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Calpine Corp. to Sell Power Units, Shares Up - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 4:20 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Calpine Corp. ( CPN ) recently announced that it will sell six Southeastern power plants in the U.S. to LS Power for $1.57 billion in cash. This transaction will help the company to focus more… Read More

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Update on Actavis' Acquisitions - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 4:10 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Actavis ( ACT ) has been quite active on the acquisition front over the past few quarters. Acquisitions form an integral part of Actavis' expansion strategy. The company made several major… Read More

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Aaron's Lifts Charges Against Vintage Capital - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 4:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Rent to own retailer Aaron's Inc. ( AAN ) yesterday lifted litigation charges filed against Vintage Capital Management LLC following the latter's decision to withdraw its takeover bid to acquire… Read More

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Kraft Recalls Oscar Mayer Wieners - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 3:50 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

With changing consumer preferences, there is a huge demand for packaged products with unique flavors. Consumers however prefer to be informed about the nutritional contents of packaged food. In… Read More

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Balanced View on SunPower Corp. - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 3:40 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

On Apr 17, we have issued an updated research report on SunPower Corporation ( SPWR ). San Jose, CA based solar firm continues to strengthen its presence in the developed and emerging markets.… Read More

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Chemtura to Divest Agrochemicals Biz for $1B - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 3:30 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Specialty chemicals company Chemtura Corporation ( CHMT ) has cut a definitive deal to divest its agrochemicals business Chemtura AgroSolutions to Florida based specialty chemicals maker… Read More

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ABIOMED Up on License from Opsens - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 3:20 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Leading provider of heart support technologies, ABIOMED, Inc. ( ABMD ) announced its acquisition of an exclusive license from collaboration partner Opsens, to utilize the latter's breakthrough… Read More

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Fields to be Named Ford CEO Soon - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 3:10 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Ford Motor Co. ( F ) will make the official announcement of the promotion of Chief Operating Officer (COO) Mark Fields to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as early as the beginning… Read More

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PPG Industries Boosts Shareholders' Return - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 3:00 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

Coatings giant PPG Industries Inc. ( PPG ) has increased its quarterly dividend by 10% to 67 cents per share from the prior payout of 61 cents a share. The raised dividend will be paid on Jun… Read More

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Balanced Outlook on Accuray - Analyst Blog

4/22/2014, 2:50 pm from Zacks.com in Investing, Business, Stocks

On April 16, we have updated our research report on Accuray Incorporated ( ARAY ). Despite being a loss making company, we expect the company's product revenues to improve further as medical… Read More