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February 5, 2013
06:06 EDTDG, WFC, FB, AA, UAL, MAR, YHOO, GS, DLTR, FDO, BRK.AOn the Fly: Periodicals Wrap-Up
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Dollar stores (DG, FDO, DLTR) are finding it harder to make money as sales-growth has slowed and in some cases margins have been shrinking as competition for their target customer—the cash-strapped consumer—has increased, the Wall Street Journal reports...Money-market funds have a high-quality problem: investors are entrusting them with too much cash. The flood of money is prompting the funds to seek higher returns in investments that until recently were seen as too risky. Investors put $149B into U.S.-based money-market funds between the start of November and January 30, bringing total assets under management to $2.695T according to the Investment Company Institute, the Wall Street Journal reports...REUTERS: President Obama will meet today with CEOs from 12 companies including Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Lloyd Blankfein and Yahoo's (YHOO) Marissa Mayer to discuss immigration and deficit reduction. Others include Arne Sorenson of Marriott International (MAR), Jeff Smisek of United Continental Holdings (UAL) and Klaus Kleinfeld of Alcoa (AA), Reuters reports...The euro zone's economy has turned a corner, according to a business survey that showed businesses are more optimistic about the future but highlighted a growing split between the region's economies. Markit's Eurozone Composite PMI, jumped in January to a 10-month high of 48.6 from 47.2 in December, Reuters reports...BLOOMBERG: Facebook (FB) is developing a smartphone application, expected to be released next month, that will track the location of users, sources say, bolstering efforts to benefit from growing use of social media on mobile computers, Bloomberg reports...Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), which counts Warren Buffett’s company (BRK.A) as its largest shareholder, is planning to target Persian Gulf sovereign wealth funds to expand its client base in the Middle East, Bloomberg reports.
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September 30, 2014
08:18 EDTAAgilent risk/reward favorable into spin-off, says Leerink
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08:18 EDTAAgilent risk/reward favorable into spin-off, says Leerink
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September 29, 2014
16:20 EDTAAgilent says regulatory authorities close past FCPA probe
Agilent disclosed in a filing that on September 6, 2013, Agilent Technologies disclosed in its Form 10-Q that it had initiated an internal investigation relating to certain sales of company products through third party intermediaries in China and compliance by company employees in China with the requirements of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable laws and regulations. The company further disclosed that it had voluntarily advised the United States Department of Justice and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission of the investigation. On September 15, the company received a letter from the SEC’s Division of Enforcement stating that its investigation had been completed and that the Division of Enforcement did not intend to recommend any enforcement action against the company by the SEC. On September 24, the company received a letter from DOJ stating that DOJ had closed its inquiry into the matter, citing the company’s voluntary disclosure and thorough investigation.
11:02 EDTAAgilent announces collaboration with University of Toronto
Agilent announced a collaboration with scientists at the University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research to produce a comprehensive metabolomics multiple-reaction monitoring library and methodology, using Agilent’s Infinity 1290 UHPLC and 6460 triple quadrupole mass spectrometry system.
September 26, 2014
07:22 EDTAAgilent management to meet with Jefferies
Meeting to be held in the Mid-Atlantic area on October 2 hosted by Jefferies.

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