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Thu Jul 17

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Intel Surges on PC Strength, but Can It Last?

Intel reported a stellar quarter, stealing PC market share from Advanced Micro Devices in a flat PC market, but can the stock continue to surge?

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Intel's Bay Trail Storms the Low-End, for Better or Worse

Intel's Bay Trail low-power processors now make up 20% of Intel's notebook mix. Here's what it means for Intel and Advanced Micro Devices.

Wed Jul 16

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Microsoft Corporation Faces New Threats As Nadella Lays Out Strategy

Microsoft is set to report earnings on July 22, and CEO Satya Nadella plans to elaborate on his new strategy for the company. As the role of computing in peoples' lives changes, Nadella's words will be far more important for investors than [more]

Tue Jul 15

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TheBargainBin published an article 6:28 PM

1 Big Problem With The Container Store

The Container Store has yet to turn a sustainable profit and here's why.

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The Collapse of Noodles & Company and Potbelly: What Should Investors Do Now?

Both Noodles & Company and Potbelly have fallen hard since their IPOs. Is either casual restaurant chain worth buying, or should investors still stay away?

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Lenovo's Profits Could Explode as It Looks to the U.S. for Growth

Lenovo is the world's largest PC manufacturer, largely due to its huge share in China, and the company has been increasingly focused on expanding in the United States in recent years. Now the third largest PC vendor in the U.S. behind Hewlett-Packard [more]

Mon Jul 14

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IBM Earnings Preview: Does Revenue Growth Really Matter?

IBM is set to release its earnings on July 17, and analysts are expecting continued revenue declines. Shares of IBM have been stagnant as revenue has declined, being outperformed by competitors like Hewlett-Packard, but is revenue growth really that [more]

Wed Jul 9

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TheBargainBin published an article 5:34 PM

Why Smartwatches Aren't the Next Big Thing

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are all betting on smartwatches, but the market for these devices will not be as big as many assume. Fitness-focused devices make sense, but more general-purpose smartwatches don't solve any problems for their users.

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Intel Earnings: What You Need to Know

Intel is set to report its second-quarter earnings on July 15 after market close, and a recent guidance hike points to Intel taking PC market share away from Advanced Micro Devices. The long-term PC picture is largely unchanged, however, and [more]

Tue Jul 8

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Does the Nook Spinoff Make Barnes & Noble a Buy?

Barnes & Noble is spinning off Nook Media, which contains both the Nook business and the college bookstore business. With e-books from Amazon continuing to eat away at physical book sales, is a pure-play bookstore an attractive investment?

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2 Reasons Pandora Media Is Overrated

Pandora is the leading Internet radio company, but new services from Google and Amazon threaten the company. With Pandora unable to turn a profit and user numbers declining, Pandora looks grossly overvalued.

Mon Jul 7

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3 Huge Risks Facing Activision-Blizzard, Inc.

Activision-Blizzard is known for its ultra-popular video game franchises, but weakness in its key games, coupled with a risky $500 million bet on a new one, could cause trouble for the company's bottom line.

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TheBargainBin published an article 5:19 PM

Despite a Myriad of Threats, Microsoft Is Still Cheap

Microsoft's core business is being threatened in multiples ways by Apple and Google, but there are plenty of reasons to believe that the company will be fine. Shares of Microsoft are still undervalued, despite a big rise over the past year.

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Kohl's Is a Rare Value in a Booming Stock Market

Kohl's has had its share of issues lately, not unlike competitors Macy's and J.C. Penney. But its two biggest problems are fixable, and the stock is one of the few values remaining in this market.

Wed Jul 2

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SodaStream Has Major Problems: Should Investors Be Worried?

SodaStream is having a tough time selling its devices in the United States, and competition from Keurig Green Mountain in 2015 won't help. The Keurig device will feature brands from Coca-Cola, and with SodaStream lacking a major install base in the [more]

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Some Companies Are Giving Up on ARM Servers: What it Means for Intel and Advanced Micro Devices

Both Samsung and NVIDIA are dropping plans to enter the ARM server market, which bodes poorly for Advanced Micro Devices, a company betting big on ARM servers as it attempts to win market share back from Intel.

Tue Jul 1

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Why Is Microsoft Corporation Selling an Android Phone?

Microsoft is continuing Nokia's efforts to sell Android phones with the Nokia X2, a device that runs a forked version of Google's Android, emphasizing Microsoft's software and services. Why is Microsoft doing this? Because it has little choice.

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These Two Retailers Need to Dump Their Money-Losing International Operations

Best Buy and Staples both have advantages of scale in the United States, but the are trying and failing to compete in international markets. Exiting these markets would help both retailers' turnaround efforts in the United States and instantly boost [more]

Mon Jun 30

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TheBargainBin published an article 6:44 PM

Sony Corporation Could Be Squandering an Enormous Opportunity

Sony's PlayStation Now cloud gaming service has the potential to sell millions of set-top boxes and give the company's TV business a boost, but high prices could derail those plans.

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Intel Corporation's Knight's Landing Is a Huge Threat to NVIDIA

While NVIDIA controls much of the HPC accelerator market with its Tesla GPUs, Intel's upcoming Knight's Landing processor will give the company some important advantages, and this could hurt NVIDIA's growing enterprise business.

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