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  1. Arizona County Sheriff Buys TASER Cameras (TASR)

    September 26, 2016
    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office (EPSO) purchased 250 Axon body cameras and 393 TASER X26P Smart Weapons from TASER International ...
  2. Visa Making Moves To Stay Atop of Space (V, AXP)

    September 26, 2016
    As Visa executes its plan for near-term strategic growth, Zacks gives a nod toward the payments technology company remaining ...
  3. Suncor Writes Off $105M, Buys Majority Stake in Syncrude (SU)

    September 26, 2016
    Suncor Energy writes of $105 million in losses on the Shellburne Basin exploration project, but buys a majority stake in ...
  4. Nokia To Develop, Test Traffic Drones (NOK)

    September 26, 2016
    Nokia is gearing up to test and launch a drone program in Finland.
  5. MPC Could Benefit from Lack of OPEC Production Freeze (MPC)

    September 26, 2016
    Marathon Petroleum stands to benefit if this week's OPEC meeting in Algiers fails to result in an oil production freeze.
  6. Williams Completes Canadian Sell-Off (WMB)

    September 26, 2016
    Late on Friday, Williams announced that they have closed a deal to sell off over $1 billion in assets to Canadian company ...
  7. Fitbit Charge 2 Begins Shipping Worldwide (FIT)

    September 26, 2016
    Fitbit's Charge 2 wearable fitness device has started shipping worldwide.
  8. Employee Shortage Strikes Retailers (M, TGT)

    September 26, 2016
    Lots of seasonal hiring means higher wages and perks for retail workers this year
  9. Report: Verizon Execs Divided Over Yahoo (VZ, YHOO)

    September 26, 2016
    Yahoo's data breach has Verizon executives divided over how to proceed with the deal to buy Yahoo's core assets.
  10. Procter & Gamble Wants to Get Smaller (PG)

    September 26, 2016
    The deal with Coty will mean fewer brands in P&G's hands, which might be a good thing. Here’s why.
  11. Are Investors Undecided on 3M? (MMM)

    September 26, 2016
    Numerous hedge fund and institutional investors recently have raised or lowered their ownership stake in 3M Co (MMM).
  12. Target Opens Storefront on Tmall (TGT)

    September 26, 2016
    Target will sell directly to Chinese consumers through e-commerce site Tmall.
  13. Oil Stock Volatility Hits High on OPEC (EPD, DNR)

    September 26, 2016
    As OPEC meets in Algiers to discuss a production freeze to support the market, speculators take over and send volatility ...
  14. Yum Raises Dividend; Okays China Directors (YUM)

    September 26, 2016
    Yum! raised its dividend 10.9% today and released more details about its spin-off of Yum China.
  15. Halliburton Stuck in Neutral After Failed Merger (HAL, BHI)

    September 26, 2016
    Broad rotational strategies have limited the negative impact of Halliburton's failed merger with Baker Hughes.
  16. Ford’s Performance Cars Performing Well (F)

    September 26, 2016
    The car maker's Mustangs are selling fast domestically and abroad.
  17. Vale Slapped with "Hold" Rating by Jefferies (VALE)

    September 26, 2016
    Shares of Vale ended last week almost 8% higher, thanks in part to the decision by the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates ...
  18. McKesson's Beer Joins ForeScout's Board (MCK)

    September 26, 2016
    The addition of McKesson's CFO to ForeScout's board of directors may indicate an IPO is on the way.
  19. General Dynamics Chooses Site for New HQ (GD)

    September 26, 2016
    General Dynamics Corp will relocate its corporate headquarters from Falls Church, Virginia to Reston.
  20. PepsiCo Opens Kola House (PEP)

    September 26, 2016
    Beverage maker dabbles in the restaurant industry with a concept lounge.
  21. These Charts Suggest Now Is the Time to Buy Platinum (PPLT, SWC)

    September 26, 2016
    The strong chart patterns on these platinum-related assets suggest that now is the time to buy.
  22. General Dynamics Wins Census Bureau Contract (GD)

    September 26, 2016
    General Dynamics Corp has secured a contract to support the Census Bureau's 2020 Census Questionnaire Assistance (CQA) program.
  23. Sprint CEO to Host Clinton Fundraiser (S)

    September 26, 2016
    Sprint's CEO is formally throwing his support behind Hillary Clinton and is hosting a Sept. 30 fundraiser for her.
  24. Caterpillar to Invest $1 Billion in Africa (CAT)

    September 26, 2016
    Caterpillar Inc will invest to increase its footprint across several African countries over the next five years.
  25. Be Wary of These Stocks in October (HL, GFI)

    September 26, 2016
    These stocks have a tendency to drop in October, sometimes significantly. A price slide presents shorting opportunities or ...
  26. AT&T Eyes Argentina Amid Telecom Reform (T)

