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Rules on Property Sale Capital Gains in Texas

Before you sell, make sure you know the tax implications.

There Is No Beer in the U.S. With More "Buzz" Than This Brand

This shows you don't have to be big to generate positive buzz about your brand.

Is This Inc.'s Next Great Competitive Advantage?

As Amazon holds talks to distance itself from FedEx and UPS, this story is the latest example of the unique approach to risk-taking that makes Jeff Bezos' company so special.

Alphabet and Verizon Are Fighting to Be the First in 5G Wireless

The two giant companies are hoping to take a lead on the next generation of cellular connectivity, but for very different reasons.

A Glimpse at Instagram's Ad Business

Brand Networks shows Instagram ad impressions are exploding.

Teradata Corporation Shows Progress With a Decent Quarter

The data-warehousing company offered an in-line fourth-quarter performance and mixed guidance. Here's what investors need to know.

Why USG, Tyson Foods, and Callaway Golf Jumped Today

Even though the stock market fell sharply, these stocks rose. Find out why.

This Just In: Amazon, Inc.'s Brick-and-Mortar Ambitions Go Beyond Bookstores

Sure, it may not have immediate plans to roll out 300 to 400 book stores; but the possibility of Amazon bringing a new experience to brick-and-mortar retail shouldn't be underestimated.

LinkedIn and Outerwall Inc. Slump as Tech Stocks Plunge

Indexes ended lower on the day and for the week, as these two companies logged sharply negative stock-price swings.

Gartner Inc. Reports Double-Digit Growth in Contract Value, Revenue, and Earnings per Share

The information technology advisory firm continues to win new business at an impressive clip.

Instant Analysis: Comcast Hikes Dividend by 10%, Expands Buybacks

The company will shell out just under $0.28 per share, and buy up to $10 billion of its stock.

The New York Times Delivers Strong Q4 Profit Growth

The company's digital strategy for its venerable newspaper is beginning to take hold.

Here's Why Pandora Media Stock Dropped Nearly 25% in January

The company has struggled to shake off the impact of its Q3 earnings report.

Why Tableau Software, News Corp., and Lions Gate Entertainment Slumped Today

Why Tableau Software, News Corp., and Lions Gate Entertainment Slumped Today

3 Great Dividend Stocks on Sale Now

Many real estate investment trusts are trading at record highs, but these three long-term winners have lagged behind.

The Key Takeaways From Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Earnings Release

Alexion Pharmaceuticals released its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings earlier today. Here are the key numbers that investors need to know.

Instant Analysis: A BDC Manager Seeks to Dismantle Another

TPG Specialty Lending isn't giving up on TICC Capital.

3 Things to Look for in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Earnings

From Eylea sales to the late-stage pipeline, here are the three areas this Fool will be watching in Regeneron's fourth-quarter report.

Baxter International Inc. Rebuilding After Divorce

Modest revenue growth expected after the separation, but earnings look nice.

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