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Microsoft Stock Surging on Ballmer Retirement News

Microsoft Stock Surging on Ballmer Retirement News

By Sean Patterson August 23, 2013

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 …

How You Can ‘Still’ Get on the Digg Homepage

Lately a lot of people who used to get on the Digg homepage constantly have been complaining that they can’t make the homepage anymore. In most cases these people are doing the exact same thing as they used to do before. Here is how you can still get on the homepage:

Navigating Through the Online Trading Marketplace
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“Online stock trading” has seen a recent boom since the inception of T.D.Waterhouse Online ETrade etc. Since then there has been a host of online web applications that provide information for “online stock trading”.

The Office 2.0: Trading Cubicles For Smarter Collaboration

The first time I learned of the word c-o-l-l-a-b-o-r-a-t-i-o-n, was probably around…uh…I don’t know, maybe around the age of eight. My teacher had a tough time explaining its concept to me during a science project, “Kevin, collaboration is not making your partner do all the work while you tie his shoelaces to the chair!

Investing vs. Trading – What’s The Difference?

There is a question which is sometimes asked by those new to the financial markets, and even occasionally debated by experienced participants.

Netflix To Offer Movies For Download

Netflix is forging a new weapon to employ in its eternal war against Blockbuster. Or, depending on one’s point of view, it’s creating a nifty new product for its customers. The item in question is an Internet-connected, set-top box that would download movies overnight, eliminating the (small) hassle of mail service.

Teens May Not Go Trading Spaces

TechCrunch has more information on AIM Pages, AOL’s effort to court the MySpace crowd.

Stock Trading – What Every Investor Should Know

Every investor has his own take on “wise” investing. These suggestions come from experience, and are meant for the momentum investor rather than those who “buy and forget”.

Option Trading Tip – Covered Call Cashflow

Writing Covered Calls is a conservative strategy where you buy a stock that you would like to invest in and then write a call option against that stock.

Google A Speculation, Not An Investment

Google was as good as gold in 2005, but any cracks that appear in the Googleplex facade could send hedge funds fleeing for safer pastures and pressure shares of GOOG downward.

SEC Vs. The Estonian Spiders

It’s not a pre-season NCAA basketball exhibition matchup, but a case where the Securities and Exchange Commission has accused an Estonian financial firm of spidering confidential Business Wire information and profiting on trades.

Oracle’s Ellison Ends Insider Trading Suit

A $100 million donation to charity will see a shareholder suit against Larry Ellison come to a close.

Profits Double for Microsoft

Microsoft’s profits nearly doubled in the last quarter compared to those of the year before.

Oil Prices Skyrocket to $55.70 in Midday Trading

Light sweet crude jumped a 1.50 today to $55.70 a barrel in midday trading and Brent crude jumped $1.32 to $55.33.

Trading Abuse at Putnam Leads to Big Loss for Investors

Investors have lost nearly $100 million due to mutual fund trading abuses at Putnam Investments, a consultant figured out.

China Takes Over as Largest Japanese Trading Partner
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China combined with Hong Kong has taken over the U.S. as Japan’s largest trading partner for the first time.

Link Horse Trading for the PR Challenged

After 105 days Google finally updated PR. And it’s about time. There for awhile you couldn’t swing a dead cat and not hit an anxious post on a seo forum wondering where the update was.