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March 13, 2012
16:24 EDTAPO, SB, COOL, CCIX, GEOY, WOLF, VIP, FDS, MDS, CLNE, JPMOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were higher, with the Dow closing well over the 13K level and the Nasdaq taking and holding the 3K mark. Stock futures were higher in pre-market trading leading to a higher open for the broader market. The averages waffled for the first 30 minutes of trading but broke out of their range following a slightly better than expected wholesale inventories report. The market spurted to fresh recovery highs and along the way the Dow eclipsed 13,000 and the Nasdaq moved past 3,000. The Fedís FOMC met and kept interest rates unchanged and said monetary policy would remain accommodative through at least late 2014. The major indices did not move much after the FOMC comments, which were largely in-line with expectations, but a dividend increase and expanded stock buyback announcement from JP Morgan (JPM) provided another shot in the arm, powering the market to close at session highs... ECONOMIC EVENTS: Domestically, February retail sales increased 1.1% overall, in line with expectations. The core reading, which excludes autos and gas, rose 0.6%, versus the expected increase of 0.5%. Business inventories rose 0.7% in January, versus the expected increase of 0.5%. The Fed kept its benchmark rate target unchanged, as expected... MARKET NEWS: JP Morgan approved a new $15B stock buyback program and increased its dividend to 30c from 25c. After JP Morgan's "pre-announcment" of sorts, the Fed said it would report on the results of its bank stress tests at 4:30 pm ET today... Among companies reporting earnings, advancers included FactSet (FDS) and GeoEye (GEOY), while Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE), VimpelCom (VIP), and Coleman Cable (CCIX) were among the decliners... MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers were Midas (MDS), up $2.45, or 27.25%, to $11.44, on news it will be acquired by TBC Corporation for $11.50 per share, and Great Wolf (WOLF), up $1.13, or 26.97%, to $5.32, which closed above the $5 per share "take private" offer it received from Apollo Global Management (APO). Noteworthy losers included Majesco (COOL), down 41c, or 13.80%, to $2.56, following its disappointing earnings and guidance, and Safe Bulkers (SB), down 65c, or 9.09%, to $6.50, after pricing its 5M share secondary offering at $6.50... INDICES: The Dow added 217.97, or 1.68%, to 13,177.68; the Nasdaq rose 56.22, or 1.88%, to 3,039.88; and the S&P 500 gained 24.87, or 1.81%, to 1,395.96.
News For JPM;FDS;GEOY;CLNE;VIP;CCIX;MDS;WOLF;APO;COOL;SB From The Last 14 Days
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November 26, 2014
13:42 EDTAPOApollo Global in advanced talks to buy Presidio, Reuters reports
Apollo Global is in advanced talks to acquire Presidio in a deal that could value the company at close to $1.3B, reports reuters. According to people familiar with the matter, Apollo had outbid other buyout firms and Sirius Computer Solutions in the auction for the information technology consulting company. The negotiations with Apollo have not yet been finalized. Reference Link
November 25, 2014
16:12 EDTJPMWebster Financial receivess approvals to acquire HSA from JPMorgan Chase Bank
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November 24, 2014
07:01 EDTJPMFed could further restrict banks' commodities businesses, NY Times says
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November 21, 2014
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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November 20, 2014
06:30 EDTJPMSenate panel says banks could influence commodity prices, NY Times says
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November 19, 2014
12:38 EDTJPMSenate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee to hold a hearing
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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.
06:03 EDTAPOSources: KKR, CD&R team up to take PetSmart private, Reuters reports
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05:26 EDTVIPVimpelCom announces partnership with Twitter
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November 18, 2014
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 bankís distribution channels for new issue municipal bonds.
07:24 EDTAPOWells Fargo to hold a forum
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November 17, 2014
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
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 trustís rights in the Eagle Ford, added Bloomberg. Reference Link
November 14, 2014
07:32 EDTAPOHayman Capital gives quarterly update on stakes
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