SEC Charges Research Analyst With Insider Trading on Mother’s Brokerage Account

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced insider trading charges against a research analyst who allegedly reaped over $1.5 million in February via trades he made in his ...
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Apollo Global Gets Higher Price Target, but No Respect

Publicly traded private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc. (NYSE: APO) received a boost to its price target Tuesday morning when analysts at Jefferies raise the target from $17 to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Chevron, Monster Beverage, Range Resources, Wayfair, Wynn, Yahoo and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on the heels of dual bomb attacks in Brussels, Belgium. The markets have risen for five weeks and had recaptured positive gains for 2016 ...
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Fresh Market Going Private in Deal With Apollo

Specialty grocery store chain The Fresh Market Inc. (NASDAQ: TFM) has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) for approximately $1.36 billion in ...
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Apollo Nabs ADT in $15 Billion Deal

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) announced Tuesday morning that it has reached an agreement to acquire home security company ADT Corp. (NYSE: ADT) in an all-cash ...
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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo, Avago, CyberArk, First Solar, JC Penney, KKR, Lululemon, MobileEye, Perrigo, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Thursday after even more selling pressure on Wednesday. Yet again, the trend for investors to line up and buy the pullbacks is continuing. 24/7 ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Downgraded Private Equity Giants

Looking at 2015, it has not been the most monumental year for a few industries, in particular private equity companies. As a result, Merrill Lynch took it upon itself not ...
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Caesars Bankruptcy Possible Following Court Ruling

A federal bankruptcy judge in Chicago has denied a request from casino and resort operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) to delay creditor lawsuits totaling some $11 billion while the ...
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More Monday Acquisition Madness

The market has been flooded with news of mergers and acquisitions, and it doesn’t show any sign of stopping. In the most recent example, Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Achillion, CSC, Keurig, Sarepta, Splunk and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Wednesday morning, but the S&P 500 and DJIA are effectively at all-time highs. As investors keep proving over and over that they want to buy ...
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Apollo Calls to Abandon Ship on Noranda

Secondary offerings are often meant for companies to raise more capital, but in the case of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NYSE: NOR), it appears that this is a call by ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Gilead, KeyCorp, NBG, Pandora, Staples, Yelp and More

Stocks were looking for direction on an unemployment Friday before and even after a strong payrolls number. The major rally seen this week, on the heels of a bad January, only ...
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Caesars Merger Precedes Chapter 11 Filing

Struggling casino owner Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) announced Monday morning that it is merging with asset acquisition company Caesars Acquisition Co. (NASDAQ: CACQ). The merger is an all-stock transaction ...
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Will PetSmart Finally Be Bought Out?

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) saw its shares surge higher in the premarket Wednesday, following its positive earnings report and talks of a potential buyout. This news could be bringing an ...
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