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Apple Sued by New York Doctor Over Watch’s Heart Technology

(Bloomberg) — A New York University cardiologist claims Apple Inc.’s Watch uses his patented heartbeat-monitoring invention and he wants compensation.Dr. Joseph Wiesel, who teaches at NYU School of Medicine, filed a suit Friday against the tech giant, in federal court in Brooklyn. Wiesel claims the Apple Watch infringes his patent for a method to detect an irregular heartbeat.Apple promotes a feature in the watch that can measure the wearer’s heart rate and can provide notifications of an irregular pulse. The Wearables segment, which includes the Apple Watch, Apple TV and Beats headphones, is the company’s fastest-growing category and generated more …read more […]

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Tesla Set to Deliver First China-Built Car in Milestone for Musk

(Bloomberg) — Tesla Inc. will start delivering China-built cars on Monday, a major milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it expands in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market.The first 15 units of Model 3 sedans assembled at Tesla’s new multi-billion-dollar Shanghai plant — its first outside the U.S. — will be delivered to company employees on Dec. 30, capping several months of wins for Musk. The latest came Friday, when the locally built car was included on a list of vehicles qualifying for an exemption from a 10% purchase tax in China.The shares closed little changed at $430.38 on Friday. The …read more […]

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Why Apple Loup Ventures' top-performing FAANG stock in 2020

Apple has had a good run in 2019 compared to its FAANG peers, and Apple bull Gene Munster of Loup Ventures thinks it has more room to grow in 2020 and beyond. Munster lays out 5 reasons why it could reach $350 next year – and $400 in 2021. These include: easy iPhone comps, continued growth in Apple Watch and other wearables, and investor anticipation of 5G. Munster expects 5 new iPhone models in 2020, and for Apple’s earnings multiple to increase in 2020. …read more […]

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2019 Review: Most Favored Hedge Fund Stocks vs. ConocoPhillips Company (COP)

It is already common knowledge that individual investors do not usually have the necessary resources and abilities to properly research an investment opportunity. As a result, most investors pick their illusory “winners” by making a superficial analysis and research that leads to poor performance on aggregate. Since stock returns aren’t usually symmetrically distributed and index […] …read more […]

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Hedge Fund Consensus Stocks vs. PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) In 2019

Many investors, including Paul Tudor Jones or Stan Druckenmiller, have been saying before last year’s Q4 market crash that the stock market is overvalued due to a low-interest-rate environment that leads to companies swapping their equity for debt and focusing mostly on short-term performance such as beating the quarterly earnings estimates. In the first half […] …read more […]

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2019 Review: Most Favored Hedge Fund Stocks vs. Facebook Inc (FB)

It is already common knowledge that individual investors do not usually have the necessary resources and abilities to properly research an investment opportunity. As a result, most investors pick their illusory “winners” by making a superficial analysis and research that leads to poor performance on aggregate. Since stock returns aren’t usually symmetrically distributed and index […] …read more […]

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Hedge Fund Consensus Stocks vs. NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) In 2019

Last year’s fourth quarter was a rough one for investors and many hedge funds, which were naturally unable to overcome the big dip in the broad market, as the S&P 500 fell by about 4.8% during 2018 and average hedge fund losing about 1%. The Russell 2000, composed of smaller companies, performed even worse, trailing […] …read more […]

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2019 Review: Top Hedge Fund Stocks vs. Twilio Inc. (TWLO)

Hedge funds and other investment firms that we track manage billions of dollars of their wealthy clients’ money, and needless to say, they are painstakingly thorough when analyzing where to invest this money, as their own wealth also depends on it. Regardless of the various methods used by elite investors like David Tepper and David […] …read more […]

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Hedge Fund Consensus Stocks vs. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) In 2019

Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that’s not because they are bad at investing. Truth be told, most hedge fund managers and other smaller players within this industry are very smart and skilled investors. Of course, they may also make wrong bets in some instances, but no one knows what the […] …read more […]

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Hedge Fund Darlings vs. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) In 2019

Last year’s fourth quarter was a rough one for investors and many hedge funds, which were naturally unable to overcome the big dip in the broad market, as the S&P 500 fell by about 4.8% during 2018 and average hedge fund losing about 1%. The Russell 2000, composed of smaller companies, performed even worse, trailing […] …read more […]