Facebook To PIONEER Online Voting and 4 Hot Stocks Turning Heads Now
Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): Millionaires took on U.S. stocks more than any other asset in the past year as run-of-the-mill investors were drawn to bonds, a survey by Fidelity Investments demonstrated. In second place came cash, then exchange-traded funds, individual U.S. bonds or domestic stock funds, Bloomberg writes. Shares of BofA are trading 0.13 percent higher today.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNLF) has requested a San Jose, CA federal judge to limit references by Apple’s lawyers to the company’s late founder Steve Jobs at a jury trial regarding mobile-device patents, according to Bloomberg. Apple shares are trading 0.45 percent higher today.
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Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB): Washington will be the first American state to permit eligible residents to register to vote via Facebook, and will launch this initiative this month, reports Brian Zylstra, a spokesman for the Washington secretary of state’s office. Washington has featured online voter registration for four years, but this initiative is a move toward increasing voter participation.
AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T): BGR reports confirmation that Apple’s iPhone 5 will include nano-SIMs and that carrier partners, AT&T among them, are now testing how the novel devices work. Shares of AT&T are trading 1.41 percent lower today.
Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) said, “We are executing with urgency on our restructuring program. We are disposing of non-core assets like Vertu. We are taking the necessary steps to restructure the operations of the company, which included the announcement of a new program on June 14. Faster than anticipated, we have already negotiated the closure of the Ulm, Germany R&D site, and the negotiations about the planned closure of our factory in Salo, Finland are proceeding in a collaborative spirit.” Nokia shares are trading 8.67 percent higher today.
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