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Varian (VAR) Now a Strong Sell on Challenging Q1 Outlook - Analyst Blog

On Dec 11, 2014, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Varian Medical Systems ( VAR ) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).Why the Downgrade? The downgrade primarily reflects Varian's challenging near... Read >>

Ingram Micro to Offer $500 Million Senior Unsecured Notes - Analyst Blog

The world's largest computer products distributor, Ingram Micro Inc. ( IM ) has entered into an underwriting agreement with some investment bankers to sell $500 million worth of Senior Unsecured... Read >>

Apple, IBM to Develop Apps for iPhone, iPad - Analyst Blog

Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) recently announced that its partnership with IBM Corp. ( IBM ) has yielded mobile software for business customers. According to reports, IBM's mobile solution MobileFirst will... Read >>

McDonald's to Trim Menu & Remove Some Extra Value Meals - Analyst Blog

McDonald's Corp. ( MCD ) is reportedly chopping off some menu items, evaluate its cooking methods and probably remove some ingredients, as the fast food chain tries to turn around declining comps... Read >>

eBay Plans 10% Workforce Cut in Key Marketplaces Unit - Analyst Blog

Reportedly, eBay Inc. ( EBAY ) plans to cut 10% of its workforce or about 3,000 jobs in early 2015. This layoff could be part of the online retailer's preparations to be a stand alone company... Read >>

Cheniere Energy, Kinder Morgan Sign Long-Term Contracts - Analyst Blog

Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ) announced that it has entered into long term agreements with three units of North America's largest midstream energy firm, Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ), for its Corpus... Read >>

Warren Resources Provides Production and Budget for 2015 - Analyst Blog

Upstream energy firm, Warren Resources, Inc. ( WRES ) provided an outlook on its 2015 production and capital budget plans.Production Guidance Warren Resources expects 2015 production between 41... Read >>

Shire Updates on Pipeline at Research & Development Day - Analyst Blog

Shire plc ( SHPG ) hosted its research and development (R&D) Day and provided key updates on its pipeline. The company announced that it has collaborated with the non profit drug discovery and... Read >>

Baxter Files Form 10 with SEC, Advances Baxalta Spin-off - Analyst Blog

Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ) has announced the filing of an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with its previously... Read >>

Telecom Stock Roundup: Verizon and AT&T Wary of Lower Q4 Profits, Intense Price Competition a Concern - Analyst Blog

Last week, the telecom industry hit by a purple patch with all major telecom stocks losing value. This resulted from the disappointing financial outlook provided by telecom behemoths Verizon... Read >>