On March 7th, the Benzinga Pro newsdesk left all other news outlets in the dust on a court ruling involving Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PANW).
The post its self came at 2:32:28 pm, and quoted the Markman Advisors Twitter account:
"Markman Advisors @MarkmanAdvisors $PANW MISTRIAL !"
Following the post, shares moved up over 8 percent as other media outlets jumped on the bandwagon reporting the ruling, leading more traders to get in on the move.
On December 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm EST. Benzinga Pro published that SFX Entertainment (NASDAQ: SFXE) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) entered into a global marketing partnership.
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On January 7th at 7:04:25 PM, the Benzinga Newsdesk provided an alert regarding Forest Laboratories Incorporated (NYSE: FRX) potential of a $3B Acquisition of Aptalis.
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On the morning December 11th, the Benzinga Professional feed posted the following headline:
08:01:28am 12/11/13 CYTR
CytRx Reports Highly Statistically Significant Positive Results from Global Phase 2B Clinical Trial
The headline was followed up later with an update that the stock had risen a staggering 65 percent.
Had traders chosen to act upon the headline, they could have realized a gain of 52.2 percent, catching the lion's share of the meteoric rise.