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    Consumer

    Consumers Still Struggle to Find PlayStation 5 Amid Chip Shortage

    By Jennifer Farrington
  • EA’s Packaged Goods Segment’s Revenue Contribution Declined in 3Q15
    Earnings Report

    EA’s Packaged Goods Segment’s Revenue Contribution Declined in 3Q15

    Electronic Arts’ (EA) Packaged Goods segment includes games created and published by the company for consoles, handheld devices, and PCs.

    By Anne Shields
  • Microsoft acquires Mojang, the popular developer of Minecraft
    Technology & Communications

    Microsoft acquires Mojang, the popular developer of Minecraft

    In September 2014, Microsoft (MSFT) announced its acquisition of Mojang, a Swedish company popular for its game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion.

    By Anne Shields
  • AMD’s semi-custom is a high growth market
    Technology & Communications

    AMD’s semi-custom is a high growth market

    AMD (AMD) provides customized silicon chip solutions to original equipment manufacturers (or OEMs). The chip solutions are found in a variety of products. They help product development.

    By Anne Shields
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    News

    Is Sony Halting Production of the PS5? Some Gamers Have Fallen for a Hoax

    By Mark Pygas
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    Investments & Deals

    Sony's Funimation Acquires Crunchyroll for $1.2 Billion

    By Rachel Curry
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    Fund Managers

    AQR Capital Increases Holdings in Apple

    In 4Q14, AQR Capital raised its holdings in Apple (AAPL). AAPL constituted 1.46% of the fund’s fourth-quarter portfolio.

    By Stuart McKenzie
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    Earnings Report

    Insights into Verizon’s Fios Video Trend

    In 3Q17, Verizon lost 18,000 Fios video customers compared to 36,000 net additions in 3Q16.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Earnings Report

    Spotify Had a Stellar Second Quarter with One Exception

    Spotify (SPOT) generated 1.27 billion euros (or $1.49 billion) in revenue for the second quarter, up 26% from Q2 2017.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Capital Spending May Help Japan’s Economy to Grow at 1.7% in 2016

    After sliding for two consecutive quarters, Japan’s economy has advanced 0.3% in 3Q15. This comes as a relief to the ailing Japanese economy.

    By Lara Sheldon
  • Technology & Communications

    Why an attractive smartphone lineup is important for Verizon

    The quality and variety of the smartphone lineup is an important parameter for any telecom company. For Verizon, it’s even more important, as it’s trying to increase the popularity of its Edge program by attracting customers to upgrade their devices faster.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    21st Century Fox’s Rising STAR in India

    21st Century Fox owns STAR India, India’s largest media network. STAR India develops, broadcasts, and produces programming for 51 channels in its portfolio.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Snap May Challenge Sony In This $125 Billion Market

    Snap (SNAP) is poised to release its second-quarter results amid speculations of the company taking a deeper plunge into gaming.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Sports Titles Helped Electronic Arts Exceed Analyst Expectations

    Sports titles led EA’s growth in 2Q16. In September 2015, EA launched FIFA 16 and NHL 16. According to the NPD Group, both games made the Top 10 Games list for September 2015.

    By Anne Shields
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    Technology & Communications

    A Look at the September 2017 Moving Averages for Electronic Arts

    Of the 23 analysts tracking EA, 18 gave the stock a “buy” recommendation, and five analysts recommended a “hold.” There were no “sell” recommendations from these analysts.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    What Factors Make Nvidia Appeal to Investors?

    In 1Q16, Nvidia’s gaming revenue stood at $587 million—an increase of 25% on a YoY basis. For 2Q16, Nvidia expects revenue of $1.01 billion.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Jefferies Increases Sony’s Price Target to 5,150 Yen

    Sony (SNE) has a market capitalization of $37.2 billion. It fell by 2.7% to close at $32.50 per share on August 1, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Your Outliers in the Consumer Space: 5th Week of August

    By the end of August, the S&P Consumer Staples had outperformed the S&P Consumer Discretionary and SPY with respective returns of 0.89%, -0.18%, and 0.50%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Apple could report robust earnings in fiscal 1Q15

    Apple (AAPL) is expected to announce its fiscal 1Q15 earnings on January 27. We believe Apple will once again beat analysts’ consensus estimates.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Apple Eying AR Glasses?

