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3 Top Software-as-a-Service Stocks to Buy in June

This past spring has not been kind to software-as-a-service (SaaS) stocks. After an epic rise during the first year of the pandemic, many of them have taken steep double-digit-percentage hits as of late. The problem isn’t with cloud-based businesses themselves, but rather general investor rotation into companies that could benefit from “economic reopening” as consumer behavior starts to normalize again.

The cloud is a secular growth trend, though, and many SaaS stocks are now on sale. Three that look like especially good buys in June are Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW), Anaplan (NYSE:PLAN), and PubMatic (NASDAQ:PUBM).

Palo Alto

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The Top Technology Issue In The Corporate Boardroom Isn’t What You Think

As corporate directors turn their thoughts to Spring and the post-pandemic world, their boardroom technology agenda is starting to change. 

Data from IT market intelligence leader International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that corporate boards globally are getting focused on a balanced agenda of strategic IT issues, in addition to keeping a close eye on cybersecurity risk. Recent data indicates that their highest-rated issue is how technologies create better engagement with their customers. In a post-pandemic world where consumer behaviors have changed permanently, that’s understandable.

The IDC survey reinforces the critical role that the

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UiPath rises 23% in NYSE debut after one of top software IPO’s ever

People celebrate the UiPath IPO outside the New York Stock Exchange, April 21, 2021.

Source: NYSE

UiPath rose 23% in the company’s stock market debut on Wednesday after the software vendor and its investors reeled in $1.34 billion in the company’s IPO. The shares closed at $69.

The company, whose software helps businesses automate repetitive tasks, sold shares Tuesday night at $56 apiece, above its expected price range of $52 to $54. At the closing price, UiPath had a market value of $35.8 billion.

If underwriters buy their allotted shares, UiPath’s offering will be the third-biggest ever for a U.S.

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5 Top Crawl Stats Insights in Google Search Console

There is one report in Google Search Console that’s both insanely useful and quite hard to find, especially if you’re just starting your SEO journey.

It’s one of the most powerful tools for every SEO professional, even though you can’t even access it from within Google Search Console’s main interface.

I’m talking about the Crawl stats report.

In this article, you’ll learn why this report is so important, how to access it, and how to use it for SEO advantage.

How Is Your Website Crawled?

Crawl budget (the number of pages Googlebot can and wants to crawl) is essential for

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Fantasy football rankings 2021: Computer model shows NFL sleepers, breakouts, busts, top 300

The New York Jets cut the cord on the Sam Darnold era in recent weeks, trading the third-year quarterback to the Carolina Panthers for three draft picks. That means the Jets are once again casting about for a franchise quarterback and could select one with the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. Does that mean whomever the Jets take is in line to become one of the season’s top 2021 Fantasy football breakouts? Will Darnold become one of the 2021 Fantasy football sleepers heading into a new situation in Charlotte?

Choosing your fantasy team’s signal-caller is a pivotal choice,

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How Top Producers used mortgage technology in 2020

When the pandemic arrived and everything went remote, some in the technologically straggling mortgage industry completely changed out of necessity.

Meanwhile, top producers reached new pinnacles in 2020 as mortgage volume set a record with combined purchase and refinancing approaching $4.5 trillion. The latest Top Producers list of 400 loan officers and mortgage brokers combined for a total of $48.3 billion in volume compared to just under $32.6 billion the year before. As interest rates descended to new depths amid economic uncertainty, lenders likened borrower activity to drinking out of a fire hose.

While it translated to a good

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