Investors Flock to Twitter, Like Facebook, as Year Draws to a Close

It seems Wall Street has determined that social media actually is here to stay, and that Facebook and Twitter really are the only games in town.
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BlackBerry Shares Crash on Word of Buyout Bid Failure

Share price approaching danger zone.
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AMD Deleted From Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices will be taken off the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index beginning Sept. 20. The move was disclosed by S&P Dow Jones Indices. The change comes a day after Hewlett-Packard was taken off the list of 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average. AMD will be moved to the S&P MidCap 400.

Startup Motif Investing Will Pay Financial Advisers, Brands and Eventually You for “Big Ideas” in Investing

Two-year-old startup is aiming to be an eBay for investment ideas.
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Tech Stocks Slump as Earnings Season Approaches

Down market alert!
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Google Shares Hit Another All-Time High

Shares of Google are on an upswing Friday, hitting a new all-time high for the company of $775.32.
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Netflix, Groupon, Facebook and Yahoo: Rising, Falling and Treading Water

The past week was a good one for Netflix, and the upcoming one could be even better. Not so for Groupon, though.
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HP, IBM Shares Fall With Dow on Weak Jobs Report

And it’s not just jobs. There’s Europe, too.
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Hewlett-Packard Shares Fall Like It’s 2005, While Debt Swells

The last time HP shares traded this low, George W. Bush was starting his second term, and no one had ever heard of the iPhone.
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Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

Yes, the markets were down today. But HP shares? Hoo, boy.
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