LinkedIn Denies Wrongdoing, Trends Should Benefit Salesforce, and 3 More Hot Stocks

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD): LinkedIn shares are sliding somewhat as the company denied allegations in a lawsuit that it breaks into members’ accounts, and insisted it never sends invitations to join the service on a user’s behalf without permission. Four members who are seeking damages on behalf of all LinkedIn users filed the suit; they allege the company is collecting the addresses of their contacts and spamming them with multiple requests to sign up.