Thermo Fisher Pays $4.2 Billion for Microscope Maker

Scientific instrument maker and supplier Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) said Friday morning that it has agreed to acquire FEI Co. (NASDAQ: FEIC) for $107.50 per share in cash, ...
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Oppenheimer’s Institutional Portfolio Electronic Equipment and Component Stocks to Buy

The information technology (IT) analysts at Oppenheimer continue to view the sector very favorably and believe that recent relative outperformance can continue in the months ahead. What keeps them so ...
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Unveils Secular Growth Stock Buy List (BAC, PETM, HLF, MYGN, ACT, SAH, HEI, FEIC, LOPE)

The negative fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) reading of -0.1% caught most Wall St. analysts and economists by surprise. This unforeseen number was skewed by a huge decrease in government ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades (BBT, CMA, FEIC, GOOG, HBI, HD, LOW, NEM, PLT, ROP, TGT, TSCO, WMT)

These are top pre-market analyst upgrades and positive research notes we have seen from Wall Street early this Wednesday morning: BB&T (BBT) Raised to Market Perform at KBW. Comerica (CMA) ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADSK, AVY, CAT, DFS, FEIC, BEN, JWN, PMTC, SLB, VECO)

These are some of the top pre-market analyst calls with upgrades and downgrades from Wall Street firms this Thursday morning with more than two hours until the market opens: AutoDesk  ...
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52-Week Low Club: Transport, Semiconductors & Financials (January 2, 2008)

Truckers led the drop after a fake $100 oil print and after a YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ: YRCW) acquisition write-down, pulling down Arkansas Best (NASDAQ: ABFS) and others.  With no surprise, ...
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