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Can Twitter Convince The Skeptics?

July 30, 2014 – 1:08 pm |
As Twitter announced strong 2Q2014 results, there are those who believe Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has what it takes to grow much larger than it is at present. But some are not yet convinced about Twitter’s long-term growth prospects. 2Q2014 Results Pushed by the recent World Cup in Brazil, Twitter came up with better than expected numbers. Revenues for 2Q2014 were up 124% at $312 million compared Read more [...]

Mergers in News: Zillow (NASDAQ:Z)–Trulia (NYSE:TRLA), MDM (LON:MDM)–Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ:FWLT) and More

July 28, 2014 – 1:29 pm |

A rumored merger of two online real estate giants could be an industry game changer, while MDM and Foster Wheeler’s merger has been approved. Meanwhile, Columbus A/S (CPH:COLUM) and Renesas Electronics Corporation (TYO:6723) separately announced merger plans with their subsidiaries.

Zillow (NASDAQ:Z)–Trulia (NYSE:TRLA) Rumored Merger Could be Real Estate Industry Game Changer—CNN

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Will Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP) make buyout speculation of medical-nutrition unit true?

July 28, 2014 – 12:48 pm |

Danone is on a high rise following the reports that the French yoghurt manufacturer is to sell its medical nutrition unit. Hot talks are all around concerning the French yoghurt maker’s probable sale of its medical-nutrition segment to Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP). Speculations are at their high, giving the belief that the deal could lift up funds for buyouts to reinforce growth of Danone. In fact, Danone Read more [...]

Top News : RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD), Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW), Spectranetics (NASDAQ:SPNC), Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PCRX), Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC)

July 28, 2014 – 12:47 pm |

Shares of RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) are up 41 cents, or almost 4%, at $10.94, after the company yesterday afternoon beat fiscal Q1 expectations and forecast Q2 results higher as well. There are a bunch of price target increases and estimate increases this morning, and analysts are pointing to what they expect to be the company’s involvement in Apple‘s (AAPL) next iteration of the iPhone, Read more [...]

No more speculations; Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s acquisition of BookLamp is confirmed by the company

July 28, 2014 – 12:43 pm |
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s portfolio of acquisitions enlarges with acquisition of BookLamp.It has been customary, on the part of Appleto give surprises to people out of blue moon. Apple has the standard procedure to keep its acquisitions under cover until entirely realised. Being said that, Apple has been confirmed to acquire BookLamp. It is one of the earliest companies to settle in the Water Cooler. Read more [...]

Big Movers: Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL), Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP), Inuvo (NYSEMKT:INUV), Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS), Fonar (NASDAQ:FONR)

July 28, 2014 – 12:42 pm |

Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL)provides embedded processing solutions for automotive, networking, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company’s embedded processor products comprise microcontrollers, such as ultra-low power, low end 8-bit products to higher performance 16-bit, and 32-bit products with on-board flash memory, which provide the digital logic or intelligence for electronic Read more [...]

Investors Watch List: Hubbell (NYSE:HUB-B), Straight Path Communications (NYSEMKT: STRP), Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), Systemax Inc. (NYSE:SYX), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE)

July 28, 2014 – 12:41 pm |

Hubbell Inc. (NYSE:HUB-B)’s second quarter earnings of $1.51 per share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. However, earnings increased 39.3% sequentially and 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. Higher volumes, driven partly by acquisitions and improved profitability led to the increase in earnings. Hubbell Inc. (NYSE:HUB-B)’s stock on 25 July traded at beginning with a price of $121.39and when Read more [...]