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With Grocery Prices Soaring, This High-Tech Food Play Belongs on Your Shopping List

Aside from the continued sell-off in U.S. tech stocks, one of yesterday’s top financial news stories was the fact that U.S. inflation is accelerating – and at a pace that’s exceeding forecasts.

And the surge in food prices is one of the big catalysts…

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    Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Earnings: The Most Important Figures to Watch

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    Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) will report its Q1 earnings on Wednesday, and the report takes on added meaning as tech stocks are in the midst of an April sell-off.

    But it's not just earnings per share and overall revenue that shareholders will keep an eye on in Wednesday's report.

    See the factors that will move Google stock following the report, and the impact Google's earnings may have on the technology sector as a whole.
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  • Top Stock Market News Today: How China Is Beating Up on Bitcoin news on the stock market today

    Stock market news today, April 11, 2014: The Nasdaq fell 129 points to finish Thursday at 4,054.11, its worst one-day drop since 2011 as investors ditched biotech, Internet, and other high-growth stocks. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) surged 17%, its largest one-day jump since late January.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 267 points to finish at 16,169.90, while the S&P 500 dropped 39 points yesterday to 1,833.09.

    Here's the stock market news for today...
  • What Will Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) Buy Next? Google Nasdaq GOOG

    Now that Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) has even more flexibility to execute deals, investors should expect the company to do a lot more of them in the months ahead.

    That new flexibility comes thanks to the March 27 Google stock split that created a new class of nonvoting "Class C" shares.

    This is what you'll find on Google's shopping list...
  • Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) to Partner with Room 77 – And More Deals to Come Hotel Room key

    Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) entered a licensing agreement yesterday (Monday) with online hotel-booking startup Room 77 Inc., as the Internet search company continues to strengthen its hotel-search business.

    Travelers use Room 77 to search for discounted hotel rooms based on location, brands, amenities, and ratings. The company's software allows users to search for and book their entire stay without leaving the Room 77 site or mobile app.

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  • Why GOOGL Is Up Following Google Stock Split Google sign

    Today (Thursday) is the first trading session for Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL) following yesterday's 2-for-1 stock split, and shares were up nearly 3% in early trading.

    The Google stock split yesterday means shareholders of record as of March 27 received an additional share for every share they previously owned, and share value was halved. Through the deal, investors who owned "Class A" shares were given "Class C" shares.

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  • What the Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Stock Split Means for Investors Google sign

    The Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) stock split happens tomorrow (Wednesday, April 2), meaning Google shareholders of record as of March 27 will own two shares tomorrow for every share they own today.

    Following the split, Google will have twice as many shares outstanding than it currently does. Google's "Class A" shares will trade under the ticker GOOGL, while the company's "Class C" shares will remain on the company's current ticker GOOG.

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  • The Five Tech CEOs Most Likely to Make You Rich tech investing with Michael Robinson

    If you're like most investors, you're probably feeling a bit frantic as this sell-off has pared your winnings.

    Indeed, a lot of folks are probably thinking about cashing out and heading for the sidelines.

    But I take a very different view of this kind of turmoil.

    You see, I look at it as a tech investing opportunity.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Erases Monday's Losses – Here's Your Recap

    At today's closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.19 points to finish at 16,367.88. The Nasdaq increased 7.88 points to finish at 4,234.27, while the S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time high before falling to close at 1,865.62.

    Here's a recap of other major events today:

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  • Why Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) New Wearable Tech Product Will Outshine Rivals nasdaq-goog_Resized

    Yesterday (Tuesday), Google Inc.(Nasdaq: GOOG) announced "Android Wear," an extension of its mobile Android operating system (OS) designed to power wearable gadgets - and it's going to be awesome.

    Google said it will make its initial push in smartwatches, but that Android Wear won't end there.

    "We're just getting started. The possibilities with devices that you wear on your body are endless," Android Director of Engineering David Singleton said in a preview video released along with the announcement.

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  • Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Stock News: Split Update and Long-Term Outlook Google logo

    Ahead of the Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) stock split that will take place on April 2, Standard & Poor's announced yesterday (Tuesday) that it will keep two classes of the company's stock in its indexes.

    Google stock splitThat's a change from how the index has handled such cases in the past, when Standard & Poor's would only allow a company to be represented once on its indexes.

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  • Buy These Shares… Before Google Does Editor's Note: We're giving you special access to Bill's Private Briefing because he and Michael have spotted a rare opportunity in the robotics and M&A niche. Readers have the chance to get into this company before Google does - and sends the price doubling. Here's Bill...

    As I've mentioned many times in Private Briefing, resident technology expert Michael Robinson and I talk by telephone at least once every day - and often two or three times.

    On more than one occasion, in fact, Michael has joked that we could save a lot of time if we were capable of the "Vulcan Mind Meld" technique that Mr. Spock regularly used in the classic sci-fi TV show Star Trek.

    But because we do talk so frequently, I have to confess that Michael surprised me in late December: When I was interviewing our gurus to get their top stock picks for the New Year, Michael recommended a stock that we hadn't previously talked about.

    But I'm really glad he did... Full Story
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  • Is The Market Sell-Off Over? 02122014SG

    The market sell-off that started 2014 has turned around this week with the S&P 500 up 2.1% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.7%.

    That has investors wondering if the market sell-off is over.

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  • Stocks to Buy: We Just Found the New King of the Computer Industry tech guy

    During the Depression-ridden 1930s, with the United States circling the financial abyss, an American industrialist named Thomas J. Watson Jr. gambled the future of his business-equipment company on an expansion plan that included wholesale hiring, investments in technology, and the construction of new factories.

    For six years, Watson had his factories at full bore - churning out tabulating equipment there were no buyers for. But he believed in his plan and stayed with his strategy.

    His strategy could make this computer king one of the best investments...
  • Today’s Stock Market News And Earnings Calendar

    Today's stock market news, Jan. 31: U.S. markets rose on Thursday, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) reported strong earnings, and fourth-quarter GDP increased 3.2%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7% to 15,848, and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index jumped 1.1% to 1,794. U.S. stock futures were down Friday before the bell after Eurozone inflation levels unexpectedly fell by 0.7%.

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  • Tech Penny Stocks: Three Small Caps About to Soar in 2014 hot penny stocks to buy today

    The trio of names on our tech penny stocks list has shown a recent price surge and volume spike on promising new business developments.

    The amount of money spent in industries like tech and biotech allows some of the best penny stocks to come from these sectors.

    All three listed below are involved in multi-billion dollar markets that are slated to grow in 2014: One is involved in the up-and-coming Internet of Things platform; one aims to provide an edge to companies in the ultra-competitive smartphone market; one has a prominent presence in the niche grid market for utilities.

    Take a look:
  • Lenovo Stock (LNVGY) Gets Another Bullish Signal with Google Deal 20140130MR1

    Hot on the heels of a Jan. 23 deal with International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Lenovo Group Limited (LNVGY) is at it again, sending a bullish signal to investors.

    Now Lenovo is gobbling up Motorola Mobility's phone unit from Google (Nasdaq: GOOG).

    Watch Michael's interview on the best tech investments of 2014, here...