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November 21, 2014
18:36 EDTAAPLApple $450M e-book settlement approved by court, Reuters says
A U.S. judge issued final approval to Apple's agreement to pay $450M to settle claims it hurt consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices, Reuters reports. Reference Link
15:08 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 21, 2014
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13:17 EDTAAPLSquare to accept Apple Pay in 2015, CNN reports
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10:00 EDTBLKOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: Best Buy (BBY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Telsey Advisory... BlackRock (BLK) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein... Cerner (CERN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen... Community Health (CYH) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... Lockheed Martin (LMT) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS... Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup... Trinity Industries (TRN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow... Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan... Ross Stores (ROST) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Maxim... St. Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen... Wolverine World Wide (WWW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson... D.R. Horton (DHI) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James... KB Home (KBH) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James... Sony (SNE) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.
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08:50 EDTBLKBlackRock upgraded at Bernstein
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07:41 EDTJPMGoldman, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan grilled on commodities, WSJ says
Sen. Carl Levin, the retiring chairman of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, accused Goldman Sachs (GS) of manipulating aluminum markets and also said JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Morgan Stanley (MS) obscured their investments in metals or natural gas from regulators as representatives of the banks took part in a hearing that is part of a larger probe into their dealings in commodities markets, reported The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
07:24 EDTJPMBB&T CEO says 'banks lending recklessly' again, Reuters reports
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05:53 EDTGDLockheed Martin upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS
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05:22 EDTNVSNovartis Cosentyx receives positive CHMP opinion
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November 20, 2014
16:09 EDTBLKBlackRock upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
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15:44 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 20, 2014
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08:58 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $135 from $125 at Evercore ISI
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08:16 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $126 from $115 at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley survey indicates investors are underestimating Apple iWatch demand. The firm is modeling 30M watches in CY15 vs. buy-side forecasts of 10M-12M. Ultimately, the analyst believes the wearable market will hit 530M in 2020 and potentially a 1B units in its bull case. Morgan Stanley raised CY15 EPS forecast to $8.40 from $8.20 on higher watch and ASP forecasts. Shares of Apple are Overweight rated.
08:06 EDTGDKaman announces agreement with General Dynamics Canada
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07:11 EDTBLKBofA/Merrill to hold a conference
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06:37 EDTAAPLGT Advanced creditors criticize proposed Apple settlement, Reuters says
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06:30 EDTJPMSenate panel says banks could influence commodity prices, NY Times says
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06:28 EDTAAPLBillboard 200 chart to include on-demand streaming in rankings
The Billboard 200 albums chart will premiere its biggest upgrade in more than 23 years, transforming from a pure sales-based ranking to one measuring multi-metric consumption. Beginning with the top 10 revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 3, on Billboard.com, the chart, which currently tracks the top 200 albums of the week by sales alone, will be the first to include on-demand streaming and digital track sales -- as measured by Nielsen Entertainment (NLSN) -- by way of a new algorithm. It is the most substantial methodology update since May 1991, when Billboard first used Nielsen's point-of-sale data -- SoundScan -- to measure album sales. The updated Billboard 200 will utilize accepted industry benchmarks for digital and streaming data, equating 10 digital track sales from an album to one equivalent album sale, and 1,500 song streams from an album to one equivalent album sale. All of the major on-demand audio subscription services are considered, including Spotify, Beats Music (AAPL), Google Play (GOOG) and Xbox Music (MSFT). Reference Link
05:38 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $135 from $120 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster raised his price target for Apple shares to $135 from $120 after the firm's channel checks indicated that supply of the iPhone 6 and 6+ is "gradually improving vs. demand." Munster does not see risk to Apple's December quarter guidance as he believes the company factored supply constraints into its outlook. He thinks most consumers will wait to purchase an iPhone and maintains an Overweight rating on Apple. The stock closed yesterday down 80c to $114.67.
05:12 EDTVIA, VIABViacom signs 180K-square foot lease at Columbia Square development in Hollywood
Kilroy Realty (KRC) said it has signed a long-term lease with Viacom (VIAB, VIA) for approximately 180,000 square feet of space at KRC’s 685,000-square-foot, mixed-use Columbia Square development located in the heart of Hollywood. The New York-based company plans to relocate and unite the West Coast operations of Viacom media networks including BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Spike TV, VH1 and TV Land currently based in Santa Monica and in other Los Angeles offices into Columbia Square’s 250,000-square-foot Gower Building. The six-story, dual-core glass and steel Gower Building is the larger of two new office buildings totaling 350,000 square feet currently under construction as part of KRC’s $420M mixed-use project located on Sunset Boulevard. Designed by Rios, Clementi, Hale Studios, Columbia Square will also feature 93,000 square feet of renovated, historical creative office and studio space, 30,000 square feet of retail space, 200 luxury residential units and a five-level subterranean parking structure. Viacom is expected to take occupancy in phases starting in late 2016.
