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  1. Theravance Inc. (THRX): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 13, 2015
    Theravance's third-quarter 2014 loss of $0.19 per share was wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $0.15. Theravance ...
  2. Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (TDS): New Analyst Report from ...

    January 13, 2015
    We maintain our Neutral recommendation on Telephone and Data Systems. The company's wireless business is expected to deliver ...
  3. ADTRAN Inc. (ADTN): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 13, 2015
    ADTRAN posted third-quarter 2014 financial results wherein earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate but revenues ...
  4. Covidien plc (COV): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 13, 2015
    Covidien reported strong fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 results wherein both earnings and revenues improved year over year and ...
  5. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MTU): New Analyst Report ...

    January 13, 2015
    Mitsubishi UFJ's reported net income for six months of fiscal year 2014 (ended Sep 30) showed a year-over-year rise. Organic ...
  6. Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 13, 2015
    Citrix Systems reported mixed results in the third quarter of 2014. While earnings exceeded expectations, revenues lagged ...
  7. H&R Block Inc. (HRB): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 13, 2015
    H&R Block's fiscal second quarter loss widened year over year and lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The wider-than-expected ...
  8. CenturyLink Inc. (CTL): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 13, 2015
    CenturyLink reported impressive third-quarter financial numbers buoyed by strong demand. We believe strength in products ...
  9. Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 13, 2015
    Diamond Foods stepped into fiscal 2015 with solid first-quarter results wherein both top and bottom lines marked year-over-year ...
  10. Mead Johnson Nu (MJN): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research ...

    January 13, 2015
    Mead Johnson's third quarter 2014 adjusted EPS of $0.93, though on par with the year-ago number, successfully beat the Zacks ...
  11. Sealed Air Corporation (SEE): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 13, 2015
    We are upgrading our recommendation on Sealed Air from Neutral to Outperform, with a target price of $52.00. Sealed Air's ...
  12. These Are The Questions Every Investor Should Be Asking In 2 ...

    January 13, 2015
    Joan R. Ginther has won the lottery four times. First it was a measly $5.4 million. Then $2 million. Then $3 million and ...
  13. This Boring Trade Could Yield Double-Digit Returns

    January 13, 2015
    The markets had investors on edge last year as they waited for the other shoe to drop in the form of a correction so many ...
  14. Machinery Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Industry Outlook

    January 12, 2015
    Machinery Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Industry Outlook
  15. Bull of the Day: JetBlue (JBLU) - Bull of the Day

    January 12, 2015
    Bull of the Day: JetBlue (JBLU) - Bull of the Day
  16. A Company's First Profit Can Mean Big Profits to Investors - ...

    January 12, 2015
    A Company's First Profit Can Mean Big Profits to Investors - Screen of the Week
  17. Machinery Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 12, 2015
    Machinery Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  18. Bear of the Day: Inter Parfums (IPAR) - Bear of the Day

    January 12, 2015
    Bear of the Day: Inter Parfums (IPAR) - Bear of the Day
  19. Get 90% Upside Potential With This Beaten-Down Industrial Stock

    January 12, 2015
    The current extended bull market is both exciting and scary. The higher the market goes, the more nervous investors become ...
  20. Regeneron/Sanofi Seek PCSK9 Drug Praluent Approval in EU - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Regeneron and Sanofi announced that the Marketing Authorisation Application for Praluent has been accepted by the European ...
  21. Televisa Vends 50% Iusacell Stake, Buys Cablevision Red - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Grupo Televisa S.A. (TV), the largest broadcast TV operator in Mexico, recently sold its stake in Iusacell to Grupo Salinas ...
  22. Dover (DOV) Launches a New 15M Share Buyback Program - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Dover (DOV) has sanctioned a new share repurchase program of up to 15 million shares.
  23. SunEdison & Adani to Build Solar Plant in Gujarat, India - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    SunEdison Inc. (SUNE) has reportedly entered into a strategic alliance with Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises, which ...
  24. How To Capitalize On The Eurozone Breakup

