Merger

Are Blyth Shareholders Getting Enough?

The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG) announced Monday a definitive agreement with Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH) to acquire all of its outstanding shares at a valuation of $6.00 per share. ...
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Where Micron and Tsinghua Unigroup Can Go From Here

Back in July, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) turned down a takeover bid from Chinese investment firm Tsinghua Unigroup, but the firm does not appear to be taking no for ...
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Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac Issues Outlook for 2015 and 2016

Freddie Mac has now released its monthly Insight & Outlook for August of 2015. While the group is saying that there is no single statistic pegging when a housing market ...
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payoff

What To Make of a Cisco and Apple Business Partnership

Two of the biggest and most well known names in technology are Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). They are not known as competitors by and ...
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crude oil prices

Crude Oil Jumps on OPEC Bulletin

Crude oil prices jumped Monday morning and blasted even higher through the noon hour to hit a daily high near $49 a barrel on West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for October ...
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Why Recent IPO Aimmune Therapeutics Could Rise 50% to 100%

Aimmune Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AIMT) announced the closing of its initial public offering of nearly 11.5 million shares at the price of $16 per share. With the closing of the ...
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Texas Capitol

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Data Nearing Panic Mode

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas releases all sorts of regional data, but the one reading that the oil and gas sector and the economists are paying attention to is ...
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Fiber Optic cable

InnoLight Tech Gearing Up for IPO

InnoLight Technology Corp. has filed an amended F-1 form to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing ...
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Mountain top coal mine

Patriot Coal Bankruptcy Auction Set

When Patriot Coal filed for bankruptcy in May of this year, it became the first of the U.S. coal companies to succumb to the tumbling price of coal. The company ...
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Chicago

Another Reading of Weak Economic Growth From Chicago

The August Chicago Business Barometer showed that the economy remained in positive territory, but the growth was less positive in August than July. The Institute for Supply Management's report on ...
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IPO

IC Power Files for IPO

IC Power PTE. Ltd. has filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, ...
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Popcorn

How Analysts Rate Amplify Snack Brands After the Quiet Period

Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (NYSE: BETR) entered the market in early August with its initial public offering (IPO). Now that its quiet period has come to a close, the underwriters ...
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coal

Arch Coal Soars as Debt Swap Offer Delayed Again

To say that shares of Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) have been volatile Monday morning is not an overstatement. Shares opened at $7.54, down more than 8% from Friday’s closing ...
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biotech

Is the Move in Vital Therapies Sustainable?

Vital Therapies Inc. (NASDAQ: VTL) made a big run in the market on Monday morning following additional data from the 16th International Symposium on Albumin Dialysis in Liver Disease. The ...
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What Warren Buffett Sees in Phillips 66 That You Don’t

Investing in energy has been tricky of late. Almost all aspects of the energy patch have traded handily lower. One group that has held up in the panic has been ...
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