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May 9, 2014
05:55 EDTV, APCStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; V APC
Stocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; Visa (V) 18, Anadarko (APC) 24.
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April 17, 2015
18:48 EDTAPCEXCO Resources names Harold Jameson as COO, effective April 17
EXCO Resources (XCO) announced that EXCO’s Board of Directors appointed Harold Jameson as EXCO’s COO, effective April 17. Jameson most recently served as EXCO’s Vice President of Development & Production with primary responsibilities including EXCO’s horizontal shale development drilling programs in the Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Marcellus assets. Prior to joining EXCO in 2007, Jameson was employed at Anadarko Petroleum (APC) from 1991 to 2007.
15:39 EDTVCostco deal with Visa, Citi has 'near zero' acceptance costs, Bloomberg says
Costco’s (COST) acceptance costs will be near zero under the terms of its new deal with Visa (V) and Citigroup (C), compared to the roughly 0.6% of each transaction it currently pays to incumbent card partner American Express (AXP), reported Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the deal. Reference Link
14:40 EDTAPCAnadarko weighs sale of Mozambique gas assets to Exxon, Reuters reports
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April 15, 2015
05:10 EDTVHP selects Antonio Lucio as Chief Marketing Officer of HP Inc.
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April 14, 2015
18:41 EDTVTarget close to $20M settlement with MasterCard over data breach, WSJ says
According to people familiar with the negotiations, Target (TGT) is approaching a settlement with MasterCard (MA) to reimburse financial institutions roughly $20M for costs they incurred from the retailer’s massive data breach in 2013, The Wall Street Journal reports. Target is negotiating a separate settlement with Visa (V), according to sources, WSJ added. Reference Link
16:36 EDTVVisa announces resignation of Chief Brand Officer Antonio Lucio
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12:09 EDTVAmEx to team up with Jawbone for payments via fitness bands, WSJ reports
American Express is planning to team up with Jawbone to allow AmEx cardholders to make purchases via their fitness bands at certain merchants, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing sources familiar with the matter. A source says that the payment mechanism is not expected to be part of Jawbone's UP3, which will begin shipping this month, but will be available on a future offering. It is unclear whether Jawbone will expand the program to accept payments processed by MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V). Reference Link
April 9, 2015
16:36 EDTAPCAnadarko initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
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10:02 EDTAPCStatoil makes oil discovery in Gulf of Mexico
Statoil (STO) announced that it has made an oil discovery in its Miocene Yeti prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico. The Yeti discovery expands the proven sub-salt Miocene play further South and West of Big Foot," said Jez Averty, Statoil's senior vice president, exploration for North America. "We are analyzing data to determine the size of the discovery in order to consider future appraisal options." The Yeti discovery was made in Walker Ridge block 160, which is located approximately 15 km (9 miles) south of the Big Foot field, and 11 km from the Cascade field. All of the blocks making up Yeti were accessed by the current owners in recent years. Yeti was drilled with the Maersk Developer drilling rig, a sixth generation semi-submersible. Statoil reports that its drilling efficiency with Yeti was among the best of any well drilled in Walker Ridge, achieving a drilling performance level of approximately 120 meters per day. The rig has moved on and is currently drilling Statoil's Thorvald prospect in the Mississippi Canyon block 814. Statoil is the operator of Yeti, and its partners are Anadarko (APC) and Samson (SSN).
10:00 EDTAPCOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Adobe (ADBE) initiated with an Overweight at Stephens... Aimco (AIV) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... Akamai (AKAM) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Anadarko (APC) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital... Apache (APA) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital... Arista Networks (ANET) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush... AvalonBay (AVB) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... BioScrip (BIOS) initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum... Brinker (EAT) initiated with a Buy at Longbow... Broadcom (BRCM) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg... Camden Property (CPT) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... Canadian National (CNI) initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities... Canadian Pacific (CP) initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities... Cancer Genetics (CGIX) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital... Denny's (DENN) initiated with a Buy at Longbow... Equity Residential (EQR) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... Essex Property Trust (ESS) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... Fifth Third (FITB) initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI... Garrison Capital (GARS) initiated with a Buy at Maxim... GrubHub (GRUB) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich... Hess Corp. (HES) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital... Home Properties (HME) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital... Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI... Intersect ENT (XENT) initiated with a Buy at CRT Capital... Jack in the Box (JACK) initiated with a Neutral at Longbow... KeyCorp (KEY) initiated with a Hold at Evercore ISI... LogMeln (LOGM) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan... Marathon Oil (MRO) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital... Marvell (MRVL) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... Masonite (DOOR) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie... Mid-America Apartment (MAA) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital... Natures Sunshine Products (NATR) initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital... Nielsen (NLSN) initiated with an Outperform at Telsey Advisory... Plug Power (PLUG) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Post Properties (PPS) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... QTS Realty Trust (QTS) initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI... Rentrak (RENT) initiated with an Outperform at Telsey Advisory... RiceBran (RIBT) initiated with a Buy at Maxim... StarTek (SRT) initiated with a Buy at Lake Street... Tribune Media (TRCO) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo... TrueCar (TRUE) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich... UDR, Inc. (UDR) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital... comScore (SCOR) initiated with a Market Perform at Telsey Advisory.
April 8, 2015
17:30 EDTAPCAnadarko initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
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06:30 EDTVCapital One remains top card issuer pick at Citigroup
In its preview of Q1 results, Citigroup says Capital One (COF) remains its top pick among the card issuers given the company's "strong" card loan growth, capital return and "reasonable" valuation. Citi keeps a Buy rating on the stock with a $95 price target. The firm continues to see a "modestly" improving U.S. consumer, and also has Buy ratings on American Express (AXP), Discover (DFS), MasterCard (MA), Synchrony Financial (SYF) and Visa (V). Citi thinks investor sentiment has become more negative for card issuers around provisioning for loan growth with the group posting mixed stock performance thus far in 2015.
April 7, 2015
11:02 EDTVAmerican Express slips after analyst, columnist highlight challenges
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07:16 EDTVRising competition may make AmEx targets hard to achieve, WSJ says
Though American Express recently reaffirmed its long-term targets for growing revenue 8% per year or better and earnings per share by 12%-15% per year while increasing operating expenses by less than 3% per year, there are good reasons to be skeptical about its ability to hit those targets, according to The Wall Street Journal's "Heard on the Street" column. Competition from peer Visa (V) as well as big banks such as Citi (C) and Bank of America (BAC) may put pressure on AmEx’s margins and it is not safe to assume that the company will always fare as well on the Fed's stress tests as it just did, the report stated. Reference Link

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