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On Dec 22, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) said the company’s majority-owned subsidiary, Sands China Ltd., has received the Macao government approvals needed to complete the construction of its $2.7 billionParis-themed integrated resort. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 18.20% and weekly performance is 9.79%. On last trading day company shares ended up $58.08. Las Vegas Sands … Continue reading Stocks Swings: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), LRR Energy, L.P. (NYSE:LRE), Ixia (NASDAQ:XXIA), Cerulean Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:CERU)

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Shares of Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin … Continue reading Watch 5 Stocks: Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN), Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN), Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR), Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK), EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR)

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LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) Director Milton Carroll sold 2,720 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.76, for a total value of $246,867.20. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 9.80% and weekly performance is -12.78%. On last trading day company shares ended … Continue reading Eye Catching Stocks: LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT), Ruckus Wireless (NYSE:RKUS), Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT)

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Amgen and AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)announced that AMAGINE-2, a pivotal, multi-arm Phase 3 trial evaluating two doses of brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, met its primary endpoints when compared with both Stelara (ustekinumab) and placebo at week 12. AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 3.90% and weekly performance is -0.43%. On last trading day company … Continue reading Best Stocks: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRI), Gravity Co., Ltd (NASDAQ:GRVY), Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG)

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Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) declared that it will participate in Credit Suisse Technology Conference on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:00PM EST. Recently, the firm declared its fiscal Q4 2014 earnings of 27 cents per share were matched with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm declared its revenues of $2.27 billion, flat sequentially but above 13.9% YoY, and within the guidance range provided by the firm. … Continue reading Trending Stocks: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST), Green Plains (NASDAQ:GPRE), Ophthotech (NASDAQ:OPHT)

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