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    June has historically been one of the weakest months for equities. The stock market in June has averaged a 1.32% decline over the past 10 years, Jonathan Krinsky, the chief market technician at MKM Partners, wrote in a technical strategy report published Tuesday. "June will be here quickly, and it has been by far the worst month for stocks over the last 10 years," Krinsky wrote.

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    The asset management and investor services sub-sector of the financial services sector is actually growing at a faster rate than the rest of the financial services industry. Why? So what are the best asset management and custody banks investors should be buying? TheStreet Ratings projects a stock's total return potential over a 12-month period including both price appreciation and dividends.

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    Investment-grade corporate bonds yield more than Treasuries of comparable maturity but carry only slightly more risk. What could go wrong: Although the default rate on high-quality corporate bonds is low, companies can--and do--go bankrupt.

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    Delayed happy May everyone! Actually, happy May is somewhat of an oxymoron on Wall Street. I've made it a personal rule never to take a side without looking at the evidence. Below is a simple S&P 500 seasonality chart. What exactly is S&P 500 seasonality? This is the path carved out by 54 years of price action. May weakness is for real.

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    It was a bad day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average  but the CNBC "Fast Money" panel wasn't worried Tuesday. "I don't think this is a panic," said Pete Najarian, co-founder of optionmonster.com andtrademonster.com. "Volumes are fairly light." "I'm not selling any of my longs," said Karen Fireman, president of Metropolitan Capital Advisors.

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    An open organization trumps the traditional corporate structure because it is about putting innovation first, said Jim Whitehurst, author of The Open Organization as well as the CEO of software company Red Hat (RHT), "The hierarchical organization is outdated because it is geared for doing rote tasks on assembly line," Whitehurst said, adding that "hierarchy and innovation rarely go together."

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    Investors may want to keep an eye on shares of Workday   in Wednesday's trading session. For the first quarter, the cloud computing software company posted a loss of 2 cents a share, more than a nickel better than the loss of 8 cents the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters (TRI) had estimated. Sales for the first quarter climbed 57% compared with the results a year ago and rose to $251 million.

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    Apple (AAPL) design star Jony Ive, the senior vice president of design, is now Chief Design Officer, the company said Tuesday. CEO Tim Cook told the company in an internal memo that Ive's new role now includes designing the Apple retail stores and the company's futuristic California Campus, the Silicon Valley office space has been dubbed "the space ship."

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    General Motors (GM) shareholders just can't catch a break. On, Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that federal prosecutors are moving toward filing criminal charges against the automaker in connection with a defective ignition switch that's been linked to about 100 deaths in accidents involving Chevrolet Cobalts and other GM cars.

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    Information technology provider EMC  is grabbing Virtustream for $1.2 billion in a move to expand its footprint in the cloud services space. "This is a critical and transformative acquisition for EMC (EMC) in one of the industry's fastest-growing and most important sectors," said EMC Chairman and CEO Joe Tucciin a statement.

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    Shares of Time Warner Cable  soared over 7% on Tuesday to close near $184, making it TheStreet"s Move of the Day. Charter Communications (CHTR) said it would acquire Time Warner Cable for $78.7 billion, or about $195.71 per share. This article is commentary by an independent contributor.