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  • How sponsors are involved in the Trump-NFL feud

    Tensions are high between NFL players and President Donald Trump. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Matt Scheckner, CEO of Stillwell Partners and the producer of Advertising Week, debate if advertisers should be part of the political debate. Special guests Charlie the Tuna

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  • Amazon Has the Worst-Looking Chart on the Planet
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    The Street9 hours ago

    Amazon Has the Worst-Looking Chart on the Planet

    From a technical perspective, there isn't a whole lot more that could be going wrong on the Amazon (AMZN) weekly chart. A cluster of bearish indications in time and price have weighed on the stock the last several months. Key support in the $950 area is breaking down at this point in the Monday session. That could trigger an intermediate-term move that could take the stock down 20% from its July high. Let's catalog the technical damage and look for potential areas of support on the downside.   View Chart » View in New Window » Amazon had been trading in a rising triangle pattern for the last two years and last week a bearish engulfing candle formed that broke the triangle uptrend line on a closing

  • The most sought-after job in America pays $110,000 a year — if you have this skill
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    MarketWatch14 hours ago

    The most sought-after job in America pays $110,000 a year — if you have this skill

    As companies try to understand consumer behavior, data scientists are in high demand. Boasting a median base salary of $110,000 and a job-satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, data scientist was ranked No. 1 on the “Best Jobs in America” list in 2016 and 2017 based on the number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction. It was followed by devops engineers ($110,000 a year) — which combines development, testing and operations — data engineers ($106,000 a year), tax managers ($110,000 a year) and analytics managers ($112,000 a year). And the No. 1 skill most in demand for data scientists? The programming language Python (sought after in 72% of Glassdoor job postings), followed by R (64%),

  • Hewlett Packard: Mob of Four Activists Circling $7B in Cash, Says RBC
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    barrons.com9 hours ago

    Hewlett Packard: Mob of Four Activists Circling $7B in Cash, Says RBC

    Analyst day for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), which will be October 18th, brings an astounding four activist funds to the fore, writes RBC Capital’s Amit Daryanani, and perhaps a big debate over what the company should do with nearly $7 billion in cash on its balance sheet. Daryanani, who has a Sector Perform rating on the stock, and a $15 price target, writes that the meeting is set up for something of a showdown. “Analyst day should be interesting,” he writes, "given there are four distinct activists engaged in the name and at the same time HPE is sitting on a pile of cash and hasn’t made explicit comments regarding the future usage." Following HP’s various divestitures and spin-mergers