    Apple is working with VR hardware specialist Carl Zeiss in what could lead to an Apple branded AR glass.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • Why AMD’s restructuring strategy will revive its operations
    Technology & Communications

    Why AMD’s restructuring strategy will revive its operations

    In 2011, AMD earned ~75% of its revenue from the PC market. As a result of a slowdown in the PC market, AMD (AMD) experienced a steep decline in its PC chip revenues.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Putting T-Mobile’s Television Move in Perspective

    T-Mobile’s revenues grew about 8.0% YoY (year-over-year) to over $10.0 billion in 3Q17, outpacing Verizon’s 2.5% revenue growth.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Miscellaneous

    What Analysts Recommend for Activision Blizzard in April 2017

    On April 24, 2017, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) generated investor returns of 46.8% in the trailing 12-month period and 3.6% in the trailing one-month period.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    These Were EA’s Most Popular Games in Fiscal 2018

    Electronic Arts (EA) aims to grow its audience reach across gaming platforms.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Many Watches Should You Expect Apple to Sell?

    Apple (AAPL) is all set to release its Watch on April 24. The product will launch in nine countries, which include the United States and the United Kingdom.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Japan Outperforms While Manufacturing Growth Is Muted

    The flash reading for the Japan Manufacturing PMI deteriorated slightly in June. The index came in at 49.9 for June against May’s 50.9.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Financials

    Must-know 3Q updates from Dan Loeb’s Third Point Partners

    In this series Activist investor Dan Loeb’s fund, Third Point Partners LP, disclosed some of the positions traded during 3Q14 in its 3Q investor letter. In this series, we’ll go through the details of these positions and Third Point’s rationale for adding or exiting its stakes. In its 3Q letter, the fund said it “continued […]

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Technology & Communications

    Electronic Arts on the Street: Analyst Expectations in July 2017

    In the trailing-12-month period, Electronic Arts (EA) stock has risen 48.9%. In the past month, its shares have declined 1%.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Abe’s ‘Third Arrow’ to Benefit Investors in Japanese Equity

    Quantitative easing measures in Japan are making Japanese equity attractive. Abe’s third arrow of Abenomics should boost corporate profitability and, consequently, Japanese equity.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    Why Electronic Arts Shares Are Almost at an All-Time High

    Electronic Arts shares have risen more than 60% to date in 2015. Shareholders have benefited from the company’s performance through game launches and an increase in guidance.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Offers Massive Storage with Xbox One for $349

    To push Xbox One one step ahead, Microsoft has partnered with Facebook’s Oculus Rift. Xbox One not only works with Oculus but is now an integral part of it.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    Apple’s Comments on Apple Watch and App Store Businesses

    App Store revenues were up 29% in fiscal 2Q15 from 2Q14. In Europe, the App Store’s success helped generate $7.5 billion for European developers since 2008.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Energy & Utilities

    GAMCO adds new position in Weatherford International

    GAMCO Investors took a large new position in Weatherford International (WFT) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 1.21% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Google May Be Interested in Gaming

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is looking to make a big move in the gaming business, according to a report by video game industry site Kotaku.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did GoPro Rise ~8% on June 17?

    GoPro (GPRO) has a market cap of $1.4 billion. It rose by 8.2% to close at $10.65 per share on June 17, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Technology & Communications

    Behind Take-Two Interactive’s Climb in August

    Take-Two Interactive saw its stock rise 23% in August 2017 and closed the month at $97.79. Take-Two is now trading 135% above its 52-week low of $41.7.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Been Slowing Down Qualcomm’s Revenue Growth?

    Qualcomm’s share in the smartphone processor market fell from 52% in 2014 to 45% in 2015. MediaTek’s share rose from 14% to 19% during that time.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Rumor: AMD May Add Ray Tracing Feature in Navi 20 GPU

    NVIDIA (NVDA) is a leader in the discrete gaming GPU (graphics processing unit) market.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Japanese Yen Rose on Positive GDP Numbers

    The Japanese yen gained early on December 8, 2015, as GDP (gross domestic product) figures were upwardly revised.

