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Fortress: When Private Equity Insiders Sell Out!

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG) is going to see a wave of what would be considered to be insider selling. The private equity firm has announced that it has ...
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Apple Beats Back Patent Case in German Court

A regional court in Mannheim, Germany, dismissed a $2 billion claim against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) made by IPCom, a Germany-based patent-owning company. The court also rejected similar charges against ...
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Six IPOs Debut on Friday as January Effect Signals Rough Waters

Friday is a strange day in the markets. The month of January is closing out with the first monthly January loss in three years, after a huge 2013 of course. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BA, COST, CVRR, DFS, EPB, EQM, FIG, FCX, ORCL, SYMC, SYRG, TLLP, TXN, VZ, WAG, WMT, YUM, ZTS, AMD)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and reiterations seen by 24/7 Wall St. from the key Wall St. research calls this Wednesday. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reiterated Buy ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADT, DD, EXC, FIG, HUN, JNPR, MNKD, QCOM, SSTK, TGT, UNH, DIS, WDAY, ZUMZ)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Monday. ADT Corp. (NYSE: ADT) started as Buy at Citigroup. E.I. du ...
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The Next Mergers & Buyouts For 2012

As of late last week we had many potentially imminent buyouts that could have hit the market.  When we were just finishing the report draft on Friday is when the ...
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As the World Burns… Buffett & Berkshire Spending Billions For Private Jets and Mortgage Assets (BRK-A, BRK-B, TXT, FIG)

If you have watched the flow of news out of Asia and Europe over the last month, you might have had a reason to think that the world was going to hell in ...
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Media Digest (1/25/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has another blow-out quarter driven by iPhone sales. (Reuters) Japan has its first trade deficit since 1980. (Reuters) Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) posts weak earnings on a revenue ...
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Carlyle Remains On Track for 2012 IPO (CG, BX, KKR, ACAS, OZM, FIG, PSP)

The Carlyle Group L.P. is still planning to be one of the top private equity initial public offerings of 2012.  We even named it as one of the Top 17 ...
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Carlyle IPO Filing: Making the Billions Even More Liquid

Another private equity giant is set to come public in an initial public offering.  The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX), Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. ...
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The 24/7 Wall St. Top 10 Analyst Calls of the Week (ALU, BIDU, C, FIG, GOOG, LULU, RENN, SHLD, SPRD, WDC)

Each morning we cover about fifteen top analyst calls for investors and traders to consider.  Some calls offer great insight, and some are quite literally career-killing flops.  At the end ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ACN, CATO, FVE, FIG, HCBK, MET, SHLD, SINA, SPRD, VIV, THI)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning. Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) Reiterated Buy and Raised target at ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ARUN, CMI, DMND, ENZN, FCEL, FIG, HLF, KFT, MYGN, NTAP, OIS, PMTC, PTR, PETD, SWFT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning. Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) Started as Buy at UBS. ...
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IPO Watch: Day Two… Apollo Brings Some Concern (APO, KKR, BX, FIG)

Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) is looking like a bit of a dud of an IPO.  Some will think that this could temper some of the excitement around private equity ...
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IPO Rethink: Apollo (and a private equity curse?) (BX, KKR, FIG)

The world of private equity is not what it once was, but the remaining private equity leaders that survived out there do now seem to be stronger if they survived.  ...
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