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    1. Elizabeth Warren's Proposal to Break Up Big Tech Shouldn't Shake Amazon Shareholders — Yet

      Elizabeth Warren's Proposal to Break Up Big Tech Shouldn't Shake Amazon Shareholders — Yet
      • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate, proposed on Friday a plan to break up big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet's Google.
      • The plan doesn't appear to immediately threaten Amazon, said Eric Sheridan, an analyst at UBS, who spoke with Markets Insider on Friday.
      • Still, regulation is the top concern he discusses with investors, as far as challenges facing large-cap tech names...
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    2. Newmont Mining Rejects Barrick Gold's $17.8 Billion Hostile-Takeover Bid

      Newmont Mining Rejects Barrick Gold's $17.8 Billion Hostile-Takeover Bid
      • Barrick Gold's hostile takeover bid for Newmont Mining was rejected on Monday.
      • Barrick Gold proposed the $17.8 billion deal last week in what would have created the world's largest gold producer.
      • Watch Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining trade live.

      Newmont Mining's board of directors on Monday rejected Barrick Gold's $17.8 billion hostile takeover bid. The offer would have created the world's largest gold producer...

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    3. We're Hunting for an 'Elephant-Sized Acquisition'

      We're Hunting for an 'Elephant-Sized Acquisition'
      • Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, released his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday.
      • Buffett wrote that he and his vice chairman, Charlie Munger, still hoped to make a large acquisition.
      • Buffett said in last year's letter that he wanted to make a big deal, but companies' valuations were too expensive...
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    4. Pier 1 is a 'Dumpster Fire' and it's Fighting for its Survival

      Pier 1 is a 'Dumpster Fire' and it's Fighting for its Survival
      • Pier 1's market value has been almost completely wiped out over the past five and a half years, falling 97% since 2013.
      • Analysts say the outlook is discouraging. Of the few surveyed by Bloomberg who cover the name, none rate the stock a "buy," two carry a "sell" rating, and four say "hold."
      • Analysts say a combination of overwhelming store environments, offerings that don't reflect the latest trends, and expensive sourcing and supply chain costs have brought the retailer to its knees...
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    5. A Wall Street Shop That Called Facebook and Snap's Troubles is Out with its 2019 Predictions

      A Wall Street Shop That Called Facebook and Snap's Troubles is Out with its 2019 Predictions
      • Pivotal Research Group, a small research firm that called troubles for Facebook and Snap early on, just released its media, internet, and communications predictions for the coming year.
      • Among the analysts' forecasts are "material" management changes at Facebook and "another ugly year" for satellite television...
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