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The Capitalist Newsletter – October 7, 2016




Google had a big unveiling this week. The tech giant launched a new line of hardware, including a powerful line of phones, a virtual reality headset, and a much improved Google Chromecast. But the star of the show was their new smartphone, the Google Pixel. Have they leveled the smartphone playing field at all?

Read The Capitalist’s Take Here…

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Just two years after the blood-testing company Theranos was valued at $9 billion, the company has announced that it will close its clinical labs and blood-test centers and cut more than 40 percent of its staff.

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Twitter shares plunged 19% Thursday after published reports said would-be suitors including Google would not bid for the struggling social media company….

Read More From USA Today Here

Read More From Business Insider Here

Read More From Recode Here

Closing Bell

-Thursday, October 6th

Stocks Stay Flat as Investors Wait on Payroll Reports

Big Insider Trades

– Papa John’s International, Inc. (PZZA) CEO John Schnatter Sells $6.25m

-Synergy Resources Corp. (SYRG) CEO Lynn Peterson Buys $400k

Winners & Losers

– Alcoa, Inc. (AA) UP (205.58%) After 1-for-3 Reverse Stock Split

– Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Plummets DOWN (48.49%) After Drug Trial Patient Deaths

Most Talked About

Genko Shipping (GNK) A Strong Buy After Announcing Multiple Several Key Agreements

The TIP Sheets

-Thursday, October 6th

-Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AUPH) Soars After Overwhelmingly Positive Lupus Drug Trial Results. Shares Should Continue UP

Unusual Volume

– Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Plummets DOWN (48.49%) on 17 Million Shares Traded After Drug Trial Patient Deaths. Stocks Will Continue to Plummet DOWN

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