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JayZ-013015.jpgProject Panther Bidco Ltd., a company owned by popular American rapper Jay-Z, has agreed to buy Scandinavian music streaming company, Aspiro, for about $56 million. Project Panther has agreed to buy Swedish company Aspiro for 464 million Swedish crowns or $56 million in cash. Aspiro's board has "unanimously...
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Red Thread Fish Recalled Over Potential Botulism



Arcadia Trading Inc. of Brooklyn, New York is recalling all packages of Red Thread Fish because they are uneviscerated and have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum bacteria.
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Tyson Foods Q1 Profit Up 22%, Results Beat View; Reiterates Outlook



Meat products maker Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) on Friday reported a 22 percent increase in profit for the first quarter from last year on double-digit sales growth amid higher volume and pricing. Both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' expectations. Looking ahead,...
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U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index Downwardly Revised But Still At Eleven-Year High



While the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a modest downward revision to its reading on U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of January, the index remained at an eleven-year high.

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index Downwardly Revised To 98.1 In January

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Acquires Engineering Solutions Division



Dow AgroSciences Completes Acquisition Of Coodetec’s Seed Business

PPG Offers To Acquire Majority Interest In Aerospace And Automotive Sealants Businesses Of Le Joint Français

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Coherent Inc. (COHR) Has Risen To Nearly A 1-Month High On Q1 Results



Coherent Inc. (COHR) reported first quarter non-GAAP EPS of $0.87 after the bell Thursday, up from $0.68 in the previous year. Coherent gapped open sharply higher Friday morning and has continued to gain ground in early trade. The stock is now up 7.31 at $61.61 and has risen to nearly a 1-month high....
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Spark Therapeutics Prices IPO At $23.00 Per Share - Quick Facts



Spark Therapeutics announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7 million shares of common stock at a public offering price of $23.00 per share, before underwriting discounts. All of the shares in the offering are being sold by Spark. In addition, Spark has granted the underwriters an option...
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Stancorp Financial Group Q4 14 Earnings Conference Call At 12:00 PM ET



Stancorp Financial Group Inc. (SFG) will host a conference call at 12:00 PM ET on January 30, 2015, to discuss Q4 14 earnings results. To access the live webcast log on to www.stancorpfinancial.com For a replay call, dial 877-660-6853 or 201-612-7415 with conference identification number 13597119.
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
01/30/15 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexJAN United States
01/30/15 9:45Chicago PMIJAN United States
01/30/15 9:0GDP (Y-o-Y)Q4 Belgium
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01/30/15 8:30Employment Cost IndexQ4 United States
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