    January 12, 2015
    Investors rarely have a crystal ball when it comes to market action, but recent events in Europe point the way to some fairly ...
  25. Cummins to Benefit from Share Repurchase and Acquisitions - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 9, 2015, we issued an updated research report on Cummins Inc. (CMI)
  26. Goldman Secures Energy Investment on Wind Farm Buy - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Premium investment banking company, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS), has recently purchased an onshore wind farm in New ...
  27. Ryland Unveils Northern Terrace Brookline in Las Vegas - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Recently, Ryland Group Inc. (RYL) unveiled a new community called Northern Terrace Brookline at Providence, Las Vegas, NV.
  28. Agenus Soars on Immuno-Oncology Agreement with Incyte - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Agenus (AGEN) inked a global license, development and commercialization agreement with Incyte Corporation for the development ...
  29. Costco's Comparable-Store Sales for December Top Estimates - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Costco (COST) posted its comparable-store sales (comps) results for the five weeks ended Jan 4, 2015 that fared better than ...
  30. L Brands' December Comparable Sales Grow on Innovations - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    L Brands (LB) posted its comparable-store sales (comps) results for the five weeks ended Jan 3, 2015 that fared better than ...
  31. Emergent BioSolutions Provides Preliminary 2014 Results - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Emergent BioSolutions (EBS) announced preliminary results for 2014 and provided an outlook for 2015.
  32. Cisco (CSCO), Proximus Renew Strategic Alliance at CES - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) saw Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) renew its partnership with Proximus, a Belgian telecom ...
  33. Buckle Ends 2014 on a High Note, December Comps Up 2.5% - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    The Buckle, Inc (BKE) reported 2.5% increase in its comparable-store sales (comps) for the five-week period ended Jan 3, ...
  34. Fire Breaks Out at Amazon's Under-Construction Data Center - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Amazon's (AMZN) under-construction data center in Virginia caught fire on Jan 9. The fire initially broke out on the roof. ...
  35. DuPont (DD) Faces Proxy Battle, 'Breakup' Call Gets Louder - ...

    January 12, 2015
    DuPont (DD) is facing increased pressure from hedge fund Trian after the latter announced its plans to secure four board ...
  36. AT&T Joins Automakers for Connected Car Business - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    AT&T, Inc. (T) has entered into partnerships with three large automobile manufacturers -- Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), ...
  37. ArcelorMittal (MT) Down to Sell as Challenges Persist - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Zacks Investment Research has downgraded ArcelorMittal (MT) to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) on Jan 10, 2015.
  38. NCI Building Prices Senior Notes to Fund CENTRIA Deal - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    NCI Building (NCS) has declared the pricing of the previously announced $250 million senior notes offering.
  39. Playing The Bull Run Without Worry

    January 12, 2015
    This is a unique way to play the bull market run while also having some downside protection.
  40. Royal Bank of Scotland Mulls Shedding Asian Operations - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), the banking and insurance holding company largely owned by the U.K. government, is contemplating ...
  41. Deutsche Bank's $2.5B Portfolio Bought by TGP Real Estate - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    TPG Real Estate announced the acquisition of a high-yielding loan portfolio from Deutsche Bank AG's (DB) Special Situations ...
  42. Key Internet Issues Bring These Stocks in Focus in 2015 - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Several factors are likely to influence the Internet in 2015 and are expected to be the king-makers as the year gradually ...
  43. Steven Madden Beats Preliminary Q4 Sales, Cuts FY View - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Steven Madden Ltd.'s (SHOO) reported soft preliminary sales results for the fourth quarter fiscal 2014 on the same day.
  44. Shire to Acquire NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2B - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    In a move to further strengthen its rare disease portfolio, Shire plc (SHPG) announced that it will acquire NPS Pharmaceuticals, ...
  45. Estee Lauder (EL) Buys Parfums Frederic Malle - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) recently completed its previously announced takeover of high-end fragrance brand Editions ...
  46. VeriFone Offers mPOS PAYware Mobile e355 for Multiple OS - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Leading provider of electronic payment solutions, VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY) recently announced its latest solution to ...
  47. Host Hotels Eyes Premium Assets: Should You Buy HST? - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 9, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Host Hotels (HST).
  48. Alcoa Earnings Impressive Again - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    Alcoa (AA) has done it again: another impressively big beat on both the top and bottom lines, this time for Q4 2014.
  49. Novartis Submits NDA for Ultibro & Seebri Breezhaler - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Novartis (NVS) recently announced positive top-line results from phase III trials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
  50. Top Strategies Remote Traders Should Follow

    January 12, 2015
    Most traders cannot watch every tick because they have lives away from the markets. These folks can take simple steps to ...
  51. United Continental's (UAL) December Traffic Rises Slightly - ...

