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FirstEnergy Unit Completes Pennsylvania Reliability Venture - Analyst Blog

FirstEnergy Corp. ( FE ) continues to improve its utility systems. The company's unit West Penn Power Company, an electric utility operator in Pennsylvania, announced that it has completed... Read >>

Can the U.S. Economy Grow Above +3%? - Analyst Blog

Late last week, in a third measure taken by the Commerce Department, U.S. GDP in Q2 came in strong. The world's largest economy grew at a +4.6% annual rate, up +0.4% from a +4.2% second estimate.... Read >>

NY Times Lowering Dependency on Traditional Advertising - Analyst Blog

Advertising, which remains a significant source of revenue, is largely dependent upon the global financial health. Softness in advertising demand has been weighing on The New York Times Company 's... Read >>

Novartis Gives Updates on Signifor LAR and Secukinumab - Analyst Blog

Novartis ( NVS ) announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has rendered a positive opinion to Signifor long acting release... Read >>

NiSource to Split into Utility & Pure Play MLP; Unlock Value - Analyst Blog

Electric and natural gas provider NiSource Inc. ( NI ) announced that it will follow the MLP route to unlock value from its high quality natural gas midstream assets. The decision to form an MLP... Read >>

Kroger's Customer 1st Strategy Supports Consistent Growth - Analyst Blog

A dominant position among the nation's largest grocery retailers enables The Kroger Company ( KR ) to expand its store base and boost its market share by introducing new products. The company's... Read >>

Protective Life Expects Global Exposure from Dai-ichi Buyout - Analyst Blog

On Sep 26, we issued an updated research report on U.S. life insurer, Protective Life Corp.  ( PL ). Protective Life has a long operating history in the U.S. and has grown on organic and inorganic... Read >>

Can Ventas Ride Growth Curve with Latest Acquisitions? - Analyst Blog

Ventas Inc. ( VTR ) is in a stock and cash deal worth $2.9 billion to acquire its competitor, American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust Inc. Further, last month, the company announced completing... Read >>

Is Magellan Midstream (MMP) Worth Adding to Your Portfolio? - Analyst Blog

On Sep 27, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tulsa, OK based publicly traded energy pipeline partnership Magellan Midstream Partners LP ( MMP ) to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).Why the Upgrade? Magellan... Read >>

Enbridge Energy Investment Grade Ratings Kept by Moody's - Analyst Blog

Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. ( EEP ) underwent a rating action from Moody's Investors Service, a unit of Moody's Corporation ( MCO ). The rating agency reiterated the Baa2 senior unsecured... Read >>