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BlackBerry Ships 1.5M Smartphones in Q2, Sales Rise - Analyst Blog

Per a recent report by market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), BlackBerry Limited ( BBRY ) shipment volume in the second quarter of 2014 showed a considerable improvement from... Read >>

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BHP Billiton to Restructure Asset Portfolio, Shares Gain - Analyst Blog

Pursuant to its business simplification strategy, BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) recently communicated an intention to trim down its asset portfolio. The news triggered positive reactions on Aug 15,... Read >>

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Is BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) Poised for a Turnaround? - Analyst Blog

On Aug 14, 2014, we issued an updated research report on BJ's Restaurants, Inc. ( BJRI ). On Jul 24, this casual diner reported second quarter results, wherein earnings beat the Zacks Consensus... Read >>

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Mallinckrodt Acquires Questcor, to Join S&P 500 As Well - Analyst Blog

Mallinckrodt 's ( MNK ) shares inched up 1.1% after the company announced the completion of its acquisition of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in a deal valued at approximately $5.8 billion.... Read >>

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CECO Environmental Acquires HEE Environmental, Shares Rise - Analyst Blog

CECO Environmental Corp. ( CECE ) recently announced the acquisition of HEE Environmental Engineering, a California based, designing and manufacturing company. The acquisition is expected to... Read >>

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Schwab (SCHW) Shares Fall on Decline in July DATs - Analyst Blog

Shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation ( SCHW ) dropped 1.2% after the company recorded a decline in Daily Average Trades (DATs) for Jul 2014. Per its monthly market activity report, the company... Read >>

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NRG Energy's Price Fall Barely Arrested by Acquisition Move - Analyst Blog

NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) has entered into an agreement with Goal Zero, a leader in personal solar products, for acquiring the latter for an undisclosed amount. Upon customary approvals, the... Read >>

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Blackstone, TPG in Talks to Buy Mortgage-Lender Kensinton - Analyst Blog

Negotiations have advanced between The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) and TPG Capital LP, regarding the purchase of U.K.'s sub prime mortgage lender Kensinton from its South African parent company,... Read >>

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SeaWorld Entertainment Plans Bigger Killer Whale Homes - Analyst Blog

Amid constant negative publicity, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. ( SEAS ) announced its plans to expand killer whale habitats at three of its parks. This amusement and theme park company announced... Read >>

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Simon Property Opens Twin Cities Premium Outlets, Shares Up - Analyst Blog

Shares of the Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) gained 0.36% during the regular trading session on the NYSE on Aug 15, following the disclosure of opening celebration of Twin Cities Premium... Read >>