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  • [$$] Charting the Market

    Herbalife Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman gave a presentation he promised would discredit the multilevel sales outfit and vindicate his big short. Zillow News reports said the real estate Website might soon unveil a long-expected deal to acquire rival Trulia for as much as $2 billion.
  • [$$] A "Deathblow," but to Whom?

    When William Ackman, the head of Pershing Square Capital, took the podium in New York on Tuesday, expectations were high. Just the day before, Ackman had made the rounds of the major TV business networks, claiming that he had gotten the goods on Herbalife (HLF), and that he would show the…
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  • [$$] Airlines Back in Payout Mode

    So much so that last Thursday, American Airlines Group declared its first quarterly common dividend since 1980 and reinstated stock-repurchases. With American (AAL) trading on Nasdaq at just about its 52-week high of $44.88, the stock yields 1% with the restored dividend. United Continental…
  • [$$] Next Week

    More than usual attention will be paid to pending existing home sales for June, after disappointing new-home sales, says Russell Price, senior economist, Ameriprise Financial. Fisker Automotive's creditor-payment plan could be approved. James River Coal's mining operations could be auctioned off.…
  • [$$] At Theravance, It's Hard to Breathe Easy

    Investors dumped shares of Theravance last week, sending the stock down 18% to $22.94, after GlaxoSmithKline, which distributes Theravance's flagship pulmonary-disorder treatments, reported that sales of the products fell dramatically below expectations in the latest quarter. More disappointment…
  • Corinthian Colleges must disclose financial woes under agreement with California AG

    An ailing Orange County for-profit college company must do more to warn students about its dire financial situation under an agreement reached this week with California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Week in review, July 26

    A round up of some of the week's most significant corporate events and news stories. Europe puts Google privacy policies under fresh scrutiny Google faced fresh scrutiny of its privacy policies, business ...

    Financial Times
  • U.S. opens probe of Impala air bag performance

    Federal highway safety agency opens formal investigation into more General Motors' made cars.

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  • [$$] Intel's CFO Sells $20.8 Million in Stock

    Five Intel insiders took advantage of a stock price near a multiyear high and sold 1,159,605 shares for $39,177,241, an average of $33.78 each, from July 16 through 21. Chief Financial Officer Stacy J. ...
  • Bose accuses Beats Electronics of infringing its headphone patents

    Audio systems maker Bose Corp. filed a complaint to stop the sale of several headphones made by Beats Electronics, accusing the Culver City firm of infringing several patents for noise-reduction methods....

    Los Angeles Times
  • French businessman jailed for 2 years in Guinea mining case

    A French businessman who sought to obstruct a US investigation into an alleged bribery scheme to secure multibillion-dollar African mining rights for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz's business empire ...

    Financial Times
  • El Pollo Loco stock sizzles to close at 60% above IPO price

    El Pollo Loco, the fast-food chain known for Mexican-style grilled chicken, found a sizzling reception on Wall Street for its initial public offering.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Buy Coca-Cola on the Dip, for Long-Term Gains

    Due to disappointing earnings, Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO ) has had a rough couple of days. That is costing short term traders, who drove the stock up earlier this month, expecting better results. For-long term ...

  • Bose sues Beats for noise cancellation patent infringement

    Bose Corp. sues headphone maker Beats charging infringement of noise cancellation patents

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  • Bose gets noisy in suit over Apple's Beats

    Beats Electronics, the headphone maker bought by Apple for $3bn, is being sued by audio equipment maker Bose, which claims its rival has infringed the patents that cover its noise-cancelling technology. ...

    Financial Times
  • Small-cap Week, July 25

    Bagir, the suit maker that floated in April, hit a record low after revealing that its maiden results would be even worse than expected. Having warned just five weeks after its debut that it needed to ...

    Financial Times
  • Stream that bootlegged movie, go to jail

    The nation’s (almost) top cop is  mad as hell, and he’s not gonna take it anymore. Outraged that Americans caught streaming pirated movies get a slap on the wrist while Americans downloading those same ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Now that Apple is buying Beats, Bose sues over noise-cancelling patents

    The ink is likely dry on the Apple/Beats deal, but it has yet to be officially stamped with regulatory approval. Bose is now going after Cupertino's big purchase though, as the audio outfit is suing over ...

  • Silicon Labs Drops 14%: Look Past Speed Bump to IoT, Says Pac Crest

    Shares of chip maker Silicon Labs (SLAB) are down $6.75, or 14.4%, at $40.05, after the company this morning reported Q2 revenue and earnings per share that topped analysts' expectations, but also forecast results this quarter below consensus. CEO Tyson Tuttle called the results "strong," and said…
  • A USPS Worker Called 911, and Then His Bosses Called Him a Terrorist

    The Department of Labor is suing the USPS on behalf of a worker whose managers got him arrested after he called 911 to report a workplace hazard

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