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Can IPG Photonics Bounce Back in 2016?

The laser-maker is still seeing its stock under pressure from a weakening global economy.

Can Ellie Mae Earnings Survive the Enterprise Software Slump?

The mortgage-processing software company has gotten beaten down with broader-based enterprise companies, but not necessarily for valid reasons.

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Dividend yield is important for income investors -- here's how to calculate yours.

How Big Tech Holds On to Top Talent

A new report shows that it's not just salary that attracts and keeps employees at technology companies, it's also some pretty impressive benefits.

Why Comparative Statements Reveal Far More Than Financial Statements

Where to go when the financial statements aren't enough.

3 Things to Watch When FormFactor Inc. Reports

From management's outlook to its share buyback activity, here are the three areas investors should pay attention to.

What Investors Can Learn From's Failures

The company's big ideas have flopped more than a few times, but its spirit of experimentation is what keeps fueling its growth.

3 Critical 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid these three mistakes and you'll reach retirement with a lot more money, and it'll take less in contributions to get there.

Is Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Really Recovering From its Food Safety Issues?

The CDC says the E.coli problem at Chipotle is probably over. But are you going back for a burrito bowl?

Will the Apple iPhone 7 Feature Wireless Charging?

A recent rumor claims Apple plans to finally introduce this widely available technology with the iPhone 7, but the tech giant probably has more exciting plans in the works.

Skechers Has a Lot to Prove on Feb. 10

The footwear speedster got tripped up after a disappointing third quarter, and now it has a chance to make things right.

Disney Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Feb. 9

The family-entertainment giant gears up to post quarterly results on Tuesday.

As It Passes 1 Billion Users, WhatsApp Will Finally Start Making Facebook Investors Money

WhatsApp just joined the ranks of one of the most elite clubs in all of technology, which should also slowly drive its shift toward eventual profitability.

Is Now the Time to Buy New York Community Bancorp?

Could a major dividend cut be looming? And does that even matter over the long term?

Will 2016 Be Alliance Resource Partners LP's Best Year Yet?

Alliance has outperforming the coal industry during a painful industry downturn, but its future is looking glum—time to rethink that view

3 Potential Blockbusters Moving the Needle for Big Pharma in 2016

These pharmas have some recently approved drugs that could singlehandedly boost total sales this year.

How Apple Inc. May See a Return to Growth in the iPad

Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly said that iPad will return to growth by the end of 2016; here's how the company might make good on his promise.

Will Southern Company Raise Its Dividend in 2016?

Southern Co.'s got over a decade of hikes behind it, but one big corporate move is worth watching on the dividend front.

1 Energy Company That Has High Hopes for 2016

The Industry Focus energy team takes a look at Core Labs' recent earnings and its CEO's statement that 2016 will be the pivotal point for oil prices.

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