November 19, 2014
14:25 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 14, 2014
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12:56 EDTAAPLApple plans to bundle Beats with iOS next year, FT reports
Beginning early next year, Apple is planning to bundle the subscription music service acquired from Beats into iOS, the Financial Times reports. The move will make Beats available on hundreds of millions of Apple devices, including iPhones and iPads, and will put pressure on Spotify. Sources believe the paid-for Beats service could be included in an iOS software update as early as March. Reference Link
12:38 EDTJPMSenate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee to hold a hearing
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10:29 EDTWDC, AAPLGoogle now top competitor to Apple, Jefferies says
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10:01 EDTGDGeneral Dynamics partners with Advanced Material Engineering
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09:41 EDTAAPLRubicon Project to partner with Apple on programmatic advertising
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08:02 EDTAAPLApple's top competition is Google, says Jefferies
Jefferies calls Google (GOOG) Apple's (AAPL) top competition after its analysis indicated that the search engine giant provides the majority of most popular Consumer Cloud Services, which it believes are expanding penetration through Android, Chrome, iOS, Windows and other devices. By contrast, Apple's iCloud remains focused on iOS devices, Jefferies points out. It keeps a Hold rating on Apple shares, saying Google dominates as provider of the most popular services, including Search, Maps, Chrome, and YouTube. To reflect positive supply chain data points, Jefferies raised its FY15 earnings estimate for Apple to $8.52 to $8.01. It also upped its price target for Apple shares to $120 from $112. The stock closed yesterday up $1.48 to $115.47.
07:51 EDTJPMClearing House Payments Company to hold a conference
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07:37 EDTJPMCitigroup to hold a conference
Global Financial Conference is being held in Singapore on November 19-20.
06:42 EDTAAPLiPhone 7 could include 'biggest camera jump ever,' TheTechBlock reports
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06:40 EDTAAPLSome iPhone 6 Plus users say rear camera doesn't focus, Business Insider reports
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06:04 EDTAAPLApple to pay $23.6M to Mobile Telcommunictions in lawsuit, Re/code reports
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November 18, 2014
16:00 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 18, 2014
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 48c to 28.09. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR KO PBR GILD according to Track Data.
11:53 EDTAAPLSamsung to make foldable smartphone displays, ZDnet says
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10:15 EDTRDSAHigh option volume stocks
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09:56 EDTMPCOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:01 EDTJPMJPMorgan announces municipal bond agreement with LPL Financial
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) announced that it has signed an agreement with LPL Financial (LPLA) to provide access to new issue municipal bonds to LPL financial advisors. Under the agreement, LPL will be a preferred retail dealer for J.P. Morgan, further expanding the investment bank’s distribution channels for new issue municipal bonds.
08:50 EDTMPCCST Brands should be acquistion target for Marathon, CNBC's Cramer says
On Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" broadcast Monday, the host made the case for why Marathon Petroleum (MPC) should buy CST Brands (CST), according to a show recap posted by TheStreet. Shares of CST Brands are up 3.4% to $43.35 in pre-market trading. Reference Link
08:26 EDTAAPLApple Pay now available in all BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie grocery stores
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08:01 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $130 from $115 at Oppenheimer
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07:16 EDTAAPLSamsung to produce APs for iPhones, iPads beginning in 2015, Korea Times reports
According to the Korea Times, sources say that Apple (AAPL) will outsource the bulk of its application processors manufacturing to Samsung (SSNLF) for iPhones and iPads starting in 2015. This agreement will cause Samsung to become a primary supplier of APs to Apple, moving Taiwan Semi (TSM) into second place. Reference Link
06:30 EDTMPCMarathon Petroleum coverage resumed with a Buy at Goldman
Target $127.
