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The Capitalist Newsletter – October 6, 2016



Target Shifts Focus To Millennials With Small Stores

Target is working to pump up sales after reporting its first decline in two years and seeing shares drop more than 13% this past year. With a new strategy in place, Target hopes to drive sales by connecting with a new shopping demographic.. ….

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Samsung Electronics today announced that it has agreed to acquire Viv Labs, the intelligent interface to everything. Viv has developed a unique, open artificial intelligence (AI) platform that gives third-party developers the power to use and build conversational assistants and integrate a natural language-based interface into renowned applications and services. .

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The F.B.I. secretly arrested a National Security Agency contractor in recent weeks and is investigating whether he stole and disclosed highly classified computer code developed to hack into the networks of foreign governments, according to several senior law enforcement and intelligence officials…

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-Wednesday, October 5th

Stocks Rally on Financials, Energy

Big Insider Trades

– Axalta Coating Systems, LTD. (AXTA) CEO Charles Shaver Sells $8m

-Leucadia National Corp. (LUK) Stake Owner Buys $3m

Winners & Losers

-Cincinnati Bell (CBB) Skyrockets UP (384.28%) After Completing One-for-Five Reverse Stock Split

– Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU) Falls DOWN (15.10%) on Secondary Offering

Most Talked About

Global Payments Inc. (GPN) a Unanimous Strong Buy After Beating Quarterly Expectations; Declaring Quarterly Dividend

The TIP Sheets

-Wednesday, October 5th

-Japan’s Sompo to Buy Insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings, LTD. (ENH) for $6.3 Billion. Expect Shares to Spike UP

Unusual Volume

– Cousins Properties, Inc. (CUZ) Trades 55 Million Shares After Reports Company is Replacing Community Health in S&P 400 Midcap After Completion of Current Merger. Get in Early and Look For Shares to Jump UP

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