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Meadowbrook Insurance Down to Strong Sell on Q2 Earnings Miss - Analyst Blog

On Aug 14, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc . ( MIG ) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).Why the Downgrade? Meadowbrook Insurance has witnessed downward estimate... Read >>

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5 Things Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

If you really want to get a feel for one of the companies you're investing in, take the time to work through its conference call. You'll be amazed at the candor with which management talks... Read >>

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Wells Fargo Hikes Commissions to Boost Mortgage Revenues - Analyst Blog

In an endeavor to drive up soft mortgage revenues, Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) is boosting employees' payoff, per a Bloomberg report. As the housing market in the U.S. is improving with the... Read >>

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Achillion Pharmaceuticals Soars on Mid-Stage HCV Study Data - Analyst Blog

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ACHN ) reported positive interim results from a phase II study (n=12) on its hepatitis C virus (HCV) candidate, ACH 3102. The company's shares jumped 9.6%... Read >>

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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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After the World's Largest Airshow, Who Emerged Victorious?

The Farnborough Aerodrome is well known for its history of connecting mankind to aircraft, and the show's plane buying trends act as a barometer of the health of the aviation world. The... Read >>

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The Next Big OS Battle: Android vs. Windows Phone

Take a closer look at IDC's latest data on the smartphone market and you'll find several interesting tidbits. For me, nothing is as interesting as the Android vs. Windows Phone battle at the low... 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 >>