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Positivo Informatica tumbled the most in a month after reporting a third-quarter profit that missed estimates.

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Positivo Informatica tumbled the most in a month after reporting a third-quarter profit that missed estimates.

Little Love for Brazil’s PC Leader

Unless you’re living in Brazil, odds are you haven’t heard of Positivo Informatica. It’s the country’s biggest computer maker, an honor that seems less impressive every day. Profit margins throughout the PC industry are declining, as is industry growth as...

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Amazon's outside investments contributed more to the bottom line than its e-commerce operations.

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Amazon's outside investments contributed more to the bottom line than its e-commerce operations.

Amazon Was More Investor than Retailer in the First Quarter

  Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer, but its outside investments contributed more money to the company’s bottom line in the first quarter than its e-commerce operations. In the three months ended March 31, Amazon made more than half...

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