pay up

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Retirement savings accounts exist to help people not only to put money aside, but there are times when you need the money. Here's when you won't have to pay up

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If You Like Office For iPad, Thank Steve Ballmer (MSFT) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/office-for-ipad-thank-steve-ballmer-msft-aapl/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/office-for-ipad-thank-steve-ballmer-msft-aapl/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:37:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502386 One of the first big things that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did was release the much-awaited Office for iPad. In reality, it was Steve Ballmer's decision

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One of the first big things that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did was release the much-awaited Office for iPad. In reality, it was Steve Ballmer's decision

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Aluminum Giant Alcoa Beats Earnings Estimates http://investorplace.com/2014/04/alcoa-earnings-aa/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/alcoa-earnings-aa/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:55:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502373 Alcoa reported adjusted Q1 earnings of 9cents per share, stronger than the 5 cents expected, and forecast solid growth through 2014 in aluminum demand.

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Alcoa reported adjusted Q1 earnings of 9cents per share, stronger than the 5 cents expected, and forecast solid growth through 2014 in aluminum demand.

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End Of An Era at MSFT: Windows XP Is Put Out to Pasture http://investorplace.com/2014/04/msft-microsoft-microsfot-windows-xp/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/msft-microsoft-microsfot-windows-xp/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:01:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502195 As of today, Microsoft has finally, officially pulled the plug on Windows XP, the most popular version of Windows ever. Here's what you need to know now

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As of today, Microsoft has finally, officially pulled the plug on Windows XP, the most popular version of Windows ever. Here's what you need to know now

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14 Apps You Have To Download to Your New Samsung Galaxy S5 http://investorplace.com/2014/04/samsung-galaxy-s5-ssnlf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/samsung-galaxy-s5-ssnlf/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:01:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=501795 Samsung's new flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S5, launches April 11. Here are14 apps you need to download as soon as you get the phone for maximum use

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Samsung's new flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S5, launches April 11. Here are14 apps you need to download as soon as you get the phone for maximum use

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Defense Stocks Continue to Soar Despite the Sequester http://investorplace.com/2014/04/defense-stocks-continue-thrive-despite-sequester/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/defense-stocks-continue-thrive-despite-sequester/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:21:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=501757 Just over a year ago, there were concerns sequestration budget cuts would destroy jobs and hurt defense stocks. It turns out that isn't the case. Here's why

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Just over a year ago, there were concerns sequestration budget cuts would destroy jobs and hurt defense stocks. It turns out that isn't the case. Here's why

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The 7 Dumbest Last-Minute Tax Mistakes People Make http://investorplace.com/2014/04/7-dumbest-last-minute-tax-mistakes-people-make/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/7-dumbest-last-minute-tax-mistakes-people-make/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:37:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=500747 By now, most of us have filed our taxes and called it a day. But what's amazing is how many people make these 7 mistakes when they file. Try to avoid them!

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By now, most of us have filed our taxes and called it a day. But what's amazing is how many people make these 7 mistakes when they file. Try to avoid them!

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4 Reasons Why China Isn’t Doomed For A Financial Crisis http://investorplace.com/2014/04/china-isnt-doomed/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/china-isnt-doomed/#comments Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:32:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=500493 China's economy is slowing suddenly, and the country experienced its first domestic bond default. The news has markets worried, but here is why its overblown

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China's economy is slowing suddenly, and the country experienced its first domestic bond default. The news has markets worried, but here is why its overblown

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The 6 Best-Rated ‘Game of Thrones’ Episodes http://investorplace.com/2014/04/best-rated-game-of-thrones-episodes/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/best-rated-game-of-thrones-episodes/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:14:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=500334 With season 4 starting Sunday, it';s a good time to head back to Westeros and find out which episodes are Game of Thrones best.

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With season 4 starting Sunday, it';s a good time to head back to Westeros and find out which episodes are Game of Thrones best.

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11 Ways Eating At McDonald’s Will Be Different In The Future http://investorplace.com/2014/04/mcdonalds-mcd-sbux/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/mcdonalds-mcd-sbux/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:03:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=499958 McDonald's is in flux; MCD has faced declining customer service and waning consumer perceptions. Here's what MDC is going to do to change its ways.

