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December 27, 2012
16:15 EDTVVUS, TM, JCP, DIOD, QCOR, BCDSOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street spent almost the entire session in negative territory but the averages recovered most of their losses in the last hour of trading. Headlines from Washington late in the trading day indicated the House of Representatives plans a session for Sunday evening to discuss the fiscal cliff. After opening lower the averages fell to their worst levels just after midday and were trading near those levels before moving sharply higher, and eventually erasing almost all of their losses, during the final 90 minutes of trading... ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., weekly jobless claims fell 12,000 to 350,000, compared to expectations for claims to remain relatively flat with the prior week. Sales of new homes rose 4.4% in November from October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 377,000, beating expectations. Consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since August with a 65.1 reading for December, versus expectations for a 70.0 figure. This morning, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid warned that there may not be enough time left to reach a budget deal and that the U.S. appears destined to head over the fiscal cliff. However, late day optimism took hold based on plans for the House to reconvene this weekend... COMPANY NEWS: U.S. listed shares of Toyota Motor (TM) gained $2.18, or 2.41%, to $92.54 after the company agreed to a settlement valued over $1B related to previous recalls over claims of accelerator pedal problems... MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was BCD Semiconductor (BCDS), which rose $3.43, or 86.18%, to $7.41 after agreeing to be acquired by Diodes (DIOD) for $8.00 per U.S. listed share. Shares of Diodes also gained 23c, or 1.36%, to $17.14. Also higher were shares of VIVUS (VVUS), up 51c, or 3.88%, to $13.67 after the company's CEO was quoted by Financial Times as saying he foresees the potential for using direct-to-consumer advertising and a larger scale sales force to market its Qsymia weight-loss drug. Among the noteworthy losers was Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR), down $2.12, or 7.09%, to $27.78 after the circulation of a Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan document related to coverage of the company's Acthar Gel. Also lower were shares of and J.C. Penney (JCP), down $1.23, or 5.93%, to $19.52 after being mentioned by The Wall Street Journal as a retailer that may face a particularly challenging and important year in 2013... INDICES: The Dow was down 18.28, or 0.14%, to 13,096.31; the Nasdaq was down 4.25, or 0.14%, to 2,985.91; and the S&P 500 was down 1.74, or 0.12%, to 1,418.09.
News For TM;BCDS;DIOD;VVUS;QCOR;JCP From The Last 14 Days
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December 19, 2014
09:37 EDTJCPActive equity options trading
Active equity options trading according to Track Data: AAPL TSLA BBRY AMZN CELG GILD JCP AMAT FB
09:24 EDTTMJohnson Controls Magna could be hurt by Toyota consolidation, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo beleives that Johnson Controls (JCI) and Magna (MGA) could be hurt in the intermediate term by Toyota's (TM) decision to merge the seating manufacturing operations of four of its affiliates. Wells thinks Toyota's move should make bidding for seating deals more competitive. It keeps Market Perform ratings on Johnson Controls and Magna.
December 18, 2014
18:27 EDTTMToyota to consolidate seat-making operations, Nikkei reports
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08:07 EDTTMToyota to invest $126M to expand Southeast Michigan R&D campuses
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December 15, 2014
13:16 EDTTMUAW head looking for wage hikes in new contract, Automotive News says
Veteran auto workers should get a wage increase in a new contract, while the compensation of newly hired employees should move closer to that of longer serving workers, UAW President Dennis Williams said today, according to Automotive News. Williams said he is not considering launching a strike when the auto workers' contact ends in September, the website added. Publicly traded companies in the space include Fiat S.p.A. (FIATY), Ford (F), General Motors (GM), Honda (HMC), Nissan (NSANY), Toyota (TM) and Volkswagen (VLKAY).Reference Link
09:38 EDTJCPActive equity options trading
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07:35 EDTVVUSApricus Biosciences appoints Barbara Troupin, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
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06:55 EDTTMTakata tightening restrictions on suppliers, Reuters reports
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December 11, 2014
06:30 EDTTMNissan recalling 1520,000 cars globally using Takata air bags, Reuters reports
Nissan (NSANY) is recalling 152,000 vehicles around the world that use Takata's (TKTDY) passenger site air bags, Reuters reports. The cars are being recalled after an "unusual deployment" of a Takata air bag in Japan, which also led to recalls by Toyota (TM). Reference Link
December 10, 2014
16:32 EDTDIODDiodes narrows Q4 revenue view to $220M-$228M from $217M-$231M
Q4 consensus $224.46M. Diodes is maintaining its guidance for gross profit margin to be 31.6%, plus or minus 2%, operating expenses to be approximately 22.2% of revenue, plus or minus 1%, income tax rate to be 25%, plus or minus 3%, and shares used to calculate GAAP earnings per share to be approximately 49M.
December 8, 2014
11:10 EDTTMVolkswagen sees challenging developments continuing for rest of year
Volkswagen (VLKAY) said, “The challenging developments on markets worldwide – above all in Eastern Europe and South America – will continue for the remainder of this year. The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand handled these challenges successfully during the course of the year, but was not entirely immune to their impact.” Other publicly traded companies in the passenger automotive space include Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), Ford (F), General Motors (GM), Honda (HMC), Nissan (NSANY), and Toyota (TM).

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