Author Archives: Trey Thoelcke


DaVita Eyes Expansion Into Brazil

On Wednesday, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) announced that it will be expanding its footprint in emerging markets by beginning operations in Brazil. This leading global provider of kidney ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Positive but Cautious

Despite the volatility in the broader markets, short sellers in the top 10 most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange seemed positive but cautious, as short interest ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks: Apple on the Rise

An almost 18% surge in Apple shares sold short between the August 31 and September 15 settlement dates was the most notable move in among the most heavily shorted stocks ...
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French Startup Aims to Take Ride-Sharing Global

It may seem inevitable that the sharing economy would meet up with tech firms with fast growth opportunities in emerging markets. For instance, as part of its efforts to expand ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks: New King of the Mountain

Between the August 14 and August 31 settlement dates, Sirius XM was dethroned as the most heavily shorted stock traded on the Nasdaq. The new king of the mountain is ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Cannot Let Go of AT&T

In the wake of its merger with DirecTV, AT&T seemed poised to drop out of the top 10 most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange. But short ...
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Do Meredith Shareholders Get Enough in the Buyout?

On Monday, Media General Inc. (NYSE: MEG) and Meredith Corp. (NYSE: MDP) announced a definitive merger agreement under which the former will acquire all the outstanding common stock of the ...
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Box Office Surprises for Labor Day

It looks like the Labor Day weekend will have a surprise box office champ. “War Room,” a low-budget faith-based film from Sony Corp.’s (NYSE: SNE) Affirm Films is taking in ...
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Sanders Ahead of Clinton in New Hampshire

For those who still do not see Bernie Sanders, the junior Senator from Vermont and self-described democratic socialist, as a viable presidential candidate, it may be time to think again. ...
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The 8 Cities Enjoying Gasoline Under $2

The current national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.40, according to GasBuddy. However, as is nearly always the case, states that have large refineries, or are close ...
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What Can a New Chairman Do to Boost Profits at Volkswagen?

The boardroom squabbles at Volkswagen may finally settle down, with Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch now pegged to take up the mantel as chairman of the world's largest carmaker. ...
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How Intel Hopes to Boost PC Sales

In a move it hopes will help revive personal computer (PC) sales, Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is overhauling its flagship line of computer chips. The sixth generation of its Core ...
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What Illumina Gets With GenoLogics Life Science Software

Tuesday morning, Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) announced the completion of its acquisition of GenoLogics Life Science Software. Illumina President Francis deSouza said: We look forward to working with the talented ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still Like Sprint

Short sellers continued to get out of the way as AT&T's merger with DirecTV came to a close. AT&T, once firmly entrenched as the most shorted stock trading on the ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks: Sirius XM Back on Top

A modest increase in short interest between the July 31 and August 14 settlement dates was enough for Sirius XM to reclaim the top spot on the list of the ...
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