Tickery Spy Feed - Best Of http://www.benzinga.com/feed-28Kgkiwl22JlbUw2.xml en The Business Of Corporate Bonds: Trumid Buys Electronifie http://www.benzinga.com/fintech/17/03/9213987/the-business-of-corporate-bonds-trumid-buys-electronifie <p>New York-based technology provider, <strong>Trumid</strong>, announced it recently closed a deal with its competitor <strong>Electronifie</strong>. The deal is <a href="http://www.waterstechnology.com/exchanges-trading-venues/3170786/trumid-buys-electronifie">expected to close</a> in the early second quarter of 2017.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/fintech/17/03/9213987/the-business-of-corporate-bonds-trumid-buys-electronifie">read more</a></p> Benzinga Fintech Awards Electronifie Fintech News Trumid Contracts M&A News Fintech Contracts M&A Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:49:58 +0000 Brett Hershman 9213987 at http://www.benzinga.com Fewer Casino Openings, Weaker Powerball Sales Make International Game Tech A Riskier Bet This Year http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/03/9213627/fewer-casino-openings-weaker-powerball-sales-make-intern <p><strong>International Game Technology Ordinary Shares</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/igt#NYSE">IGT</a>) may no longer be worth the gamble for investors.</p> <p>Argus analyst John Staszak has downgraded the stock to Hold due to a number of near-term headwinds the firm has identified in the gaming equipment market.</p> <div class="article-extra"> <h3>Latest Ratings for IGT</h3> <table style="width:100%;" class="stock-ratings-calendar stock-calendar-table-data sticky-enabled"><thead><tr><th>Date</th><th>Firm</th><th>Action</th><th>From</th><th>To</th> </tr></thead><tbody><tr class="odd"><td>Mar 2017</td><td>Argus</td><td class="red">Downgrades</td><td>Buy</td><td>Hold</td> </tr><tr class="even"><td>Jan 2017</td><td>Bank of America</td><td class="red">Downgrades</td><td>Buy</td><td>Neutral</td> </tr><tr class="odd"><td>Sep 2016</td><td>Argus Research</td><td>Initiates Coverage on</td><td></td><td>Buy</td> </tr></tbody></table><p> <a href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/IGT/ratings" class="article-extra-ratings-link-single">View More Analyst Ratings for IGT</a> <br /><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/calendar/ratings" class="article-extra-ratings-link-all">View the Latest Analyst Ratings</a> </p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/03/9213627/fewer-casino-openings-weaker-powerball-sales-make-intern">read more</a></p> Analyst Color Argus casinos gaming gaming industry Gaming Sector IGT John Staszak MGM Downgrades Topics Travel Analyst Ratings General IGT US4599021023 MGM US5529531015 Analyst Color Downgrades Topics Travel Analyst Ratings General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:32:18 +0000 Wayne Duggan 9213627 at http://www.benzinga.com Julian Assange's 'Sonic Screwdriver': Latest WikiLeaks Disclosure Says CIA Injected Spy Software Into Mac Chips http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/03/9213946/julian-assanges-sonic-screwdriver-latest-wikileaks-disclosure-says-cia-injected-s <p>The latest and follow-on revelations made by <a href="https://wikileaks.org/vault7/darkmatter/"> WikiLeaks </a> on the CIA cyberhacking scandal Thursday highlighted the techniques used by the CIA to gain persistence on <strong> Apple Inc.</strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/aapl#NASDAQ">AAPL</a>)'s Mac devices and demonstrates the use of EFI/UEFI and firmware malware.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/03/9213946/julian-assanges-sonic-screwdriver-latest-wikileaks-disclosure-says-cia-injected-s">read more</a></p> AAPL CSCO DarkSeaSkies FB GOOG GOOGL Julian Assange MSFT New York Times News Sonic Screwdriver SSNLF Vault 7 WikiLeaks Year Zero Politics Tech Media General AAPL US0378331005 CSCO US17275R1023 GOOG US38259P7069 MSFT US5949181045 SSNLF FB GOOGL US38259P5089 News Politics Tech Media General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:17:48 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 9213946 at http://www.benzinga.com A 22-Year-Old College Student In India Figured Out How To Make Quantitative Investing Models By Googling It http://www.benzinga.com/fintech/17/03/9214114/a-22-year-old-college-student-in-india-figured-out-how-to-make-quantitative-in <p>Hedge funds are looking for talent in places the finance world hasn’t previously considered. As quantitative investing becomes more prominent in the hedge fund space, funds are aggressively pursuing computer scientist talent in hopes that a star programmer can build an alpha-finding algorithm.