Tagged: Company coverage

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Financial reform heats up

This is going to be a big week for financial reform. A division of the Treasury Department is looking to regulate the asset management industry. The Obama administration is also in the midst of...

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The myth of the merger scoop

John McDuling of Quartz writes about how scoops about mergers and acquisitions are actually just well-placed leaks by companies and their public relations staffs. McDuling writes, “A new study from the University of London’s...

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Merry and bright?

Holiday sales drive the bottom line for many retailers. It’s so obviously all-important that when retailers begin to give guidance that the holidays will be less than expected in the middle of November, people...

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Reporting a company scoop

Reuters correspondent Claire Jim recently reported that Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC was scaling back production lines as cash flow worsened. Following the story, the stock rose as analysts credited the scoop as a key...

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Coverage of Twitter’s debut

The much-hyped initial public offering for Twitter is finished now that shares priced and made a lot of people rich on the first day of trading. Let’s take a look at a small portion of...