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Should Alternative Asset Managers Be Buying Back Their Own Shares?

When investors hear about stock buybacks and share repurchases, the aim is generally considered to be one of the two top methods of returning cash to shareholders. The other method ...
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Anadarko Slashes Dividend 81%

Oil & gas producer Anadarko Petroleum Company (NYSE: APC) announced late Tuesday afternoon that it is cutting its dividend from $0.27 per quarter to $0.05. The dividend is payable on ...
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Wholesalers Running on Lower Inventories

Among this week's top economic reports is the monthly wholesale trade data for December 2015. This can impact gross domestic product revisions if they are off by much. Tuesday's report ...
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Nearly Half of Millennials Don’t Want to Be Homeowners

Not only is the millennial generation buying fewer cars than its predecessors, it seems that millennials are also less interested in buying homes. A lot less interested. According to a ...
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JOLTS Report Shows Strong Numbers in Quits and Hires

If you noticed that the unemployment rate went to 4.9%, you might also want to take notice that there are also millions of job openings in America. The Bureau of ...
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SEC Charges Connecticut Executive With Insider Trading

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged an executive at Stamford, Conn.-based electronics company, Harman International Industries, with insider trading in the company’s stock. The SEC alleged that ...
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Corvus Pharma Prepares for IPO

Corvus Pharmaceuticals has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing. ...
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The 8 Poorest U.S. Presidents

Based on campaign finance reports, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Marco Rubio, two of the leading candidates for the nation’s highest office, are each likely worth less than $500,000. Should ...
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What to Look for in Cisco Earnings

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is scheduled to report its earnings after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates call for $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) on $11.76 ...
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S&P Lowers the Boom on Chesapeake Debt

Debt rating agency Standard & Poor's on Tuesday lowered the corporate credit rating on Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) from CCC+ to CCC. But the ratings service did not stop ...
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Adaptimmune Receives Breakthrough Designation From FDA

Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ: ADAP) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a Breakthrough Therapy designation for the company’s affinity enhanced T-cell therapy targeting NY-ESO in synovial ...
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Reata Pharmaceuticals Gears Up for IPO

Reata Pharmaceuticals has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing, ...
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US CEOs Are Among the Globe’s Gloomiest: Survey

When asked for their global economic outlook for 2016, U.S. chief executive officers were among the most pessimistic. During 2015, U.S. CEO confidence declined by a bit more than 9%, ...
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Cerus Announces New Partnership With Red Cross

Cerus Corp. (NASDAQ: CERS) led the bulls in Tuesday’s trading session on news of a new partnership with one of the biggest charities in the world. The company announced that ...
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Small Business Optimism Slips in January

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for January fell 1.3 points from 95.2 in December to come in at 93.9. ...
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