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These companies' share repurchases could materially affect EPS and valuations.
Managers discussing their short positions provides some balance to those only discussing their long positions.
Stocks are higher following better-than-expected monthly housing report and lower-than-expected weekly jobless claims.
He was long JC Penney, which is sliding, and short Herbalife, which could rebound.
Dendreon is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Loeb takes an 8.2% stake in the multi-level marketing company, countering Ackman allegations.
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The company is scrambling to protect its equities arm, which could face declining volume and revenue as competitors close the gap.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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