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Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NYSE:NAO) - Announces Share Repurchase Program of  Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The Boston Globe - 5/21/2015
Hamilton, Bermuda, May 21, 2015 Nordic American Offshore Ltd. ("NAO" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which the Company     Add Comment

Norsk Hydro: Sapa (joint venture) Investor Call - Presentation Material Download free Congoo NetPass for access
LA Daily News - 5/18/2015
Reference is made to the stock exchange release of February 5, 2015, announcing an investor call to be held by Sapa JV. The call will take place today, May 18, 2015, at 3pm to 4pm CET. The presentation
Bank of England studying implications of Brexit, central bank accidentally TD Ameritrade
Gold futures settle with a loss for the week TD Ameritrade
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Video: NYSE gets new digs 
NBCNews.com - 5/22/2015
CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a tour of the first top to bottom renovation of the NYSE in nearly a century, with NYSE President Tom Farley. (CNBC)    Add Comment

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate Amid Yellen Remarks, Inflation Data Rise 
La Repubblica - 5/22/2015
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fluctuated as data showed the fastest rise in consumer prices in two years and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects to raise interest rates this year, though     Add Comment
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>>   Commodities
Raw materials for steel see plunge in prices, demand 
Nikkei Asian Review - 5/22/2015
TOKYO -- The prices of raw materials for making steel are slumping as the economic slowdown in China has dampened Asian demand for steel products.      Alloys have seen some of the starkest drops. Japan's     Add Comment

SOFTS-Arabica at lowest since January 2014, sugar at 7-week trough 
Reuters Africa - 5/22/2015
* Arabica drops for fourth straight session, heavy volume * Robusta sinks to lowest price since January 2014 * ISO increases global 2014/15 sugar surplus (Recasts; adds trader comment,
REUTERS - SOFTS-Arabica at lowest since January 2014, sugar at 7-week trough Namibia Press Agency
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SPOT GOLD DOWN 0.1 PCT AT $1,205.16/OZ AS FED CHAIR YELLEN SPEAKS, HOLDS ABOVE SESSION  
Reuters - 5/22/2015
/OZ AS FED CHAIR YELLEN SPEAKS, HOLDS ABOVE SESSION LOW    Add Comment

Peoples Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
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'Wesley Berry Flowers' honors Marines overseas, courtesy of Korean War vet Bloomberg
2015 Ford Mustang 5.0 is the best pony car yet [Chicago Tribune] Bloomberg
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>>   Corporate finance
BlackBerry Plans Share Buyback to Offset Employee Incentives 
La Repubblica - 5/22/2015
(Updates with CEO’s compensation in fifth paragraph). The employee stock plan, which will increase the amount of shares available for compensation, will be presented for approval at the company’s annual
Post/wire say BlackBerry to buy back 2.6% of float Stockwatch
BlackBerry planning share buyback Business News Network
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Insurers Increasing Reliance on Risk Management to Combat Emerging Risks and Digital  
Forbes.com - 5/22/2015
Persistent low growth combined with low interest rates are constricting the traditional sources of revenue for the insurance industry, creating an urgent need to seek out new sources of revenue and accelerate     Add Comment

Video: Blackberry's new share buyback program 
NBCNews.com - 5/22/2015
CNBC   |   May 22, 2015 Blackberry's buying back 12 million shares, 2.6% of its outstanding common stock, and wants to offer employees the opportunity to buy some too. Share This    Add Comment

Hubei Forbon Technology announces resignation of general manager 
Reuters UK - 5/22/2015
Hubei Forbon Technology Co Ltd:Says Zhou Zhibin will no longer serve as general manager.
Hubei Forbon Technology announces general manager and CFO Reuters
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>>   IPO
Peoples Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
Your requested update has been submitted Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If
'Wesley Berry Flowers' honors Marines overseas, courtesy of Korean War vet Bloomberg
2015 Ford Mustang 5.0 is the best pony car yet [Chicago Tribune] Bloomberg
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What's Behind the Slow Down in U.S. IPOs? 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
Triton Research Partner Kaylan Tildsley discusses the slump in the U.S. IPO market. Bloomberg's Leslie Picker also speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)    Add Comment

Unifin Shares Soar After $206 Million IPO Ends Issuance Drought 
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
10:46 am ET (Bloomberg) -- Unifin Financiera SAB surged in its trading debut after the Mexican leasing company carried out a 3.14 billion peso ($206 million) initial public offering. The shares jumped     Add Comment

UPDATE 2-Dutch government to sell 30 pct of ABN Amro in IPO as early as Q4 
Reuters UK - 5/22/2015
(Adds details, changes sourcing and dateline) By Toby Sterling THE HAGUE May 22 (Reuters) - The Dutch government plans to list ABN Amro, nationalised after the financial crisis, in stages, starting
Dutch government to sell 30pc of ABN Amro in IPO as early as Q4 Malay Mail
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>>   Fed watch
Fed's Yellen Speaks About U.S. Economy, Monetary Policy 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks about the U.S. economy and monetary policy. Yellen said she still expects to raise interest rates this year if the economy meets her forecasts, with a gradual     Add Comment

