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Informatica Corporation (INFA): Will Elliott Management Push for Sale?

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
It was disclosed in a new filing with the SEC that Paul Singer’s Elliott Management has taken a 5.0% activist position in Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ......(read more)

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC), Symmetry Surgical Inc (SSRG): Moab Capital Tweaks Its Equity Portfolio

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Michael M. Rothenberg and David Sackler’s Moab Capital Partners has disclosed a new position in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) and......(read more)

Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (HNR)’s Investors Conference Call Transcript

Harvest Natural Resources Inc. NYSE:HNR
Below is transcript of the Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:HNR)’s Investors’ Conference Call, held on January 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EST......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO); A. M. Castle & Co (CAS): Trian Partners and Raging Capital Management Reveal Their Latest Moves

TRIAN PARTNERS
Nelson Peltz’ Trian Partners trimmed its stake in Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) by more than 6 million shares. According to the 13D Form filed......(read more)

Carlisle Companies, Inc. (CSL)’s 2014 Earnings Update Conference Call Transcript

Carlisle Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CSL)
Below is transcript of the  Carlisle Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CSL)‘s 2014 Earnings Update Conference Call, held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at......(read more)

Clean Harbors Inc (CLH), PetSmart Inc. (PETM): Why Are Activists Selling These Stocks?

Ralph V. Whitworth
A pair of activist investors have disclosed selling off large chunks of their positions in recent filings with the SEC. The first filing revealed that......(read more)

Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ), Five Prime Therapeutics Inc (FPRX): Point72’s Latest Bullish Moves

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Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management has made bullish moves into a pair of medical technology stocks. According to separate filings with the SEC,......(read more)

KLX Inc (KLXI): Farallon Capital Discloses New Stake in B/E Aerospace Inc (BEAV)’s Spin-Off

FARALLON CAPITAL
Farallon Capital, a fund launched by Thomas Steyer in 1986, has recently added KLX Inc (NASDAQ:KLXI) to its equity portfolio. According to a new filing......(read more)

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
Below is transcript of the Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call, held on January 22......(read more)

Penn Virginia Corporation (PVA): Nokomis Capital Increases Exposure to Energy Sector

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In a new 13G Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Brett Hendrickson’s Nokomis Capital disclosed an increase in its holdings......(read more)

Estimize Seeing Upside In Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Leigh Drogen

Microsoft, is Microsoft a good stock to buy, Leigh Drogen, Estimize, upside, downside, bear, bull, Cory Johnson, Windows 10,
Independent analysts are seeing a lot of upside in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Estimize CEO Leigh Drogen said on Bloomberg’s Street Smart.......(read more)

Awards Publicity Helps Netflix, Inc. (NFLX): Lucas Shaw

Netflix, is NFLX a good stock to buy, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, publicity, awards, Lucas Shaw,
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is benefiting nicely from the publicity that winning awards for its shows create, Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw said on Bloomberg......(read more)

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL)
Below is transcript of the Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call, held on Friday, January......(read more)

Celanese Corporation (CE)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE)
Below is transcript of the Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE)’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call, held on January 23, 2015, at 10:00 a......(read more)

Is Oracle Corporation (ORCL)’s Ellison Overpaid? Catherine Jackson Thinks So

Oracle, Larry Ellison, is ORCL a good stock to buy, pension fund, Catherine Jackson, PGGM, Railways Pension Company Limited,
Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) founder Larry Ellison is simply overpaid, Catherine Jackson, senior advisor at PGGM Responsible Investment, told Bloomberg......(read more)

National Penn Bancshares (NPBC)’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Call Transcript

National Penn Bancshares (NASDAQ:NPBC)
Below is transcript of the National Penn Bancshares (NASDAQ:NPBC)’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Call, held on January 22, 2015......(read more)

CVB Financial Corp. (CVBF)’s Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Conference Call Trancript

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Below is transcript of the CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF)’s  Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Conference Call, held on January 22, 2015......(read more)

Does HoloLens Make Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Relevant? Anand Srinivasan Says Yes

Microsoft, is MSFT a good stock to buy, HoloLens, Anad Srinivasan, Office, Windows, Surface, Xbox
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) may be considered an old technology company but recent announcements by the firm particularly HoloLens is making the......(read more)

China Is A Good Market, But Here Are Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Problems There

Apple, is AAPL a good stock to buy, China Mobile, china, iPhone sales, U.S.,
China may be a great market for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) but the company is not without its problems in that market. According to Bloomberg’s Yvonne......(read more)

Twitter Inc (TWTR): Why Greylock Capital Isn’t Looking At Turkey

Twitter, Turkey, censorship, is TWTR a good stock to buy, government, Greylock Capital, Hans Humes,
An internet censorship bill has been proposed in Turkey where Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) just recently started to battle the country’s government anew.......(read more)

Facebook Inc. (FB) Rubbishes “Lizard Squad” Hacking Claim For Network Outage

Facebook, is FB a good stock to buy, economic impact, Landon Dowdy, Roger Noll
Giant social networking platform Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has rubbished suggestion that an outage experienced early Tuesday morning was the work of a......(read more)

What’s Next For Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Remaining Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stake?

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd (NYSE:BABA)
Attention at Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) shifts to the much-awaited announcement from CEO, Marissa Mayer, on the company’s next course of action with......(read more)

Google Inc. (GOOGL)’s Wireless Ambition Could Result In $10 A Month Wireless Plans: Clark Howard

Google, is GOOGL a good stock to buy, Project Ara, modular smartphone, Josh Lowensohn, Nathan Ingraham
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s plan to tap into the wireless business should come with a fair amount of benefits to consumers as well as ripple effects......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Set for a Great Year On Strong iPhones Demand & iWatch Unveiling: Brian White

Apple, is AAPL a good stock to buy, David Kirkpatrick, Tim Cook, Steve Jobs,
Brightened by a growth in demand in China, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  is poised to report some of the best results in the recent past, attributed to impressive......(read more)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Profits Stung By Sluggish PC Sales And Strong US Dollar

Microsoft, is MSFT a good stock to buy, Windows 10, Spartan, Internet Explorer,
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)  reported a drop in profit but in line with expectations as the effects of a strengthened dollar came to bite at......(read more)
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