Japan's Jiroemon Kimura,
history's oldest man
who entered the world in the
(^DJI) first full year of 1897, died yesterday, just as his
homeland inflicted considerable damage on the blue chip index.
Shares slumped after Tokyo's central bankers opted to hurry up and
wait, much to the disappointment of world markets.
) thus picked a bad day to have a bad day, but its 17.54% implosion
will cause no tears in Kimura-san's native country. Not after the
cult yoga clothing company's founder once admitted to giving his
firm its odd name because "
It's funny to watch [the Japanese] try and say [the
." Lululemon's mauling resulted from the utterly unexpected
announcement its CEO is leaving, something an analyst at a French
certainly didn't see coming
a mere four days earlier.
It was surely the height of folly, therefore, for
try and predict what will happen 20-years hence
, and at an air show in Paris of all places. (Especially after a
psychic convention in Scotland was just canceled on
account of "unforeseen circumstances
Elsewhere coal company
) fell 4.34% to a fresh 52-week low, and
) likely would love to rake Mr. Peabody over the coals after his
scary $7 billion prophet warning
caused the bank stock to slide 3.81%.
It's another day without any top-tier economic data, but
(PVH) are all expected to announce earnings.
Albany Molecular Research, Inc.
(AMRI): Sterne Agee starts Buy-rated research on the biotech.
Bob Evans Farms Inc
(BOBE): The pork sausage producer and restaurant owner is resumed
with an Outperform at Oppenheimer, which establishes a price
objective of $57. Potential catalysts include accretive
acquisitions, dividend growth, and stock repurchases.
Specialty Products Partners, L.P
(CLMT): Credit Suisse covers the company at Outperform.
(FRC): FRC is a fresh Overweight at Barclays.
Pacific Drilling SA
(PACD): Credit Suisse picks up PACD at an Outperform.
Texas Roadhouse Inc
(TXRH): Bank of America-Merrill Lynch launches the stock at a Buy.
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