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Microsoft (MSFT) Adds Pepsi Flavor to Board & Boosts Dividend!

Microsoft Corp. (NasdaqGS: MSFT) added Hugh Johnston, former vice chairman and chief financial officer of PepsiCo, Inc (PEP) to its board of directors. Microsoft Corp. (NasdaqGS: MSFT)  also raised its quarterly dividend by 7.6%  YOY or $.42/share today and is payable to shareholders December 14,...

Lululemon Running Past Yoga Roots for Growth

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) shares were up over 7% post better than expected Q2 results on a Friday prior to the Labor Day Holiday. The Company stated that their push and success into running, spinning and other supportive and creative initiatives are securing growth beyond...

Alibaba Seeking Growth Through Use of Artificial Intelligence

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) wants to tell custmers what they want to buy with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI). Alibaba has apparently created the Deep Interest Network, which improves recommendation algorithms with the understanding that users have diverse buying interests, and only part...

The Mushrooms Are Upon Us In The Bay!

With all of the early and consistent rainfall in the San Francisco Bay Area this year it is apparently producing a significant crop of mushrooms. So get out there and get your fungi on and enjoy another one of the benefits of this rainy season....

Be a Happier More Productive Investor

Regular exercise continues to be one of the most prolific ways to improve yourself. The positive effects on happiness, energy, intelligence and overall health have been scientifically validated time and time again. If you’ve achieved success despite not exercising regularly, just think how much more...

Friday Market Updates

Stay up to date on your Friday market news. Retail and consumers — what you need to know in markets on Friday The week will close out with more news on the consumer class. In the morning, we’ll get J.C. Penney rounding out a full...

Verizon, Yahoo Agree to Cut Merger Price by $350M – Bloomberg

From www.bloomberg.com Verizon Communications is set to reduce the price it will pay to acquire Yahoo’s operating business by $350m million. Bloomberg’s Ed Hammond reports on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)Read Full Article Verizon (V)’s Yahoo story continues to evolve. It will be interesting to see...