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Bristol-Myers' Opdivo Gets FDA Nod for Small Cell Lung Cancer

Bristol-Myers' (BMY) blockbuster immuno-oncology drug Opdivo gets the FDA approval for small cell lung cancer indication, which shall further expand the addressable patient population of the drug.

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Novo Nordisk Buys Ziylo to Develop Glucose Responsive Insulin

Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) acquires Ziylo Ltd. to speed up the development of glucose responsive insulins in a deal that could exceed $800 million.

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Strong Brands & Regions Aid Estee Lauder in (EL) Q4 Earnings

Solid brand and regional performances drive Estee Lauder's (EL) Q4 results. Travel and online sales were also strong.

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Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Banks on FORCE Program to Offset Costs

Kimberly-Clark's robust cost-saving efforts and regular innovation help the company outperform the industry over the past three months.

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Boston Properties Scales 52-Week High on Investors' Optimism

Boston Properties' (BXP) premium assets are likely to experience solid demand on economic recovery and job-market improvement. However, rise in supply of office space is likely to impede growth.

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United Technologies to Offer Energy Saving Solutions to AWRG

United Technologies' (UTX) business arm, EcoEnergy Insights, to make American West Restaurant Group's Pizza Hut restaurants more energy efficient with its IoT-based solutions.

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People's United Ratings Affirmed by Moody's, Outlook Stable

Moody's Investors Service affirms all the ratings of People's United (PBCT) and its subsidiaries. Moreover, the rating firm's outlook for the bank has been maintained at "stable".

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Is it Appropriate to Hold Mid-America Apartment Stock Now?

Mid-America Apartment (MAA) caters to the largest segments of the apartment rental market. However, geographic concentration exposes the company to any economic doldrums prevailing in these regions.

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Texas Capital (TCBI) Displays Organic Growth: Time To Hold?

Texas Capital Bancshares' (TCBI) robust organic growth highlights its upside potential. However, expenses continue to escalate.

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Here's Why You Should Hold on to Praxair (PX) Stock for Now?

Praxair (PX) to gain from growing energy and industrial end markets, strong backlog and new order wins despite concerns in Brazilian economy and a strong U.S. dollar.

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Regeneron's Eylea Gets FDA Nod for Wet AMD as a 12-Week Dose

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) gets the FDA approval for the label expansion of its lead drug, Eylea as a treatment for wet AMD with a modified 12-week dosing schedule.

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Selective Insurance Hits 52-Week High: Will the Trend Remain?

Selective Insurance Group (SIGI) has hit 52-week high on Aug 17 on strong second-quarter 2018 earnings.

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Aetna (AET) Reaches 52-Week High on a Solid Second Quarter

Aetna's (AET) shares scale a 52-week high on Aug 17, 2018 led by strong second-quarter performance.

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Why Total System (TSS) Stock Looks More Lucrative Right Now

Total System (TSS) is poised to grow on the back of more frequent use of cashless technology in payments as well as flourish of small businesses.

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Roche's Lung Cancer Drug Alecensa Gets Approval in China

The China National Drug Administration approves Roche's (RHHBY) cancer drug Alecensa as a monotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

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AES Corp Unveils Maiden LNG Terminal in Central America

AES Corp (AES) plans to expand its LNG exports from the United States to Central America and the Caribbean in order to drive economic development in the regions.

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Here's Why You Should Hold onto Canadian National (CNI) Now

Canadian National's (CNI) view for 2018 on account of rising freight demand is encouraging.

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GATX Stock Surges 35% Year to Date: What's Behind the Rally?

GATX's efforts to reward shareholders raise optimism in the stock. Also, the company's decision to raise its full-year earnings outlook owing to improved market conditions is encouraging.

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Here's Why Investors Should Bet on Triton International Now

Triton International's (TRTN) impressive bottom-line performance can be attributed to a lower tax rate. Moreover, its efforts to reward shareholders are encouraging.

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GameStop (GME) Q2 Earnings Likely to Fall Y/Y: Here's Why

GameStop (GME) is reeling from soft comps and sales, especially in the Technology Brands category, for the past few quarters. Also, bleak fiscal 2018 view is likely to hurt the company's bottom line.

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Here's Why You Should Scrap JetBlue From Your Portfolio Now

Rising fuel prices as well as labor costs might hamper JetBlue's (JBLU) bottom line in the third quarter.

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Crown Holdings (CCK) Down 27% YTD: What's Pulling it Down?

Crown Holdings (CCK) witnesses headwinds like elevated freight costs in North America and unfavorable foreign currency-translation, which have compelled the company to lower 2018 earnings guidance.

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Will Higher Demand Aid Toll Brothers (TOL) in Q3 Earnings?

Lack of competition in the luxury new home market and a positive housing market outlook are likely to boost Toll Brothers' (TOL) fiscal Q3 results.

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Google Joins Forces With GN Hearing, Gains Competitive Edge

Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google introduces specification of audio streaming support for hearing aid users on android operating system.

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Lockheed Martin Wins $26M Deal for Supporting F-35 Program

Lockheed Martin's (LMT) Autonomic Logistics Information System helps the operators of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft to plan ahead, and maintain and sustain its systems over the life of the air vehicle.

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