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Change in Control Payments Are Bad for Investors and Bank Executives

I recently had a conversation with an executive at a large bank about change in control payments He argued that they are common throughout the industry the implication being that they couldn t possibly be bad While I agree that they are in fact standard ...

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock Bears Should Show Some Respect for Nintendo Switch

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Nowadays Advanced Micro Devices Inc NASDAQ AMD just doesn t seem able to catch a proper break AMD stock has once again suffered a double digit loss over the past several days crashing nearly ...

1 J.C. Penney Store Closure Shows Why There's Still Hope for Department Stores

A few months ago J C Penney NYSE JCP announced plans to shutter 138 stores this year as it tries to adapt to the changing retail environment Last week the company confirmed that it will add a 139th store to the list J C Penney has sold its store at Southdale ...

Blue Apron May Lead Its Industry, but Competition Is Heating Up

In this segment from Industry Focus Consumer Goods the cast lays out the competitive landscape for Blue Apron and meal kit delivery Besides the many start ups riding its coattails big names in the grocery retail and e commerce worlds could soon encroach ...

As Tech Stocks Dip, Is Now the Time to Buy Twitter (TWTR)?

Shutterstock photo Social media giant Twitter TWTR has not been immune to the recent tech sector volatility, and shares of the perpetually struggling stock have dipped more than 4% since the sell-off began last Friday. Of course, that means Twitter has ...

Why SINA Corporation Stock Popped 27.5% in May

What happened Shares of SINA Corporation (NASDAQ: SINA)  jumped 27.5% in the month of May, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence , after the Chinese internet media specialist announced better-than-expected first-quarter ...

Fitbit's Quarter Was Not Bad (for a Rebuilding Year)

Fitness device manufacturer Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) reported earnings May 3. Revenue for the quarter was down 41% year-over-year. Normally, that would send investors running for the hills, but management had reset expectations significantly after a disastrous ...

Novartis (NVS) Announced Positive Data on Psoriasis Cosentyx

Shutterstock photo Novartis AG NVS announced positive data on arthritis drug Cosentyx from two phase III studies at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2017), in Madrid. Cosentyx, fully human monoclonal antibody, is already approved in ...

Why Twilio Inc. Stock Dropped 26.4% in May

What happened Shares of Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO)  plunged 26.4% in the month of May, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence , after the cloud communications platform company announced better-than-expected first-quarter ...