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Why Under Armour, Inc. Might Spend $285 Million On 1 Athlete

Image credit Keith Allison Flickr Under Armour has always seemed to enjoy taking Nike 's things. And that might soon include a coveted sponsorship deal with none other than NBA league MVP... Read >>

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This Is Buffalo Wild Wings' Answer to Chipotle Mexican Grill

Beer, wings... and tacos? Buffalo Wild Wings announced a majority stake in Rusty Taco. Source Rusty Taco. Watch out Chipotle Mexican Grill , because Buffalo Wild Wings is about to serve up... Read >>

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Can Amazon Challenge Google In This $121 Billion Market? is gearing up for a big expansion into online advertising, according to The Wall Street Journal . Its upcoming ad network, "Amazon Sponsored Links," could be a welcome... Read >>


Peter Lynch Rule At Work With Apple Stock

In his excellent book One Up on Wall Street, Peter Lynch, the best mutual fund manager ever, revealed a powerful charting tool that helped him to achieve a gain of 29.2% in his portfolios for 13... Read >>

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Prospect Capital Corporation Earnings: Numbers Fail to Impress

It wasn't an impressive quarter from Prospect Capital Corporation . The business development company reported net investment income of $0.25 per share for the quarter ended in June, missing... Read >>

Ann Taylor (ANN) Shares Soar on Activist Investor Pressure - Stocks in the News

ANN Inc. ( ANN ), the parent and owner of Ann Taylor, and its subsidiary women's specialty retailer, LOFT, has been pressured and urged by activists and stakeholders to sell itself, helping to... Read >>

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How Wendy’s Gifted Burger King Worldwide, Inc. a Lower Tax Bill

Canada may become the new "Home of the Whopper" if Burger King Worldwide is able to pull off a deal to acquire Ontario based Tim Hortons . Shares of both stocks opened higher on... Read >>

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Is Facebook, Inc.'s Oculus Rift VR Headset Getting Ready for Prime Time?

When Facebook announced its $2 billion acquisition of virtual reality headset manufacturer Oculus in March, the deal was a bit of a head scratcher. Sure, the $19 billion buyout of WhatsApp got... Read >>

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This Massive Hedge Fund Company Sold Warren Buffett's Company. Should You Buy?

Photo Ron Reiring via Flickr . We should never blindly copy any investor's moves, no matter how famous or successful the investor. Still, it can be useful to keep an eye on what... Read >>

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3 Reasons Danaher Corporation's Stock Could Rise

After an underwhelming set of second quarter results and some cautious management guidance, investors in Danaher Corporation must have felt the stock was likely to be range bound for a while.... Read >>