    January 12, 2015
    United Continental (UAL) reported modest traffic numbers due to soft domestic data.
  52. Nordstrom's New California Rack Store to Open in Fall 2015 - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Nordstrom's (JWN) store-expansion strategy seems to be in full swing as the company recently made yet another Rack store ...
  53. Aeropostale Lifts Outlook in Spite of Soft Holiday Sales - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Buoyed by improved margins and effective cost management, Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO) now anticipates narrower-than-expected ...
  54. Conatus Announced Results from Emricasan Studies - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    Conatus (CNAT) announced top-line results from studies on emricasan in organ-impaired patients.
  55. Terreno Unveils Q4 Investments, Capital Market Activities - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Terreno Realty (TRNO) has presently come out with its investment as well as operating and capital market activities for the ...
  56. AMAG Provides 2014 Preliminary Results & 2015 Guidance - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    AMAG Pharmaceuticals (AMAG) provided preliminary results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014 as well as its 2015 financial ...
  57. American Water's New Jersey Unit Files for Rate Increase - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    American Water Works Company's (AWK) New Jersey American Water has filed a rate hike request with the New Jersey Board of ...
  58. Raytheon-General Dynamics JV Wins Contract Worth $1.5B - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    RGNext, a joint venture of Raytheon (RTN) and General Dynamics (GD) has won a $1.5 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force.
  59. Watts Water under Pressure from Weak Euro Zone Business - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 9, 2015, we issued an updated research report on Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS).
  60. McCormick Appoints Kurzius as New COO, President - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    McCormick & Co., Inc (MKC) recently announced that it has appointed Lawrence Kurzius as its new chief operating officer ...
  61. Universal Corp. (UVV) Continues to Strengthen Balance Sheet - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Last week, Universal Corporation completed its new bank credit facility agreement.
  62. Urban Outfitters Up on Strong Holiday Season Performance - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Urban Outfitters stated that sales for the months of November and December surged 10% to $785 million.
  63. JC Penney to Shutter Forty Stores; Plans Major Layoffs - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    In an attempt to recoup and give itself a major facelift, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) announced the closure of 40 stores ...
  64. Argos Therapeutics Falls on Disappointing Phase IIb HIV Data ...

    January 12, 2015
    Argos Therapeutics Inc.'s (ARGS) AGS-004 failed to meet the primary endpoint in a phase IIb study for the treatment of patients ...
  65. Star Bulk Carriers Plunges 23% on Primary Offering Pricing - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Star Bulk plummeted to $5.02 per share on Jan 9.
  66. Air Products to Unveil VOC Emissions Controlling Technology ...

    January 12, 2015
    Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD) announced that it will showcase technology controlling the emission of volatile organic ...
  67. Vertex Pharmaceuticals' Kalydeco Remains in Focus in 2015 - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) provided an update on its cystic fibrosis pipeline and issued preliminary financial guidance ...
  68. Is It Too Late To Jump In On Health Care?

    January 12, 2015
    The healthcare equipment industry has been on fire but you’re worried that you might be late for the party? Well, there still ...
  69. Statoil to Extend Operations at Norne Field Till 2030 - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Statoil ASA (STO) aims to extend the life of the Norne field to 2030.
  70. Lululemon (LULU) Stock Surges 7.5% on Earnings Guidance Boost ...

    January 12, 2015
    Shares of Lululemon (LULU) are surging after management raised their earnings guidance after strong holiday sales.
  71. JPMorgan to Settle Bear Stearns Mortgage Case for $500M? - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    2015 started on a positive note for JPMorgan as far as the resolution of litigation issues is concerned. After settling a ...
  72. Golar LNG Partners Tumbles as Parent Offers Secondary Unit - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Units of Hamilton, Bermuda-based limited partnership Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) tumbled almost 11% after Golar LNG Ltd. ...
  73. Worldwide December Rig Count Falls Sequentially, Rises Y/Y - ...

    January 12, 2015
    In its monthly release, Houston-based oilfield services provider, Baker Hughes Inc.'s (BHI) worldwide Rotary Rig Count for ...
  74. BP GoM Unfavorable Spillover Ruling Upheld by U.S. Court - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    BP plc's (BP) ongoing court case tied to its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill suffered a setback on Friday.
  75. Gambling Stock Roundup: Macau Revenues Expected to Fall in 2 ...

    January 12, 2015
    Macau gambling revenues are once again expected to decline year over year in 2015. Meanwhile, Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) has ...
  76. XL Group Eyes Premiere Spot with Catlin Buyout, Shares Gain - ...

