The 8 Hot Stocks Starring in Today's M&A Mania
A burst of mergers and acquisitions dominated today's stock market news.
M&A activity year-to-date, driven by healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications, has already topped $1 trillion. More billion-dollar deals were announced Monday in the healthcare and telecommunications sectors, as well as lucrative transactions in oil and tech.And these deals are great news for the investors holding these hot stocks.
Stock Market News: Dow Dips on Global Growth Forecast
Stock market news, June 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped more than triple-digits on news that the World Bank slashed its global growth forecast from 3.2% to 2.8%.But that wasn't the only news moving the markets today. Here are the other top stock market news stories from Wednesday...
Here's How the Latest "Not-a-Gadget" Will Propel Apple Stock 50% Higher
Sure, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) didn't introduce a new product at the World Wide Developers Conference last week.
But the tech giant did something much more important than just roll out some new "gadget." Apple unveiled a strategy that puts the company into two new businesses and positions it for years of potential new growth.Here’s why Apple stock – which has zoomed back up near its 52-week highs – is headed even higher...
Alibaba's Roadshow Tops Stock Market News Today
Stock market news today, June 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average today looks to continue its momentum, after it closed at another record high - its 10th of the year - on Tuesday. The Dow was down most of the day, but rallied in the last hour. U.S. crude oil futures flirted with $105 per barrel.Here’s what you should know to make your Wednesday profitable:
Today's Stock Market News Led by GM, AMZN, and AGN
Stock market news, June 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at another record high today after adding 2.82 points. The Dow was down most of the day, but rallied in the last hour. U.S. crude oil futures flirted with $105 per barrel.Here’s what topped today’s stock market news…
21 of the Best Stocks to Buy Now to Play Today's Market Moves
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Stock Market Today Strikes a New Record on These Top Stories
Stock market today, June 9, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another record on Monday, while the S&P 500 rose even closer to the 2,000 level. Markets are still reacting positively to last week's jobs report and expected stimulus measures by the European Central Bank.Here are the rest of the top stories from the stock market today:
Apple Stock Split Opens the Door for These 7 Stocks to Follow
The Apple stock split, given the company’s outsized influence, could well inspire a fresh wave of stock splits after years of drought.
Once common, stock splits have become increasing rare over the past decade or so, as companies began to view a lofty stock price as a mark of prestige.
But the Apple stock split, along with other high-profile stock splits this year from MasterCard and Google, seems to be signaling a shift in corporate attitudes.And at this point, there’s no shortage of high-priced stocks ripe for a split...
AAPL, GWPH, FDO Among Hot Stocks on the Move Today
Today's hot stocks: It's Monday on Wall Street, and that typically means a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.
Indeed, several deals were announced today and are featured on our hot stocks to watch list - one surging some 236%. Meanwhile, a penny stock deemed the next likely takeover candidate amid the rash of healthcare M&A soared 42%.Check out 12 of Monday’s movers – including AAPL, FDO, and GWPH – and find out what’s behind their action.
Top News Affecting the Dow Jones Today
Stock market today, June 9, 2014: The Dow Jones is set to kick off the week after reaching a record high on Friday along with the S&P 500. A positive jobs report and increased support from the European Central Bank factored into the climb.Here’s what you should know to make your Monday profitable:
Stock Market Today: Top News and Profit Plays to Make Now
The stock market today soared and the Dow Jones Industrial Average struck another record high on Friday after a positive jobs report and increased support from the European Central Bank.
After a sluggish start to 2014, the U.S. economy added 217,000 jobs in May, the fourth consecutive month of strong gains. Although the labor participation rate remained at a concerning 62.8%, the official unemployment rate remained at 6.3%.Here's the scorecard from today's trading session and the top stories from the stock market today...
12 Features of Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) New Operating Systems
Some analysts yawned at the developments that came from the 25th annual Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference - but they're actually big news for the innovative tech giant.
What we did get from the developer conference is that Apple's Mac OSX software underwent a dramatic redesign.Here are a dozen highlights of Apple’s new operating systems – available this fall.
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Takes Aim at Rivals at WWDC
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) did not unveil any sexy new hardware at its annual developer's conference today (Monday), but what was discussed tells us a lot about the company's long-term strategy.
It appears that as Apple CEO Tim Cook has watched rival hardware makers using Google's Android copy the iPhone and iPad, he has realized that trying to stay ahead of the competition by dreaming up more new features that will be quickly copied is not the answer.That's why the features revealed at WWDC focused on the one advantage Apple knows its rivals can’t easily copy…
- AAPL, BRCM, HCT Among Top Stocks to Watch Now Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) is among the top stocks to watch now, with its developer conference action this week. Here's what is important for investors to keep an eye on...