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published Jun 14th 2017, 3:32 pm, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) —How tech-savvy are you? Recent volatility in popular technology stocks, including Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Facebook Inc., Google parent Alphabet Inc., and others, is a reminder to check the tech weighting in your retirement portfolio. There’s nothing wrong with having a big slug of tech

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published Jun 12th 2017, 10:15 am, by Chris Bryant and Andrea Felsted (Bloomberg Gadfly) —You don’t need a brain like Jeff Bezos to figure out why he began selling books online and not cars. Books are a cheap and easily-shipped commodity product. By contrast, people rarely buy a car without

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published May 17th 2017, 10:31 am, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) —With graduation gifts, it’s the thought that counts. The cash is nice, too. Spending on graduation gifts in the U.S. is expected to reach $5.6 billion this year, according to a new survey from the National Retail Federation. That tops last

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published May 4th 2017, 12:26 pm, by Eben Novy-Williams (Bloomberg) —Facebook is backing away from the high-priced market for big-time sports, setting the social network apart from other digital media companies and drawing a line in the sand for the major leagues. Leagues like the NFL and Major League Baseball

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published Oct 11th 2016, 9:52 am, by Jing Cao (Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build convenience stores and develop curbside pickup locations for food shoppers in its latest move to expand into groceries, The Wall Street Journal reported. Amazon’s stores will sell perishable goods including milk and meats,

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published Aug 16th 2016, 8:17 pm, by Spencer Soper (Bloomberg) —Amazon.com Inc. is making an effort to woo more women entrepreneurs to its online marketplace, which attracts 300 million shoppers from 185 countries, by emphasizing the company’s global reach and tools for efficiently building a budding business. The company made

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published May 11th 2016, 8:04 am, by Matt Levine (Bloomberg View) — Merger advice. Well: In 2015, the buyers in public-company deals valued at more than $1 billion didn’t use financial advisers in 70 instances, or 26% of the time, according to Dealogic. That is the second-highest total on record

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published May 1st 2016, 4:08 pm, by Spencer Soper (Bloomberg) —Amazon.com Inc. will bring free same-day delivery to the Bronx — the only New York City borough now excluded — following criticism from elected representatives that the company’s data-driven service boundaries unfairly left out minority communities. The Bronx is at

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published Apr 28th 2016, 4:52 pm, by Tom Metcalf (Bloomberg) —Jeff Bezos has toppled Mexico’s Carlos Slim as the world’s fourth-richest person. Again. The net worth of the 52-year-old Amazon.com Inc. founder rose to $60 billion as the online retailer’s shares jumped 13 percent in extended trading. Amazon posted first-quarter

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©2016 Bloomberg News O4GRLH6JTSEK (Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. is struggling to win primary office-supply contracts with companies, one of the retailer’s executives said, undercutting a key argument Staples Inc. is making to defeat U.S. opposition to its planned takeover of rival Office Depot Inc. Prentis Wilson, a vice president with

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