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...
The Apple Stock Split: What Investors Need to Know (AAPL)
Now that the Apple stock split (Nasdaq: AAPL) has arrived - today is the record date - investors need to know exactly what's happening and how it will affect them.
Since the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant announced the 7-for-1 stock split on April 23, AAPL stock has gone up 18.5% to $630 a share.Here’s why the company did it and how the split will affect investors...
Dow Jones Futures Higher Today Following Friday's Record-Breaking Session
Dow Jones futures today, June 2, 2014: Dow Jones futures were up this morning (Monday) after the Dow Jones Industrial Average squeezed out a record-breaking close on Friday. The Standard and Poor's 500 followed suit, setting up for a positive start today following its own record-high on Friday. Nasdaq futures were also higher before market open.Here’s what you should know to make your Monday profitable:
What the Stock Market Did Today: More Record Highs
What the Stock Market Did Today, May 30, 2014: The stock market today (Friday) was flat on weaker-than-expected consumer spending data. Consumer spending represents a little more than 70% of all U.S. economic activity. The U.S. Commerce Department reported that consumer spending slid by 0.1% in April, the first downturn in a year.
Here's the scorecard from today's trading session:
DOW: 16,717.17, +0.11%And here are the top stories from the stock market today…
S&P 500: 1,923.57, +0.18%
NASDAQ: 4,242.62, -0.13%
Hot Stocks Today: AAPL, BBRY, HSH, and 9 More Movers
Featured on Thursday's hot stocks to watch list are couple of soaring smartphone companies, a climbing teen retailer, and a surging defense and security penny stock.Check out these 12 stocks on the move today, and find out what’s behind their action.
Dow Jones Futures Up Today Ahead of This Market News
Dow Jones futures today, May 29, 2014: Dow Jones futures pointed to a 0.07% gain ahead of open today (Thursday). This morning, the U.S. federal government announced that first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) slipped by 1% - much more than the 0.4% expected contraction.Here’s what will affect Dow Jones futures today, and other top market news…
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Pulls Trigger on $3 Billion Beats Deal
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) finally announced today (Wednesday) after the markets closed that it was buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion, a deal that has been simmering in the rumor mill for three weeks.
The deal itself was no surprise, but tech pundits have driven themselves mad over the past few weeks trying to figure out why Apple CEO Tim Cook made the deal.Sure enough, Cook did talk about the deal. Here’s what he had to say…
Best Stocks to Buy Now in Tech, Oil, Emerging Markets, and More
Best stocks to buy for the week ending May 23, 2014: Last week, Money Morning highlighted profitable plays in tech, oil and natural gas, emerging markets - and even two profitable beer stocks nab before summer sales skyrocket.Get these plus more of our latest, best stocks to buy...
One of the recommendations on our list is a tech leader that has a stranglehold on a special smartphone component. Two of the other tech stocks we singled out are top plays in the billion-dollar U.S. robotics industry. And we highlighted two ETFs that are dominating broad emerging markets exposure.
- Dow Jones Kicks Off Short Week Sailing on U.S. Home Sales' High and These Stories The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped Friday after new home sales in the United States surged to a three-and-a-half-year high. The S&P 500 closed above 1,900 for the first time ever. Here’s what you should know in Dow Jones and other market news make your Tuesday profitable...
- Good News for GOOG Stock: Brand Voted "Most Valuable" Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) stock may be down 4% in 2014, but that hasn't impacted Google's brand equity. Yesterday (Tuesday), Google was named the world's most valuable brand according to research firm MillwardBrown's "2014 BrandZ Top 100" ranking. Google surpassed Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), which had held the top spot the previous three years. Here’s why this year’s ranking is good news for Google stock….