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Why the Alibaba Spin-Off Is Under Attack from This Activist Investor

Activist hedge fund and key Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) shareholder Starboard Value LP has thrown a major snag in the company's Alibaba spin-off plans.

Starboard is pressuring Yahoo to halt the $20 billion Alibaba spin-off and instead sell its sputtering Internet business.

Here's what Starboard wants Yahoo to do instead....

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Up 56 Points as Global Stocks Rally

Find out what's ahead for the stock market today.

Get your update on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, stocks to watch, the biggest stock market news, and today's best profit plays.

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Apple

The Apple Stock Secret to Success in One Chart

No statistic better illustrates how the iPhone keeps driving Apple stock higher than its ability to suck up nearly all the global smartphone profit.

The iPhone is the main reason Apple stock has soared 556% since the smartphone's debut in June 2007.

This chart shows why the iPhone has had such an outsized impact on AAPL stock...

Wall Street

More Proof Goldman's Conviction Buy List Is a Lagging Indicator

Pardon us for not sharing Wall Street's excitement that Goldman's Conviction Buy List now includes Apple stock…

Now, we love AAPL stock. It's Goldman's Conviction Buy List we don't trust – and neither should you.

You see, Apple has been on the Goldman conviction buy list before, and it didn't go so well.

Here's what happened...

IPOs

Match.com (Nasdaq: MTCH) Stock Debut Is Here, What Investors Need to Know Now

Match Group Inc. (Nasdaq: MTCH) stock will debut on Thursday, Nov. 19, in one of the most anticipated tech IPOs of the year.

The latest spin-off from Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI) will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker "MTCH." The company will sell 33.3 million shares of MTCH stock at a price range of $12 to $14 a share.

Here's what investors need to know about the Match.com (Nasdaq: MTCH) stock debut...

Stocks

How to Trade Macy's Stock Today (NYSE: M)

We talked yesterday about the collapse of Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) and the three "death blows" to the retail industry behind it. But we didn't discuss how to trade it.

So far Macy's stock has lost 40% in four months. It's trading near a three-year low and a P/E ratio of below 10

What happens next? Is there any upside left, or is it going down and therefore a candidate to short or buy puts on?

Here's what I see.

Options

How to Measure Price Movement When Trading Options

When trading options, there are several factors that affect price – not just the value of the underlying asset.

The variables that exist that account for the fluctuations of an option's price movement are known as the options "Greeks," and we've covered many of these.

I've told you that delta – how an option's price will move with price movements in the underlying – is the single most important factor in determining an option's price.

Today's "Greek" shares a special relationship with the delta. I like to call it the "delta accelerator."

Here's what I'm talking about...

IPOs

What Is the Match.com IPO Price?

The Match.com IPO price will be set on Nov. 18, 2015.

Match will officially start trading on the Nasdaq on Nov. 19 under symbol MTCH.

Money Morning subscribers can read on to learn more about the Match.com IPO price and if the biggest player in the online dating market is a good addition to your portfolio...

Global Markets

These Stocks to Buy Now Will Profit from the World's Next Hot Market – India

India is now the world's fastest-growing major economy, making it an ideal place to look for stocks to buy now as U.S. multinational companies seek to take advantage of the explosive economic growth there. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India's gross national product is expected to grow at a rate of 7.3% in […]

Here are some stocks to buy to profit from this trend...

IPOs

The Latest Updates About the Square IPO

Editor's Note: We will be providing coverage of the Square IPO through the stock's first day of trading. Check back for updates. The Square IPO will price this Wednesday, Nov. 18. The deal is one of the most anticipated tech IPOs of the year. The company has also announced it will list on the New York Stock Exchange […]

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