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B&G Foods Completes Acquisition of Victoria Fine Foods

B&G Foods Inc. (NYSE: BGS) made waves late on Friday after the company announced its most recent acquisition. B&G has now acquired Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and other ...
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What Steven Mnuchin in Treasury and Wilbur Ross in Commerce Mean in the Trump Economy

The election results are not even 30 days old, but President-Elect Donald Trump and his transition team already have named nominations for key cabinet positions. When it comes to the ...
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How Investors Can Interpret Warren Buffett Being Bullish on Airlines After Years of Hatred

If you have followed the stocks being sold by Warren Buffett and his team at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) for years, the one thing you will know is that ...
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Major Changes in Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Stocks: American Airlines, Delta, Kinder Morgan, Wal-Mart, BNY Mellon and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2016. Outside of Warren Buffett being one of the richest men alive and being considered the ...
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Why Inteliquent Is Climbing on Thursday

Shares of Inteliquent Inc. (NASDAQ: IQNT) saw a handy gain early on Thursday after the company reported that it has just agreed to be acquired. Late on Wednesday it was announced ...
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Blackstone Moves to Acquire Team Health Holdings

Team Health Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH) shares made a handy gain on Monday after the company announced that it will be acquired by Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX). Essentially, Team ...
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More SEC Changes Seen for How Small Companies Can (Legally) Raise Money

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made tweaks to how small companies can raise capital. It has become vastly easier for companies raising cash to do so with new ...
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Despite Outflows, Hedge Funds Reached Record $2.97 Trillion in Assets in Q3

If you have tracked the news flows about various forms of asset management and investing tools over the years, you have seen a wild swing over the past couple of ...
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Firsthand Technology Value Fund Confirmed as Nutanix IPO Winner

When companies come public, it is not out of the ordinary that venture capital groups or outside investment funds are the beneficiaries of that move. Technology investors often look for ...
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With Over $250 Million in Labor Day Lotteries, 12 Things Not to Do If You Win

Labor Day weekend is going to be a big one for lottery players in 2016. These might not be record-breaking lotteries, but this weekend's news flow may have more to deal ...
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Caesars Shares Bust on Bankruptcy Ruling

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) kicked off the week by watching its shares take a dive following an unfavorable ruling in bankruptcy court. A Chicago judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy ...
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Did Rackspace Shareholders Get Enough From the Apollo Buyout?

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) said Friday morning that it has agreed to be acquired for $32 a share in cash by affiliates of private equity firm Apollo Global Management ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks: Apple, Wal-Mart, Phillips 66, Deere and More

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2016. What makes this so interesting for Warren Buffett fans, outside of Buffett being one ...
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As Powerball Lottery Nears $500 Million, the 12 Things Not to Do If You Win

July's Powerball lottery jackpot just keeps rising, and the drawing for Saturday, July 30, 2016, has now reached a $478 million annuity value. Its discounted lump sum cash value is ...
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10 Alternative Investments Outside of Stocks and Bonds

Investors in 2016 have to be scratching their heads when it comes to where to invest. The trend has been set for years now that investing in Treasury notes and ...
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