    By David Meyer
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    Financials

    GAMCO Investors opens a new position in Sigma-Aldrich

    GAMCO Investors started a new position in 3Q14 in Sigma-Aldrich Corp (SIAL). The position accounted for 0.24% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    GAMCO Investors ups position in Sony

    Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors added to its position in Sony Corp. ADR (SNE) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 0.52% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Micro-Transactions Are an Important Strategy for Electronic Arts

    Accounting for over $200 million in revenues, micro-transactions present users with the opportunity to buy items that enhance their gameplay.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Japan Outperforms Markets So Far this Year

    So far, Abe’s policy has worked well for Japan. Japanese stocks are up by almost 70%— local currency—since late 2012, which coincides with the election of reformist Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng and Nikkei 225 Lose amid Trade Worries

    After rising marginally yesterday, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell today. The index lost 1.15% to end at 28,185.98. Only seven stocks in the index rose, while 39 declined. Four remained unchanged. Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) was one of the worst performers with a 1.8% fall.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Antitrust Authorities Are Investigating Apple Music

    It seems that Apple’s (AAPL) recent launch of its Apple Music subscription service hasn’t gone over well with antitrust authorities.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Wedbush and Dougherty & Company Downgrade GoPro

    Price movement GoPro (GPRO) has a market cap of $1.6 billion. It fell 4.1% to close at $10.41 per share on November 9, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -18.9%, -30.7%, and -42.2%, respectively, on the same day. GPRO is trading 21.9% below its 20-day moving average, 28.1% below […]

    By Gabriel Kane
  • Financials

    Why hedge funds show interest in Japanese ETFs

    DXJ tracks the performance of the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Index. The Index and the fund are designed to provide exposure to equity securities in Japan.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AMD’s Semi-Custom Business Awaits Virtual Reality Boom

    The adoption of VR has been slower than expected because the technology is expensive, there is lack of high-quality VR content.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng and Nikkei Post Marginal Gains on June 24

    After falling on Friday, the Hang Seng Index started the week of the G20 meeting on a positive note. The index gained 0.14% today. Last week, the index gained 5%, and Friday was the only it posted losses during the week.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Dalio: Japan Is Undergoing an ‘Ugly Deflationary Deleveraging’

    “Deleveraging” refers to reducing the debt level. With Japan’s debt burden, deleveraging the economy’s balance sheet seems more than imperative.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect in AMD’s Fiscal 3Q16 Earnings?

    For 3Q16, analysts expect AMD to report non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) EPS of -$0.02, as compared to its EPS of -$0.05 in 2Q16.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Consumer

    Why GameStop’s video games segment looks optimistic

    The video game market is somewhat asynchronous or acyclical with the macroeconomic business cycle in that the timing of new consoles tends to dominate any broader retail trend.

    By Stilian Morrison
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AMD Still Sees Growth Opportunity in Game Console Market

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is expanding its PC and server processor market share, but semi-custom continues to be its growth vector.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How AMD’s Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business Has Fared

    Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) 2018 earnings are largely being driven by its CG (Computing and Graphics) segment due to the growing adoption of Radeon and Ryzen.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Apple Has to Gain by Making a Waterproof iPhone

    Supply chain leaks have created the impression that Apple is working on an iPhone device that the world has never seen before.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon’s Twitch Attracted 21 million Fans at Gaming Event

    Twitch fan following doubles at this year’s E3 event The E3 conference, or Electronic Entertainment Expo, took place in Los Angeles between June 16 and June 18 in 2015. This is a major annual event for the video game industry and is very popular with video game fans. According to a blog post from Amazon’s (AMZN) Twitch, more than […]

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Hang Seng and Japanese Indexes Rose despite Faltering Trade

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, which has been under severe pressure this quarter, was the best performing Asian index on June 19 with 2.56% gains. The index recorded its third consecutive gain.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitch More than Doubled Its Monthly Active Users in 2013 and 2014

    Tthe number of monthly unique visitors on Twitch’s platform has increased from 20 million in 2012 to 45 million in 2013 to 100 million in 2014.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Sony Announces New Plans for Future Growth

    Sony fell by 1.6% to close at $32.64 per share during the fifth week of August, with weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements of -1.6%, 0.12%, and 32.6%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does It Matter That BlackBerry’s OS Market Share Is Almost Gone?

