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Burberry rejects multiple takeover offers from Coach Inc.

If the merger would have gone ahead, according to the Financial Times, the market capitalisation of the combined company would have been in excess of $20 billion. 138 more words


China's Alibaba in 'flying pig' controversy - BBC News

A Chinese Muslim‘s call for e-commerce giant Alibaba to rename one of its services because it uses the word “pig” has sparked a backlash in China. 562 more words

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Fear and Greed

In an effort to gauge the level of frothiness in stock prices, we periodically like to analyze the stocks within the S&P 500 to determine the characteristics of the best- and worst-performing stocks. 688 more words

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Samsung has lost $26 billion in value since it recalled the Galaxy Note 7

When Samsung announced it would recall its Galaxy Note 7 devices due to explosive battery mishaps, airlines and regulators acted swiftly. So did Samsung investors. 309 more words

Is Your Portfolio Up 22% This Year?

It is if it is invested entirely in a Utility Sector ETF.  This year’s stock market action can be summarized very quickly: The better the yield, the better the sector performance.  535 more words

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GM Doubles Discounts on Trucks, Escapes Plaintiff’s Complaints

General Motors increased discounts on large pickups after its prominent units dropped in sales in June. Following the report, the US judge dismissed the  compensation claims of the customers on the safety recalls in 2014. 574 more words

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