Xperi Grows Moderately But Shows Some Promise (NYSE:XPER)

Theo Wargo/Getty Images Entertainment A Quick Take On Xperi Xperi Inc. (NYSE:XPER) reported its Q3 2023 financial results on November 13, 2023, beating revenue and consensus earnings estimates. The firm provides a variety of connected media and entertainment interfaces and related technologies. While its smallest segment, Media Platform (TiVo OS) is growing quickly, overall the…

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The Money Fight

This article is featured in Bitcoin Magazine’s “The Primary Issue”. Click here to get your Annual Bitcoin Magazine Subscription. I always find it funny when I am attending a Bitcoin event like Bitcoin 2023 — or next year’s Bitcoin 2024 in Nashville — and a fight fan recognizes me with a bewildered look in their…

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Nu Holdings: Own It, Don’t Trade It Post Q3 (NYSE:NU)

Sidney de Almeida My investment thesis for Nu Holdings (NYSE:NU) centers on the potent combination of sustained growth, quality, and operational efficiency, a formula that historically yields positive outcomes. As highlighted in my previous analysis of the Brazilian digital bank, while concerns persist about its premium valuation, it’s crucial to distinguish this from inherent overvaluation….

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Versatus Labs Raises $2.3M to Bring World’s First Stateless Rollup

Stateless roll-up Versatus LASR represents a pure execution environment that relocates compute processes off-chain without the inherent responsibilities or expenses tied to maintaining state and storing data. On Wednesday, December 6, peer-to-peer Web Services protocol Versaturs Labs announced its successful fundraising of $2.3 million with key investors being Republic Crypto and NGC Ventures. The fundraise…

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Dollar General Corporation (DG) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Q3 2023 Earnings Conference Call December 7, 2023 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Kevin Walker – Vice President, Investor Relations Todd Vasos – Chief Executive Officer Kelly Dilts – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Rupesh Parikh – Oppenheimer Simeon Gutman – Morgan Stanley Matthew Boss – JPMorgan Matthew Boss –…

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Wall Street Lunch: Tough Road Ahead For Buybacks

syahrir maulana Listen below or on the go on Apple Podcasts and Spotify J.P. Morgan predicts a worse outlook for income investors in 2024. (0:15) Fisker Automotive CEO fights for the stock. (2:50) Trump tapping Jamie Dimon for Treasury Secretary? (4:02) This is an abridged transcript Our top story so far End-of-year stock buyback announcements…

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Surge in Price amid Subdued Interest

Despite the subdued overall interest, a group that remains consistently passionate is the die-hard Bitcoin maximalists. In recent weeks, Bitcoin price has once again captured the attention of the financial industry as it surged above $44,000, a level not seen since May 2022. However, this rally seems to lack the fervor and widespread interest that…

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BXSL Uncovered: Comprehensive Insights Into Its Investment Strategy And Performance

Charday Penn Company Website Blackstone Secured Lending Fund (NYSE:BXSL), managed by Blackstone Credit BDC Advisors LLC, stands as a key player in the Business Development Company (BDC) sector. This report delves into BXSL’s investment strategy, portfolio composition, financial performance based on the latest Q3 2023 Earnings Report, and comparative analysis with industry standards, notably Ares…

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SunnySide, Rosseau Partner To Offer Bitcoin Mining Companies Immersion Cooling Tech

SunnySide Digital, a global distributor of enterprise data center infrastructure, has announced a new partnership with Rosseau, to offer high-performance computing (HPC) and bitcoin mining clients immersion cooling technology. This collaboration promises to enhance power density by up to 100%, surpassing alternative immersion cooling systems currently available in the market, according to a press release…

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Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) Q4 2023 Earnings Conference Call December 7, 2023 10:30 AM ET Company Participants William Angrick – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Jorge Celaya – Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Gary Prestopino – Barrington Research George Sutton – Craig-Hallum Capital Operator Hello and welcome to Liquidity Services,…

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NML: This Excellent Midstream CEF Might Be Worth Considering Today (NYSE:NML)

bjdlzx Neuberger Berman Energy Infrastructure and Income Fund Inc (NYSE:NML) is a closed-end fund, or CEF, that allows investors to include midstream master-limited partnerships, or MLPs, in their tax-advantaged accounts without running into potential problems at tax time. This can be a very good thing, because the financial stability and high yields of midstream partnerships…

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Spot Bitcoin ETF Talks in Advanced Stage

The SEC has been asking prospective issuers to give well-detailed descriptions of their various spot Bitcoin ETF products. It appears that from here onwards,  there’s no going back on the approval of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States. This follows after a recent Reuters report claimed that talks between the US Securities…

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As ETF Hype Builds, Bitcoin Rallies Past $40k

The below is an excerpt from a recent edition of Bitcoin Magazine Pro, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. Despite a few apparent setbacks, like the change of leadership at Binance, Bitcoin’s ongoing upward trend…

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AMD Makes Definitive GenAI Statement

Sundry Photography Lately, whenever a major tech industry company hosts a large event, it almost inevitably ends up discussing their strategy and latest products focused on generative AI. Such was the case with major semiconductor provider AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) as they held their Advancing AI event in San Jose. The company officially unveiled their previously announced…

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IEEE to Execute Credentialing System on Avalanche in Zupple Labs Partnership

IEEE’s influence spans a wide range of sectors, including publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization with over 426,000 members across 160 countries, has taken a pioneering step towards enhancing the security and efficiency of its credentialing system. In…

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1 REIT To Sell And 1 Strong Buy

seraficus We recently received our shares of Net Lease Office Properties (NLOP) from W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) and we decided to sell them. We have no interest in owning single-tenant office buildings, and that’s precisely what this real estate investment trust, or REIT (VNQ), is about. NLOP plans to liquidate the assets, but given…

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JAN3 Launches New Division to Help Countries Buy Bitcoin

JAN3, a leading Bitcoin technology company, has unveiled its latest venture, JAN3 Financial, aimed at onboarding nation-states and high net worth individuals to Bitcoin, according to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. This move attempts to address the growing demand for acquiring and securing Bitcoin among nation states, public entities, corporations, and high-net-worth individuals….

