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December 5, 2012
06:06 EDTBIG, LMT, C, WFC, BAC, MS, USB, JPM, GS, BAOn the Fly: Periodicals Wrap-Up
WALL STREET JOURNAL: The SEC launched an investigation into a $10M stock sale by Big Lots (BIG) CEO Steven Fishman before the company announced news that sank its stock, sources say, the Wall Street Journal reports...U.S. crude-oil production reached its highest level in nearly 15 years in September, thanks in large part to the drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, said the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Daily production averaged about 6.5M barrels, an increase of 16%, or about 900,000 barrels, over September 2011, the Wall Street Journal reports...REUTERS: The Federal Reserve is set to announce a new round of Treasury bond purchases when it meets next week, avoiding monetary policy tightening to maintain support for the weak U.S. economy amid uncertainty over the looming year-end "fiscal cliff," Reuters reports...The Pentagon approved a plan that will allow the U.S. Air Force to buy up to 36 rocket launches for government satellites from a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Boeing (BA), while opening up to 14 launches to competition from other companies, Reuters reports...BLOOMBERG: The SECís move to sanction auditors for blocking investigations at China-based companies, have set a course that jeopardizes the listing of more than 100 stocks from China, Bloomberg reports...Paulson & Co.ís John Paulson, manager of $20B in hedge funds, told investors that the bulk of his losses this year came on bets that the European sovereign-debt crisis would worsen, sources say, Bloomberg reports.
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17:34 EDTBABoeing weighs buy of Mercury Systems, Reuters says
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16:51 EDTBACBofA in talks for $800M settlement over credit card practices, WSJ says
Bank of America is in talks to pay at least $800M to settle allegations by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or CFPB that the bank promoted extra credit-card products, says the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Reference Link
16:00 EDTCOptions Update; April 3, 2014
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14:44 EDTBADelta may replace existing Boeing jets with new widebodies, Reuters says
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14:01 EDTJPMJPMorgan to sell large-market 401(k) recordkeeping business
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13:13 EDTJPMJPMorgan names Canavari Chief Brand Officer for Chase
JPMorgan Chase announced that Susan Canavari will join the firm as Chief Brand Officer for Chase. In this newly created role, Canavari will lead strategy and development for the consumer brand, including advertising, creative services and social media marketing. Canavari will report to Kristin Lemkau, the firmís Chief Marketing Officer. Canavari joins Chase from mcgarrybowen, where she was Managing Director and lead on the JPMorgan Chase account.
12:10 EDTCOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street began the session in positive territory, with the Dow notching a new all-time high, but had slid into negative ground at midday. The Nasdaq is the biggest loser, as it is down more than 0.6%, while the Dow and Nasdaq are just slightly below the flat line. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., initial jobless claims rose to 326K in the week ended March 29, versus the expected 319K claims. The trade deficit widened to $42.3B in February from a revised $39.3B deficit in January. ISM's non-manufacturing PMI rose 1.5 points to 53.1 in March, though that was a bit below the 53.5 forecast of economists. In Europe, the ECB maintained its current rates despite the ongoing debate over disinflationary forces posing an increasing risk. In Asia, China's State Council announced a stimulus package for new railways and subways, low-income housing and tax breaks for small business, but most of the measures were part of the government's previously communicated annual economic work plan. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS) are declining after Liberty Media (LMCA) announced a deal to reduce its stake in the bookseller. Liberty said it has sold the majority of its shares to institutional buyers and will retain approximately 10% of its initial investment, which has been reported to equate to a roughly 2% stake in Barnes & Noble. B&N Chairman Leonard Riggio said that Libertyís reduced ownership gives the company greater flexibility to pursue various strategic options, but shares of B&N slid 13% following the announcement... Citigroup (C) shares fell almost 2% after The New York Times said the federal government has started a criminal investigation into alleged fraud involving Citi's Banamex unit in Mexico. Also of note, research firm Sterne Agee downgraded the stock to Neutral, citing the Fed's refusal to approve the bank's capital plan, along with its slowing earnings growth and lack of catalysts, as reasons for the downgrade. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Amyris (AMRS), which rose 8% after announcing that it is entering into a strain engineering research and development agreement with chemical giant BASF (BASFY). Also higher was chemical, paint, and coating maker RPM (RPM), which gained 4% and hit a fresh 52-week high earlier in the session after the company raised its fiscal 2014 profit outlook. Among the noteworthy losers was Liquidity Services (LQDT), which slid another 12% after the company confirmed it's withdrawal from auction bidding for a U.S. Department of Defense contract and said it will need to reset its adjusted earnings expectations. Also lower were shares of weight-loss drug maker VIVUS (VVUS), which fell nearly 8% following a downgrade to Underweight at Piper Jaffray. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was down 16.31, or 0.1%, to 16,556.69, the Nasdaq was down 26.65, or 0.62%, to 4,249.81, and the S&P 500 was down 3.48, or 0.18%, to 1,887.42.
11:07 EDTBABoeing reports 161 commercial deliveries in Q1
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10:00 EDTC, USBOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
BB&T (BBT) downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James... Broadcom (BRCM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray... CF Industries (CF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup... CSX (CSX) downgraded to Equalweight from Overweight at Barclays... Cheniere Energy (LNG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... Citigroup (C) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee... Deutsche Bank (DB) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... G&K Services (GK) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird... Marcus (MCS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley... National Retail Properties (NNN) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS... Norfolk Southern (NSC) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities... Orion Energy (OESX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Ascendiant... VIVUS (VVUS) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Liquidity Services (LQDT) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird... Shaw Communications (SJR) downgraded to Sector Performer from Outperformer at CIBC... USG (USG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie... Level 3 (LVLT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Gabelli... U.S. Bancorp (USB) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman... Extra Space Storage (EXR) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... First Republic Bank (FRC) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman... TELUS (TU) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie.
09:37 EDTCActive equity options trading on open
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08:10 EDTCCitigroup downgraded at Sterne Agee
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07:45 EDTUSBU.S. Bancorp downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
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07:38 EDTMSPortat calls too few women leading U.S. firms 'embarrassment,' Bloomberg says
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07:28 EDTGSSinopec said to select Goldman for $30B unit sale, Bloomberg says
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07:19 EDTCCitigroup downgraded at Sterne Agee
As previously reported, Sterne Agee downgraded Citigroup to Neutral from Buy. The firm downgraded shares citing the Fed's concerns in the recent capital review, increasing regulatory risk, slowing earnings growth, and lack of meaningful catalysts to drive shares higher. Price target lowered to $52 from $60.
06:52 EDTJPMJPMorgan eases tension with Russian embassy by processing payment, Reuters says
JPMorgan is processing a payment from Russia's embassy in Kazakhstan to insurance agency Sogaz in an effort to ease tension after Moscow accused the firm of illegally blocking the transaction under the pretext of sanctions, according to Reuters, citing a company statement from the U.S. bank. Reference Link
06:24 EDTCU.S. launches criminal probe of Citigroup's Mexican unit, NY Times reports
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06:23 EDTBABoeing, Airbus rivalry moves to tanker market, WSJ reports
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06:23 EDTCCitigroup downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
06:22 EDTBABoeing to cut as man as 300 Australian contrators, WSJ reports
Boeing plans to cut as many as 300 contractors from its Boeing Aerostructures Australia facility by the end of the year, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company said, "This was always our intention when the company's aircraft programs stabilized at full production rates." Reference Link
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