06:28 EDTAAPLNokia to launch Android tablet, FT reports
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November 17, 2014
16:52 EDTNVSNovartis' LCZ696 could change course of heart failure for patients, study shows
New data on Novartis' investigational medicine, LCZ696, for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction shows it has the potential to change the course of the disease for patients. In August, Novartis presented topline results from the landmark PARADIGM-HF study showing LCZ696 was superior to ACE inhibitor enalapril on key endpoints, including significantly reducing the risk of CV death or heart failure hospitalization. The new analyses being presented for the first time at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2014, with a paper being simultaneously published in Circulation, show that versus enalapril, LCZ696 significantly: reduced the risk of dying suddenly by 20% in HFrEF patients 45% of CV deaths and 36% of all cause deaths are sudden; reduced first and subsequent HFrEF hospitalizations by 21% and 23% respectively; reduced hospitalizations for a cardiovascular reason or for any reason both by 16%; reduced the need for more intense treatment at home by 16%; reduced emergency room visits because of rapid symptom worsening by 30%.
16:00 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 17, 2014
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11:14 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $120 from $115 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital earlier increased its price target on Apple as the firm estimates that the company's watch will generate $10B in revenue and 40c in EPs in the first 12 months after it's released. The firm increased its FY15 sales estimates for the company by $6.5B and raised its FY15 EPS estimate by 24c. It keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
11:11 EDTRDSAHigh option volume stocks:
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11:06 EDTNVSLeerink biotech analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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10:06 EDTJPMSears Canada, JPMorgan Chase announce changes to credit card program
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06:18 EDTJPMJPMorgan reports October net credit losses 2.26% vs. 2.24% last month
Reports October delinquency rate 1.34% vs. 1.30% last month.
November 16, 2014
20:04 EDTAAPLApple: App Store adds UnionPay as payment option for customers in China
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17:42 EDTJPMJPMorgan settles mineral rights suit in Texas, Bloomberg says
JPMorgan settled a lawsuit by Texas mineral-rights owners that accused the bank of negotiating "sweetheart deals" with oil company clients to cheat them out of $681M in compensation, says Bloomberg. Beneficiaries of the South Texas Syndicate Trust alleged that JPMorgan entered into favorable deals for its commercial banking clients on the trust’s rights in the Eagle Ford, added Bloomberg. Reference Link
15:07 EDTNVSNovartis says arthritis drug secukinumab met primary endpoint
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November 14, 2014
17:13 EDTAAPLAppaloosa gives quarterly update on stakes
NEW STAKES: NXP Semiconductors (NXPI), Lorillard (LO), Alibaba (BABA), and Shire (SHPG). INCREASED STAKES: Whirlpool (WHR), Priceline (PCLN), Delta (DAL), CBS (CBS), and General Motors (GM). DECREASED STAKES: American Airlines (AAL), Disney (DIS), Apple (AAPL), MGM Resorts (MGM), and Eastman Chemical (EMN). LIQUIDATED STAKES: Expedia (EXPE), AIG (AIG), Prudential (PRU), Celanese (CE), and ASML Holding (ASML).
16:01 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 14, 2014
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14:53 EDTNVSCVS Express Scripts implementing drug price controls, says Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research believes that CVS (CVS) and Express scripts are implementing rebates and price controls on drug. The firm expects the companies to increase their focus on controlling durg prices next year, and adds that they have already itnroduced prior authorization criteria for hepatitis drug. Publicly traded drug companies include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY). Makers of hepatits c drugs include AbbVie (ABBV) and Gilead (GILD),
10:49 EDTAAPLReport: iPhone 6 outselling iPhone 6 Plus 3-to-1 margin, Apple Insider says
Apple's iPhone 7 lineup is mostly driven by the 4.7-inch model, accounting for 68% of all iPhone sales, while the iPhone 6 Plus took between 23%-24%, reports Apple Insider. Citing a report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the new iPhones represented 91% of total iPhone sales compared to the iPhone 5s and 5c accounting for 84% of total iPhone sales a year ago. Reference Link
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07:52 EDTAAPLIntegrated Device to benefit from wireless charging adoption, says Craig-Hallum
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07:14 EDTVIAViacom multiple compression overdone, says RBC Capital
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07:14 EDTNVSAmerican College of Rheumatology is holding a meeting
2014 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is being held in Boston on November 14-19.
