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Is AAPL Still a Buy?

Shares of Cupertino based Apple Inc, Nasdaq AAPL  have risen about 10% so far this year, and have gained roughly 27% over the past 52 weeks.  Apple designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, as well as a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and applications. Apple witnessed a ...

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The 5 Cities With The Biggest Gap Between The Rich and The Poor

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All over the world there has always been a divide between those who earn higher incomes and those who are not so fortunate. In recent decades, the gap has grown considerably resulting in a greater concentration of wealth. To determine the segmentation of income the Gini coefficient is usually used as a measuring tool. This coefficient analyzes the distribution of wealth ...

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Zuckerberg Says Facebook’s Name Policy Works for Transgender People

It seems Facebook will continue to use its controversial real-name policy. Last week, the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it clear that they have no intention to change it in spite of the complaints from the transgender community. The creator of the social network publicly defended the policy by stating that “it can work for trans people”. The question is … can it ...

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The Chinese Crisis You Missed While Watching Greece

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While all eyes were focusing on the economic crisis in Greece, China was having its very own financial meltdown. Over ten million investors with little to no financial experience plowed their savings into the stock market only to witness its collapse just a few months later. Chinese leaders are taking on desperate measures to restore people’s confidence and to get the market back on ...

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UPDATE – Recently Passed Science Research Funding Bill

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The House of Representatives has recently passed a funding bill to support scientific work on the field of bio-medicine. The 21st Century Cures Act (aka HR 6) will direct a significant budget to promote the work of bio-medical research agencies. Although the new measure is still pending approval from the Senate and must by reviewed by the appropriations committees, prospects for its ...

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The 6 Best Paid Jobs in Silicon Valley

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It’s a good time to be an engineer, people. With the entire world running on software and owned by major Tech giants such as Google, AOL  and Facebook, there is no better time than this to plunge into the job searching pool that tech wonderland Silicon Valley has to offer. Motivated? Wait until you see the digits on these highly ...

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