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Will Alibaba Buy eBay Once PayPal Is Gone?

Ebay Inc.’s (Nasdaq: EBAY) plans to spin off its PayPal unit has left many on Wall Street salivating over the potential of the stand-alone payments business.

And some pundits are speculating that Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) or Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) might buy PayPal.

But they should be asking this question: Will Alibaba buy eBay?

Here’s why a deal would make sense for both companies…

Here’s why a deal makes sense for both companies…

Income Investing

Dividend-Paying Stocks: MSFT, MCD, and 22 More New Dividend Boosts

The profusion of dividend-paying stocks that have increased payouts over the last several weeks reflects a robust second-quarter earnings season.

Companies in the S&P 500 turned in 10.3% earnings growth in Q2 – the highest advance since 2011's third quarter.

Last week Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), and 22 other dividend stocks raised payouts. Here's the full list of dividend hikes announced during the week ending Sept. 19, 2014.

Last week Microsoft </strong>(Nasdaq: MSFT), McDonald's </strong>(NYSE: MCD), and 22 other dividend stocks raised payouts. Here's the full list of dividend hikes announced during the week ending Sept. 19, 2014.

IPOs

Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) Leads This Week's 7 Upcoming IPOs

The Alibaba IPO is not only the biggest of this week's upcoming IPOs, it could be the largest IPO ever.

It's the largest e-commerce company in the world's largest e-commerce market. And according to a new report today, the Alibaba IPO price is expected to reach as high as $70 per share.

But it's not the only IPO this week. Here's the full story behind the Alibaba IPO, and the rest of this week's seven upcoming IPOs…

But it's not the only IPO this week. Here's the full story behind the Alibaba IPO, and the rest of this week's seven upcoming IPOs...

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Digital Ally (NYSE: DGLY) Stock Price Soars Again – but Beware These Bearish Indicators

Digital Ally Inc. (NYSE: DGLY) stock's wild ride continued again this morning (Tuesday), as shares quickly jumped to $16.24, a 30% gain from yesterday's closing price of $12.50.

The stock continues to soar as the police forces consider implementing wearable cameras following the incident in Ferguson, Missouri, earlier this month.

But while the market may be growing for Digital Ally, there are numerous bearish indicators to watch concerning DGLY stock…

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Roche Inks $8.3 Billion InterMune (Nasdaq: ITMN) Deal

Swiss pharmaceutical behemoth Roche Holdings (OTCMKTS ADR: RHHBF) couldn't wait until Monday to announce its biggest deal in five years.

Sunday, the healthcare giant said it is buying California-based biotech company InterMune Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) in an $8.3 billion all-cash transaction.

Here’s what’s behind the deal, and where ITMN stock is headed on the news…

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Ignore "Ebola Stocks" Hype – This Medical Tech Leader Is Already Set Up to Treat the Next Major Outbreak

The first U.S. case of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed in a patient in Dallas, Texas, and the news sent "Ebola stocks" – the companies racing to get approval for treatment – up as much as 20% in after-hours trading Tuesday.

But instead of trying to guess which company is going to come through with a cure, I recommend you concentrate on companies making the best medical testing, diagnosis, and drug delivery systems.

Like this one – it’s going to power sharply higher in the next 12 months…

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Monster Beverage (Nasdaq: MNST) Stock Soars on Coca-Cola Deal, Eyes Global Growth

Monster Beverage Corp. (Nasdaq: MNST) stock jumped more than 32% this morning (Friday) after the company announced that The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) had acquired a 17% stake in the energy beverage company as part of a new long-term partnership.

News of the deal sent MNST stock as high as $94.93 on Friday, its highest price since 2006.

But that may just be the start of MNST stock’s gains. Hitching to the world’s largest beverage company is a major win for the growing energy drink company. Here’s why…

Short Selling

Short Selling Unpopular GameStop Stock (NYSE: GME) Hasn't Paid Off – Yet

GameStop stock (NYSE: GME) is a short selling favorite, and for good reason.

It's trying to navigate an online-centric marketplace as a physical retailer, and the short bets are playing off this knowledge to mount a strong position against the company.

But trying to profit off GME's downfall has proven harder than anticipated. Here's why...

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