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Castlight Health Soars In IPO. Why?

Castlight Health prices IPO above range, shares rise sharply in debut. Do Castlight’s results and prospects justify its valuation?   Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) went on the road for its IPO with a prospectus offering 11.1 million shares of … Continue reading

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Zynga Ride Continues With Acquisition Of Mobile Gaming Company And More Layoffs

Zynga sees surge after news of acquisition and layoffs and earnings release. NaturalMotion acquired by Zynga Yesterday, Zynga announced that it had acquired NaturalMotion, a creator of mobile games and animation software. Zynga will pay $391 million in cash and … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart and Costco: The Latest Idiotic Argument About Employee Wages

Wal-Mart and Costco employee pay saga drones on following State of the Union address.     After the hair dryer-like drone of last night’s state of the union address featuring the prez praising Costco, a Facebook friend reposted one of … Continue reading

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GTA Steals $1 Billion In First Three Days Of Release

GTA hits the competition and runs with a cool billion in its first three days of release. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced that the release of Grand Theft Auto V achieved first day retail sales of $800 million and worldwide … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Strategy To Limit Mobile Listeners Works Too Well

 Due to its cost structure, it costs Pandora money when listeners listen. However, Pandora will eliminate limits on mobile listeners as it begins to understand that it makes money when listeners listen, not when they stop. Link:  Pandora’s most recent … Continue reading

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