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McDonald's is in flux; MCD has faced declining customer service and waning consumer perceptions. Here's what MDC is going to do to change its ways.

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MSFT Says It Will Get Better Games For Xbox Than PlayStation http://investorplace.com/2014/04/msft-xbox-playstation-amzn-aapl/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/msft-xbox-playstation-amzn-aapl/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:15:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=499996 In its war to control tech in the living room, and Microsoft's Xbox One is fighting on multiple fronts. Here's why MSFT has a chance to rule your gaming room

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In its war to control tech in the living room, and Microsoft's Xbox One is fighting on multiple fronts. Here's why MSFT has a chance to rule your gaming room

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Why Twitter Should Only Be Worth $10 A Share http://investorplace.com/2014/04/twitter-worth-10-share/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/twitter-worth-10-share/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:06:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=499961 Twitter currently trades around $44 a share, but media analyst and NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway thinks the company is worth less, and here's why

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Twitter currently trades around $44 a share, but media analyst and NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway thinks the company is worth less, and here's why

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Best Buy’s Turnaround Strategy Has One Huge Paradox http://investorplace.com/2014/04/best-buys-bby-amzn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/best-buys-bby-amzn/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:05:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=498760 The turnaround strategy at Best Buy might contain a fatal flaw: hiring and training more workers in the face of a price war with Amazon. It's a problem for BBY

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The turnaround strategy at Best Buy might contain a fatal flaw: hiring and training more workers in the face of a price war with Amazon. It's a problem for BBY

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Apple Is Going To Act More Like Google As It Pushes Into Ads http://investorplace.com/2014/04/apple-going-act-like-google-pushes-ads/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/apple-going-act-like-google-pushes-ads/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=498410 For the first time, Apple is opening up its struggling ad service to anyone with an Apple ID, not just developers. Here's how this will impact the industry

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For the first time, Apple is opening up its struggling ad service to anyone with an Apple ID, not just developers. Here's how this will impact the industry

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The 10 Most Powerful Brands In Tech – AAPL, MSFT, GOOG http://investorplace.com/2014/04/powerful-brands-in-tech-aapl-msft-goog/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/powerful-brands-in-tech-aapl-msft-goog/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=496042 Some consumers report being tired of Apple's advertising style, yet its brand still ranks #1 in the top 10 of powerful brands in tech

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Some consumers report being tired of Apple's advertising style, yet its brand still ranks #1 in the top 10 of powerful brands in tech

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Satya Nadella Is Getting It Right and MSFT Stock Is Soaring http://investorplace.com/2014/04/msft-aapl-satya-nadella-microsoft-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/msft-aapl-satya-nadella-microsoft-stock/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=497559 New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is already getting one thing right: At the market's close today, Microsoft stock was continuing near a 14-year high

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New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is already getting one thing right: At the market's close today, Microsoft stock was continuing near a 14-year high

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11 Cool Things You Can Do With Apple TV (AAPL) http://investorplace.com/2014/03/apple-tv-aapl-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/apple-tv-aapl-2/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:31:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=496068 The streaming TV set-top box space keeps getting more crowded, but Apple TV still leads the way. Here are great ways to take advantage of the high tech gadget

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The streaming TV set-top box space keeps getting more crowded, but Apple TV still leads the way. Here are great ways to take advantage of the high tech gadget

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7 Brilliant Strategies Marissa Mayer Used To Shake Up Yahoo http://investorplace.com/2014/03/marissa-mayer-yahoo-yhoo/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/marissa-mayer-yahoo-yhoo/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:15:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=496266 Launched in 1994, Yahoo is an old dog of the tech world. In 2012,Marissa Mayer came on as CEO, amid much fanfare, and these changes have turned YHOO around.

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Launched in 1994, Yahoo is an old dog of the tech world. In 2012,Marissa Mayer came on as CEO, amid much fanfare, and these changes have turned YHOO around.

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