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December 18, 2012
16:24 EDTHEB, RGR, NLSN, SWHC, GTAT, ARB, ORCLOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were higher, with the buying spurred on by optimism surrounding the fiscal cliff negotiations. After surging higher during the first half of the trading session, the averages moved in a narrow range through the afternoon, though held onto gains and closed right near their highs... ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., the National Association of Home Builders index of builder confidence increased to 47, as was forecast. Also, the current-account deficit in the U.S. narrowed in the third quarter to $107.5B from a $118.1B shortfall in the prior quarter. Economists expected the deficit would narrow to about $103B... COMPANY NEWS: After the bell, Oracle (ORCL) reported earnings and revenues that beat Street expectations. Shares, which had been up 1.67% during the trading session, moved up another 1.5% in after hours trading following the report... Gunmakers Smith & Wesson (SWHC) and Sturm, Ruger (RGR) continued their recent weakness as private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management's decision to put gunmaker Freedom Group up for sale added new pressure on those stocks. Shares of Smith & Wesson lost 86c, or 9.99%, to close at $7.79, while shares of Sturm, Ruger fell $3.40, or 7.73%, to close at $40.60... MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Arbitron (ARB), up $8.99, or 23.63%, to $47.03 after agreeing to be bought by Nielsen (NLSN) for $48 per share in cash. Shares of acquirer Nielsen also gained $1.30, or 4.39%, to $30.92. Among the noteworthy losers was GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), which was downgraded at Raymond James and Stifel Nicolaus and saw shares fall 39c, or 11.27%, to $3.07 after issuing guidance well below consensus. Also lower was Hemispherex Biopharma (HEB), down 27.6c, or 42.86%, to 36.8c, after the FDA posted documents in advance of a review of the company's Ampligen drug, noting that the agency had concerns with the drug's efficacy and safety data... INDICES: The Dow was up 115.57, or 0.87%, to 13,350.96; the Nasdaq was up 43.93, or 1.46%, to 3,054.53; and the S&P 500 was up 16.43, or 1.15%, to 1,446.79.
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April 11, 2014
09:24 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with JPMorgan
Meeting to be held in Chicago on April 17 hosted by JPMorgan.
07:06 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with Deutsche Bank
Meeting to be held in Frankfurt on April 11 hosted by Deutsche Bank.
April 10, 2014
09:06 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with Deutsche Bank
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April 9, 2014
11:51 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with Jefferies
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10:33 EDTORCLConstant Contact surges after preliminary Q1 revenue beats consensus
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07:22 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with Deutsche Bank
Meetings to be held in Zurich/Milan on April 9 hosted by Deutsche Bank.
April 8, 2014
08:39 EDTHEBHemispherx announces peer-reviewed publication on Apligen safety profile
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08:03 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with Deutsche Bank
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April 7, 2014
17:43 EDTORCLFour Oracle insiders sold $69.5M in stock, Barron's says
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09:00 EDTORCLOracle management to meet with Deutsche Bank
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08:16 EDTGTATGT Advanced announces $58.6M specialty furnace orders
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06:43 EDTNLSNNielsen software passes test, Re/code says
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April 3, 2014
09:14 EDTORCLOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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07:23 EDTORCLWells Fargo to hold a summit
4th Annual Tech Transformation Summit is being held in San Francisco on April 2-3 with webcasted company presentations to begin on April 3 at 11 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted.Webcast Link

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