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Facebook-013015.jpgSocial-networking giant Facebook, Inc. is said to be testing their new 'Place Tips' feature for iOS users that will rival a similar service being provided by Yelp or Foursquare. The feature will provide the user relevant content about their location as long as they are there through pop ups on their news feed page of Facebook.
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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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Chicago Business Barometer Unexpectedly Indicates Faster Growth In January



Chicago-area business activity unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in the month of January, according to a report released by MNI Indicators on Friday, with the Chicago business barometer rebounding following two consecutive monthly declines.

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

Chicago Business Barometer Climbs To 59.4 In January

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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

Wendel Completes Acquisition Of CSP Technologies At Enterprise Value Of $360 Mln

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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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Tyson Foods Annual Shareholder Meeting At 11:00 AM ET



Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) will host its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 11:00 AM ET on January 30, 2015. To access the live webcast, log on at http://ir.tyson.com To participate in the call, dial 888-233-9142 with passcode TYSON FOODS.
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