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Xerox Xerox abandoned its planned $6.1 billion deal with Japan’s Fujifilm, in which Xerox would be combined with the Fuji Xerox joint venture. The move is part of a settlement with major investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who felt that Xerox was significantly undervalued in that deal. Fujifilm said it was considering its....More>>>
February28, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday but neither the Nasdaq Composite nor the S&P 500 index could climb out of the slough of despond. The blue chips did rise into positive territory briefly, but couldn’t hold onto the gains. Among the 11 S&P sectors, only utilities and consumer staples traded above the breakeven line while the losers were consumer discretionary sotcks....More>>>
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, that can make it hard to discern which companies are the best dividend growth stocks for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face great temptation to reach for high-dividend....More>>>
More than two years after a government crackdown on corruption sent Macau gaming stocks tumbling, The Chinese government has unveiled yet another new regulation on the Macau gaming industry that has hit gaming stocks hard. The latest new law cut the daily ATM withdrawal limit in Macau from 10,000 patacas to 5,000 patacas, or roughly $626.
Unfortunately, transparency and predictability has....More>>>
AQR Capital Management’s Cliff Asness has launched a healthy discussion about the trials and tribulations of factor timing with a new essay (“The Siren Song of Factor Timing”). He’s recommends that investors steer clear, which is good advice because the crowd’s record, in the aggregate, to successfully engage in market-timing activities generally is overwhelmingly poor.....More>>>
The New York Times investigative reporter Charles Duhigg, a Pulitzer Prize winner for his series on Apple, “The iEconomy,” knows more than a thing or two about being sharply focused and super-productive. He shares these in an interview with....More>>>
Fidelity is home to some of the greatest stock fund managers of all time. At the top of the list is Peter Lynch, who during his tenure at Fidelity Magellan from 1977 to 1990 delivered a 29.1% annualized return. He beat out all other stock funds and bested Standard & Poors 500-stock index by an average of 13.5 percentage points per year. Since then, other stars have shone brightly, including....More>>>
As per Statista’s dataset, more than 80% of Take-Two Interactive’s (TTWO) revenue still comes from console games. However, the purchase of Social Point says Take-Two’s management is trying hard to diversify to mobile. The $250 million acquisition of Social Point is an attempt to get a larger share in the $46.1 billion/year mobile games industry.
European stocks on Friday retreated from an almost-four month high as uncertainty about Italian politics contributed to a market already jittery over trade tensions between global superpowers China and the U.S.
Remember whenAlphabet(NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google's then-CEO Eric Schmidt said that Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) was the search giant's biggest competitor? That sounded counterintuitive, since Google was aggressively competing with Apple at the time in the smartphone market, but Sc