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Teleflex Announces Launch of its Next Generation Vascular Positioning System ® The ARROW ® VPS G4 ™ Device provides accurate and precise PICC placement LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teleflex Incorporated ( NYS: TFX ), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announces the launch of the ARROW ® VPS G4 ™ Device. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC), HSBC...Show More Summary
Nuverra Environmental Solutions, known until last Friday as Heckmann, began its first day with a new name by announcing a brand-new acquisition. Nuverra will be acquiring a 60-acre, oil-field-disposal landfill from Ideal Oilfield Disposal, located in McKenzie County, N.D. Show More Summary
Bloomberg News reports that billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is said to be considering a deal that would shut his Stamford, Connecticut based SAC Capital to outside investors. He's also considering returning outside investor...Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Bruce G. Bodaken Appointed to Rite Aid Board of Directors (FortMillTimes) Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Bruce G. Bodaken, former Blue Shield of California chairman, president and CEO, to the Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Board. “We are very pleased to welcome Bruce [...]
Courtesy of MIT $100K 3dim Tech's gestural technology being used to type on a projected keyboard. The winner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's 2013 MIT $100k business-plan competition, 3dim Tech, has created software that...Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (NYSE:PBR) Warren Buffett meets with young entrepreneurs (Nebraska) Billionaire Warren Buffett is spending his day listening to business...Show More Summary
The world is expanding, but unfortunately it's not the global economy whose waistline needs to go up a size. The rate of worldwide obesity has been marching higher at an extraordinary rate for more than three decades now. According to...Show More Summary
By Michael Fitzsimmons: Freeport LNG Receives DOE Approval To Export LNG On May 17th, the U.S. Department of Energy gave Freeport LNG Expansion L.P. conditional approval to export domestically produced liquid natural gas ("LNG") from...Show More Summary
Reuters: Taxes on Some Wealthy French Top 100% of Income: More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income last year, the business newspaper Les Echos reported on Saturday, citing Finance Ministry data. The newspaper said that the exceptionally high level of taxation was due to...
This is the season when we celebrate great financiers like Warren Buffett. But you don’t invest in the past. You invest in the future. Maybe we should be celebrating Elon Musk instead. The Fool’s Jason Hall calls what is happening with Musk’s stock “a bubble,” and on an absolute valuation basis, he’s right. But if you [...]
Saturday morning, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told graduating Bard College students why he believes the future will be better. In theory, this is a pretty banal argument, especially in a graduation speech. But it looks a little different coming from an conscientious academic. Show More Summary
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies this week while minutes of the central bank's last meeting will offer clues into the debate over a possible curbing of Fed stimulus.
Bloomberg reports that CalPers, The California Public Employees' Retirement System, has voted to split the roles of Chairman and CEO at JP Morgan, stripping Jamie Dimon of his dual title. JP Morgan shareholders have been voting on this measure for some time now, and it's been a hot debate for years. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) Stocks Declining: National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG), DynaVox, Inc. (OTCMKTS:DVOX) (GDPInsider) National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) opened at 2.16, down on its previous close of 2.39 and market valuation currently sees the stock trading down 31.80%. The range for National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is [...]
NetScout Systems to Present at the 14 th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NetScout Systems, Inc. ( NAS: NTCT ), announced today that Jean Bua, CFO, will be presenting at the14 th Annual B. Riley & Co. Show More Summary
The Chicago Fed released the national activity index (a composite index of other indicators): Economic Activity Slower in April Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) decreased to –0.53 in April from –0.23 in March. Show More Summary
HYATT house ® Honors 'Very Important Residents' with Personalized Perks and Rolls out New Additions VIP treatment for Very Important Residents, made-to-order breakfast omelets and Hyatt Has It - Borrows program help guests keep routines...Show More Summary
While rumors have been swirling for days, Yahoo finally confirmed this morning that it has acquired popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.