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Michigan State star Miles Bridges declares for NBA Draft

Standout Michigan State forward Miles Bridges, a projected lottery pick, announced Wednesday morning that he will forgo his last two seasons of eligibility and enter the NBA draft.

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    Edited Transcript of CYRX earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-18 9:30pm GMT

    This was a result of the continued increase of the number of biopharmaceutical clients utilizing our services, the increase in clinical trials supported for these clients and the scale of the commercial launches of Yescarta and Kymriah. Our revenue from Animal Health decreased by 4% to $748,000 for the 9 months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. Revenue from our largest Animal Health client, Zoetis, increased by 13%.

  • The New England Patriots Will Face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53 After Thrilling Overtime Game
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    Time

    The New England Patriots Will Face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53 After Thrilling Overtime Game

    On third down, a New England sack took the Chiefs out of field goal range. On the next drive, Brady hit Phillip Dorsett for a 29-yard touchdown right before halftime, giving the Pats a 14-0 advantage, and sending the Chiefs into the locker room utterly demoralized. The Chiefs, who scored more points this season than all but two other NFL teams in history, were shut out at home in the first half for the first time since Andy Reid took over as coach in 2013.

  • Company Chairman, Wife Cut Stake as Hong Kong Stock Plunged 89%
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    Bloomberg

    Company Chairman, Wife Cut Stake as Hong Kong Stock Plunged 89%

    Shum Tin Ching and his wife Wang Xinmei sold 93.6 million shares of Jiayuan International Group Ltd. on Jan. 17 at an average of HK$2.7611 apiece -- about a 79 percent discount from the previous day's close -- according to a Hong Kong exchange filing. Jiayuan said at that time that it wasn't aware of the reason behind the slump nor of any information requiring disclosure. “The stake reduction is a very confusing move,” said Castor Pang, head of research at Core Pacific-Yamaichi International Hong Kong.

  • 3 Reasons Growth Investors Will Love Merit Medical (MMSI)
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    Zacks

    3 Reasons Growth Investors Will Love Merit Medical (MMSI)

    While the historical EPS growth rate for Merit Medical is 16.9%, investors should actually focus on the projected growth. The company's EPS is expected to grow 18.5% this year, crushing the industry average, which calls for EPS growth of 9.9%. Cash Flow Growth Cash is the lifeblood of any business, but higher-than-average cash flow growth is more beneficial and important for growth-oriented companies than for mature companies.

  • How Do KAR Auction Services, Inc.'s (NYSE:KAR) Returns Compare To Its Industry?
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    Simply Wall St.

    How Do KAR Auction Services, Inc.'s (NYSE:KAR) Returns Compare To Its Industry?

    Today we'll evaluate KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) to determine whether it could have potential as an investment idea. In particular, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), as that can give us insight into how profitably the company is able to employ capital in its business. First up, we'll look at what ROCE is and how we calculate it.

  • Facebook, Airbus and BMW Tackle the Future: DLD Show Update
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    Bloomberg

    Facebook, Airbus and BMW Tackle the Future: DLD Show Update

    Munich's Digital Life and Design conference chose "Optimism and Courage" as the motto for its 2019 gathering. The upbeat slogan belies the more critical tone to the proceedings as attendees and consumers realize the darker side of tech's biggest companies. Issues like regulation, privacy, fake news and the rise of xenophobic nationalism will highlight the second day, as executives such as Facebook Inc.

  • Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS)
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    Simply Wall St.

    Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS)

    How far off is Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, I am going to take a look at whether the stock is fairly priced by projecting its future cash flows and then discounting them to today's value. Anyone interested in learning a bit more about intrinsic value should have a read of the Simply Wall St analysis model.

  • Democrat who opposed Pelosi for speaker is blocked from a seat on the judiciary committee
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    Democrat who opposed Pelosi for speaker is blocked from a seat on the judiciary committee

    New Jersey Democrat Rep. Jeff Van Drew says he did not vote Nancy Pelosi for speaker because his constituents wanted someone with new ideas.

