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What Starboard Value Sees in Staples and Office Depot

Starboard Value has long called for the merger of office retailing giants Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP). The firm sent an open letter to The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Crocs, Halliburton, Nuance, Staples, Yelp and More

Stocks were taking a steady breather going into the unemployment report after two major rallies in a row this week. What stands out is that investors keep proving that they will ...
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IBM Is America’s Worst Run Company for 2014

Out of the field of eight that comprised 24/7 Wall St.'s  "America's Worst Run Companies," International Business Machines Corp. (IBM: NYSE) was chosen as the worst among them. Our original ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in Mid-December

Among the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between the November 28 and December 15 settlement dates, only Frontier Communications saw some rise in short interest. The number ...
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America’s Worst Run Companies

What makes a company truly poorly run? Businesses make mistakes almost daily, and industries can transform rapidly, eroding even a market leader's competitive advantage. Companies that are struggling may have ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Stocks on the Nasdaq

Among the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between the November 14 and November 28 settlement dates, only BlackBerry saw a significant rise in short interest. The number ...
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Staples Earnings View: The Turnaround Is Alive

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday before the market open as $0.37 in earnings per share and $6.0 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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8 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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Why Data Breach at Staples May Not Matter

Office supply store Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) confirmed on Monday that it is investigating a breach of payment card data at some of its locations in the northeast United States. ...
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Apple Climbs List of Most Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Familiar names made up the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the August 29 and September 15 settlement dates, though Apple did see a surge in shares ...
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Sirius XM Keeps Top Spot Among Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Short sellers shied away from three of the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the August 15 and August 29 settlement dates. The biggest drop was in ...
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Staples and Office Depot Look Safer Now, but Not on Merger Hope or Hype

While many retailers have faced their share of problems in recent years, the office supplies retail segment has taken the brunt of many negative trends. Businesses and consumers alike have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avago, Exelixis, Gap, Groupon, Staples, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Tuesday morning after the Labor Day weekend. Investors remain optimistic now that the DJIA has crossed 17,000 and after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 last week. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: HP, InterMune, MeetMe, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Thursday, another indication that stocks are rising on thin trading volume. Investors have still be repositioning themselves and have been nibbling on stocks when they see ...
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Staples Beats Estimates for First Time in 5 Quarters

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.12 and $5.22 billion in revenues. ...
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