The Rock Dwayne Johnson pumps iron at the gym after 22 hour flight to Australia

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is Down Under to film the upcoming thriller San Andreas. And true to form, the 41-year-old actor’s first order of business upon landing in Australia after a 22 hour flight on Monday was to hit the gym, hashtagging an intense Instagram snap with ‘ #AussieIron’ and ‘#KickinJetLagsA**.’ In the picture, he is seen building his already ... Read More »

Microsoft unveils consolidated prices for Windows apps

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Microsoft, has given some exclusive details by unveiling the consolidated and simplified price tiers for developers on the corresponding app stores, following its announcement of its ‘Universal Windows apps’ model at the Build Conference. This official announcement comes from the Redmond-based firm’s Windows blog, which stated, “This week we began rolling out the behind the scenes infrastructure changes in support ... Read More »

Mid-Day Movers – Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:GDP), NewLead Holdings Ltd (NEWL), Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX), FuelCell Energy Inc (FCEL)

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Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:GDP) recently released the completion of its Blades 33H-1 (66.7% WI) well in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.  The well has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of 1,270 barrels of oil equivalent (“BOE”) per day, comprised of 1,250 barrels of oil and 115 Mcf of gas on a 14/64 inch choke from an estimated 5,000 ... Read More »

Mid-Day Buzzers – Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU), National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NBG), Halcon Resources Corp (HK)

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Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) released a $1 million gift to the University of Idaho to fund a gifted professorship in microelectronics in the College of Engineering. The gift from the Foundation will support UI’s College of Engineering as it continues to enhance its position in microelectronics education and research. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) opened the session at $ 21.36, trading ... Read More »

News Buzz – Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)

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  Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) making it simple for the Easter Bunny to shop in one place this year. From now through April 20, store shelves at Rite Aid’s 4,600 convenient locations nationwide are filled with a wide selection of colorful basket varieties, loveable plush, staple Easter candy favorites and springtime novelty gifts. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) opened the session ... Read More »

News Review – Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG), Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), Ericsson (ADR) (NASDAQ:ERIC), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)

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Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) focused on the design, development, commercialization and manufacture of fuel cell systems for the industrial off-road (forklift or material handling) market. The company is focused on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, as well as fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies. Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) opened the session at $ 7.37, trading in a ... Read More »

Stocks Buzz – Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR), Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (BBD), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (ITUB), Bank of America Corp (BAC)

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Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Its Exploration and Production segment engages in the exploration, development, and production activities; sale and transfer of crude oil in domestic and foreign markets; and sale of oil products produced at natural gas processing plants. The company’s Refining, Transportation, and Marketing segment ... Read More »

Top gainers – Zygo Corporation (ZIGO), JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (JAKK), Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN), Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc (USA) (TC)

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Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIGO) designs, develops, manufactures, and sells ultra-high precision measurement solutions, and optical sub-systems and components for original equipment manufacturers and end-user applications worldwide. The company’s Metrology Solutions segment offers 3-dimensional (3D) surface metrology products, precision positioning systems, including topography and roughness, shape, dimension, thickness, optical characteristics, and defects. Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIGO) opened the session at $19.16, trading in ... Read More »

Most Volatile Stocks – YY Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:YY), E Commerce China Dangdang, (DANG), Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY)

YY Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:YY) stated that it has filed its yearly report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 17, 2014. YY Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:YY) opened the session at $65.41, trading in a range of $63.80 – $69.83, and closed at $65.16. The stock showed a negative performance ... Read More »

Active Buzzers – AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C)

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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) more than 500 AT&TGeorgia employees were received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their time spent volunteering in 2013.  The PVSA is a prestigious national honor offered by the President in recognition of sustained volunteer service.  Each of the 520 employees volunteered 100 hours or more, totaling more than 50,000 hours of service in Georgia to help ... Read More »