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Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6 billion deal

...might be a good time to use its considerable cash position to buy undervalued assets.Kurt Hallead, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says conglomerates General Electric and Siemens, which have been beefing up their oil and gas services divisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/halliburton-buying-baker-h
Twitter taking flight?

...services.That's significant because the company has yet to turn a profit.Financial analyst Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital Markets maintained his "outperform" rating in a report last week, supported in part by positive survey results from advertisers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-16/twitter-taking-flight
RIM turnaround tougher, stock hits 9-year low

...diminishing," analyst Steven Li at Raymond James said in a research note.The company has hired J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets to help evaluate various recovery plans, including opportunities to partner with other companies and license software...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-29/rim-turnaround-tougher-sto
Higher food prices about to get worse

...Consumer food prices will be about 5 percent higher this fall than the previous time last year, according to RBC Capital Markets. That's up from the current annual pace of about 2 percent.Food prices are already the highest since the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-17/higher-food-prices-about-g
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Business briefs

...March-June quarter and that there will be significant layoffs this year.RIM also said it has hired J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets to help it evaluate various strategies, including opportunities to partner with other companies and license software...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-29/business-briefs
Committee to consider selling last of Wendy's

...likely scenario," but any sale probably would not be completed by the end of the year, analyst Larry Miller of RBC Capital Markets said in a note Thursday. He pegged the value of the company at $38 a share. There is no timeline for the committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/27/bus_126264.shtml
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Analysts fear tight oil supplies

...barrel, up from previous "hurdle rates" closer to $20 a barrel, said Kurt Hallead, an oil services analyst at RBC Capital Markets. Still, the industry has used significant portions of its increased profits in 2004 to pay down debt, buy back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/30/bus_432836.shtml
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Google soups up its search toolbox for intranets

...company will be able to transfer its prowess to privately guarded intranets, said industry analyst Stephen Jue of RBC Capital Markets. Both Yahoo! Inc. and Inktomi Corp. - now owned by Yahoo - have previously pursued largely disappointing expansions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/03/bus_417656.shtml
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Shareholders approve FleetBoston-Bank of America merger

...000 to 11,000 (job cuts) to reach a cost savings of about $1.6 billion, Gerard Cassidy, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, told The Associated Press last week. "Attrition obviously plays a role in this, and you also have to assume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/bus_409115.shtml
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Bank of America to buy FleetBoston for about $47 billion

...said the two companies' charitable activities would, if anything, increase. Gerard Cassidy, an analyst with RBC Capital Markets, said that after years in which FleetBoston was the target of merger rumors, Gifford finally got the right price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/28/bus_398664.shtml
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