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SEC Issues Charge New York Firm for Spoofing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued charges against a New York-based proprietary trading firm and one of its co-founders for engaging in a manipulative trading strategy known as ...
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What Johns Hopkins Study Reveals About Premature Births Near Fracking Wells

A new study published recently by the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has linked an increase in premature births to a mother’s proximity to active, fracked natural ...
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McGraw-Hill Education Introduces Underwriters in Updated IPO Filing

McGraw-Hill Education has filed an amended S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were established in the filing except that ...
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175 Million Records Breached to Date in 2015

The latest account from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) indicates that there has been a total of 591 data breaches recorded through October 6, 2015, and that more than ...
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Are Analysts Lowering SunEdison Targets Enough?

Earlier this week, solar energy provider SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) hosted a conference call to layout its plans for the rest of 2015 and all of 2016. The call appears ...
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SEC Comes Down on Blackstone Group for $39 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that three private equity fund advisers within Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) have agreed to pay nearly $39 million to settle charges ...
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The Hard Numbers Behind eBay’s Serious Stock Drop

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) may now be independent of PayPal, but the transition may not be as fluid and riskless as some of the activist investors might have hoped. eBay ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Twitter Worth 50% More

In just the past week alone, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has been incredibly active — whether it is announcing Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO or Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal ...
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Acelity Aims for Massive IPO

Acelity Holdings has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the ...
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Which Exploration Companies Can Still Win Under Low Oil Prices

Without a refining business to help offset low crude prices or the ability to export crude oil in quantity, among the hardest hit oil producers are the pure-play exploration and ...
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Allegiance Bancshares Quietly Enters the Market in IPO

Allegiance Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: ABTX) entered the market in its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday. Its 2.6 million shares priced at $21 per share, which was just below the ...
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Why Transocean Is Now Rated as ‘Junk’ at Fitch Ratings

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) is not in a unique position at all in suffering from low oil prices. Unfortunately, that will not cloud the issue that Transocean just lost its ...
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Natural Gas Inventory on Track to Top 3.9 Trillion Cubic Feet by Month’s End

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 95 billion cubic feet for the week ending October 2. Analysts were expecting a ...
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September Retail Sales Show Modest Gain

Retailers are announcing September U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning, and research firm Retail Metrics has noted a modest year-over-year gain of 0.7% for the month. Retail Metrics had projected ...
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Why Apple Earnings May Be Underestimated

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on October 27. Despite it underwhelming over the past quarter due to macro concerns from China or ...
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