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DreamWorks to Restructure Film Business with Job Cuts - Analyst Blog

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. ( DWA ) is set to lay off around one fifth of its workforce as it plans to slash around 500 jobs across all its divisions. In addition, the company plans to trim down... Read >>

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The Week Ahead for Global Markets - Analyst Blog

The week ahead for global markets looks U.S. focused. A U.S. Fed FOMC two day meeting dominates. Global markets will watch Janet Yellen's press conference for clues about the U.S. rate outlook.... Read >>

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Syngenta Encounters Margin Loss Woes, Scopes Exist - Analyst Blog

On Jan 22, 2015, we issued an updated research report on the premium agricultural chemical company, Syngenta AG ( SYT ). The company's business involves manufacturing, marketing and researching... Read >>

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Family Dollar-Dollar Tree Union Promises a Bright Future - Analyst Blog

Shareholders of Family Dollar Stores Inc. ( FDO ) have voted in favor of merger with Dollar Tree, Inc. ( DLTR ) in spite of Dollar General Corporation's ( DG ) higher offer. This puts an end to a... Read >>

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How is General Mills (GIS) Poised for Second-Half FY15? - Analyst Blog

On Jan 23, we issued an updated research report on General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). On Dec 17, General Mills announced second quarter fiscal 2015 results. Adjusted earnings of 80 cents per share beat... Read >>

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A small business lesson from what Target did right in Canada

In 2011, Target Corporation, the successful national retailer out of Minnesota, announced they were expanding into neighboring Canada. The launch was aggressive; by assuming almost 200 spaces... Read >>

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BCE Poised to Grow on Wireless Strength, Competition Rife - Analyst Blog

BCE Inc. 's ( BCE ) wireless segment is poised to benefit from solid subscriber additions at the postpaid segment along with increased data usage by smartphone users. On the wireline front, BCE is... Read >>

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CareFusion Banks on Pipeline Strength, Pricing Woes Remain - Analyst Blog

On Jan 22, we issued an updated research report on CareFusion Corp ( CFN ). We expect the company to grow by virtue of its strong and diversified product portfolio, innovative pipeline, strategic... Read >>

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TrovaGene Partners with Leading Cancer Research Institutes - Analyst Blog

TrovaGene Inc. ( TROV ) recently announced a number of collaborations with eminent research institutes around the world. The tie ups aim at evaluating the efficiency of the company's Precision... Read >>

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Progressive Issues 3.70% $400 Million Notes Due 2045 - Analyst Blog

Progressive Corp. ( PGR ) has recently issued 3.70% senior notes worth $400 million. The 30 year notes are scheduled to mature in 2045. However, this announcement did not affect the share price... Read >>