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Financial analyst: It’s time to cut up Yahoo! Embattled CEO Marissa Mayer believes that a leaner, more focused Yahoo is the solution to its growth problems. Yahoo announced a massive, $4.4 billion loss last quarter and said it will lay off 15% of its workforce as part of a plan to return the company to “modest to accelerating growth” next year and in 2018. The layoffs will reduce Yahoo’s headcount by about 1,600 employees to around 9,000 staff. The new plan, announced Tuesday afternoon, will focus on Yahoo’s core strengths: Its products (Search, Mail and Tumblr) and its media brands (News, Sports, Finance and Lifestyle). The company will also streamline its advertising platforms, close five global offices and shutter businesses that aren’t growing, including games, smart TV and scripted TV shows. 5 Best Life Sciences Stocks To Watch For 2016: Protective Life Corporation(PL) Protective Life Corporation and its subsidiaries engage … Continue reading

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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Short-sellers hate being caught short a stock that reports a blowout quarter. When this happens, we often see a tradable short squeeze develop as the bears rush to cover their positions to avoid big losses. Even the best short-sellers know that it’s never a great idea to stay short once a bullish earnings report sparks a big short-covering rally. Must Read: Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Dividend Stocks This is why I scan the market for heavily shorted stocks that are about to report earnings. You only need to find a few of these stocks in a year to help enhance your portfolio returns — the gains become so outsized in such a short time frame that your profits add up quickly. That said, let’s not forget that stocks are heavily shorted for a reason, so you have to use trading discipline and sound money management when … Continue reading

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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) — Short-sellers hate being caught short a stock that reports a blowout quarter. When this happens, we often see a tradable short squeeze develop as the bears rush to cover their positions to avoid big losses. Even the best short-sellers know that it’s never a great idea to stay short once a bullish earnings report sparks a big short-covering rally. Must Read: Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Dividend Stocks This is why I scan the market for heavily shorted stocks that are about to report earnings. You only need to find a few of these stocks in a year to help enhance your portfolio returns — the gains become so outsized in such a short time frame that your profits add up quickly. That said, let’s not forget that stocks are heavily shorted for a reason, so you have to use trading discipline and sound money management when … Continue reading

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Nomura’s Simeon Siegel and team argue that Michael Kors Holdings (KORS) is “good at ‘Bar Setting.’” They explain: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News This MorningMichael Kors continued its streak of topping guidance and Street estimates, posting a 2% constant-currency comp increase, better-than-feared margin erosion and ongoing boosts from share repurchases. With numbers going up, we continue to believe draconian fears are overdone and believe this valuation represents an attractive risk/reward… Another guidance beat.Michael Kors reported an EPS beat of $1.59 vs. the Street at $1.46, essentially beating across the board. After a quick stumble, this quarter represents another guidance beat, suggestingMichael Kors conservativism remains. The company beats its guidance 93% of quarters on average… Top 10 Forestry Stocks To Buy Right Now: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Oilseeds Processing, Corn … Continue reading

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Uber has a new logo and lots of people hate it. Instead of the stylized white and black “U,” the new design features an image that the company calls the “atom and bit.” While a few offered praise for the update, the news has some folks on Twitter (TWTR, Tech30) confused or downright angry. “This new logo/branding looks disgusting @Uber, your old one was classier,” one user wrote. “Um, two words for the new #uber logos 1) underwhelming 2) why? Change for change’s sake not wise or good- EVER @Uber,” another tweet reads. On new Uber logo: People at 2am after a few adult beverages are gonna be like "where's my Uber app?" — Web Barr (@WebBarr) February 2, 2016 Uber co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick personally worked on the rebranding, and tried to explain redesign in a blog post. Top Growth Stocks To Watch For 2016: American Express Company(AXP) … Continue reading