Trefis: Highlights Week Ending 09 January 2015

January 10th, 2015
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Below is a summary of the activity at Trefis during the past week that Trefis thought Econintersect readers would find interesting.

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Click "Read more..." to see our clickable table of contents with the most covered companies (more than 1 article) of the week identified.

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Table of Contents for the 58 top stories this week:

Technology (15 articles)

  • Intel, 2 articles (6, 11)
  • Oracle, 2 articles (1, 2)
  • SanDisk, 2 articles (4, 5)

Consumer (9 articles)

  • Bed, Bath & Beyond, 2 articles (2, 6)
  • L'Oreal, 2 articles (1, 8)

Financial Services (8 articles)

Media & Telecom (7 articles)

  • Dish, 2 articles (1, 7)
  • Sprint, 2 articles (3, 6)

Industrials & Transportation (7 articles)

  • Caterpillar, 2 articles (6, 7)
  • CSX, 2 articles (1, 2)
  • Norfolk Southern, 2 articles (2, 5)

Energy & Utilities (4 articles)

  • ConocoPhillips, 2 articles (1, 2)

Basic Materials (4 articles)

Health Care (4 articles)

  • Medtronic, 2 articles (3, 4)


All 58 investment stories this week are listed below.



  1. Weekly Software Notes: Oracle, Salesforce and SAP SE on January 9th
  2. Oracle Acquires Datalogix, Strengthens Presence in Cloud Advertising Business on January 9th
  3. Mobile Weekly Notes: Samsung and BlackBerry's IoT Push, Apple's Record App Sales on January 9th
  4. SanDisk Showcases New Products At CES 2015 (Part 2) on January 9th
  5. SanDisk Showcases New Products At CES 2015 on January 9th
  6. Intel Showcases New Wearable Technology At CES 2015 on January 8th
  7. Priceline: Key Strategic Moves In 2014 on January 7th
  8. Micron Reports Strong Q1'15 Earnings But Indicates Lower DRAM & NAND Output For 2015 on January 7th
  9. How Does 2015 Look For Alibaba? on January 7th
  10. Ctrip Eyes Greater Share Of China Outbound Travel: Buys Majority Stake In Travelfusion on January 6th
  11. Intel Launches The Full Lineup Of Its 14nm Broadwell Chips At CES 2015 on January 6th
  12. Why Samsung Is Betting Big On The Internet Of Things on January 6th
  13. Three Trends That Impacted Sina in 2014 on January 5th
  14. Nvidia Adds Two High Power Computing Solutions To Its Automotive Portfolio on January 5th
  15. Competition Is Shaking Up The Online Travel Space on January 5th



  1. Key Trends That Impacted L'Oreal's Performance In 2014 on January 9th
  2. Bed Bath & Beyond Falls On Sales Miss, But Profit Decline Is A Bigger Problem on January 9th
  3. Costco Debuts Well With Alibaba In China, But Can It Sustain This Performance? on January 8th
  4. Walgreen Retains Its Topline Growth Momentum In December On Account Of Strong Pharmacy Sales on January 8th
  5. Trends In The Casino Industry – A Shift From The Las Vegas Strip To East Asia on January 6th
  6. Bed Bath & Beyond's Earnings Preview: Expect Steady Topline Growth & Weak Margins on January 6th
  7. Three Trends That Impacted Altria's Business In 2014 on January 5th
  8. Weekly Beauty And Personal Care Notes: L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, Revlon on January 5th
  9. Trends In Las Vegas Sands' U.S. Casino Operations Amid A Recent Decline In Gaming At The Strip on January 5th


Financial Services

  1. Insurance Weekly Notes: Hartford, AIG on January 9th
  2. Financials Weekly Notes: BNY Mellon, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley on January 9th
  3. Global Debt Capital Markets End 2014 On A Weak Note After Healthy Start on January 7th
  4. Strong Q4 Activity Makes 2014 The Best Year For M&A Since Downturn on January 6th
  5. Global Equity Market Activity At Seven-Year High In 2014 Despite Lukewarm Q4 on January 6th
  6. NASDAQ OMX Adds To Indexing Business With $225 Million Acquisition on January 6th
  7. Morgan Stanley Gains Most Among Banking Giants For Second Consecutive Year on January 5th
  8. A Review Of Prudential's Turnaround In 2014 on January 5th


Media & Telecom

  1. Weekly Pay-TV Notes: Dish's SlingTV Streaming Service, Comcast's Gigabit Internet And A Rise In DirecTV's Subscription Prices on January 9th
  2. How HBO's Over-The-Top Streaming Service Can Shape The Network’s Future on January 9th
  3. U.S. Wireless Carriers Weekly Review: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint on January 9th
  4. A Look At BlackBerry's Internet of Things Strategy on January 9th
  5. Sirius XM Is Banking On The Used Car Market For The Next Wave Of Subscriber Additions on January 8th
  6. Sprint Manages To Stay Ahead Of T-Mobile With Postpaid Subscriber Growth Surprise on January 8th
  7. Dish To Offer A $20 Per Month Streaming Service With 12 Networks Including ESPN on January 7th


Industrials & Transportation

  1. CSX Earnings Preview: Revenue Growth Will Be Heavily Reliant On Volumes on January 9th
  2. Railroads Weekly Review: Norfolk Southern, CSX and Union Pacific on January 9th
  3. Lower Oil Prices Could Hit Lockheed's Defense Sales To The Middle-East on January 8th
  4. Three Key Strategies Driving FedEx In 2015 on January 7th
  5. Trends Driving Norfolk Southern In 2015 on January 7th
  6. What Is Driving Caterpillar's Stock Down? on January 6th
  7. Industrials Weekly Review: Caterpillar, 3M, Honeywell, Corning on January 9th


Energy & Utilities

  1. Weekly Oil & Gas Notes: Chevron's Deepwater Discovery and ConocoPhillips' New Project Start-up on January 9th
  2. ConocoPhillips Starts A New Project In The North Sea That Might Not Yield Great Returns In The Current Oil Price Environment on January 7th
  3. Schlumberger: The Year In Review on January 5th
  4. What To Expect From Halliburton In 2015 on January 5th


Basic Materials

  1. Cliffs Should Not Restart Phase I Mining Operations At Bloom Lake on January 9th
  2. Higher Aluminum Prices And Value-Added Businesses To Boost Alcoa's Q4 Results on January 8th
  3. U.S. Steel Idles Two Tubular Products Facilities As Low Oil Prices Take Their Toll on January 7th
  4. Silver Wheaton Announces Changes To Two Streaming Agreements In Response To Changing Business Conditions on January 7th


Health Care

  1. How Will Roche Perform In 2015? on January 9th
  2. What 2015 Will Bring For Bristol-Myers Squibb on January 7th
  3. Medtronic-Covidien Deal Receives Shareholder Approval on January 7th
  4. Medtronic's Drug Coated Balloon Enters U.S. With FDA Approval on January 6th


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