07:05 EDTAAPLApple told FTC health data will be protected, Reuters reports
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has asked Apple to prevent sensitive health data that will be collected by its devices from being used without users' consent, according to Reuters, which cited two unnamed sources. The tech giant has promised the FTC that it will not sell the data to third parties or allow developers to do so, the news service stated. Reference Link
06:54 EDTAAPLU.S.warns on vulnerability in Apple's iOS, Reuters reports
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06:43 EDTVIAViacom CEO: Nielsen's ratings haven't kept up with trends, NY Times says
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06:16 EDTAAPLEU says Starbucks tax deal in Netherlands may be illegal state aid, WSJ says
The European Union said the tax deal struck by Starbucks (SBUX) in the Netherlands amounts to illegal state aid, reports the Wall Street Journal. European Commission regulators said it reached a preliminary view that the tax deal violated guidelines produced by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. It said the tax deal "tolerates questionable adjustments which allow Starbucks Manufacturing BV to lower the resulting corporate income tax basis in the Netherlands." The EU is also investigating tax arrangements of Apple (AAPL) in Ireland and Amazon (AMZN) and Fiat S.p.A. (FIATY) in Luxembourg. Reference Link
November 13, 2014
16:03 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 13, 2014
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13:32 EDTNVSLeerink biotech analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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13:29 EDTNVSLeerink biotech analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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13:28 EDTAAPLBlackBerry hits 52-week high after unveiling partnerships
Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) hit a new 52-week high after the company announced three new partnership deals. The company is slated to hold its analyst day today, starting at 3:30 PM ET. WHAT'S NEW: BlackBerry announced that it would partner with Samsung to provide a security solution for the South Korean company's mobile devices that utilize Google's (GOOG) Android operating system. Under the deal, BlackBerry’s BES12, an Enterprise Mobility Management system, or EMM that was launched today, will be integrated with some of Samgung's Galaxy smartphones and tablets. BES 12 "securely manages devices from all of the major enterprise mobile platforms" and "will help organizations securely connect employees with each other and with the corporate information and machines” they need, BlackBerry stated. Also today, Blackberry announced that it would connect its EMM solutions to Salesforce's (CRM) top customer relationship management platform. "This agreement will allow Salesforce and BlackBerry joint customers to run their businesses from their phone while complying with specific industry regulations," said Vivek Kundra, a Salesforce Executive Vice President in a statement. "BlackBerry has an excellent reputation in security and networks, and when matched with the Salesforce Customer Success Platform, public sector organizations can use their mobile devices to connect with customers in a whole new way," added Kundra. Finally, BlackBerry announced that Brightstar would distribute BES 12. BlackBerry described Brightstar as "the world's largest wireless distribution company and leader in services for the wireless industry." WHAT'S NOTABLE: BES12 is expected to compete with Apple (AAPL) in the enterprise space. Apple earlier this year announced that it was partnering with IBM (IBM) in an effort to sell more products to corporate customers. PRICE ACTION: In mid-afternoon trading, BlackBerry jumped 6% to $11.95. Earlier today the shares set a new 52-week high of $12.05.
13:26 EDTNVSLeerink biotech analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
Biotech Analysts provide a preview of items being discussed at the upcoming 56th Annual Meeting of ASH including Leukemia/MDS on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on November 20 at 10 am.
11:13 EDTAAPLApple hits 52-week high after Bernstein says margins could climb
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10:36 EDTGDGeneral Dynamics Canada awarded two contracts on Mercury Global Project
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10:02 EDTGDGeneral Dynamics Land Systems-Canada awarded C$287M contract from Canada
The Government of Canada has awarded a C$287M contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for the provision and integration of an enhanced surveillance suite on to Canadian LAV III Upgrade vehicles, known as LAV 6.0. The upgraded surveillance system will include a 10-meter retractable mast, an Operator Control Station and a surveillance suite inclusive of radar, thermal/day and image intensification sights, laser range finder and GPS mounted on a stabilized platform. These enhancements will allow for superior detection ranges, on-the-move operation, integrated silent watch power management and the transmission of images through the communications system. Deliveries of LAV 6.0 vehicles equipped with the upgraded surveillance suite will commence in December 2016.
09:40 EDTAAPL, WDCActive equity options trading
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09:25 EDTVIAB, VIAViacom CEO says company will repurchase $750M shares in Q4
09:18 EDTVIAB, VIAViacom management says TV renewals cover over 25% of subscriptions
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08:01 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $120 from $110 at Bernstein
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08:01 EDTAAPLCalpian says deploys Apple Pay for merchants
Calpian, Inc. (CLPI) has successfully enabled Apple Pay (AAPL) for its merchant customers as they respond to growing consumer interest in the new mobile payment service.