Yellen expects Fed to raise key short-term interest rate this year 
Los Angeles Times - 5/22/2015
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Friday she expected the central bank to raise its benchmark short-term interest rate this year if the economy continues to slowly improve. It was her     Add Comment

WRAPUP 3-Firmer underlying inflation keeps Fed on rate hike path 
CNBC - 5/22/2015
(Updates with Yellen comments, updates market) * Consumer price index rises 0.1 percent in April * Core CPI up 0.3 percent, largest gain since 2013 * CPI dips 0.2 percent
Rising underlying inflation keeps Fed on rate hike path Big News Network
Firmer underlying inflation keeps Fed on... The Fiscal Times
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Yellen: CPI Inflation Remains Below Fed’s 2% Objective 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks about the U.S. economy and monetary policy in a speech to the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce in Rhode Island. (Source: Bloomberg)
Yellen: CPI Inflation Remains Below Fed's 2% Objective Yahoo! Finance
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>>   Stockwatch
Biofrontera AG: Notice of First Quarter Results 2015 Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The Boston Globe - 5/22/2015
Biofrontera AG / Biofrontera AG: Notice of First Quarter Results 2015 . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
Biofrontera AG: Notice of First Quarter Results... MoneyAM
BIOFRONTERA : AG: Notice of First Quarter Results 2015 4 Traders
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SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 1Q 2015 Results Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The Buffalo News - 5/22/2015
Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance") ( NYSE: SFL ) plans to release its preliminary financial results for the first quarter 2015 on Friday, May 29, 2015. The Company plans to host a
REG-SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 1Q 2015 Results Reuters
Ship Finance : SFL - Invitation to Presentation of 1Q 2015 Results 4 Traders
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FRO - Invitation to Q1 2015 Results Conference Call and Webcast Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The MiamiHerald - 5/22/2015
Frontline Ltd.'s preliminary first quarter 2015 results will be released on Friday May 29, 2015 and a webcast and conference call will be held at 3:00 p.m. CET (9:00 a.m U.S. Eastern Time). The results
Frontline Ld Fro - Invitation To Q1 2015 Results Conference Call And Webcast ADVFN UK
REG-FRO - Invitation to Q1 2015 Results Conference Call and Webcast Reuters
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ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. REPORTS DECLARATION OF QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.20  Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The MiamiHerald - 5/22/2015
New Albany, Ohio, May 22, 2015:  Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ( NYSE: ANF ) today reported that on May 21, 2015, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on the Class A     Add Comment
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>>   Mergers & acquisitions
Endurance Announces Date of Special General Meeting of Shareholders in Connection  Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The Boston Globe - 5/21/2015
PEMBROKE, Bermuda - May 21, 2015 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. ( NYSE: ENH ) ("Endurance") today announced that it has scheduled a special general meeting of its shareholders to seek approval for     Add Comment

Suddenlink Chairman and CEO Statement on Altice Agreement to Acquire Company Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The Boston Globe - 5/20/2015
ST. LOUIS (May 20, 2015) -- Suddenlink Chairman and CEO Jerry Kent made the following statement today, regarding the announcement that Altice S.A. has agreed to acquire Cequel Corporation, which does     Add Comment

Colfax Announces Acquisition of Roots(TM) Blowers & Compressors Download free Congoo NetPass for access
The Boston Globe - 5/18/2015
Colfax Announces Acquisition of Roots Blowers & Compressors Annapolis Junction, MD (May 18, 2015) -- Colfax Corporation ("Colfax") ( NYSE: CFX ), a leading global manufacturer of gas- and fluid-handling
Colfax Corp announces acquisition of Roots(TM) Blowers & Compressors Reuters
Colfax Corporation: Colfax Announces Acquisition of Roots(TM) Blowers & Compressors Wall Street Transcript
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Microsoft tried and failed to buy Salesforce for $55B, report says 
CNET News - 5/22/2015
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was reportedly hesitant to follow through with a deal to acquire Salesforce that would have meant spending anywhere from $55 billion to $70 billion. CNET Microsoft almost     Add Comment
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>>   Economics
Fed's Yellen Speaks About U.S. Economy, Monetary Policy 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks about the U.S. economy and monetary policy. Yellen said she still expects to raise interest rates this year if the economy meets her forecasts, with a gradual     Add Comment

Dollar Gains as Yellen Remarks on Rates Add to Inflation Boost 
La Repubblica - 5/22/2015
(Bloomberg) -- The dollar extended gains as comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen boosted demand for the currency after a better-than-forecast inflation report. The U.S. currency rose versus     Add Comment

TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields rise on Yellen, inflation data 
CNBC - 5/22/2015
* April core price rise revives bets on Fed rate hike * Fed's Yellen sees rate liftoff in 2015 if economy improves * Lack of Greek debt deal underpins safety bids for bonds
U.S. bond yields rise on Yellen, inflation data Sharenet
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Yellen expects Fed to raise key short-term interest rate this year 
Los Angeles Times - 5/22/2015
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Friday she expected the central bank to raise its benchmark short-term interest rate this year if the economy continues to slowly improve. It was her     Add Comment
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