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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- First Solar a-- whose shares have gained 27% this year, outpacing the broader market -- is pushing ahead to maintain its position as the leader in theaU.S. solar market leader and global leader in thin-film technologyamost Chinese...
From: TheStreet | By: Dana Blankenhorn | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With so many different options, investors often have a difficult time deciding where to put their money. TheStreet is attempting to declutter the plethora of information available and present it to our readers in a way that will...
From: TheStreet | By: J.R. deBart and Jena Lagonia | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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BOSTON (TheStreet) -- The Areniacs -- my term of endearmentafor the retail-investor supporters of Arena Pharmaceuticals a-- have been burning up the Internet message boards for the past few days with talk of weight-loss results from a combination of...
From: TheStreet | By: Adam Feuerstein | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- SolarCity Corp. , the top residential solar power systems installer in the U.S., said it was adopting a new mounting system that would improve commercial installations by increasing the number of solar panels the company can install,...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- How high are rates going to go? How much of a desire to raise rates will the Fed show at its Wednesday meeting? If you own Treasuries going into Janet Yellen's den, you have to be a little daunted by the action in the real estate...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Humana Inc. are higher by 2.73% to $131.14 in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, after the company announced a $2 billion share repurchase program, which will replace its previous $1 billion share repurchase program. The...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 rallied 0.75% ahead of theaFederal Reserve's meeting and Chair Janet Yellen's press conferenceaWednesday.a On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, Brian Kelly, founder of Brian Kelly Capital, said the Federal Reserve's...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Total System Services are down 0.38% to $31.60 after Sterne Agee initiated coverage on the company, which processes merchant acquirers and issues bank credit cards, with a "neutral" rating and a $32 price target due...
From: TheStreet | By: Jena Lagonia | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaGlimcher Realty Trusta soared to a 52-week high of $13.91 in morning trading Tuesday afteraWashington Prime Groupa announced it would acquire Glimcher in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $4.3 billion, which...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Blueknight Energy Partners are down 0.79% to $7.55 in after-hours trading following the commencement of an underwritten public offering of 8.5 million common unitsarepresenting limited partner interests of the partnership.a...
From: TheStreet | By: Jena Lagonia | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apogee Enterprises Inc. are higher by 4.37% to $38 in after-hours trading on Tuesday, after the company reported an increase in net earnings for the fiscal 2015 second quarter to $16.7 million, or 57 cents per diluted...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- MasterCard declared an 11 cent per share quarterly dividend with a forward yield of 0.57% that is payable November 10 to shareholders of record on October 9. MasterCard closed trading up 1.8% to $76.59 in trading on Tuesday. Must...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaRackspace Hostinga plummeted 16.09% to $33.01 in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company announced it had ended its formal evaluation of strategic alternatives that would lead to another company acquiring Rackspace....
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After wavering in and out of positive territory Tuesday, stocks took a firm jump into the green less than an hour into the closing bell, popping on a report that China is injecting large-scale stimulus to its top banks. Stocks...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrea Tse | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apache Corp. are up 1.05% to $98.14 after it was reported that the oil producer, under investor pressure to shed its international assets, is seeking to raise up to $840 million from the sale of oil and gas projects...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Source is a major ETF provider in Europe and now the asset manager has its sights set on America with its first product launch....
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of American Eagle Outfitters are higher by 6.24% to $14.31 in mid-afternoon trading on Tuesday, after the teen apparel retailer was upgraded to "overweight" from "equal weight" at Stephens. The firm said it raised its rating...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Noble Energy are up 2.76% to $71.40 after Atlantic Equities initiated coverage on the natural gas and exploration production company with an "overweight" rating and an $88 price target. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 25...
From: TheStreet | By: Jena Lagonia | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Botox maker Allergan have soared by as much as 60% in 2014. More than half of those gains have come since Bill Ackman'saPershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals aannounced theirainterest in buying...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aChiquita Brands International, Inc. , a U.S. fruit producer, and the Irish fruit and fresh produce company Fyffes,ahave offered European Union antitrust regulators compromises that both companies believe will clear the way for...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaDryShipsa rose 3.14% to $2.96 in morning trading Tuesday afteraDeutsche Banka initiated coverage on the company with a "buy" rating and a $5 price target. "While DRYS shares are down 37% year-to-date, shares are up 10%...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aHertz Global Holdings, Inc.a has reached a definitive agreementawith billionaire Carl Icahn today, and added three candidates nominated by him to its board. The activist investor controls about 38.8 million shares of the common...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - FedEx shares have risen a lofty 40% over the past 12 months versus its package delivery rival UPS , which has gained 9.1%. It has also outperformed the S&P 500, which is up 17.5% in the same time period. The Memphis, Tenn.-based...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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The Trump Plaza in Atlantic City officially closed on Tuesday morning, making it the fourth casino to shut down in the vacation spot on the beach....
