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Ben Stein, Hot IPOs, and Google's Miss

By Chris Hill - Updated Apr 6, 2017 at 10:23PM

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1. Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) had a rare miss on its latest earnings report. Can new CEO Larry Page turn things around for the search giant?

2. Zipcar (NYSE: ZIP) and Arcos Dorados (Nasdaq: ARCO) had successful IPOs that sent their shares soaring, but are their businesses built to last?

3. Groupon is reportedly on the verge of hiring Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) to handle its upcoming IPO. Is Groupon really worth $15 billion to $20 billion?

4. Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) announced a new strategy that includes scaling back its "big-box store" approach. Does size matter, or is there another way to fix the struggling retailer?

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