    January 12, 2015
    XL Group (XL) inked a deal to buy Catlin Group Limited for about $4.1 billion.
  77. MGIC December Operating Numbers Reveal Steady Business - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG) continued its streak of strong operating statistics, seen over several months, in the month of ...
  78. Generics Prices Spike: 2 Stock Choices - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    Prices of generics across the board are rising rapidly.
  79. Qiagen (QGEN) Launches Next-Gen TB Infection Test - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    Qiagen's (QGEN) QFT-Plus is the fourth generation of the most accurate test used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) infection.
  80. HCA Holdings (HCA) Revises Fourth Quarter 2014 Guidance - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) revised its guidance for fourth-quarter 2014.
  81. Anthem's M&A Ventures, Capital Activities Impress; Costs Rise ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 12, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Anthem Inc. (ANTM), earlier known as WellPoint Inc.
  82. General Motors Launches 2016 Chevrolet Volt in Detroit - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    General Motors Company's (GM) Chevrolet brand has introduced the new 2016 Volt electric car at the Detroit auto show.
  83. Myriad's Tumor-Based Cancer Test Wins CE Mark, Shares Up - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Myriad Genetic's (MYGN) Tumor BracAnalysis CDx has become the first ever tumor-based companion diagnostic test to receive ...
  84. Market Strategy: Look Back to Look Forward - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    To gain perspective, look back upon the last six months of 2014.
  85. DISH Network Strong on Internet TV Service, Cost Woes Stay - ...

    January 12, 2015
    An extensive wireless spectrum portfolio, innovative product launches like Internet TV service, higher ARPU and a video streaming ...
  86. Will China Unicom's Focus on LTE Expansion Bear Fruit? - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (CHU) is committed to provide faster broadband network, improve service quality and offer ...
  87. Pure Cycle Breaks Even in Q1, Revenues Miss Estimates - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Pure Cycle Corporation (PCYO) posted breakeven results in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.
  88. What Do Macy's Latest Moves Mean For Retail & REIT Investors?

    January 12, 2015
  89. Alere (ALR) Closes Alere Health Sale to Optum for $600M - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    The sale of Alere Health is part of Alere Inc.'s (ALR) key strategic objective to divest its non-core operations to focus ...
  90. Accenture's Navitaire Technologies Chosen by HK Express - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    HK Express has implemented Accenture's (ACN) Navitaire-hosted New Skies passenger reservation and SkyLedger revenue accounting ...
  91. Canadian Oil Sands: Only Lucrative At The Right Price

    January 12, 2015
    Canadian oil sands projects are economically viable at oil prices above US$84.99/bbls, and they provide many benefits to ...
  92. Is It Time to Buy Or Sell These Trending Stocks?

    January 12, 2015
    These four stock are providing trade signals right now, based on their respective up or down trends.
  93. Affymetrix (AFFX) Expands Genotyping Arrays Product Line - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Provider of life science tools and molecular diagnostic products, Affymetrix, Inc. (AFFX), is expected to highlight various ...
  94. 3 IBM Proof Tech ETFs for 2015 - ETF News And Commentary

    January 12, 2015
    These ETFs do not have IBM in their roster and could be solid picks for investors seeking to remain invested in the growing ...
  95. Patterson Hits 52-Week High on Strategic Expansion Plans - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Shares of Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO) attained a new 52-week high of $50.46 on Jan 9, eventually closing at $50.43.
  96. McDonald's to Lay Off Employees under $100M Cost Cut Plan - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    According to Reuters, McDonald's Corp. (MCD) will lay off 63 workers at its corporate headquarters in Illinois.
  97. ON Semiconductor (ONNN) Attains a New 52-Week High - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Shares of technology company ON Semiconductor (ONNN) hit a new 52-week high of $10.49 on Jan 9, eventually closing at $1 ...
  98. Should You Invest in Kraft Foods Group (KRFT) in 2015? - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 9, we issued an updated research report on Kraft Foods, Inc. (KRFT).
  99. Spectrum Brands' CEO & President to Retire by FY15 End - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Spectrum Brands (SPB) recently declared the retirement of its Chief Executive Officer and President, David R. Lumley.
  100. Signet Holiday Comps Up 3.6% on Strong Segmental Sales - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) delivered solid holiday sales numbers driven by improved comparable-store sales (comps) across ...
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