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  • Squawk / Tuesday at 9:25 GMT
    logictrades.com
    Canada
    SPX500 Preference remains for another push lower. Taken a small short here.
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  • Editor’s Picks / 02 February 2016 at 0:56 GMT

    Alphabet eclipses Apple as most valuable firm

    BBC
    Alphabet – Google's parent company – has surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after its latest earnings report. The company made a profit of $4.9bn for the fourth quarter, an increase from $4.7bn a year ago.
    The announcement sent its share price up as much as 9% in after-hours trading. That means that Alphabet is now worth around $568bn, compared with Apple, which has a value of $535bn. It is the first time that Alphabet has separated out the results of its Google business – which includes the search engine and YouTube – from its "Other Bets" business, which includes more experimental ventures such as self-driving cars and internet balloon programs.
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    Jeff Carnes Jeff Carnes
    This was to be expected considering the slowdown in Apple's smartphone sales. Apple is still heavily dependent on the revenue from iPhone so the decline in its...
  • Editor’s Picks / 10 August 2015 at 22:57 GMT

    Google spells out future as Alphabet

    CNBC
    Google has announced a new corporate operating structure, creating a company known as Alphabet, that will count the internet giant as a subsidiary. Jacob Pramuk writes Sundar Pichai, currently a senior vice president in charge of internet businesses, will become CEO of Google. Current chief executive Larry Page will take the same post at Alphabet and run the company with co-founder Sergey Brin. Alphabet will become the company's publicly traded entity starting in the fourth quarter, breaking out Google unit earnings in quarterly results. All shares will convert into Alphabet stock, with the two classes continuing to trade under the tickers GOOGL and GOOG.
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  • Calendar event / 16 July 2015 at 20:01 GMT

    US Google

    forecast
    actual
    High Profit (or Loss)
    3.93B
    Med Revenue
    17.73B
  • Calendar event / 23 April 2015 at 20:01 GMT

    US Google

    forecast
    actual
    High EPS Adj
    6.57
    High EPS or Loss per share
    5.2
    High Profit (or Loss)
    3.59B
    Med Revenue
    17.26B
  • Trade view / 20 January 2015 at 0:45 GMT
    Strategic trade

    Qihoo's search engine rebranding boosts market share prospects

    China Watcher / Shanghai
    China
    Ahead of its fourth quarter earnings, Qihoo has rebranded its search engine from 360 Search to Haosou (Good Search). This is designed to offer a better service to SMEs, which typically find it difficult to compete with larger firms on Baidu's search platform. This could be a key move by the firm, because targeting the SME market would help build QIhoo's already impressive market share as it begins to monetise its search business.
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