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How Long Can The Shale Revolution Last?

By Nick Cunningham for A new study has cast serious doubt on whether the much-ballyhooed U.S. shale oil and gas revolution has long-term staying power. The U.S. produced 8.5... Read >>

Obamacare: Permanent Problem for Health Insurers? - Industry Outlook

The healthcare legislation has undoubtedly altered the regulatory landscape in ways that is not beneficial private health insurers' bottom lines. But calling it a permanent drag would be an... Read >>

Will Weyerhaeuser (WY) Miss Earnings Estimates in Q3? - Analyst Blog

Weyerhaeuser Company ( WY ) is scheduled to report third quarter 2014 results on Oct 31 before the market opens. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter is pegged at 30 cents per share. The... Read >>

Wells Fargo Sets Up Cleantech Innovation Incubator Program - Analyst Blog

The banking industry, deeply maligned by a spate of litigations and legal woes in recent times, has presently come up with a noble offer for the society. Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ), in a... Read >>

Dunkin' Brands Croissant Donut to Tap 'Cronut' Craze - Analyst Blog

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. ( DNKN ) has announced that it will roll out a doughnut croissant hybrid called the Croissant Donut, next week. The Massachusetts based quick service restaurant operator... Read >>

Taco Bell Invests in Tech, Launches Mobile Ordering - Analyst Blog

Taco Bell, a division of Yum Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) has recently announced the launch of a mobile app that facilitates food customization, ordering and payment. The app is available for Android and... Read >>

American Airlines to Club Dividend Miles, AAdvantage Plans - Analyst Blog

Premier passenger carrier American Airlines Group Inc. ( AAL ) has planned to integrate the US Airways Dividend Miles frequent flyer plan with its existing AAdvantage loyalty program in the second... Read >>

Associated Banc-Corp Ups Dividend, Announces Buyback - Analyst Blog

In an effort to further boost stockholder value, Associated Banc Corp ( ASBC ) has announced an 11.1% hike in its quarterly cash dividend. Further, the company authorized additional share... Read >>

Luminex (LMNX) Upgraded to Strong Buy on Impressive Q3 - Analyst Blog

On Oct 29, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Luminex Corporation ( LMNX ) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) from a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).Why the Upgrade? Luminex posted encouraging third quarter... Read >>

Medtronic Initiates Clinical Study on Latest Heart Valve - Analyst Blog

Medical device major Medtronic Inc. ( MDT ) recently commenced the PERIGON ( PERI cardial Sur G ical A O rtic Valve Replaceme N t) Pivotal Trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of its new... Read >>