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  • adj. Alternative spelling of pureplay.


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  • In Iowa, Minnesota Rep. Bachmann struggled to revive her slumping candidacy, presenting it as a once-in-a-lifetime chance, against a weakened incumbent, to cast aside moderates and go for a pure-play conservative.

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  • Australia's biggest pure-play oil company also announced Tuesday its second-quarter revenue jumped 17% to US$1.25 billion after unrest in the Middle East and North Africa helped drive oil prices above US$100 a barrel.

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  • Sydney-based Westfield said the restructure, involving a new trust raising up to 3.5 billion Australian dollars (US$3. 49 billion) through a share issue to reduce debt, will benefit from keen local interest in pure-play Australian assets.

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  • "Hulu, along with pure-play providers like Veoh and the TV networks, have spent the past two years trying to convince consumers that the Internet can be a good place to watch full length programming as well."

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  • Expedia Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said TripAdvisor had grown to the point that it was now ready to be spun off into a pure-play media company that can stand on its own.

    Expedia to Spin Off TripAdvisor

  • Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd, one of the country's few pure-play private sector infrastructure finance companies, is going global.

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  • Investors had pressed Marriott to take some sort of action on its timeshare operations, preferring the company as a pure-play, fee-based hotel management business.

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  • "We're a pure-play derivatives exchange," said Mr. Donohue, seeking to distance the company from the multiasset-class model adopted by rivals including Deutsche Börse AG and merger partner NYSE Euronext .

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  • The number of pure-play coal companies is shrinking fast as acquirers seek exposure to ongoing strong demand for coking coal used in steelmaking and thermal coal used in electricity generation from rapidly-industrializing economies such as China and India.

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  • "Separation of the businesses into multiple pure-play structures with targeted shareholder bases could be a way to close the valuation gap," Morgan Stanley said in an analyst note.

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