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Dow Chemical Builds New R&D Facility in Texas - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:41 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

In a bid to bolster its research and development (R&D) capabilities in Texas, chemical giant Dow Chemical ( DOW ) is setting up a new R&D facility in Lake Jackson. The new unit will be… Read More

Covidien Next-Gen Ventilator Gets CE Mark - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:40 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Covidien plc ( COV ), a leading global healthcare products company, recently secured the European Economic Area (EEA) CE Mark approval for its Puritan Bennett 980 ventilator. In a couple of… Read More

Symetra Financial Hikes Div by 11% - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:30 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

The board of directors of Symetra Financial Corporation ( SYA ) recently approved an 11% increase in its quarterly cash dividend. The life insurer will now pay a quarterly dividend of 10 cents… Read More

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Commodities Continue to Make New High

3/6/2014, 5:21 pm from Emerging Money in Investing, International, Stocks

Commodities continue to make new highs.  Nickel ( JJN , quote ) chart is worth looking at as industrial metals getting bid. Russia ( RSX , quote ) as the largest player in Nickel globally… Read More

Regulatory Update on Cubist Pharma's Tedizolid - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:20 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Regulatory decisions on pipeline candidates play an important role for investors in the pharma biotech sector in deciding whether or not to invest in a particular company. The companies in the… Read More

Double-Digit Hike to General Dynamics Div - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:10 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Defense behemoth General Dynamics Corp. ( GD ) boosted its quarterly dividend by 10.7%, marking the 17th consecutive increase. The company has increased the quarterly dividend to 62 cents per… Read More

Honeywell Upbeat on Long-Term Outlook - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:04 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Diversified conglomerate Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) recently offered a long term outlook on its business and growth strategy spanning the next five years. The company also maintained… Read More

Universal Forest: An Attractive Stock to Own - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 5:00 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Zacks Investment Research provided a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) to Universal Forest Products Inc. ( UFPI ) on Mar 6, 2014. Going by the Zacks model, the company has higher chances of performing better… Read More

Facebook to Delete Illegal Firearms Ads - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 4:50 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Facebook ( FB ) recently agreed to delete all posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons unlawfully or without proper background check. This stand was taken by Facebook under pressure from… Read More

Technical Analysis 101 - Trend, Trace, and Trigger - Analyst Blog

3/6/2014, 4:45 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

If you've had the chance to read over some of the articles I've written here at Zacks you'll find that I often refer to three technical indicators Fibonacci Retracement, stochastics, and the… Read More