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DS Smith Plc (DITHF) Q2 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

DS Smith Plc (OTCPK:DITHF) Q2 2024 Earnings Conference Call December 7, 2023 4:00 AM ET Company Participants Miles Roberts – Group Chief Executive Richard Pike – Group Finance Director Designate Conference Call Participants Cole Hathorn – Jefferies Charlie Muir-Sands – BNP David O’Brien – Goodbody Stockbrokers Andrew Jones – UBS Kevin Fogarty – Numis Pallav…

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Sotheby’s Makes Historic Leap into Bitcoin NFT Realm through Shroomtoshi’s Ordinals Art Auction

BitcoinShrooms uses pixelated art from the 1980s that is permanently stored on the Bitcoin blockchain through the Ordinals protocol. Venturing into the world of Bitcoin NFT artwork, the renowned auction house Sotheby’s introduces its first-ever sale titled “Bitcoin Ordinals”, featuring pixel art by an anonymous crypto artist known as Shroomtoshi. This one-of-a-kind auction, which runs…

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Mondelez: Good Growth Prospects And Reasonable Valuation (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

Harald Schmidt Investment Thesis Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has good revenue and margin growth prospects ahead. The company’s revenue growth should benefit from the carryover impact of price increases taken over 2023 and incremental price increases planned for the coming year. Moreover, the company’s end-market demand is healthy, thanks to resiliency among consumers for snacking products…

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Crypto Policies Take Center Stage at Republican Presidential Debate

The Republican presidential debate discussed several issues including regulation to protect the sector as well as safeguarding crypto users. The Republican presidential debate in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Wednesday, delved into cryptocurrency policies and regulation. Vivek Ramaswamy, who stood out for integrating crypto into his campaign, did not hesitate to address the industry’s challenges. In response…

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Ethereum Has Catching Up To Do (ETH-USD)

Dennis Diatel Photography The crypto market is back. We have enjoyed broad rallies in the crypto coins and have seen large year-to-date increases in Bitcoin (BTC-USD), Ethereum (ETH-USD), Solana (SOL-USD), and Avalanche (AVAX-USD), among others. Some cryptos are rallying with the market while others are benefiting from specific catalysts. For BTC, that catalyst is renewed…

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Littelfuse: Our Top Stock Idea For 2024 (NASDAQ:LFUS)

lkphotographers/iStock via Getty Images Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) continues facing headwinds, and this has reduced investor interest in the shares. In 2023 it has trailed the S&P 500 index (SP500) (SPY) by more than 10%, which is not typical for Littelfuse. The company has a history of rapid growth through a combination of organic growth and M&A….

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Pampa Also Trades At Fair Value Waiting For The New President (NYSE:PAM)

Cristian Martin Pampa Energia (NYSE:PAM) is one of the leading Argentinian energy companies, with operations spanning generation, petrochemicals, natural gas extraction, and the gas and electricity transportation networks. I wrote about PAMP in March 2023 (buy), and January 2022 (hold). These articles contain a more detailed revision of PAM’s operations. In the March 2023 article,…

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Moody’s Analytics Launches Finance-Focused Quantum-as-a-Service Platform QFStudio

Moody’s QFStudio offers benefits such as easy integration for efficient scalability and benchmarking classical algorithms against quantum or quantum-inspired algorithms. Moody’s Analytics is now offering a Quantum-as-a-Service platform in partnership with Multiverse Computing. Moody’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, QFStudio, has benchmarking capabilities that enable it to perform comparative analyses of both classical and quantum algorithms, “specifically…

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Five Below’s Winning Strategy (NASDAQ:FIVE)

jetcityimage Introduction Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) reported excellent earnings last week despite all the worries some investors had. These worries allowed long-term investors to continue adding to their positions. I started adding to my Five Below position again in September after more than one year since my last additions. I felt the company was at attractive…

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Let’s Talk Blockchain, Not ‘Crypto’

da-kuk/E+ via Getty Images By Andrew Almeida, CFA Background For the average person, the term “crypto” has become a catchall. It encompasses everything from non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to Layer 0s, Layer 1s, Layer 2s, staking protocols, permissioned blockchains, public chains, Web 2.5, Web 3.0, and beyond. I cringe whenever someone asks me if I invest…

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Filecoin Network and io.net Announces Strategic Partnership to Widen Income Opportunities for Decentralized Storage Providers

The partnership between the Filecoin network and the io.net platform is a major shift for the decentralized storage providers, as more income avenues have been created. The Filecoin (FIL) network has grown to a mature decentralized storage ecosystem with a fully diluted valuation of more than $9.2 billion. In a bid to ensure sustainable growth…

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Santa Score: Who’s Naughty And Nice?

Peach_iStock By Benedek Vörös At this time of year, my 9-year-old excitedly polishes his boots so that, according to Hungarian tradition, Santa can fill them with sweets and toys during the night between December 5 and 6 (yes, he does arrive a few weeks early in Central Europe). Just like in years past, I am…

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