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Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG) in the Spotlight as Activist Fund Sachem Pushes For More Divestment

Although M&A is a frequent occurrence in the biotech sector, major M&A is normally less common for large cap stocks. In the case of Shire PLC......(read more)
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Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS), ENSCO PLC (ESV): Eyes on Oil as Saudi Arabia Purportedly Considering Alternatives to IPO for Saudi Aramco

The crude markets and oil stocks such as Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV), and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) are rather quiet despite......(read more)
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11 Most Profitable Companies In The Fortune 500

What are the 11 Most Profitable Companies In The Fortune 500? Membership in the Fortune 500 is one of the most prestigious honors a company can have.......(read more)
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General Motors Company (GM) Planning on Challenging Tesla Inc (TSLA) in China

Per the AP, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) plans to launch 10 gasoline-electric hybrid and electric-only vehicles in China by the end of the decade......(read more)

Why Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) is in the Spotlight

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) is in the spotlight after the company’s Indonesian division received a permit to export around 1.11 million tonnes......(read more)
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Why Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp (ADMP) Fell Sharply

Although the broader indexes are relatively unchanged, shares of Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:ADMP) are down 19% after the company priced a spot......(read more)
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Here’s Why Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) is in the Spotlight

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) is in the spotlight today after Reuters reported that the company’s CEO, Doug McMillon, received a 13% bump in......(read more)
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Why Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (AUPH) Shares Are Popping Higher

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) shares have popped more than 6% in the pre-market after the company released additional 48-week data from......(read more)

Here’s Why Traders Are Watching Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND)

Shares of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) surged sharply on Thursday and are in the spotlight today after Dealreporter reported that the entire......(read more)
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Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) Responds to State Regulators

A day after falling more than 50% due to a number of state regulators issuing cease-and-desist orders against the company from doing new business, Ocwen......(read more)
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Why Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS) Fell More Than 40%

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (NASDAQ:ASPS) fell by 42% on Thursday mainly due to the news that North Carolina issued a cease and desist order......(read more)
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Why Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) Fell More Than 50%

Shares of Ocwen Financial Corp (NYSE:OCN) more than halved on Thursday after the CFPB sued the company for making serious errors such as failing to send......(read more)
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Here’s Why TESARO Inc (TSRO) Fell Sharply

Shares of TESARO Inc (NASDAQ:TSRO) are off almost 10% in afternoon trading on Thursday after the company announced the wholesale cost of 30 pills of......(read more)

Here’s Why Westar Energy Inc (WR) Shares Are Down

Shares of Westar Energy Inc (NYSE:WR) are off $4.22 per share, or 7.7%, after the State Corporation Commission of Kansas rejected Great Plains Energy......(read more)
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HFT M&A: Why KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) and Virtu Financial Inc (VIRT) Shares Are Soaring

Shares of Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT), and KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) have spiked by 7% and 11%, respectively, after the former agreed......(read more)

Here’s Why Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is Trending

Per the Wall Street Journal, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has sought a waiver from current sanctions to continue its joint venture in Russia.......(read more)

Alphabet Inc (GOOG)’s Chrome Said to Potentially Get Ad-Blocker

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is trending on Thursday due to the news that the company’s Google unit is considering incorporating ad-blocking into......(read more)
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General Motors Company (GM) Stops Operations in Venezuela

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is in the spotlight today after the vehicle manufacturer terminated its Venezuela operations due to the South American......(read more)
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Why Traders Are Keeping a Close Eye on Gap Inc (GPS)

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) is on many watch-lists today after analyst Matthew Boss of JPMorgan upped his rating on the retailer to ‘Neutral’ from......(read more)
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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Buffett Likely Still Backs Board

According to Reuters, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway likely voted for Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC)‘s current board of directors in the......(read more)
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Adeptus Health Inc (ADPT) Declines After Wexford Exits

Adeptus Health Inc (NYSE:ADPT) shares have fallen $0.22 per share, or 15%, on Wednesday morning after Wexford Capital did a 180. Just a few weeks after......(read more)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Gets the Thumbs Up from Evercore

Traders are keeping a close eye on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Wednesday after Stephen Richardson of Evercore ISI added the oil and......(read more)
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Here’s Why Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA) Shares Are Lower

Shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) have fallen $0.23 per share, or 15.5%, on Tuesday after the company executed a spot secondary of......(read more)
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Potential Strike Dampens Sentiment Around Tesla Inc (TSLA)

Shares of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) have fallen $1.45 per share, or 0.5%, in mid-day Tuesday trading due in part to the potential for a labor strike in......(read more)
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Pandora Media Inc (P) Trending Due to Premium Product

Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) is trending after the company’s on-demand paid service, Pandora Premium, opened to the broader public after being invite......(read more)
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Traders Are Watching Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (AUPH) After This Deal

Traders are watching Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) after the company completed a licensing deal with Merck Animal Health. Specifically,......(read more)
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BP plc (ADR) (BP) Successfully Patches Up the Well

BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) is trending today after the company disclosed that it has brought under control a well that had been spewing natural gas into......(read more)
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Macquarie Analyst Bullish on Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (HIMX), Rates ‘Outperform’

Traders are closely watching Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) after Macquarie initiated coverage on the name with an ‘Outperform’......(read more)
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March Appliance Data Sinks Whirlpool Corporation (WHR)

Shares of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) are in the red today despite the broader market rally after initial reports showed softer-than-expected March......(read more)
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M&A: Why Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) is Rising

REIT Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) is continuing its M&A strategy, disclosing on Monday that it has agreed to acquire fiber......(read more)
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Tesla Inc (TSLA) to Raise Prices for 100D/P100D

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is in the spotlight after the company updated its online design studio to lower the price of the cheapest car, the Model S with......(read more)
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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Increases Prices for 440 Stores

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) shares have inched up 0.7% after Bloomberg reported the burrito chain increased its menu prices by around 5%......(read more)
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General Motors Company (GM) Seeking to Become More Silicon Valley

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is in the spotlight after the company announced that it will add ~1,100 new jobs and invest $14 million in a new R&......(read more)
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Jefferies Weighs in On Axovant Sciences Ltd (AXON)

Analysts at Jefferies recently weighed in on Axovant Sciences Ltd (NYSE:AXON), a biotech whose shares have taken off after Dr. David Hung agreed to......(read more)
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Alere Inc (ALR) Surges on Amended Buyout News

Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR) has surged 16% in the pre-market after the Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) finally bit the bullet and agreed to an amended merger......(read more)
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United States Steel Corporation (X) Gets Good News From the EPA

Shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) are trending after initial data showed that the company’s chemical spill last week at a Portage......(read more)
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McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Gets the Thumbs Up from Wells Fargo

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is on many traders’ watch-lists today after Jeff Farmer of Wells Fargo upgraded the fast food chain to......(read more)
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Makes Progress in Self-Driving

According to Bloomberg, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been granted clearance by the California DMV to test its autonomous driving tech on public roads......(read more)

BP plc (ADR) (BP) Trending Due to Well Leak

Traders are keenly watching BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) after one of the company’s wells in Alaska leaked uncontrollably over the weekend. Although......(read more)
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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)’s Affiliate Offers $1.2 Billion for Moneygram International Inc (MGI)

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is trending today after its financial affiliate, Ant Financial, increased an offer to buy the money transfer service......(read more)
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Musk’s New Products Send Tesla Inc (TSLA) Higher

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares beat the market once again on Thursday after Elon Musk announced two new products on Twitter. Despite the NASDAQ inching......(read more)
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Why Pandora Media Inc (P) Shares Fell

Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) shares retreated almost 3% on Thursday after the New York Post reported that the music streamer has been in talks with PE......(read more)
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Revised Operating Plan Sinks MoSys Inc. (MOSY)

Shares of MoSys Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) fell 35% on Thursday after the company disclosed that its effort to consider strategic alternatives was unsuccessful......(read more)
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Why Facebook Inc (FB) is Winning the War Against Snap Inc (SNAP)

Although Mark Zuckerberg didn’t succeed in buying Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) when it was a start-up, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) certainly seems to be......(read more)

Chevron Corporation (CVX) Becomes the Latest Conglomerate to Reconsider the Oil Sands

According to Reuters, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) is considering divesting its 20% holding in the giant Athabasca Oil Sands project, potentially......(read more)

Why Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RNN) Shares Plunged

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT:RNN) shares are deep in the red today after the company announced plans to implement a 1-for-10 reverse stock......(read more)

Why Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (HIMX) is Trending

Traders are watching Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) after the company announced that it made a strategic investment in Emza Visual Sense......(read more)
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Here’s Why Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) is Trending Today

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is trending today after analyst Rob Sanderson of MKM estimated that Alibaba’s cloud business has a $20 billion......(read more)
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DelMar Pharmaceuticals Inc (DMPI) Plunges Due to Secondary

Shares of DelMar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:DMPI) have fallen $1.02 or 25% in pre-market trading after the company priced a registered public offering......(read more)
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Tesla Inc (TSLA) Shares in the Spotlight Due to Musk Comments

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is in the spotlight after CEO and founder Elon Musk responded with the following tweet to an investor group comprising of the......(read more)