    September 26, 2016
    Telecom reform is coming to Argentina and AT&T is one of the companies eyeing the market.
  27. Why Teck Resources Surged 6.75% Friday (TCK)

    September 26, 2016
    Shares of Teck Resources Limited surged as much as 7.5% Friday, reaching a session high of $18.31.
  28. This Is America’s Favorite Hotel Chain (EXPE)

    September 26, 2016
    A recent study reveals Americans’ favorite hotel chain, and much more.
  29. Coca-Cola Femsa Expands Presence in Brazil (KO)

    September 26, 2016
    A recent acquisition appears to be a win/win.
  30. New Lows for Deutsche Bank on No Bailout Promise (DB)

    September 26, 2016
    The German bank won’t get bailed out by the German government, according to an in-country report.
  31. Why is Goldman Sachs Abandoning Asia? (GS, HSBC)

    September 25, 2016
    Two separate reports of the bank axing positions in Asia are leading to questions of the investment bank’s future on the ...
  32. Equinix Stock: 5 Things to Watch (EQIX)

    September 25, 2016
    Equinix has been one of the big winners in this bull market with a nearly 900% gain. Some of the stock's drivers include ...
  33. Former VMware Chief Tech Joins Embotics (VMW)

    September 24, 2016
    The news signifies a lack of confidence as a former VMware CTO speaks out on the success of smaller, more niche cloud startups. ...
  34. Marriott Completes $13 Billion Starwood Merger (MAR)

    September 23, 2016
    On Friday, Marriott International Inc. completed its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide for $13 billion, ...
  35. Occidental Petroleum Corp Position Boosted (OXY)

    September 23, 2016
    Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY) saw its overall position boosted in the second quarter of 2016.
  36. Schlumberger, PDVSA Agree on Oil Project (SLB)

    September 23, 2016
    Schlumberger Ltd. and Venezuela's PDVSA have arrived at a mutually beneficial agreement concerning the Orinoco Belt project.
  37. Helmerich & Payne to Pay $22 Million (HP)

    September 23, 2016
    Helmerich & Payne and its insurers entered into a settlement agreement to pay $76 million to the plaintiff.
  38. Why Institutions are Buying CONSOL Energy (CNX)

    September 23, 2016
    CONSOL Energy (CNX), a diversified energy, natural gas, and BTU coal producer, serves steel mills and electric utilities ...
  39. Are Oil Prices Fueling CAPEX? (APA, APC)

    September 23, 2016
    Energy companies that are increasing capital expenditures in anticipation of rebounding oil prices have to take a gut check.
  40. Investors Rally to Cybersecurity (HACK, SYMC)

    September 23, 2016
    With cybercrime and IoT on the rise globally, the demand for security solutions continues to skyrocket, proving upside for ...
  41. Sarpeta Raises Offering After FDA Approval (SRPT)

    September 23, 2016
    Sarepta has increased the amount of capital to be raised to $300 million in a public offering
  42. Global Licensing Deal Spikes Geron Stock (GERN, JNJ)

    September 23, 2016
    Building upon an existing 2014 agreement, Geron and Jenssen have struck a renewed global partnership on multiple products.
  43. Can Cisco Maintain Dividend Growth? (CSCO)

    September 23, 2016
    Income-focused investors wary of Cisco's acquisition spending may be relieved by Cisco's solid free cash flow and improving ...
  44. BARDA Increases Cytori Therapeutics’ Contract Option (CYTX)

    September 23, 2016
    The renewed contract option indicates on-track progress of Cytori Cell Therapy, along with increased valuations.
  45. Coca-Cola Now Selling Life in Canada (KO)

    September 23, 2016
    Coca-Cola Life has some interesting selling points for health-conscious consumers.
  46. Social Media ETF Reaches Record High (SOCL, TWTR)

    September 23, 2016
    On Friday, Global X Social Media Index ETF reached its record levels after Twitter, which is one of its top three holdings, ...
  47. How Far Will DRAM Market Lift Micron? (MU)

    September 23, 2016
    Despite uncertainty in the DRAM memory chip market riding on a sustained supply shortage, analysts maintain a bullish outlook ...
  48. Under Armour Makes a Play for Lacrosse Fans (UA)

    September 23, 2016
    Taylor Cummings is a popular female lacrosse player, but that’s only one reason Under Armour signed her.
  49. Analysts Confident in Palo Alto Networks (PANW)

    September 23, 2016
    Despite growth deceleration, cybersecurity's multiyear market leader maintains strong buy ratings, as analysts up price targets ...
  50. Piper Analyst: EA Estimates Too Conservative (EA)

    September 23, 2016
    EA reviews for FIFA 17 are coming in, garnering the game maker high scores and leading one analyst to conclude his estimates ...
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