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Study: M&As Do Not Create Short-Term Value

Mergers and acquisitions represent important corporate activities that firms undertake for a variety of reasons, such as gaining access to new technology, know-how, patents, or brands; improving or sustaining their market power; or achieving economies of scale and scope

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Granite Construction Reports Q2 Loss

Granite Construction reported a net loss of $6.7 million for the second quarter compared with net income of $17.9 million for the second quarter 2009

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Lawyers Address Business Political Activity Law

Describing the past two years as a watershed period in areas of the law affecting corporate political activities, lobbying and elections, Washington-based attorneys Lee E. Goodman, a shareholder in LeClairRyan, and Chris Ashby, a partner in the firm, covered an array of related topics in a Lorman Education Services teleconference in July

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Heidelberg Q2 Sales Boosted By Stimulus Spending

While HeidelbergCement's development in the first quarter of 2010 was characterized by economic factors and the long period of wintry weather, demand for its building materials recovered significantly in the second quarter

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First-Half Numbers Improving

The aggregates industry saw signs of recovery during the first half of the year. And while the financial results from publicly traded producers are mixed,

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