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Silver Prices Lead To Surprising Show Of Optimism

Silver prices fell to the lowest they’d ever been on Monday. While this may at first seem a discouraging sign, the word is that what will follow is a massive opportunity to buy. As of right now silver is trading at around $17.70 per ounce. For comparison’s sake, gold is currently valued at roughly $1,220 per ounce. Such an astronomical …

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Safeway Inc. Swallows the Poison Pill

When the market closed on Tuesday, Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) shares increased 10.5% ending the day at $30.99. Safeway Inc. is an American based supermarket chain that is currently the second largest grocer franchise only to The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR). Based on the 2010 fiscal year Safeway managed to pull in a whopping $41 billion in estimated sales and …

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Microsoft Stock Surging on Ballmer Retirement News

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced this morning that he will be stepping down from his position within the next 12 months. The executive has been a part of Microsoft for over 33 years, joining the company as its first business manager and only its 30th employee. Ballmer praised his executive team in a statement this morning, saying that “now is …

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Apple Gets 26.6% Piece Of Mobile PC Market

According to a report from DisplaySearch released yesterday, Cupertino-based Apple now has 26.6% share of the mobile PC market thanks to impressive fourth quarter shipments of iPads and MacBooks. Apple topped number two HP by shipping a total of 23.4 million units. This is nearly three times the amount reported by HP. Apple’s iPad made up 18.7 million units of …

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