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In a market saturated with index funds like the S&P 500, investors are increasingly concerned about concentration risk. To address this issue, Avantis Investors chief investment strategist Phil McInnis advocates for a more diversified approach through value-oriented investments. His firm's exchange-traded fund strategy aims to deliver superior long-term returns by focusing on companies with low
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Oracle, a leading software maker, saw its shares spike by more than 12% to reach an all-time high following the announcement of cloud deals with Google and OpenAI. The database management company revealed plans to bring its database to Google's cloud in November, as well as partnering with Microsoft and OpenAI to provide supplemental computing
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Affirm Holdings saw a nearly 7% increase in its stock following the announcement that its buy now, pay later loans will be integrated into Apple Pay, providing another payment option for U.S. Apple users. This move is expected to boost Affirm's reach and popularity among consumers, potentially driving further growth in the future. General Motors
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Investors are eagerly watching the performance of off-price retailer Burlington Stores (BURL), as it continues to impress with its positive financial results. The first quarter of fiscal 2024 saw the company post upbeat numbers, leading to an increase in profit margin and earnings outlook for the full year. This positive news prompted Jefferies analyst Corey
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As per Jefferies' latest report, the expected expansion of EBIT margins for IT companies in FY25 may not be as promising as initially anticipated. While there is hope for a substantial improvement in Tech Mahindra, other IT firms may only see a modest rise in margins. The report points out several challenges that could hinder
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Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, is making significant strides in its global expansion efforts by introducing new services targeted at small businesses in the U.S. and Europe. One of the key initiatives announced by Alibaba.com, the company's business-to-business platform catering to companies outside of China, is the launch of “Alibaba Guaranteed.” This new service is
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Monzo, a prominent British digital challenger bank, recently made headlines by announcing its first full year of profitability. According to the fintech startup's annual financial report, it recorded pre-tax profits of £15.4 million ($19.6 million) in the 2023-2024 fiscal year. This achievement marked a significant turnaround from the previous year, where Monzo suffered a loss
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Dutch digital bank Bunq has set its sights on obtaining a banking license from UK financial regulators, with hopes of achieving this milestone by the end of the year or early next year. CEO and founder Ali Niknam expressed optimism about the process, acknowledging the differences in regulatory requirements between the UK and other European
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As tumultuous markets continue to create uncertainty for investors, seeking out dividend-paying stocks can provide stability and reliable income. One such stock that stands out among Wall Street analysts is tech giant IBM. Despite announcing mixed first-quarter results, IBM's earnings surpassed expectations, while revenue fell short due to macroeconomic challenges. In addition, the company recently
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