Asia stocks take double hit from Fed, China data
[at MarketWatch] – Asian stocks fall as Chinese manufacturing activity deteriorates further in June, adding to the selling pressure after the Federal Reserve signals it may wind down its bond purchases if the U.S. economy …
Composite Portfolio Midday Report (6/19/13)
IndexesRussell 2000 -0.53%Dow Jones Industrial Average -0.14%NASDAQ Composite -0.17%S&P 500 -0.20%PortfoliosClimbers and Dogs -0.08%Widows and Orphans -0.47%Pretty Girls and Railroads -0.21%Cumulative -0.26%Liberty Global plans to put assets on the table in bid for KabelJun 19 2013 02:26 BSTLiberty Global is structuring a bid for Germany’s largest cable group that offers assets instead of cash in the hope of overcoming regulatory opposition to its proposed €7.5bn putative bid for Kabel Deutschland…
F.T.C. Is Said to Plan Inquiry of Frivolous Patent Lawsuits
[at New York Times] – The Federal Trade Commission plans to issue subpoenas to companies that are patent trolls, meaning that they buy large portfolios of technology patents and use them to sue other entities.
John McAfee resurfaces as ranting video star, mocks McAfee software
[Reuters] – By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – Eccentric software pioneer John McAfee is back in the spotlight – lashing out at the anti-virus software that bears his name in a profanity-laced video. McAfee, an American …
Walgreens to Expand Solar Energy Installations to More Than 200 Stores
[Business Wire] – Walgreens , the nation’s largest drugstore chain, together with Chicago-based solar developer SoCore Energy, today said they will build more than 200 new solar installations at Walgreens drugstores throughout California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.
Match.com Introduces Offline Game Nights
[PR Newswire] – DALLAS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Match.com is playing for keeps! Today, the website is kicking off a 25 market Stir Game Night series by partnering with seven board game manufacturers to provide singles …
[Business Wire] – Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and AstraZeneca today announced top line results of the Phase 4 SAVOR-TIMI-53 clinical trial of Onglyza ® .
[at noodls] – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Board of Directors of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) declared the second quarter 2013 common stock cash dividend of $0.40 per common share. This dividend is …
Widows And Orphans Midday Report (6/19/13)
WINNERS SymbolCompany NamePricePrice Chg.Price % Chg.Volume (000)Volume % Chg.AGNCAmerican Capital Agency$25.830.492%7,11870%CYSC Y S Investments Inc$10.580.091%1,57517%XINXinyuan Real Estate Ads$4.610.031%74-55%SLRCSolar Capital Ltd$23.240.151%100-27%GOLDRandgold Resources Adr$72.980.371%349-15%LOSERS TWOTwo Harbors Investment$10.96-0.17-2%2,553-14%GRMNGarmin Ltd$35.19-0.57-2%321-33%CTBCooper Tire & Rubber Co$32.55-0.55-2%2,558183%WACWalter Investment Mgmt$37.25-0.73-2%326-11%TOTTotal S A Adr$50…
FTSE slips as BoE highlights QE conundrum
[Reuters] – By David Brett LONDON (Reuters) – UK equities closed slightly lower on Wednesday as investors awaited clarity from the U.S. Federal Reserve over the future of its monetary stimulus programme. All eyes …
Three Reasons Starbucks Could Eat McDonald’s
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[Business Wire] – Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company announced today its quarterly distribution of $0.58 per share for the quarter ended May 31, 2013. This distribution represents an increase of 2.7% from the prior quarter’s distribution of $0.565 per share and an increase of 10.0% from the distribution for the quarter ended May 31, 2012.