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After being one of the laggards of the industry for some time, MGM Mirage (NYSE:MGM) made a nice move today, ending the session up by over 10 percent. Other casino stocks ended up as well, with Wynn Resorts (Nasdaq:WYNN) up by almost 6 percent and Las Vegas S...
Investing (Apr 8th, 10)
Blockbuster (NYSE:BBI) had added deals with Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Twentieth Century Fox to all them to offer movies on the same day they're released on DVD; both in the store and via mail channels. What this is costing Blockbuster is a first lien on assets of B...
Business (Apr 7th, 10)
With very little demand for the adoption of USB 3.0, and Intel (Nasdaq:INTC) in no hurry to embrace it by integrating it with their chipsets, one wonders why the product has been produced in the first place. Why would a regular consumer want to have a USB 3.0...
Technology (Apr 7th, 10)
If you aren't from the U.K., it may be hard to relate to the response of the country to Kraft (NYSE:KFT) taking over chocolate maker Cadbury, promising to keep a factory open, which upon completing the deal, reversed direction and announced they were going to ...
Business (Apr 6th, 10)
In an effort to combat higher fees and lower results, financial advisers in Australia may be prohibited from charging commissions on sales related to pensions and investments, based on recommendations from the Cooper Review of superannuation, said The Australi...
superannuation (Apr 6th, 10)
Similar to their softdrink counterparts, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) and Pepsico (NYSE:PEP), Tempur-Pedic (NYSE:TPX) has decided to acquire one of its key distributors to build it business foundation in Canada, with the goal of increasing market share in the country. ...
Business (Apr 5th, 10)
Eastman Kodak (NYSE:EK) enjoyed the largest gains in the S&P 500, rising to $6.61 a share, a more than 10 percent gain. The stock skyrocketed when Harry Boxer from Technical Trader let it be known the stock had been added to his portfolio. Once the news h...
Business (Apr 5th, 10)
Last November General Electric (NYSE:GE) and China announced they had entered into what they called a "Country to Company" agreement, which implied and I think, outright announced, that China considered General Electric to be on equal footing to another countr...
China (Apr 4th, 10)
The very predictable assertion has already been thrown out there that the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad is one of the greatest threats to Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) in their history, and they're doing nothing about it. In a Bloomberg interview, Stephen Elop, presiden...
Technology (Apr 4th, 10)
The towns that have become reliant, or overly-reliant upon military presences around them, remind me of the Irish potato famine in the 19th century, where the monoculture failed, along with the dreams and aspirations of the Irish, who were forced to leave the ...
Business (Apr 3rd, 10)
In an effort to immediately expand the customer base for its iPad, Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) has been working on developing a Web site built to showcase the various things a business could use the new device for. The  site is now live ready to check out. Right...
Technology (Apr 3rd, 10)
The World Steel Association is up in arms about the changes in the way iron ore contracts by leading companies BHP Billiton (ASE:BHP) and Rio Tinto (TSE:RIO) and Vale SA, as they've changes from an annual to a quarterly time-frame. Representing about 180 coun...
Commodities (Apr 2nd, 10)
At a time when the need for lower costs of doing business is vital for a sustainable economic recovery in the U.K., the Labour party has plans to raise the National Insurance rates. In response, British opposition leader David Cameron said Labour is on "on th...
United Kingdom (Apr 2nd, 10)
While the excitement builds for the release Apple iPad on Saturday(3rd of April), one has to consider the major impact the device will directly and indirectly effect other companies and products.  While many are predicting how the Apple iPad will domin...
Industries (Apr 2nd, 10)
No matter how you look at it, passing the 5 percent barrier for mortgage rates is a psychological event, and it could have a strong negative impact on the U.S. housing market as we enter into what is normally the strongest sales season of the year in the Unite...
Real Estate Market (Apr 1st, 10)
Energy companies based in Canada helped the Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index reach its highest level in 18 month, even though Research in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) and Bombardier (TSE:BBD.B) failed to meet expected results for the quarter. Leading ...
Canada (Apr 1st, 10)
According to an ADP Employer Services report released today, U.S. companies cut payrolls by 23,000 in March, supposedly an unexpected event to some, but one which was easy to see coming when looking at the weak condition of the U.S. economy. If you follow the...
United States (Mar 31st, 10)
Cisco (Nasdaq:CSCO) announced it will be releasing two new wireless router lines which will target the more casual user and the expert with the different products. Named the Valet and E-Series, the Valet will be offered to users at home who want simplicity an...
Technology (Mar 31st, 10)
Canada has been identified as one of the top countries in the world to do business in as far as cost competitiveness, according to a study by KPMG group. Of the ten countries researched, only Mexico finished ahead of them in the category. This is an improvem...
Canada (Mar 30th, 10)
Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE:AVT) says growth in its Latin American markets should continue at a 7 to 9 percent rate annually, strengthened by the acquisition of Bell Microproducts (Nasdaq:BELM), a wholesaler of IT products. Sales for Bell in Latin Americ...
Technology (Mar 30th, 10)
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