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MarketWatch MarketPulseDec 15, 2017
Under Armour's stock soars after analyst turns bullish, boosts price target
Shares of Under Armour Inc. soared 8.3% in morning trade Friday toward a 1 1/2-month high, after the athletic apparel and accessories maker was upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus, citing signs that margins are set to improve next year. Analyst Jim Duffy raised his rating to buy, after being at hold the past 14 months, and boosted his stock price target to $17 from $12. He said that while margins may remained pressured in the first half of 2018 given inventory clearance, but he believes investors are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. 'With evidence of improving sales quality and cost structure management, we expect the stock begins to anticipated structural capacity for margin improvement before it shows in reported results,' Duffy wrote in a note to clients. The stock has now rocketed 29% since it closed at a 5 1/2-year low of $11.61 on Nov. 3. It was still down 49% year to date, while shares of rival Nike Inc. have run up 28% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed 25%.

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MarketWatch MarketPulseDec 15, 2017
Marathon Petroleum to sell GP economic interest in MPLX for over $10 billion in MPLX shares
Marathon Petroleum Corp. said Friday it agreed to sell its general partner economic interest in MPLX LP, a master limited partnership formed to develop and acquire midstream energy assets, to MPLX in exchange for 275 million MPLX shares. Based on Thursday's closing price for MPLX shares of $37.94, the deal is valued at $10.43 billion. After the deal's closing, which is expected to be Feb. 1, 2018, Marathon will own about 64% of MPLX shares outstanding. Shares of Marathon and MPLX were still inactive in premarket trade. Marathon's stock has gained 9.6% year to date, while MPLX shares have run up 28% and the S&P 500 has gained 18.5%.

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FT.com - USDec 15, 2017
H&M shares slide after unexpected sales fall
Swedish fashion retailer has been struggling with shift to online shopping

Google Business NewsDec 15, 2017
CSX Shares Fall After Famed CEO Hunter Harrison Takes Unspecified Medical Leave - Fortune

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Hunter Harrison, chief executive officer of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., speaks during an interview in New York on Nov. 20, 2015. Chris Goodney—Bloomberg/Getty Images. By Reuters. 9:39 AM EST. Acting CSX Corp Chief Executive Officer James Foote said
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Google Business NewsDec 15, 2017
Oracle Falls Most in 3 Months as Cloud Sales Drag on Turnaround - Bloomberg

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Oracle Corp. fell the most in three months after reporting cloud-computing sales that missed some analysts' estimates, a setback in the company's effort to remake itself around internet-based products. Cloud revenue in the period ended Nov. 30 gained
Oracle Must Now Answer Big Questions On How It Will Beat RivalsTheStreet.com
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Reuters Company NewsDec 15, 2017
GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new high
* Wall Street set to rebound after concerns about U.S. tax reforms

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Global shares limp toward third week of gains, dollar hobbles (Reuters Business)

MarketWatchDec 15, 2017
Europe Markets: European stocks face day 3 of losses as retailers, banks slide
Stocks across Europe were lower Friday, as retail and bank shares traveled in negative territory, putting the regional benchmark on track for a third straight loss and a decline for the week.

Google Business NewsDec 14, 2017
Oracle Shares Fall on Cloud Forecast - Wall Street Journal

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Oracle Corp.'s stock sank after hours following news that the growth of its cloud-computing business in the current quarter would fall below expectations. Fiscal third-quarter cloud revenue would grow 21% to 25%, not accounting for currency
Oracle Shares Drop After Cloud Sales Fall Short for SomeBloomberg
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Oracle still seeing some gray in its cloud businessThe Mercury News
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MarketWatch MarketPulseDec 14, 2017
Waste Management hikes dividend, OKs $1.25 billion in buybacks
Waste Management Inc. shares ticked higher in the extended session Thursday after the trash disposal and recycling company's board hiked the quarterly dividend 9.4% and approved share buybacks. Waste management shares rose 1% to $85.47 after hours. The company raised its quarterly dividend to 46.5 cents a share from 42.5 cents a share. Also, Waste Management said it plans to buy back up to $1.25 billion in shares with the plan to go into effect immediately.

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Google Business NewsDec 14, 2017
Oracle Shares Drop After Cloud Sales Fall Short for Some - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


Oracle Corp. reported quarterly cloud-computing sales that missed some analysts' estimates, a setback in the company's effort to remake itself around internet-based products. Shares fell in extended trading. Cloud revenue in the period ended Nov. 30
Oracle Shares Fall on Cloud ForecastWall Street Journal
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