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/fintech/17/03/9214114/a-22-year-old-college-student-in-india-figured-out-how-to-make-quantitative-in">read more</a></p> Ayush Gangwar Fintech GOOG GOOGL Israel Englander News WorldQuant Hedge Funds Success Stories General GOOG US38259P7069 GOOGL US38259P5089 News Fintech Hedge Funds Success Stories General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:10:21 +0000 Spencer White 9214114 at http://www.benzinga.com What's The Read For Under Armour From Nike's Struggles? http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/03/9213811/whats-the-read-for-under-armour-from-nikes-struggles <p>While <strong>Under Armour Inc </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/uaa#NYSE">UAA</a>) shares are pushing higher on Friday following an upgrade from Jefferies <a href="http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/24/buy-under-armour-because-survey-suggests-compelling-growth-jefferies.html">citing a compelling growth story </a>from the company, Oppenheimer analysts are not as convinced.</p> <div class="article-extra"> <h3>Latest Ratings for UAA</h3> <table style="width:100%;" class="stock-ratings-calendar stock-calendar-table-data sticky-enabled"><thead><tr><th>Date</th><th>Firm</th><th>Action</th><th>From</th><th>To</th> </tr></thead><tbody><tr class="odd"><td>Mar 2017</td><td>Jefferies</td><td class="green">Upgrades</td><td>Hold</td><td>Buy</td> </tr><tr class="even"><td>Feb 2017</td><td>Nomura</td><td class="red">Downgrades</td><td>Neutral</td><td>Reduce</td> </tr><tr class="odd"><td>Feb 2017</td><td>Susquehanna</td><td class="red">Downgrades</td><td>Neutral</td><td>Negative</td> </tr></tbody></table><p> <a href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/UAA/ratings" class="article-extra-ratings-link-single">View More Analyst Ratings for UAA</a> <br /><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/calendar/ratings" class="article-extra-ratings-link-all">View the Latest Analyst Ratings</a> </p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/03/9213811/whats-the-read-for-under-armour-from-nikes-struggles">read more</a></p> ADDYY Adidas Analyst Color Jefferies kohl's KSS Long Ideas News Nike NKE Oppenheimer UAA under armour Upgrades Price Target Sports Analyst Ratings Movers Trading Ideas General KSS US5002551043 NKE US6541061031 ADDYY US00687A1079 UAA Long Ideas News Analyst Color Upgrades Price Target Sports Analyst Ratings Movers Trading Ideas General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:03:23 +0000 Brett Hershman 9213811 at http://www.benzinga.com 'Spider-Man' Glenn King Hopes His Potential Stroke-Saving Arachnid Molecule Makes It To Market http://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/17/03/9210915/spider-man-glenn-king-hopes-his-potential-stroke-saving-arachnid-molec <p>The journey is just beginning for Glenn King, a researcher whose team found that the world’s most poisonous spider could provide fast treatment for stroke victims and stop their brain cells from burning out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/17/03/9210915/spider-man-glenn-king-hopes-his-potential-stroke-saving-arachnid-molec">read more</a></p> American Heart Association AZN Biotech byetta Capoten Dr. Larry Goldstein Frank Bosmans Fraser Island funnel-web spider Glenn King IBB JAZZ Johns Hopkins University News Prialt PRX stroke victims Strokes The Stroke Council XLV Health Care FDA Exclusives Interview General XLV US81369Y2090 IBB US4642875565 JAZZ US4721471070 AZN US0463531089 PRX US69888P1066 News Biotech Health Care FDA Exclusives Interview General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:50:33 +0000 Mark Fritz 9210915 at http://www.benzinga.com What We Know About Macy's New CEO Jeff Gennette http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/03/9213558/what-we-know-about-macys-new-ceo-jeff-gennette <p>With the retail industry in turmoil amid shifting consumer trends, <strong>Macy’s Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/m#NYSE">M</a>) had to be <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/16/06/8145226/macys-discloses-ceo-succession-plan-terry-lundgren-to-step-down-in-2017">strategic</a> in its selection of new leadership.