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December 13, 2012
12:40 EDTRIGL, ZAGG, BBY, ALLT, BAC, S, AZN, MBI, CLWROn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were lower at midday, extending the slide that began late yesterday following Ben Bernanke's press conference. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid both held press conferences within about the last hour, bringing the fiscal cliff fight back to the forefront of investors' minds... ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., weekly jobless claims fell 29,000 to 343,000, versus expectations for a drop to 369,000. Producer prices in the month of November fell 0.8%, versus an expected decline of 0.5%. "Core" prices, excluding food and energy, rose 0.1%, which matched expectations. Retail sales rose 0.3% in November, which missed expectations for an increase of 0.5%. In Europe, the region's finance ministers approved the long-delayed release of financial aid to Greece. Also, an agreement was reached on the foundation of a true banking union with ECB oversight... COMPANY NEWS: Best Buy (BBY) jumped over 15% after Minneapolis' Star Tribune said the company's founder Richard Schulze may make a fully financed $5B-$6B buyout offer by the end of the week... Clearwire (CLWR) rose nearly 14% to $3.13 after Sprint (S) disclosed that it offered $2.90 per share for the remaining stake in the company it does not already own. Clearwire said that its talks with Sprint are ongoing... MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers were ZAGG (ZAGG), up 15% after announcing a $10M share repurchase program, and MBI (MBIA), up 6.5% following positive analyst commentary about the potential for a settlement with Bank of America (BAC). Among the noteworthy losers was Rigel Pharmaceuticals (RIGL), which fell almost 35% after an RA drug it is developing in partnership with AstraZeneca (AZN) failed to meet one of its endpoints in a trial. Shares of AstraZeneca, meanwhile, fell 2.6%. Also lower were shares of Allot Communications (ALLT), down over 11% following a downgrade to Hold at Wunderlich... INDICES: Near 12:30 pm ET, the Dow was down 19.89, or 0.15%, to 13,225.56; the Nasdaq was down 21.52, or 0.71%, to 2,992.29; and the S&P 500 was down 7.47, or 0.52%, to 1,421.01.
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December 10, 2014
10:00 EDTS, ALLTOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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09:23 EDTALLTOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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09:12 EDTSRadioShack threatens bankruptcy if cell phone deals not reworked, NY Post says
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08:08 EDTBBYBest Buy field checks show good November, says Jefferies
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08:07 EDTALLTAllot Communications downgraded at BofA/Merrill
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07:58 EDTSSprint downgraded to Underperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
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06:51 EDTALLTAllot Communications downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill
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December 9, 2014
16:00 EDTBACOptions Update; December 9, 2014
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14:57 EDTBACFed to propose rulemaking on risk-based capital surcharges for GSIB banks
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14:42 EDTBACFed sees setting capital surcharge up to 4.5% for big U.S. banks, Bloomberg says
Bloomberg cites surcharge estimates in Federal Reserve staff memo. Publicly traded companies in the space include Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC).
10:28 EDTSVerizon drops after warning about promotional impact on profits
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09:38 EDTBACActive equity options trading
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09:15 EDTBACBank of America sees Q4 sales and trading revenue down linked-quarter, y/y
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09:10 EDTAZNARIAD takeover rumors rekindled, Independent says
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08:02 EDTAZNMoventig approved in EU for opioid-induced constipation
Nektar (NKTR) reported partner AstraZeneca (AZN) announced that MOVENTIG has been granted Marketing Authorisation by the European Commission for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in adult patients who have had an inadequate response to laxative. MOVENTIG is the first once-daily oral peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist to be approved in the European Union.
07:44 EDTAZNAmerican Association for Cancer Research to hold a symposium
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December 8, 2014
16:00 EDTBACOptions Update; December 8, 2014
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14:56 EDTSMDC Partners climbs for third day after making announcement on CRM unit
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07:05 EDTAZNInnocoll appoints Tony Zook as CEO
Innocoll AG (INNL) announced that Tony Zook, formerly executive vice president, Global Commercial Operations, at AstraZeneca (AZN), has been appointed CEO effectively immediately. Michael Myers, will continue with the company as head of Portfolio Operations.
06:35 EDTBACValue of Wall Street's M&A bankers has risen, NY Times says
The value of Wall Street's bankers who advise large companies seems to be increasing, while traders are becoming less valuable, according to The New York Times. Bankers who work on M&A deals are expecting their bonuses to increase, while traders anticipate that their compensation will drop, the newspaper added. Furthermore, banks seem to be going the extra mile to hire top notch bankers, the newspaper stated. Publicly traded large banks include Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Reference Link
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