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UPS Expands CA Facility to Boost Processing Capacity - Analyst Blog

United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) recently announced a $17.5 million facility expansion project at Menifee, CA. The infrastructural development is expected to boost shipping volumes in the... Read >>

Noble Energy's Gulf of Mexico Focus Yielding Results - Analyst Blog

Noble Energy Inc .'s ( NBL ) strategy to expand its operation in the resource rich Gulf of Mexico (GoM) has started to yield results. The company announced encouraging final well results at the... Read >>

Verizon Wireless Tops J.D. Power 2014 Network Quality Study - Analyst Blog

Verizon Wireless of Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) has once again proven its mettle as a quality wireless network provider, reinforcing its growing infrastructural strength. In a wireless... Read >>

hhgregg Struggles with Weak Consumer Electronics Business - Analyst Blog

On Aug 28, 2014, we issued an updated research report on hhgregg, Inc. ( HGG ). This appliance and electronics retailer reported weak results for first quarter fiscal 2015 on Jul 31, mainly due to... Read >>

Eli Lilly-Boehringer Drug's Cost Effectiveness Questioned - Analyst Blog

Eli Lilly and Company ( LLY ) and partner Boehringer Ingelheim are facing an issue related to Jardiance (empagliflozin) in the UK. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has... Read >>

Aon Widens Coverage Options, Increases Elective Benefits - Analyst Blog

Aon plc's ( AON ) global talent, retirement and health solutions unit, Aon Hewitt has declared the inclusion of a wide range of benefits in the coverage options under the Aon Active Health... Read >>

Tower Group Still Faces Negative Rating Action by A.M. Best - Analyst Blog

Tower Group International, Ltd. ( TWGP ) has received an adverse rating action from the rating agency A.M. Best. The issuer credit rating (ICR) of the troubled insurer was pushed down to... Read >>

Las Vegas Sands Unit to Resume Parisian Macau Construction - Analyst Blog

Sands China Ltd. a majority owned subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) announced that the Chinese government has given the requisite permit to resume the construction of the casino known as... Read >>

Jim Blasingame

It's time for a National Small Business Owners Day

Some say Matthew Maguire is the father of Labor Day – others say it was Peter McGuire. Both cared greatly for an important segment of the marketplace, its workers.  Regardless of... Read >>

Willis Group Adds IFG Group Businesses, Boosts Irish Base - Analyst Blog

Willis Ireland, a part of Willis Group Holdings plc ( WSH ), acquired a range of Irish pension and financial advisory businesses from IFG Group plc. Acquired businesses include leading pensions... Read >>