Unfortunately, lots of people lose big every year because of these mistakes, but you can keep a closer eye for the next time around.
All signs point to holiday quarter dominance for these giants, yet the stocks do not respond.
With 4 days left until the fiscal cliff, negotiations resume.
Western regulators may be treading lightly with their antitrust probes to prop up the search giant as a stalwart in the global fight over Internet freedoms.
Long-term investors should sit on the tech giant's shares for a year before passing judgment; short-term traders should set specific targets and recognize the big picture.
These stocks pay out at least 3%.
When the tech giant reports record results in late January, expect Wall Street to do another about face.
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