    BlackBerry noted that its software sales grew 16% in fiscal 3Q17 and that they would grow 30% in fiscal 2017.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What AMD’s Game Console Business Means to Investors

    As game consoles have six-to-seven-year product lifecycles, AMD’s semi-custom revenue growth has diminished YoY (year-over-year).

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    International Mutual Funds: Could They Be Suitable for You?

    For those investors who want to invest in international mutual funds, we’ve quantitatively analyzed the composition and performance of nine of them.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Japanese Trade Surplus Rose in June, Imports Fell More than Exports

    The trade surplus for Japan increased to 692.8 billion yen for June—compared to a deficit of 60.9 billion yen in the same month last year.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Microsoft Is Going into the Drone Business

    Earlier this year, Microsoft (MSFT) joined other investors in raising $26.0 million for a drone-oriented startup called AirMap.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    All eyes on Apple Watch to boost wearable device market

    According to a note provided by JP Morgan to AppleInsider, Apple could sell about 26 million units of Apple Watch by the end of calendar 2015.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will AMD Perform Better than Intel in 2019?

    For full-year 2019, AMD expects revenue to rise in the high single digits to around $7 billion.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Sony's PS5 Release Date Is Almost Here

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • When Is Sony PS5 Release Date?
    News

    When Is the Sony PS5 Release Date? How to Preorder Your PS5 Amid Shortages

    By Mark Pygas
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    Consumer

    Amazon purchased Twitch to venture into the live streaming space

    On September 26, 2014, Amazon (AMZN) finalized its acquisition of Twitch Interactive, Inc, a video game streaming website, for $970 million in cash.

    By Anne Shields
  • Consumer

    Why the video gaming industry is attracting so much investment

    Mergers and acquisitions aren’t uncommon. In fact, they play an integral role in the growth of the video gaming industry.

    By Anne Shields
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    Technology & Communications

    What Microsoft’s PlayFab Acquisition Tells Us

    Now that we’ve discussed how PlayFab’s acquisition could complement Microsoft’s Azure gaming capabilities, we have to wonder what the acquisition indicates.

    By Anne Shields
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Was Facebook Too Early for the Virtual Reality Market?

    Virtual reality (or VR) hardware and software sales reached $1.8 billion in 2016. About 6.3 million VR units were shipped in the year.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Will AMD Report Record Revenue in Fiscal 2H17?

    Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Sony (SNE), and Microsoft (MSFT) accounted for 59% of AMD’s revenue in fiscal 2016. This amount is likely to shift as AMD makes efforts to grow its CPU and GPU business.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    ATVI Is Optimistic about Delivering Engaging Content

    Activision Blizzard (ATVI) is among the top gaming companies in the world. In the second quarter, the company had 350 million monthly active users.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple May Be Finding the Music Streaming Business Tough

    Apple is still willing to take a plunge into the music streaming market because of this market’s huge growth potential.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Marvell’s Wireless Plan

    In fiscal 4Q16, Marvell exited its mobile business, which reduced the Wireless segment’s revenue contribution to 18%.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Exploring Electronic Arts’ Key Metrics in Fiscal 4Q17

    Electronic Arts’ (EA) international revenue accounted for 58.0% of its total fiscal 4Q17 revenue, whereas its North American revenue accounted for 42.0% of its total revenue.

    By Adam Rogers
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know: Investing in AMD

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) was founded in 1969. It’s a global semiconductor company. AMD caters to the global semiconductor industry.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    Key for Investors: Nvidia Posts Mixed Fiscal 1Q16 Results

    A few days ago, Nvidia announced that its fiscal 1Q16 earnings failed to cheer investors. It marginally missed the revenue estimates and posted mixed results.