  • This cruise line is still packing its massive ships out
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    Yahoo Finance

    This cruise line is still packing its massive ships out

    Stock market volatility be damned, people are still finding the money to spend on lavish cruises. Norwegian Cruise Line Chief Financial Officer Mark Kempa told Yahoo Finance that booking trends have remained strong this year. Further, Kempa said ships are continuing to exert pricing power.

  • This Might Be the Best Marijuana Stock on the Market
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    Motley Fool

    This Might Be the Best Marijuana Stock on the Market

    In fact, I think that on an overall basis this might be the best marijuana stock on the market. In 2017, the alcoholic beverage maker made its first investment in Canadian marijuana producer Canopy Growth (NYSE: CGC). Constellation Brands believes that the global retail cannabis market will exceed $200 billion within the next 15 years.

  • AMD Takes a Crack at the Chromebook Market
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    Motley Fool

    AMD Takes a Crack at the Chromebook Market

    Instead, AMD is looking to grow its share in the notebook PC market by expanding beyond Windows-based computers and offering products for low-cost Chromebooks, which run on Google's Chrome operating system. Let's take a closer look at the opportunity here for AMD. How big is the Chromebook chip market?

  • AT&T (T) Q4 Earnings Preview
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    AT&T (T) Q4 Earnings Preview

    Shares of AT&T T have surged over 13% since Christmas along with much of the market. With that said, AT&T stock is still down 18% in the last year as investors wait to see what to make of its Time Warner acquisition and how it adapts in a new entertainment age as it prepares to challenge Netflix NFLX with its own streaming offering. With that said, let's see what to expect from AT&T's Q4 financial results that are due out Wednesday, January 30.

  • 3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades
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    Motley Fool

    3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades

    Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Mastercard (NYSE: MA), and Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) are very different businesses, but they do share one thing in common: the potential to reward investors with long-term growth. Three Motley Fool contributors weigh in on how managing mountains of data, the war on cash, and increasingly wealthier emerging markets could lift these stocks in the coming decades. Information is increasingly being distributed across devices, rather than constrained within silos, and Microsoft's solutions, including cloud computing, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and unified experience -- such as entertainment-anywhere initiatives -- could make this already giant company even bigger in the coming decades.

  • Netflix Loses Ground On Sales Miss
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    Investor's Business Daily Video

    Netflix Loses Ground On Sales Miss

    Netflix Loses Ground On Sales Miss

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    MoneyShow

    Top Picks 2019- General Electric GE

    The stock market correction took GE down even further. It is possible that GE will go lower. If so, I doubt that any additional decline will be very large.

  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?
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    Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

    Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise Earnings Whisper Estimate revisions ahead of a company's earnings release offer clues to the business conditions for the period whose results are coming out. Our proprietary surprise prediction model -- the Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) -- has this insight at its core. The Zacks Earnings ESP compares the Most Accurate Estimate to the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter; the Most Accurate Estimate is a version of the Zacks Consensus whose definition is subject to change.

  • Implied Volatility Surging for Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock Options
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    Zacks

    Implied Volatility Surging for Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock Options

    Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other. It could also mean there is an event coming up soon that may cause a big rally or a huge sell-off. However, implied volatility is only one piece of the puzzle when putting together an options trading strategy.

  • A Plea to Aurora Cannabis: Stop Diluting Your Shareholders
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    Motley Fool

    A Plea to Aurora Cannabis: Stop Diluting Your Shareholders

    In many ways Aurora Cannabis has the makings of a cannabis giant... if not for its ongoing dilution. The rise of bought-deal offerings, the pot industry's "necessary evil" Since Canadian pot stocks have very limited access to nondilutive forms of financing, nearly all have turned to bought-deal offerings to raise capital.

