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EBay Stock Pops on PayPal Spin-Off Talk – So Why Is Carl Icahn Silent?
Reports surfaced yesterday (Thursday) that eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) has been telling candidates for the job of PayPal chief executive that the company was mulling a spin-off of the payments business pushed eBay stock up nearly 4.7%.
That's just what Carl Icahn wanted when he launched a futile but nasty campaign in January to force eBay CEO John Donahoe to spin off the PayPal unit. Yet he's been curiously silent on the matter since the report surfaced.The famed activist investor is keeping quiet for a reason...
These 5 Stocks to Buy Now Cash In on 3 of Today’s Fastest Rising Sectors
Last week for Money Morning Members we highlighted five of the most promising stock picks across three of today's fastest-moving sectors.
Two are plays on booming Chinese e-commerce growth, two are picks in the semiconductor industry (which just notched global sales of $26.86 billion in May), and one taps into the more than $13 billion-per-year real estate advertising industry.You can find all of last week's tips and recommendations here in our newest list of the best stocks to buy...
You Can Make Money in Stocks (Especially These Three) No Matter What Rates Do
It's commonly held wisdom that stock markets go to heck in a hand basket when interest rates rise. So, the thinking goes, you'd be better off selling ahead of time before that happens.
No doubt it's tempting to head for the hills with rates at historical lows, but it pays to do your research before you hit the "sell" button.
The three companies I'm going to show you today, for example, can actually benefit from rising rates.
First, let's take an "Econ 101" look at the impact interest rates can have on stocks, especially when rates start rising…Full Story
DLTR, SHLD Top Thursday's Hot Stocks to Watch
Hot stocks to watch, August 21, 2014: Thursday brings earnings from a dollar store company involved in a takeover battle, a growing branded meat processor, several key retailers, and a couple of tech players.Here's everything you need to know about these stocks...
HPQ, TGT, PETM Top Wednesday's Hot Stocks to Watch
Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) is among the hot stocks to watch today as earnings continue to roll in and investors look to take profits…Here are eight "hot stocks" for today that investors can put on their radar...
Retailers Are Top Stocks to Watch Today as WMT, JCP, and More Follow Macy's Miss
A bad year to date for retailers doesn't appear to be getting any better.
Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) stock swooned 5% to $56 Wednesday after reporting Q2 earnings shy of estimates and trimming its sales outlook for the full year.That's why the earnings reports of these four big retailers make them the stocks to watch today - can they beat the retail slump?
Cash In Today with Our Latest List of Best Stocks to Buy Now
Best stocks to buy for the week ending August 1, 2014: Last week saw the Dow slump more than 300 points on Thursday – but Money Morning Members weren't worried; they were prepared.
Our investing experts delivered a solid list of market winners, stocks that will thrive even amidst a market sell-off.Get all our recent picks in our newest list of the best stocks to buy now…
Trulia Stock (NYSE: TRLA) Rises 12% on Zillow (Nasdaq: Z) Deal – but Trouble Ahead
After speculation last week that online real estate search engines Zillow Inc. (Nasdaq: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) would combine their assets for a merger, the companies made this move official before markets opened this morning (Monday).
Trulia stock opened up 12% on the announcement, and Z opened down 4.2%.But long-term, here's why this deal will fail to improve the new company's profitability...
ABBV Tops Today's Stocks to Watch List
Earnings are currently the main driver of U.S. markets, and with AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), Moody's (NYSE: MCO), and more reporting today, the trend is likely to continue.
Investors have so far shrugged off a barrage of dicey geopolitical issues and a less market-friendly Fed. The S&P 500 logged its 26th record close of the year Wednesday.Friday ends the busiest week in 2014's second-quarter earnings season. Following are five hot stocks to watch today.
Stocks to Watch: 18 Spin-Offs to Look for in 2014
This year's white-hot deal-making has put a lot of companies on our stocks to watch list.
In addition to takeovers and tax inversion deals, a flurry of spin-off announcements have come over the last several months, with 28 spin-offs completed in the first six months of 2014.For investors, this means profit opportunity ahead. That's why we're putting these upcoming spin-offs on our stocks to watch list...