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Shock for investors? Google CEO Page bogged down by Vocal Cord Paralysis

Now this is some troubling news! Google’s CEO Larry Page has admitted that he faces vocal cord paralysis that makes him face difficulty in breathing and speaking some times. But the gentleman still manages to run his company to the best!

Yahoo back to the drawing board, vows comeback

Yahoo, is not to be underestimated. The company under Marissa Mayer is leaving no stone unturned to revive its glorious days.

Manmohan firm on reforms, defies resistance from allies and Opposition

Prolonged multifaceted resistance towards implementation of governmental reform-policies may retard nation’s economic growth by 5 percent, warns Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

UPA’s nod for FDI in retail enrages Opposition and allies alike

Retail industry in India – which is presently worth $450 billion – is expected to grow by leaps and bounds with the opening up of foreign direct investment (FDI) on Friday.

Forex trading for the novice

The conversion of one country's currency into that of another is known as Foreign Exchange. The word ‘Forex or FX’ is an acronym of Foreign Exchange.

Domain Trading: Invest in the Virtual Real Estate

Are you are seeking an additional, effortless income online? – Yes, then Domain Name Trading is perhaps the best online business for you.

Rockwell Automation Passes This Key Test

There's no foolproof way to know the future for Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.

So Does This Drug Work or Not?

When Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX) said back in October that the low dose of VX-222 combined with telaprevir was being stopped because of viral breakthrough, I told subscribers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers not to worry. "All drugs fail to work at some suboptimal dose," I wrote.

Here's How Deltek May Be Failing You

Margins matter. The more Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. That's why I check on my holdings' margins at least once a quarter. I'm looking for the absolute numbers, comparisons with sector peers and competitors, and any trend that may tell me how strong Deltek's competitive position could be.

Check Point Software Technologies Passes This Key Test

There's no foolproof way to know the future for Check Point Software Technologies (Nasdaq: CHKP) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.