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Private Equity Firm Targets Hill With Takeover Bid

Mergers and acquisitions seem to be in the air this spring, and it looks like Hill International Inc. (NYSE: HIL) is the target of a takeover bid by a private ...
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American Express Desperation Loyalty Card

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) announced Monday morning that it is now offering a co-branded credit card with a new, U.S.-based “loyalty coalition” called Plenti. The new program, which is ...
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Are Cyan Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Whenever a merger or acquisition comes to the forefront, there is always the question of whether shareholders are getting enough return for having owned the stock. In this case, Cyan ...
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Banks and States With the Most Branch Closings: The Rise of Mobile Banking

It is no secret that the banking industry is seeing major changes in how the companies operate. After years of retail presence expansion, that trend has been unwinding as banks ...
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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Posts Second-Highest US Opening Ever

To virtually no one’s surprise, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had a massive opening in the United States over the weekend. The only suspense was whether the film would surpass the ...
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What Is Really Driving Array Higher

Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) released is fiscal third-quarter earnings before the markets opened Monday. The company reported a net loss of $0.11 per share on $6.6 million in revenue for the ...
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What to Expect From Disney Earnings

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close, and 24/7 Wall St. wanted to look into what we should ...
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McDonald’s Falls on Turnaround Announcement

No turnaround plan can change overnight a mess that has taken years to build. That is why every turnaround plan ever announced contains a plea for patience. Monday’s turnaround plan ...
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3 IT Services Tech Stocks to Buy With Solid Upside Potential

Once again technology is holding its own this year as a sector leader, just slightly trailing consumer discretionary and health care. The question for many investors is where is there ...
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A Cisco Day of Reckoning as John Chambers Retires as CEO

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has seen its share of ups and down through the years under the leadership of Chairman and CEO John Chambers. Now that reign is about ...
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MGM Macau Revenues Plummet and Activist Investor Battles On

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened on Monday. The casino and resort operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 on revenues ...
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Why Warren Buffett Is Growing More Cautious About the Insurance Industry

Just this past Friday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) announced its earnings and 24/7 Wall St. asked the question of whether its 20% operating income gain trumped the company’s 47% ...
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2 Biotech Buyout Candidates as Antibiotics Stop Working

Many of us have heard the story before. The over-prescribing of antibiotics is creating “super bugs” with the potential to wreak medical havoc as they are resistant to current drugs. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Lululemon, Tesla, Twitter, Disney, Whiting and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday morning, despite weak manufacturing data from China. Investors have bought every single pullback for what is now approaching four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Will McDonald’s Turnaround Plan Include More for Employees?

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) CEO Steve Easterbrook is scheduled to announce Monday morning the “initial steps” of his turnaround plan for the struggling fast-food giant, and a workers’ group wants ...
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