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  1. ULA to freeze pension, change time-off policyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Business Journal

    Dan Collins, chief operating officer at United Launch Alliance, said the decision to freeze the company's pension was an attempt to trim benefit costs, and better match what industry competitors were offering. United Launch Alliance is the latest company to decide to freeze its defined-benefit pension plan starting in 2016, offering contributions to retirement savings accounts in its place.

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  2. At midday: Stocks fluctuate ahead of Fed meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Globe and Mail

    In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks with reporters at the Federal Reserve in Washington. The Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

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  3. 13 Large Industrial Machinery Companies to Bet on in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Big industrial machinery companies have taken a hit from currency pressures. The Dow Jones U.S. Industrial Machinery Index is down 5.3% so far this year compared to the broader index, which is down 2.53%.

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  4. We're on the verge of a crisis, bears warnRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    After nearly six years of a surging U.S. stock market, investors are worried about how much longer it will last. Suddenly, the views of the negative Nancys are getting a lot of attention.

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  5. Hanging out at Meade InstrumentsRead the original story

    44 min ago | Astronomy

    Hanging out with our friends at Meade Instruments: Astronomy Advertising Manager Jamie Rinehart, Meade Vice President of Sales Victor Aniceto, Meade Marketing Manager Thania Guardino, and Astronomy Editor Dave Eicher, Irvine, California, January 27, 2015. // Credit: David J. Eicher This week, Astronomy 's new advertising manager, Jamie Rinehart, and I are on a West Coast swing, visiting two of our advertising partners.

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  6. CAE to purchase Bombardier's aviation training unitRead the original story

    54 min ago | Times-Herald

    ... ity for Bombardier to focus on its core business areas," she noted, adding Bombardier will be able to focus on manufacturing, selling and supporting its aerospace and transportation products clientele.

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  7. Roper Industries - Excellent Operator, More Than Fairly ValuedRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Despite the great results I am fairly cautious following elevated earnings multiples and a lack of compelling risk-reward opportunity at current levels. Roper Industries reported solid fourth quarter results and issued a comforting outlook in to 2015, despite currency headwinds.

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  8. Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV): Wexford Capital Discloses 5.86% StakeRead the original story

    59 min ago | Insider Monkey

    The 710,641 shares obtained represent a new holding for Wexford, which did not report ownership of Hemisphere shares in its latest 13F filing. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based Wexford Capital was founded in 1994, and manages several funds and private equity portfolios.

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  9. 3M Delivers Once AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    3M's heavy weighting to overseas markets creates more forex pressure, but the company can still deploy capital into the M&A market and its targeted end markets are basically attractive. 3M shares are no bargain at these levels and it will take organic growth of 5% or better on a sustained basis to drive significant upside.

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  10. Earnings decline doesn't slow down International PaperRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Business Journal

    Memphis-based International Paper Co. closed out 2014 with a slight increase in sales, and despite annual planned facility outages, the company still saw "record cash through strong performances" thanks to its industrial packaging group.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Finmeccanica seeks partner for U.S. unit DRS TechnologiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Italian industrial group Finmeccanica said on Wednesday it wanted to find a partner for its U.S. unit DRS Technologies and hoped to take a decision on its future in the coming months. Finmeccanica bought the U.S. defence contractor in 2008 for $5.2 billion but subsequent defence budget cuts in the United States and a global financial crisis meant sales volumes have halved.

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  12. University of Akron honors cancer-stricken athletic director, get married on Valentines Day, Canton steelmaker could face takeover: Akron news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

    The University of Akron was waiting this basketball season for a game against Ball State University to host its tribute to Dan Peters, the UA athletic director who died after battling pancreatic cancer in October. That's because they knew Peters' son, Danny Peters, would be there.

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  13. Bridgestone Develops Conveyor Belt Wear Monitoring SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Construction Equipment

    Bridgestone Corporation has developed a system capable of automatically assessing conveyor belt wear. The company plans to launch this system worldwide this month.

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  14. U.S. military budget to start funding post-F-35 'X-plane:' PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vallejo News

    The Pentagon said on Wednesday its fiscal 2016 budget proposal will fund early technology development and prototyping of a "next-generation X-plane" that would eventually succeed the F-35 fighter jet being developed and built by Lockheed Martin Corp. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer, said the funding would be part of a new "aerospace innovation initiative" aimed at ensuring that the U.S. military continued to dominate the skies despite development of so-called fifth-generation stealth fighters by China and others. He told the House Armed Services Committee the initiative would be headed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, with help from the Air Force and the Navy.

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  15. Gentex (GNTX) Stock Falls on Fourth-Quarter Earnings MissRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheStreet.com

    The company, which manufactures rear-view mirrors that dim automatically, posted earnings of 24 cents a share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 26 cents a share. Revenue totaled $350.4 million in the fourth quarter, which came up short of analysts' expectations of $367.8 million, according to Zacks.

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  16. Babcock & Wilcox lands $200M biomass contract in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Babcock & Wilcox's Palm Beach Renewable Energy Park plant, slated to start operating this summer, is the only biomass plant it has under construction in the United States. But the market for biomass in Europe and Asia is growing stronger.

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  17. CommScope to boost global work force by more than half in $3B TE Connectivity purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    The deal will add 10,000 employees to CommScope's current worldwide work force of 12,000. CommScope has about 1,600 employees in Catawba County.

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  18. MWV and RockTenn combine to create $16bn packaging firmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cosmetics Design

    MeadWestvaco and RockTenn have taken steps towards creating a combined packaging giant with an equity value of $16 billion having signed a definitive combination agreement. The new combined packaging company, which will be named prior to closing which is expected in the second calendar quarter of this year, will be positioned to generate substantial cash flow to deliver superior growth as a consumer and corrugated packaging behemoth.

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  19. Daily Dividend Report: AAPL, WFC, IBM, EXC, BDX, JCI, NBL, GWW, PXRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    Apple's board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $.47 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on February 12, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 9, 2015.

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  20. Gentex says Q4 gains were behind forecast, stock dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Automotive News

    ... the fourth quarter dipped to 38 percent, down from 39 percent a year earlier because of higher than expected manufacturing costs, lower than expected sales levels and annual customer price reductions that were not completely offset by purchasing ...

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