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Chris Poley

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August 22, 2012 2:31 PM
Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN). Existing ...
August 21, 2012 3:27 PM
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) Board Director and initial investor Peter Thiel sold 20.1 million shares on August 16 and 17, according to a Securities and Exch ...
August 20, 2012 11:14 AM
Health-care giant Aetna (NYSE: AET) has agreed upon terms to purchase Coventry Health Care (NYSE: CVH) for $5.7 billion. The 20 percent premium for C ...
August 17, 2012 3:28 PM
U.S. Treasury note yields have skyrocketed to a six-month high of 3.75 percent from record lows of 2.04 percent back in December. The surge in yields ...
August 17, 2012 3:14 PM
Jon Corzine, former CEO of the now defunct and bankruptMF Global Holdings may be considering starting up another hedge fund, according to a New York T ...
August 17, 2012 9:24 AM
U.S. stock markets are trading either side of unchanged in listless early morning trading. Stock index futures are pointed to a mixed opening on Wall ...
August 16, 2012 11:01 AM
Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) posted a narrower second quarter loss this year than it did in 2011. Sears has cut expenses and reduced inventories in a ...
August 16, 2012 7:16 AM
The U.S. markets are all trading slightly higher Thursday morning. Treasury yields are trading at a three-month high. Facebook share lockup ends toda ...
August 15, 2012 12:52 PM
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE), the world's largest equipment farm maker, announced lower-than-expected quarterly profits Wednesday. The company also ...
August 15, 2012 7:16 AM
U.S. stocks are flat to slightly lower in early Wednesday trading. European markets also trading lower on continued fears of economic contraction thro ...
August 14, 2012 6:09 PM
TJX Companies (NYSE: TXJ) joined the cheer on a day of stronger-than-expected retail sales reports. The apparel and home furnishing company posted a ...
August 14, 2012 12:02 PM
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) reported another strong quarter Tuesday, topping second-quarter analyst estimates. Net income increased 12 percent to $1.53 bi ...
August 14, 2012 7:56 AM
U.S. markets are set to open higher Tuesday on the heels of slightly better than expected economic releases from Germany, France and the UK. The Dow ...
August 13, 2012 12:50 PM
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is scheduled to release second quarter earnings results after market close Monday. The stock has been lambasted by traders sin ...

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