    By Anne Shields
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    Financials

    GAMCO Investors raises its position in Interpublic Group

    GAMCO Investors increased its position in the Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG) during third quarter. The position accounted for 0.56% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Facebook’s Virtual Reality Ambitions

    According to Canalys’s forecasts, only 2 million virtual reality headsets were sold worldwide in 2016, with Facebook’s Oculus selling only 400,000 units.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside AMD’s Plan for Its Semi-Custom and Embedded Business

    In the semi-custom space, AMD is a leader in the game console market, wherein it powers Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation and Microsoft’s (MSFT) Xbox.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Dish Stock Marks 5 Years of Sling TV on a Low Note

    Five years ago, Dish entered the video streaming business with the launch of Sling TV—an Internet-based live television and on-demand video service.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    A Realistic View of AMD Stock after a Recent Rally

    AMD stock continues to reward investors, reaching a new high of $49.25 on Friday. The recent rally resulted from price target revisions.

    By Oleksandr Pylypenko
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    Technology & Communications

    Three Must-Knows after Facebook Acquires PlayGiga

    Facebook (FB) has acquired cloud gaming startup PlayGiga. FB stock jumped more than 2.0% on December 18, the day it confirmed the acquisition.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Consumer

    GAMCO Investors adds new stake in Bally Technologies

    Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors began a new position in Bally Technologies Inc. (BYI) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 0.11% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Financials

    GAMCO Investors raises its stake in Chemtura

    Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors upped its position in Chemtura Corporation (CHMT) during 3Q14. Recently, a 13D amended filing raised the position further.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    GAMCO starts new position in TRW Automotive Holdings

    GAMCO adds TRW position During the third quarter, GAMCO Investors started a new position in TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW). The position accounted for 0.63% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio. TRW Automotive Holdings overview TRW Automotive Holdings supplies vehicular systems, modules, and components to original equipment manufacturers and related aftermarkets globally. The firm mainly designs, manufactures, and […]

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Financials

    Must-know positions traded by GAMCO Investors in 3Q14

    During 3Q14, GAMCO acquired stakes in three companies that are currently involved in merger and acquisition transactions.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Financials

    Third Point invests in Softbank and Sprint on global telecom play

    As the yen weakens, Japanese exporters who have significant dollar and Euro-denominated profits like Sony tend to see gains in their yen-denominated bottom line.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AMD Wins in Sony PS5 and Microsoft Scarlett War

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a name that has been making the headlines for its microprocessors, is set for an even better 2020.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Basic Materials

    Get Real: Why Is the Market Restless?

    In today’s Get Real, we saw Tesla’s plans for China, AMD’s expectations for 2020, the state of crude oil prices, and more.

    By Grace Nightingale
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    Technology & Communications

    Tencent Teams Up with Roblox to Groom Game Developers

    Tencent (TCEHY) and kids gaming platform Roblox have entered a strategic partnership geared toward grooming the next generation of Chinese game developers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    AMD Earnings: Stock Fell despite Exceptional Growth

    AMD delivered adjusted earnings of $0.18 in the third quarter—in line with analysts’ estimates. The company’s earnings rose 38.5% YoY.

    By Sophia Nicholson
  • Technology & Communications

    Why Snapdragon 805 processor capabilities are helping Qualcomm

    Snapdragon is the mobile processor that provides advanced applications, graphics processing capabilities, and voice and data communication to mobile phones.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Sony a Solid Bet in an Uncertain Economy?

    Sony (SNE) has long had a reputation for being a formidable global brand. Amid current market uncertainty, is its stock promising?

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PlayStation 5: Will Sony Uphold Its Gaming Legacy?

    The 2020 holiday season will mark the onset of the next generation of console wars. According to Sony, that’s when it will launch the PlayStation 5.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix: Three-Pronged Strategy to Outpace the Competition

    Netflix stock has lost value amid weak Q2 results and increasing competition. Ahead of its Q3 results, investors should watch its subscriber growth.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Sony Slashes Prices, Gears Up for Cloud Gaming War

    The cloud gaming war is imminent, and Sony is making its final moves in preparation. It’s slashed the price of its Playstation Now subscription by half.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Consumer

    Samsung Leaves China: Can It Regain Its Lost Ground?

    Samsung has stopped manufacturing mobile phones in China. Stiff competition, rising labor costs, and China’s slowing economy led Samsung to this decision.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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