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Soros Fund Management significantly lowers position in Herbalife
As of 3Q14, Herbalife sold its products in 91 countries to and through a network of 3.9 million independent members, including 0.2 million in China.
Halliburton stated its revenue outside of North America comprised approximately 46% of consolidated revenue.
CONSOL Energy is shipping low-volatile coal to European and South American end users, focusing on expanding domestic metallurgical sales.
The surge in Phillips 66’s net profit came largely from significant improvement in the Refining segment as well as from its Marketing and Specialties segment.
Dow Chemical Company shifted its focus to downstream, market-aligned businesses, while pursuing an asset-light approach for upstream low-cost businesses and tightening capital allocation.
Level 3 believes future incremental demand for CNS will be from customers who want to distribute their feature-rich content or videos over the Internet.
A leading Internet television network, Netflix has more than 53 million streaming members in nearly 50 countries.
Travelport facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers, such as airlines and hotel chains, with online and offline travel agencies.
Yahoo’s third quarter profit rose to $6.77 billion, helped by a $6.3 billion gain from the sale of its stake in Alibaba Group.
Alibaba saw a high demand for its $8 billion debt offering. It plans to use the net proceeds primarily to refinance its existing credit facilities.
Soros deploys a global macro investment strategy, investing in a wide range of markets and asset classes globally.
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world.
Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer. It posted revenue of $5.7 billion, down 7.6%, saying, results “reflect lower oil volumes and price realizations for copper, gold and oil.”
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has expanded its product lines and services by developing and commercializing its own technologies, and by making strategic acquisitions of complementary businesses.
Time Warner Cable, is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data, and voice services in the US. In February, Comcast agreed to buy the cable giant for ~$45.2 billion.
The Ireland-based Covidien is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. Its fourth-quarter net sales increased 7% to $2.73 billion.
Taminco is the world’s largest integrated producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives. Taminco currently operates in 23 countries with eight production facilities.
Recent news reports said Alibaba saw high demand for its $8 billion debt offering. It earlier said it plans to use the net proceeds from the offering primarily to refinance its existing credit facilities.
PetSmart announced a broad cost-reduction strategy that will target all areas of the business. The company said it expects to realize savings before the end of fiscal 2015.
In October, AbbVie backed out of a merger deal with Shire. The move erased gains for hedge funds such as Paulson’s that had built up long positions in Shire and were confident about the success of the deal.