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Early Global News: Final Draft Of Global Climate Change Deal, China's Retail Sales Up, Bridgestone To Acquire Pep Boys

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The following news brief was curated by Early Global News. Here are some of Saturday's hottest stories.

  • Final Draft of Global Climate Change Deal Is Complete: 195 nations on global warming [WSJ]
  • Oaktree Capital Group LLC (NYSE: OAK), Covanta Holding Corp (NYSE: CVA), FMC Corp (NYSE: FMC), Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC), Tribune Media Co (NYSE: TRCO), HRG Group Inc (NYSE: HRG), Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE: ENR), Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU), Kearny Financial Corp (NASDAQ: KRNY), Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC) – Our 10 Favorite Small- and Mid-Cap Stocks for 2016: Oaktree Capital and Covanta could increase 50% within the next year and a half; Carmike and HRG have 40% upside [Barron's]
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Why Apple Can Jump 30%: A few analysts, with price goals between $145 and $150, argue that Apple is greatly undervalued. We agree and enjoy the dividend also [Barron's]
  • Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML): Atmel Gets Hostile Buyout Offer [Press Release]
  • Pep Boys-Manny Moe and Jack (NYSE: PBY), Bridgestone Corp (ADR) (OTC: BRDCY): Bridgestone Inks Deal to Acquire Pep Boys for $863M [AP]
  • ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) Ltd (NASDAQ: IMOS: Siliconware Precision and Tsinghua Unigroup enter into a strategic alliance agreement and share subscription agreement [Press Release]
  • Siliconware Precision Industries (ADR) (NASDAQ: SPIL): Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. Forms a Strategic Alliance with Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. [Press Release]
  • Digicel Group Ltd (NYSE: DCEL): Digicel acquires majority stake in Jamaican payments firm [Irish Independent]
  • Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Ges.AG-ADR (OTC: MURGY): Warren Buffett cuts Munich Re stake to below 5 percent [Reuters]
  • Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NASDAQ: SWHC), Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE: RGR) (not mentioned): Concealed-Carry Weapon Requests Jump [WSJ]
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC): US Air Force reveals $3bn drone expansion plan [RT News]
  • MediciNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNOV): Deaths from heroin overdoses surged in 2014 [Washington Post]
  • KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: KBIO): Martin Shkreli's Latest Plan to Sharply Raise Drug Price Prompts Outcry [NY Times]
  • IMAX Corporation (USA) (NYSE: IMAX): Star Wars Director: IMAX Shots 'More Valuable Than Ever' [IGN]
  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA): China posts highest retail sales growth in November: China's retail sales of consumer goods increased 11.2% year on year in November, the highest monthly growth rate so far in 2015 [Xinhua]
  • GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO): Why rumors that Apple might acquire GoPro aren’t as crazy as you think [BGR]
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