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43 min ago | Business Wire

Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2014 Second-Quarter Results

Philip Morris International Inc. will host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/webcasts on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss 2014 second-quarter results, which will be issued at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET the same day.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, NYX, Inc, Manufacturing, Automakers

4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Vector Group Ltd. Commences Exchange Offer for Additional 7.750% Senior Secured Notes

The Exchange Notes will have substantially the same terms as the Original Notes, except for the elimination of certain transfer restrictions.

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Related Topix: Vector Group, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

9 hrs ago | Philly.com

No pressure from Big Tobacco on tax, say Senate Republicans

Philadelphia was one Senate vote away from winning its $2-per-pack cigarette tax in the General Assembly on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Altria Group

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MarketWatch

Movers & Shakers: Reynolds rises on buyout report; Delta gains altitude

Such a move would likely disrupt a potential merger of Reynolds and Lorillard Inc. and Southwest Airlines Co.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Stanley

Seeking Alpha

Time To Part Ways With Philip Morris As The Investor Day Presentation Fails To Inspire Confidence

PM's ability to return capital to shareholders will be restrained over the next two years, as additional funds are used to create reduced risk products.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International

SchaeffersResearch.com

Stocks On the Move: Reynolds American, Inc., Chipotle Mexican Grill,...

U.S. markets are higher in early afternoon trading, as traders applaud a strong start to earnings season and await the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Restaurant Management, Financial Markets, Startups, Marvell Technology Group, Day Trading, Personal Finance

The Motley Fool

Is a Major Tobacco Merger in the Works?

While these are just rumors as of now, the possibility of these two industry titans pursuing a partnership represents a shot across the bow at tobacco leader Altria Group ( Lorillard and Reynolds joining forces would involve the second- and third-largest U.S. tobacco companies coming together to better combat the industry heavyweight Altria.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Food and Drug Administration, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Seeking Alpha

Why Altria Easily Beats Philip Morris And Reynolds

It focuses on the relative strengths and weaknesses of Altria versus its two rivals based on business performance, sustainability/dividends and value.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Richmond, VA, Wine, Drink, Financial Markets

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Market Report: British American Tobacco on verge of mega deal

Smoke signals rising from Temple Place, the London headquarters of British American Tobacco, suggested that the tobacco giant is on the verge of a mega deal.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, New York, Financial Markets

Forbes.com

Ex-Dividend Reminder: Universal, Sovran Self Storage and EMCOR Group

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 7/10/14, Universal Corp. , Sovran Self Storage, Inc. , and EMCOR Group, Inc. will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends.

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Related Topix: Construction, Real Estate, EMCOR Group, Sovran Self Storage, Universal Corporation, Financial Markets

Reuters

RPT-Fitch Affirms Philip Morris International at 'A'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed US-based tobacco group Philip Morris International, Inc's Long-term Issuer Default Rating and senior unsecured rating at 'A' and its Short-term IDR at 'F1'.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Policy Suggestions, Acquisitions, Earnings Releases, Delisting...

Policy Suggestions, Acquisitions, Earnings Releases, Delisting Applications, and Awards & Accolades - Analyst Notes on BAT, Supergroup, Whitbread, Coca Cola HBC and Wetherspoon /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Motley Fool

1 Dumb Reason and 1 Smart Reason to Sell Philip Morris

Lower earnings due to one-time charges and transitory factors are no sound reason to sell a stock.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Altria Group

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Herald

Marlboro tries to catch alt-smokers with HeatStick

Philip Morris International Inc. is hoping to capitalize on the growing appetite for alternatives to traditional smokes like e-cigarettes with a new Marlboro-branded product that heats tobacco rather than burning it.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Philip Morris International, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Altria Group

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Motley Fool

Philip Morris Guides Lower but Wall Street's Not Worried

Philip Morris revealed that its earnings for 2014 would come in at around $4.87 to $4.97 per share, below the previous forecast of $5.09 to $5.19 .

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Related Topix: Altria Group

Business Journal

CNBC: Reynolds, Lorillard deal 'weeks away'

CNBC is reporting that a deal could be finalized that soon, although the companies still have not fully negotiated the terms of the complex deal.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Centerra Gold Inc. . Miner. Down 43 cents, or 6.39 per cent, to $6.30 on 6.3 million shares.

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Related Topix: Carolina Group

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Former Va. governor opposes witness limit

Virginia's former governor should be allowed to call as many as 10 character witnesses in a corruption trial that boils down to "a credibility contest" between the onetime rising Republican star and the government's expected star witness, defense attorneys argued in court papers.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The ratings apply to approximately $419 million of total debt --Argentina's entry into the grace period related to its coupon payments on foreign law exchanged securities, due on June 30, raises the specter of a possible default, acco... Research and Markets: Global High-performance Liquid Chromatography Systems and Accessories Market 2014-2018 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Universal Corporation, Computers, IMN

GuruFocus.com

Invesco's Top Five Stocks Showing Focus in the London Market

During the first quarter the Invesco European Growth Fund bought three new stocks bringing the fund's total number of stocks to 75. Invesco European's portfolio is valued at $1.67 billion as of the first quarter.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Switzerland, World News, British Sky Broadcasting Group, Television, British American Tobacco plc

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