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Japan's latest scandal: Mitsubishi admits faking data
Toshiba: Fall of a Japanese icon Another day, another admission of wrongdoing by a Japanese corporate giant. Mitsubishi Materials said Thursday that it had falsified data on multiple products -- including components used in cars and airplanes -- for more than a year, adding to Japan's growing list of corporate scandals.

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Angry Birds, angry investors: Rovio shares fall 20%
Angry Birds IPO fails to take off The maker of Angry Birds has disappointed investors with its first earnings report as a public company. Rovio shares fell over 20% on Thursday to trade at €9.45 ($11.20) on the Nasdaq Helsinki. That's well below their IPO price of €11.50 ($13.60) from October.

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'Bloody' video game will get socialist makeover for China
Hands on with the Super Nintendo Classic Edition One of the world's hottest video games will get a socialist makeover before going on sale in China. Chinese tech giant Tencent (TCEHY) has announced plans to distribute PlayerUnknown's "Battlegrounds" in its home market after modifying the violent game to comply with "socialist core values." The game, which was developed by South Korea's Bluehole Studio, has attracted 20 million global players since its debut in March. But its chance of approval […]

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Displaced Puerto Ricans face obstacles getting health care
How Trump is upending Obamacare The federal government has granted people affected by the devastating hurricanes that wracked coastal states and Puerto Rico 15 extra days to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But Puerto Ricans who fled to the mainland after the destruction face problems well beyond timing.

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Tesla has built the world's biggest battery in Australia
Inside Tesla's enormous battery factory Elon Musk is making good on his promise to help solve an energy crisis in Australia. Tesla (TSLA) has "fully installed" the world's largest lithium ion battery in South Australia, the state government said in a statement on Thursday. Tesla teamed up with a French renewable energy firm and the local government to install the battery, which Musk promised to deliver within 100 days of signing a contract -- or it would be free. The battery needs to be […]

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Is this the last Black Friday?
Retailers get ready for festive shoppers This could be a make-or-break holiday shopping season for some of America's retailers. Economic conditions are good -- unemployment is the lowest it's been in 17 years, and credit is cheap and easily available. And shoppers are expected to spend more than ever before.

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Goldman Sachs (GS) Offering Possible 30.21% Return Over the Next 21 Calendar Days
Goldman Sachs's most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Goldman Sachs is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $242.50 short call and a strike $247.50 long call offers a potential 30.21% return on risk over the next 21 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were below $242.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.16 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.84 […]

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Salesforce (CRM) Offering Possible 46.2% Return Over the Next 21 Calendar Days
Salesforce's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Salesforce is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $107.00 short put and a strike $102.00 long put offers a potential 46.2% return on risk over the next 21 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $107.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.58 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.42 would be […]

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Amazon (AMZN) Offering Possible 51.52% Return Over the Next 21 Calendar Days
Amazon's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Amazon is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $1135.00 short put and a strike $1130.00 long put offers a potential 51.52% return on risk over the next 21 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $1135.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.70 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.30 would be incurred […]

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Nvidia (NVDA) Offering Possible 58.73% Return Over the Next 21 Calendar Days
Nvidia's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Nvidia is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $212.50 short put and a strike $207.50 long put offers a potential 58.73% return on risk over the next 21 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $212.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.85 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.15 would be incurred if […]

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