07:38 EDTJPM, VIABloomberg Link to hold a conference
The Year Ahead: 2015 is being held in Washington, D.C. with a pre-conference dinner on November 13 followed by company presentations on November 14,
06:54 EDTVIAB, VIAViacom reports Q4 Media Networks revenue up 8% to $2.66B
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06:53 EDTVIAB, VIAViacom reports Q4 adjusted EPS $1.71, consensus $1.68
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06:39 EDTAAPLApple's rumored iPad Pro delayed to 2Q15, AppleInsider reports
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06:23 EDTAAPLChipmakers in Apple Watch supply chain to start production, DigiTimes reports
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06:17 EDTVIA, VIABSony unveils PlayStation Vue, a cloud-based TV service
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06:07 EDTAAPLApple paying little in iTunes taxes outside North America, AFR reports
According to a report from The Australian Financial Review, which cites an investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, more than two-thirds of the money Apple’s iTunes makes outside North America goes through the group’s Luxembourg holding company where it is not taxable. Apple has been widely criticized for its tax practices in Europe. Reference Link
November 12, 2014
16:23 EDTJPMOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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16:00 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 12, 2014
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15:29 EDTVIABNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
Notable companies reporting before tomorrow's market open, with earnings consensus, include Wal-Mart (WMT), consensus $1.12; Viacom (VIAB), consensus $1.68; Tyco (TYC), consensus 56c; Kohl's (KSS), consensus 74c; Helmerich & Payne (HP), consensus $1.67; Sally Beauty (SBH), consensus 40c; Manulife Financial (MFC), consensus 40c; TransDigm (TDG), consensus $2.02; MAXIMUS (MMS), consensus 52c.
12:38 EDTJPMOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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11:17 EDTNVSLeerink major pharma & biotech analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
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10:43 EDTVIAB, VIABernstein downgrades Discovery, Viacom, citing 'structural decline' in TV
Research firm Bernstein sees strong evidence that audiences of ad-supported TV have entered a period of "structural decline." The firm cut its rating on Discovery (DISCA), the owner of the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet cable stations, and Viacom (VIA,VIAB), which owns MTV and and Nickelodeon. The firm also cut its price target on CBS (CBS). WHAT'S NEW: Noting that audiences for ad-supported TV have fallen by unprecedented amounts for four months, Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger added that consumption of subscription video on demand, or SVOD, services continue to grow. Meanwhile, TV networks are seeing increased competition from Internet websites for ad dollars, limiting the ability of the networks to raise ad prices, Juenger stated. The profit margins and return on investment of content owners are likely to decline over time, the analyst believes. He downgraded Discovery to Market Perform from Outperform and set a $37 price target on the stock, and cut Viacom to Underperform from Market Perform, placing a $71 price target on that stock. Juenger reduced his price target on CBS to $55 from $60 and kept a Market Perform rating on the shares. He kept Outperform ratings on 21st Century Fox (FOXA), Disney (DIS), and Time Warner (TWX), saying that those are least affected by the trend, as they are less dependent than their peers on the American TV ad market and have a large amount of sports programming. PRICE ACTION: In mid-morning trading, Discovery lost 0.6% to $31.81, Viacom class A shares gained 0.6% to $70.09, CBS fell 0.7% to $51.48, Twenty-First Century Fox class A shares lost 0.5% to $34.75, Time Warner fell 0.5% to $77.69 and Disney was flat near $90 per share.
10:19 EDTJPMJPMorgan pays $1.01B to settle FX charges, says litigations ongoing
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10:14 EDTJPMOCC fines Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan $950M over FX trading
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10:00 EDTVIA, JPM, VIABOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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09:36 EDTJPM, BLKInformation Management Network to hold a symposium
Private Label RMBS Reform Symposium is being held in New York on November 12.
09:30 EDTVIA, VIABViacom and Frontier Communications renew carriage agreement
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08:57 EDTJPMBarclays excluded from forex settlement due to issues with NYDFS, Reuters says
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08:18 EDTNVSUBS to hold a conference
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08:13 EDTJPMBoston Biotech to hold a conference
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07:58 EDTNVSGenVec expects 2014 cash burn between $6M-$7M from Novartis collaboration
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07:28 EDTJPMBofA/Merrill to hold a conference
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07:02 EDTJPMJPMorgan makes changes in response to foreign exchange probe, Reuters says
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06:50 EDTBLKBlackRock to reorganize sales force, Reuters reports
BlackRock is dividing its sales force into two groups: wirehouses and independent broker dealers, starting in January, according to Reuters, which cited a memo it obtained. The company also hired Lee Beck, a former managing director with J.P. Morgan Funds, to oversee sales to wirehouses, the news service stated. Reference Link
06:36 EDTAAPLOrder visibility highest for Apple, Lenovo shipments in 2015, DigiTimes says
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06:13 EDTVIABViacom downgraded at Bernstein
As previously reported, Bernstein downgraded Viacom to Underperform from Market Perform. The analyst believes Viacom is vulnerable to a secular declines in TV consumption and SVOD substitution. Price target lowered to $71 from $77.