From: TheStreet | By: Julia Sun | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaMGM Resorts Internationala fell in morning trading Tuesday after Macau Business Daily estimated that Macau casino operators could suffer a 5% year-over-year revenue decline in the period of June to August. Morgan Stanleya...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aAtlantic Power was falling 22.6% to $2.53 Tuesday after providing an update on its strategic review process, revising its dividend rate, and announcing a new interim president and CEO. In an update on the outcome of its strategic...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Glimcher Realty Trust are jumping after it announced earlier today that it had agreed to sell itself to Washington Prime Group for $14.20 per share. Glimcher and Washington Prime are real estate investment trusts, or...
From: TheStreet | By: The Fly Staff | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.a are slumping, down 0.88% to $45.93 after the companyaannounced late yesterday that it may have violatedaCalifornia Public Utilities Commission communications rules in email exchanges connected...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- FactSet Research Systems reported one of its best fourth quarter showings on Tuesday, earningsa$1.31 per diluted share, in line with analysts estimates, on revenue of $238.7 million which was ahead of analysts $237.5 million estimates....
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aDuke Energy was gaining 0.4% to $73.39 Monday after announcing a $500 million commitment to expand a solar power project in North Carolina and a new service agreement with Pattern Energy . The energy company plans to acquire and...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Monday, September 15, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Con-way Inca are falling 3.42% to $51.70 in early-market trading after the freight transportationacompany was downgraded to "neutral" from "outperform" ataRobert W. Bairdatoday. Analysts at the firm citedaincremental...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aBill Barrett was gaining 8.2% to $23.04 Tuesday after announcing a divestiture of Powder River and Piceance Basin properties, and the acquisition of more acreage in Northeast Wattenburg. The Denver-based oil and gas company said...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Boston Beer Co.a shares are up 0.9% to $220.50 on Tuesday after having coverage initiated with a "outperform" rating and $250 price target by analysts at Cowan and Co.a . The firm's price target represents a potential 13.8% upside...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aCree Inc. today announced a new generation of high-powered LEDs, which will achieve better performance and lower systems costs. The semiconductor materials manufacturer said its new LEDS are a more effective way to achieve low-cost...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of PepsiCo Inca are climbing 0.71% to $91.85 in early-market trading after the global food and beverage company was initiated coverage with an "outperform" rating by analysts at Cowen Group Inca earlier today. The investment...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Sears Holdings Corp. are down 7.51% to $31 after it was reported that the retailer is taking a $400 million short-term loan from the hedge fund owned by its CEO and largest shareholder, Edward Lampert. Bloomberg reports....
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Federal Reserve could send markets reeling tomorrow if it removed assurances that near-zero rates will continue for "a considerable time." Such a move would immediately spark speculation that the central bank could hike rates...
From: TheStreet | By: Tim Mullaney | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motors shares are up 1.6% to $257.94 on Tuesday after havingacoverage initiated with a "buy" rating and $320 price target by analysts at ISI Group. Analysts at the firm believe that lithium ion batteries like the kind Tesla...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Microsoft Corp. was upgraded to "outperform" from "sector perform" at RBC Capital Markets . The firm said it raised its rating on the software products company as it believes Microsoft has multiple near term drives, and can create...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Citigroupa added Hershey Co. to its "Focus List" on Tuesday, as the firm believes shares of the chocolate maker will make a strong comeback following a tough six months, during which time Hershey stock dropped 15%, CNBC.com reports....
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Story updated at 9:55 a.m. to reflect market activity. NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aCredit Suisse increased its price target for FedEx to $162 from $156 Tuesday, reiterating its "neutral" rating for the stock. Shares of FedEx fell 0.3% to $153.57 in morning...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Adobe Systems are down 0.44% to $69.96 after RBC Capital downgraded the computer software company to 'outperform' from 'sector perform' with a price target of $82. The firm lowered its ratings on the company due to analysts...
From: TheStreet | By: Jena Lagonia | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Freshpet Inc., the Secaucus, N.J.-based maker of natural refrigerated pet food, filed for a $100 million initial public offering on Friday. No terms were provided in the S-1 filing, with the size of the IPO as a likely placeholder....
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Collings | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. aTheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Constellation Brands are slightly higher in pre-market trade after the company wasainitiated with a "market perform" rating at Cowen Group The firm set a target price of $88. Must Read: Alcoa Lands Boeing to Further...
From: TheStreet | By: Tedd Cohen | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- The secondaAffordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period is just weeks away but some Americans are still reeling from scams spawned by the initial Obamacare rollout. The Federal Trade Commission is mopping up the mess from...
From: TheStreet | By: Hal M. Bundrick | Monday, September 15, 2014
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