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    The crowd is certain that it should be selling Sears (SHLD)  , but as it often is, the crowd is wrong in this situation. On a larger degree of trend, the high in 2007 completed an Elliott Wave five-wave impulsive pattern from the 2003 low.  . This article is commentary by an independent contributor.

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    Petco's IPO announcement may be evidence that the private equity exit boom isn't over just yet. The pet supply retailer filed documentation with the SEC earlier this week revealing plans to return to the public markets for the third time. Petco has been off of the public markets for nearly a decade. Private equity exits surged in 2014.

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    South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd, a biosimilar drug development arm of conglomerate Samsung Group, has hired four banks to manage its planned U.S. listing next year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

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    Google (GOOG) went public as a search engine 11 years ago Wednesday, and in that time it has drastically changed the world, touching all facets of technology. Founded in a Stanford University lab by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google was originally built to try to make sense of the Internet's links in a more cohesive structure.

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    State-controlled Brazilian oil producer Petróleo Brasileiro SA plans to replace the head of fuel distribution subsidiary BR Distribuidora SA ahead of an initial public offering plan for the unit this year, Valor Econômico newspaper said on Wednesday.

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    Pet-humanization trend is a Petco tailwind. For the third time in the company's history, Petco Holdings Inc. has announced a planned initial public offering, with preliminary documents filed Monday. The company previously went public in 1994 and 2002..

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    Updated from Aug. 18 to include details on National Dog Day.  As the frenzied interest in National Dog Day on Wednesday suggests, Petco's IPO may end up turning out to be an investor's best friend. The day brought an outpouring of cuteness on social media as pet owners sought to show appreciation for their furry companions.

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    Petco Holdings, the San Diego-based retailer of pet products, filed for an initial public offering Monday. The company, which indicated it would seek to raise $100 million, likely a placeholder amount, is coming to the end of a standard hold period by its private equity backers, TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, which have held it since 2006 when they bought it for nearly $1.7 billion.

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    Surgical center manager Surgery Partners Inc filed for an initial public offering of common stock on Monday. Surgery Partners, owned by H.I.G Capital LLC, said BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley were among those underwriting the IPO.

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    Pet supplies retailer Petco Holdings Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday for an initial public offering of common stock, which would be its third listing since 1994. San Diego-based Petco, which started in 1965 as a mail-order company, operates over 1,400 stores across the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

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    Pet supplies retailer Petco Holdings Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday for an initial public offering of common stock. Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith and JP Morgan are among the underwriters to the IPO. Petco was taken private in a $1.8 billion leveraged buyout by TPG Capital and Leonard Green in 2006.

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    Petco Holdings Inc. filed Monday for an initial public offering, which would be the third in the past three decades for the pet-focused retailer. The San Diego-based chain last left the public markets in by Leonard Green& Partners and Texas Pacific Group. The company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission did not identify the exchange on which Petco expects to list nor other plans, such as the number of shares it will sell.

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    Financial software maker SunGard said on Monday it would withdraw its plans for an initial public offering as it plans to pursue an alternative deal. SunGard filed with U.S. regulators in June for an initial public offering of its common stock.

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    Former eBay exec ousted, company says he was not good' long-term fit'. Dating app Tinder is reinstalling co-founder Sean Rad as CEO just five months after he was replaced following a sexual harassment lawsuit. The company said late Wednesday that Rad will take back the reins from Christopher Payne, a former eBay executive who gave the fast-growing startup more experience at the top.

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    Brazilian state-controlled bank Caixa Econômica Federal's planned listing of its insurance unit is winning strong interest from investors in early marketing meetings, with some willing to anchor the deal by buying significant stakes, four sources with direct knowledge of the talks said.

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    Instructure is planning an initial public offering later this year that could value the education software company at $500 million to $800 million, according to people familiar with the matter. Instructure, based in Salt Lake City, has hired Morgan Stanley (MS) and Goldman Sachs (GS) to help prepare for the IPO, which has been filed confidentially, the people said.