  • Top Marijuana Stocks on the NASDAQ
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    Investopedia

    Top Marijuana Stocks on the NASDAQ

    The cannabis companies on the NASDAQ reflect this, with the majority of them operating in the biotech area of the industry. Here are the NASDAQ-listed marijuana stocks, in alphabetical order, as of Oct. 9, 2018, with a breakdown of their total returns. The NASDAQ was the first electronic exchange and has long been synonymous with technology and biotechnology.

  • These 5 Stocks Have Same Pattern As Amazon When It Launched 240% Run In 2016
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    Investor's Business Daily

    These 5 Stocks Have Same Pattern As Amazon When It Launched 240% Run In 2016

    As the stock market continues to move higher, here are five top stocks to watch that have newly minted handle buy points: Workday (WDAY), Zscaler (ZS), Union Pacific (UNP), Five Below (FIVE) and Dollar General (DG). Workday stock and Union Pacific stock broke out Friday in light volume, while Zscaler stock staged a breakout but closed just below its buy point. Five Below stock is just below an entry while Dollar General stock is forming its handle after a recent lackluster breakout. Chart patterns with handles are some of the most bullish bases of all time.

  • Roku Is Still a TV Star
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    Motley Fool

    Roku Is Still a TV Star

    Investors in Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) were momentarily spooked last month after the company's smart-TV manufacturing partner TCL announced a restructuring that made it look like it would stop making Roku TVs. In reality, TCL reorganized to make sure it could focus exclusively on making branded consumer electronics, like the new 75-inch 8K Roku TV with built-in voice controls that was unveiled this month at CES in Las Vegas. Market analysts at IHS expect 2 million 8K sets to be sold by next year, and Roku will be in the mix.

  • At UK£1.89, Is It Time To Put Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW) On Your Watch List?
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    Simply Wall St.

    At UK£1.89, Is It Time To Put Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW) On Your Watch List?

    Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW), which is in the consumer finance business, and is based in United Kingdom, saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the LSE. Today I will analyse the most recent data on Arrow Global Group's outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists. Take the survey and be part of one of the most advanced studies of stock market investors to date.

  • Dow Jones Futures: Netflix, Microsoft Lead 5 Top Stocks Nearing Buy Points
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    Investor's Business Daily

    Dow Jones Futures: Netflix, Microsoft Lead 5 Top Stocks Nearing Buy Points

    Dow Jones futures fell late Monday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, after U.S. stock markets were closed in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday. The stock market rally powered higher last week, with the Dow Jones, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq composite all reclaiming their 50-day lines. Microsoft, Netflix, Adobe, Salesforce.com and Visa are large-cap stock worth watching.

  • Alibaba Earnings: What to Expect Amid China's Economic Slowdown
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    Motley Fool

    Alibaba Earnings: What to Expect Amid China's Economic Slowdown

    A slowdown in Alibaba's earnings and revenue is coming The fiscal third quarter is an important one for Alibaba because it includes its annual Singles Day sales extravaganza, which takes place on Nov. 11. It's the largest single day of sales for the company, and revenues have grown significantly every year. In 2018, the event again set a new record for gross merchandise value (GMV) -- $30.8 billion -- and sales grew 27% year over year.

  • IBM earnings: Emerging tech expected to account for half of sales as revenue declines
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    MarketWatch

    IBM earnings: Emerging tech expected to account for half of sales as revenue declines

    International Business Machines Corp. is looking at a second straight quarter of revenue declines, but hopes to turn the corner to have half of its revenue derived from emerging technologies rather than from legacy mainframes. IBM said its “strategic imperatives” businesses — that is, cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security — generated $39.5 billion in revenue and represented 49% of total IBM revenue over the previous 12 months through the third quarter. Instinet analyst Jeffrey Kvaal, who has a buy rating on IBM and reduced his price target to $160, said a strong dollar still presents a headwind for IBM and will likely continue into 2019.