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Weatherford Urges Shareholders to Reject TRC Capital's Offer - Analyst Blog

Weatherford International plc ( WFT ), the Swiss provider of equipment for the oil and gas industry, has received an unwanted "mini tender" offer notification by TRC Capital to acquire... Read >>

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Apollo (APO) in Talks to Buy BES Insurance Unit for Euro 200M - Analyst Blog

Apollo Global Management, LLC ( APO ) is in discussion with distressed Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) to buy the latter's insurance unit Tranquilidade. Apollo is expected to shell out... Read >>

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Vornado JV Sold Georgetown Park for $272.5M, Shares Fall - Analyst Blog

Last week, Vornado Realty Trust ( VNO ) disclosed that its real estate fund Vornado Capital Partners along with its joint venture partner Angelo, Gordon & Co., have sold off Georgetown Park... Read >>

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Sealed Air Continues with Inorganic Growth, Price Hike Plans - Analyst Blog

On Aug 22, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Sealed Air Corporation ( SEE ). The packaging service provider will benefit from price hikes and acquisitions. However, decline in... Read >>

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Monetary Strategy: The Labor Market Rules - Analyst Blog

Last Friday, we heard fresh sounds from two international finance bully pulpits. Fed Chair Janet Yellen spoke on the U.S. labor market situation. The state of the U.S. labor market will determine... Read >>

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Peregine Semiconductor (PSMI) Shares Soar on Buyout Offer - Analyst Blog

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. ( PSMI ), a provider of various radio frequency integrated circuits, recently entered into a definitive agreement with Japanese electronic components maker, Murata... Read >>

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Deere Adds Waterloo to List of Job Cut Sites, Shares Fall - Analyst Blog

In another attempt to scale back its agricultural equipment production in the wake of weak market demand for agricultural products, Deere & Company ( DE ) announced its plans to retrench 460... Read >>

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North Atlantic Drilling & Rosneft Ink Equity-Asset Swap Deal - Analyst Blog

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. ( NADL ), a unit of the Norwegian offshore drilling contractor SeaDrill Limited ( SDRL ), announced that it has entered into an exchange deal with the Russian state... Read >>

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Greatbatch Slips to Sell on Weak Q2 - Analyst Blog

On Aug 21, 2014, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Greatbatch, Inc. ( GB ) by a notch to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).Why the Downgrade? Greatbatch has been witnessing a negative trend in earnings... Read >>

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Telecom Infrastructure Developers Turning Software-Centric (revised) - Analyst Blog

The telecom infrastructure developer's market is witnessing a technical change globally. So far the main thrust of the communications service providers has been on developing advanced hardware,... Read >>