Groupon (GRPN ) made headlines Tuesday after (IBM ) announced a $167 million lawsuit for violation of four of its e-commerce IPs. The tech giant claims that while Amazon (AMZN ) , Facebook (FB ) , and Google (GOOGL ) each pay between $20 million and $50 million for use of these technologies,
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I recommend buying Churchill Downs Incorporated’s (NASDAQ:CHDN) equity on dips in price. The company has a strong and experienced management team, which has consistently maintained its focus on creating shareholder value. The recommended trade is purchasing the equity and potentially the 4.75% Bonds maturing 2028 trading at a YTM of ~5.25%.
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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch a trio of new iPhones in September. These new phones are expected to incorporate significant internal enhancements compared to the models that launched last fall, including support for super-fast gigabit LTE download speeds.
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