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SWHC  RGR     Obama meets Bloomberg as he prepares order on guns   CNN

AVP     Cerberus Nears Deal to Buy 80% of Avon's North American Business for $170 Million   (Cerberus Capital Management is coming close a deal to purchase 80% of Avon Products’s North American business and take an almost 17% stake in the famous cosmetics business.)  WSJ

WHR   LPL  SSNLF     Whirlpool Accuses LG and Samsung of Dumping Washers   WSJ

CRM In Talks to Buy SteelBrick for $600M   The Information

SJR   Globalive Communications Corporation   Shaw Communications buying Wind Mobile in $1.6B deal     (After coming together 6 years ago, Wind has 940,000 subscribers over Ontario, B.C. and Alberta.)  Canadian Press

AZN      AstraZeneca in $7bn deal with Acerta   Financial Times

AZN   MedImmune expands its footprint in China with new deal   Washington Post

HNHAY     Hon Hai plans $1.5 billion HK IPO for Foxconn Interconnect Technology unit: IFR   Reuters

BABA    China's retail sales growth estimated at 10.7 pct in 2015   Ministry of Commerce

MSFT      Microsoft aims to supply Chinese government with customized Windows 10   The Verge

FDX  UPS    FedEx Profit Boosted by Online Holiday Shopping   WSJ

TSEM     Trina Solar Announces Restructuring of Downstream Business Management    Press Release

BABA  SQ   (not mentioned)   China’s UnionPay Steps Into Mobile Payments In JV With UK Startup Powa   Techcrunch

MZOR    Mazor Robotics Receives Order for 100th Renaissance System Globally   Press Release

KBiO   Shkreli, CEO Reviled for Drug Price Gouging, Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges   Forex Factory

GWPH  (not mentioned)   Sixth permit awarded for medical marijuana dispensary in Palm Springs  KESQ Local News

NVO    Novo Nordisk successfully completes fourth phase 3a trial with semaglutide in people with type 2 diabetes   Press Release

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