06:12 EDTJPMCFTC fines five banks $1.4B for manipulation of FX benchmark rates
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06:05 EDTJPMFCA fines five banks $1.7B over FX trading operations
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06:04 EDTJPMJPMorgan downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
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November 11, 2014
16:14 EDTNVSLeerink biotech analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
Biotech Analysts provide a preview of items being discussed at the upcoming 56th Annual Meeting of ASH including JAK inhibitors, novel Jakafi combinations for Myelofibrosis and developing compounds on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on November 17 at 10 am.
16:08 EDTVIABViacom downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
16:01 EDTNVSQIAGEN enters master collaboration agreement with Novartis
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16:01 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 11, 2014
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15:43 EDTNVSLeerink major pharma & biotech analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
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14:30 EDTJPMBanks to be hit with billions in fines for currency manipulation, Telegraph says
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13:09 EDTAAPLApple to face lawsuit on failed texts when switching to Android, Reuters says
Apple must face a U.S. federal lawsuit for failing to alert consumers that text messages may be interrupted after switching to an Android-based phone from an iPhone, says Reuters. Reference Link
10:00 EDTJPMOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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09:55 EDTAAPLAlibaba, Apple working out details on partnership in China, WSJ reports
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08:15 EDTAAPLAlibaba says willing to collaborate with PayPal in future, Bloomberg reports
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07:35 EDTAAPLApple price target raised to $125 from $115 at UBS
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06:39 EDTJPMJPMorgan downgraded on valuation at Keefe Bruyette
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06:31 EDTAAPLApple making aggressive move into corporate market, Reuters says
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06:03 EDTAAPLQ4 global tablet shipments estimated at 74.5M units, DigiTimes reports
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05:47 EDTJPMJPMorgan downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette downgraded JPMorgan to Market Perform with a $64 price target.
November 10, 2014
16:07 EDTNVSUBS to hold a conference
UBS European Conference is being held in London, England on November 11-12.
16:00 EDTAAPLOptions Update; November 10, 2014
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15:57 EDTNVSWorldwide Business Research to hold a conference
ProcureCon for Digital & Marketing Services 2014 is being held in San Antonio on November 11-13.
15:55 EDTWDCNeedham to hold a conference
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15:17 EDTJPMCFPB may require added disclosures on prepaid cards, WSJ says
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is expected to propose new rules later this week that will require more disclosure for prepaid debit cards and cracking down on allowing consumers to spend more money on the cards than they have, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. The rules come as traditional financial institutions, such as JPMorgan (JPM) and American Express (AXP) have moved into the business and the industry’s biggest players don’t allow overdrafts so it is unclear whether the new rules will dent industry profits, the report said. Green Dot (GDOT) also does not permit overdrafts and Visa (V) recently excluded overdraft abilities in guidelines for its prepaid cards, the report added. Reference Link
12:42 EDTAAPLFireEye details hack attack found on Apple operating system
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12:39 EDTAAPLFireEye has uncovered iOS flaw that leaves devices vulnerable, CNBC reports
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09:35 EDTAAPLActive equity options trading
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07:34 EDTAAPLApple Pay seen making up 1% of Whole Foods transactions since launch, Dudas says
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07:08 EDTBLKCredit Suisse to hold a conference
2014 Boston Financials 1:1 Conference to be held in Boston on November 10-11.
06:46 EDTJPMRegulators set new capital buffer rule for banks, Reuters reports
Global banks should have buffers of bonds or equity worth 16%-20% of their risk-weighted assets, beginning in January 2019, The Financial Stability Board decided, according to Reuters. The board said the buffer would prevent the need for government bailouts, the news service explained. Publicly traded global banks include Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) Wells Fargo (WFC), Banco Santander (SAN), Barclays (BCS), Credit Suisse (CS), Deutsche Bank (DB), HSBC (HSBC), ING Groep (ING), Lloyds Banking (LYG), RBS (RBS) and UBS (UBS). Reference Link
06:27 EDTAAPLGT Advanced accuses Apple of 'bait-and-switch' in unsealed documents, WSJ says
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06:18 EDTJPMUBS to settle misconduct allegations at precious metals trading unit, FT reports
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06:00 EDTAAPLApple implied volatility of 19 at lower end of index mean range
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