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Madeleine Johnson

Costco (COST) Posts Q1 Earnings Beat, E-commerce Sales Up 43.5%

Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) just released its first-quarter fiscal 2018 results, posting earnings, $1.45 per share and revenues of $31.8 billion.

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Ryan McQueeney

Adobe (ADBE) Posts Q4 Earnings and Revenue Beats

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) just released its fourth-quarter fiscal 2017 financial results, posting non-GAAP earnings of $1.26 per share and revenues of $2.01 billion.

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Benjamin Rains

Disney's Fox Deal Proves Its Faith in Live Sports

The Walt Disney Company's (DIS) $52.4 billion purchase of some of 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) most valuable assets is official. Now, it's time to take a look beyond Disney's new majority share in Hulu and the fusion of the popular Marvel Cinematic Universe and dive into what could be the biggest reason Disney made the deal: live sports.

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Ryan McQueeney

Why User Privacy Will Be the Hottest Tech Topic of 2018

User privacy will emerge as the most important tech topic of 2018. Here's what investors need to know.

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Benjamin Rains

21st Century Fox Shares Surge After Disney Deal Made Official

Shares of 21st Century Fox (FOXA) surged on Thursday morning after the entertainment giant's highly anticipated deal with the Walt Disney Company (DIS) became official.

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Ryan McQueeney

Alibaba Stocks Slips Despite Car Vending Machines, Video Content Deals

Shares of Alibaba (BABA) were down more than 2% in morning trading Thursday, despite the emergence of several new stories involving the Chinese e-commerce giant--including details of its plan to build vending machines for cars and its new video content licensing deals.

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Benjamin Rains

3 Stocks to Buy on Skyrocketing 2018 Profits

As we head into 2018, many investors are beginning to evaluate their investment portfolios and make adjustments. But one thing that is unlikely to change in the New Year is the hunt for companies that are set to grow their bottom lines.

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Madeleine Johnson

Is Apple the Republican Tax Plan's Biggest Winner?

The House and the Senate are getting close to reconciling their respective tax bills, and with the new lowered corporate tax rate, will iPhone maker Apple be the plan's biggest winner?

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Benjamin Rains

Is Disney the Real Winner in a Deal With 21st Century Fox?

A deal that would see the Walt Disney Company (DIS) purchase a substantial amount of 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) assets is all but done, according to multiple reports from sources inside the meeting rooms. Now, as questions about which side comes out on top start to flow, let's dive into the details of the deal and focus on how Disney stands to benefit.

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Ryan McQueeney

Valeant (VRX) Touches 52-Week High: Is the Stock Officially Back?

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) surged more than 2% higher on Wednesday morning, touching a new 52-week high in the process. As we approach the New Year, it is time to ask: is Valeant officially back?

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Ryan McQueeney

3 Reasons Apple Will Reach $1 Trillion in 2018

As we approach the New Year, investors are focused on the biggest tech behemoth of them all, Apple (AAPL), as the iPhone maker nears the $1 trillion market cap milestone. Here are three catalysts that should lift Apple to the $1 trillion mark in 2018!

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Benjamin Rains

Should You Buy Tencent (TCEHY) Stock Before 2018?

The tech industry helped lift markets and indexes in 2017, but as we near the start of 2018, some investors might begin to turn their attention to new industries. Nevertheless, dumping tech stocks might not be the best idea, as signs continue to point to tech as a booming growth industry.

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Ryan McQueeney

3 Cloud Stocks to Buy Right Now

In a matter of just a few years, "the Cloud" has evolved from the new feature that your grandmother just can't quite seem to understand to one of the main factors driving growth in the technology sector. Check out these three cloud stocks to buy right now!

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Ryan McQueeney

The New Space Race: 3 Companies on a Mission to Mars

Gone are the days when space served as a front for the Cold War. Today, the Space Race is being held by multibillion dollar corporations. Learn how Boeing, SpaceX, and Blue Origin are dueling it out for domination over the final frontier.

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Benjamin Rains

Comcast Stock Surges As DIS Moves Closer to Acquiring Fox Assets

Shares of Comcast climbed on Tuesday morning after the company announced that it officially bowed out of the fight to buy some of 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) assets. This move leaves the Walt Disney Company (DIS) as the lone remaining bidder, in a deal that could now close as soon as this week.

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Benjamin Rains

Why Snap Stock Keeps Climbing Ahead of 2018

Tech stocks helped lift markets to new highs throughout 2017, with the likes of Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB), and Alphabet (GOOGL) playing a pivotal role in the rally. But one of the most noteworthy and highly anticipated tech IPOs of 2017, Snap Inc. (SNAP), has failed to live up to expectations.

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Benjamin Rains

3 Value Stocks to Buy Ahead of 2018

For many investors, the search for value in the stock market is vital. And the hunt for value is something more investors might start to consider at a time when growth investing

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Ryan McQueeney

One Thing That Could Slow Facebook (FB) Stock Down in 2018

Facebook (FB) has been one of the hottest stocks on Wall Street this year. Here's one thing that could slow it down in 2018.

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Benjamin Rains

Solar Stocks Surge As Canadian Solar CEO Aims to Go Private

Several major solar energy stocks, including SolarEdge Technologies (SEDG) and SunPower Corporation (SPWR), surged on Monday morning after Canadian Solar's (CSIQ) CEO announced his plan to take the company private.

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Ryan McQueeney

Here's Why Bluebird Bio (BLUE) Stock Skyrocketed Today

Shares of Bluebird Bio (BLUE) were up nearly 20% in early morning trading Monday as investors responded to the company's announcement that its CAR-T candidate, bb2121, produced encouraging results in patients with a deadly blood cancer.

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Madeleine Johnson

Is Pinterest Gearing Up for an IPO in 2018?

Pinterest has grown unlike very few Internet companies in history, suggesting that if they can figure out how to monetize its fast-growing user base, the company could become the next darling of the social media world before long.

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Madeleine Johnson

Palantir's IPO Plans are Just as Secretive as the Company Itself

With a valuation at $20 billion, Palantir is one of the world's most valuable venture-backed tech startups, but the company has yet to lay out any specific plans for an initial public offering. However, that hasn't stopped IPO buzz from building, and investors have been excited for a while now about the potential for a Palantir market debut.

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Madeleine Johnson

Spotify is Going Public Without an IPO: Will Other Tech Unicorns Follow?

A direct listing is highly unusual, and Spotify would miss out on potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in proceeds from a regular IPO. But if the move turns out to be successful for the streaming giant, we could see other tech startups following in Spotify's footsteps.

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Madeleine Johnson

Uber's Road to IPO: Will It Live Up to the Hype?

Without a doubt, investors are eagerly awaiting an Uber IPO. Thanks to its structure--a unique combination of transportation company, mobile Internet company, and real-world engineering--the company has been touted as one of the best future market debuts. But can it live up to the hype?

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Madeleine Johnson

Will Airbnb Be the Biggest Tech Unicorn to IPO in 2018?

Like other tech companies, Airbnb is a company for the digital age, and many are wanting to be the first ones to invest in its expected success. But like any tech startup, Airbnb's IPO will be a toss-up. Its valuation is impressive in and of itself, and will most likely be the driving factor for investors come time for a public entrance into the market.

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