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LinkedIn CEO passes stock compensation to employees

LinkedIn CEO passes stock compensation to employees

Written by on March 3, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp said on Wednesday Chief Executive Jeff Weiner will decline his 2016 annual stock compensation in order to pass it on to his employees at the professional social network. The move follows LinkedIn’s disappointing first-quarter revenue and profit forecast that missed Wall Street estimates last month as growth slows in the company’s […]

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Software platform helps fashion brands offload excess stock

Software platform helps fashion brands offload excess stock

Written by on September 18, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) – A new software platform that helps major fashion brands offload excess stock to booming discount outlets like those run by TJX promises to improve margins for a business that many like to keep quiet for fear of undermining full-price sales. “Especially for upscale brands, it is not something they want to publicize, […]

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Facebook still the social media favourite amongst investors

Facebook still the social media favourite amongst investors

Written by on July 29, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors in social media shares have zeroed-in on Facebook Inc, piling into stock options to add bullish bets on the company in the days ahead of its Wednesday earnings. Facebook escaped a rout in social media stocks after last quarter’s results and its shares are up about 20 percent this year. […]

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Sticking pins in Apple

Sticking pins in Apple

Written by on June 16, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

I can’t say I’m an Apple ‘fan boy’ or ever have been, but I do seem to have had almost every Apple device made since the first Apple II, including the Lisa and Newton! But I’m sad to report that my ‘love affair’ with Apple is starting to peter out, and not because of the […]

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Apple stock dilemma for fund managers

Apple stock dilemma for fund managers

Written by on March 16, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – At more than 15 percent of his fund’s assets, John Burnham, manager of the $136 million (92 million pounds) Burnham Fund, has a larger stake in Apple Inc than any other diversified fund. “I think they are doing everything right and it’s still a cheap stock based on earnings and revenue,” […]

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