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UBS Sees 4 Companies as Potential MLP Acquisition Targets

Once a major company with the size, depth and, most of all, deep pockets like Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) plunges in and makes a huge deal come together with ...
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Citizens Financial Revs Up for IPO

The U.S. banking division of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE: RBS) is expected to price its initial public offering (IPO) Tuesday and begin trading Wednesday. Citizens Financial ...
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Flash PMI and Richmond Fed Show Mixed Economic Readings

The flash Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) and the Richmond Fed released their numbers on Tuesday morning, giving off mixed economic readings. The Richmond Fed in its manufacturing report pointed to solid strength ...
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Colombian Bank Grupo Aval Debuts in IPO

Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A. (NYSE: AVAL) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 1,629,629,640 in preferred shares, what seems a bit unusual for most ADS listings. ...
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Will Airbus Put New Engines on Its Giant A380 to Please One Customer?

The A380 from Airbus is the largest commercial aircraft in the sky. The double-decked behemoth carries a list price of $414.4 million. Customers have ordered 318 of the planes, and Airbus ...
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Stock Buybacks Starting to Slow Down as Stock Market Keeps Rising

Investors love dividends and buybacks under corporate governance strategies for a return of capital. By the looks of it, corporate executives and board members must be getting gun-shy when it ...
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Carnival Sailing the High Seas on Earnings and Guidance

Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) released its earnings for its third quarter Tuesday before the markets opened. This cruise liner giant posted solid seasonal gains for this quarter and is looking ...
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Credit Suisse Back to School Upgrades — in Student Loan Players!

Credit Suisse is adding student lenders to its back to school shopping list. Currently it is reiterating Outperform ratings and price targets for Navient Corp. (NASDAQ: NAVI), Nelnet Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Home Prices Rise for 8 Consecutive Months

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported this morning that U.S. home prices rose 0.1% sequentially in the month of July. Compared with July 2013, the house price index has ...
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DBV Technologies Files for IPO, Sort Of

DBV Technologies has filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). At least it is an IPO in the United ...
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CarMax Runs Into Tougher Competition From New Cars

CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The used-car retailer posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 on revenues of $3.60 ...
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5 Top Tech Stocks Ready to Benefit From the Apple Watch

With all the market focused on the incredible debut and first weekend sales of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 models, the other product that made a debut at ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, Chevron, Exxon, SanDisk, Clorox and More

Stocks were soft on Tuesday on a day with very light news and little economic data. Investors still remain eager to find bargains or overlooked equity stories. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Top IPO Stocks From This Year to Be Added to the Russell 2000

With gigantic Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) initial public offering (IPO) in the books, and the excitement from the gigantic and successful offering starting to die down a bit, ...
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Facebook Climbs in Ranking of Top 50 Web Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. Web properties for August, and once again the list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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