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/news/17/03/9213558/what-we-know-about-macys-new-ceo-jeff-gennette">read more</a></p> BBY FINL Fortune Jeff Gennette M News Terry Lundgren Management Movers FINL US3179231002 BBY US0865161014 M US55616P1049 News Management Movers Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:38:38 +0000 Elizabeth Balboa 9213558 at http://www.benzinga.com Anatomy Of A Decision, Part 5: The West Wing http://www.benzinga.com/general/politics/17/03/9212537/anatomy-of-a-decision-part-5-the-west-wing <p>GLG has produced a new series of videos focused on decision making in the business world.</p> <p>As part of the series, GLG, the world's leading membership network for professional learning, <a href="https://glg.it/videos/anatomy-of-a-decision/">has interviewed</a> a number of business leaders to ask about what considerations go into making important decisions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/general/politics/17/03/9212537/anatomy-of-a-decision-part-5-the-west-wing">read more</a></p> Anatomy of a Decision GLG Jake Sullivan SPX SPY Politics Interview General SPY US78462F1030 SPX Politics Interview General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:30:46 +0000 Wayne Duggan 9212537 at http://www.benzinga.com When It Comes To Your Portfolio, Work Smarter, Not Harder http://www.benzinga.com/fintech/17/03/9213791/when-it-comes-to-your-portfolio-work-smarter-not-harder <p>It is an undeniable fact that being a good investor takes time and effort. Multiple forms of research, whether micro, macro, or technical, are necessary to know which factors are at play in any given stock prior to plotting your entry and exit on a trade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/fintech/17/03/9213791/when-it-comes-to-your-portfolio-work-smarter-not-harder">read more</a></p> Chaikin Analytics Fintech Education Psychology Success Stories Be Your Own Boss Personal Finance General Fintech Education Psychology Success Stories Be Your Own Boss Personal Finance General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:01:09 +0000 Spencer Israel 9213791 at http://www.benzinga.com Strip Club Owner RCI Hospitality's 'Extremely Attractive' Business Model http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/03/9213397/strip-club-owner-rci-hospitalitys-extremely-attractive-b <p>The sole public company in the gentleman’s club sector has room to grow — $1 at a time.</p> <p><strong>RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. </strong>(NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/rick#NASDAQ">RICK</a>), the owner of franchises such as Rick’s Cabaret, Club Onyx and Bombshells, was initiated Friday by WestPark Capital with an Outperform and $29 price target.</p> <div class="article-extra"> <h3>Latest Ratings for RICK</h3> <table style="width:100%;" class="stock-ratings-calendar stock-calendar-table-data sticky-enabled"><thead><tr><th>Date</th><th>Firm</th><th>Action</th><th>From</th><th>To</th> </tr></thead><tbody><tr class="odd"><td>Apr 2016</td><td>Merriman Capital</td><td>Initiates Coverage on</td><td></td><td>Buy</td> </tr></tbody></table><p> <a href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/RICK/ratings" class="article-extra-ratings-link-single">View More Analyst Ratings for RICK</a> <br /><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/calendar/ratings" class="article-extra-ratings-link-all">View the Latest Analyst Ratings</a> </p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/03/9213397/strip-club-owner-rci-hospitalitys-extremely-attractive-b">read more</a></p> adult entertainment adult industry Analyst Color Bombshells Club Onyx eric langan gentleman's club Ishfaque Faruk Long Ideas RICK rick's cabaret WestPark Initiation Politics Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General RICK US7656413033 Long Ideas Analyst Color Initiation Politics Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General Benzinga Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:10 +0000 Dustin Blitchok 9213397 at http://www.benzinga.com