Time Warner Inc. says HBO will offer its own online-streaming service starting in 2015. The news boosted TWX stock significantly, but that's far from the most important consequence of this development.
Ebay Inc.’s (Nasdaq: EBAY) plans to spin off its PayPal unit has left many on Wall Street salivating over the potential of the stand-alone payments business.
And some pundits are speculating that Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) or Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) might buy PayPal.
But they should be asking this question: Will Alibaba buy eBay?
Here’s why a deal would make sense for both companies…
The profusion of dividend-paying stocks that have increased payouts over the last several weeks reflects a robust second-quarter earnings season.
Companies in the S&P 500 turned in 10.3% earnings growth in Q2 – the highest advance since 2011's third quarter.
Last week Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), and 22 other dividend stocks raised payouts. Here's the full list of dividend hikes announced during the week ending Sept. 19, 2014.
Last week Microsoft </strong>(Nasdaq: MSFT), McDonald's </strong>(NYSE: MCD), and 22 other dividend stocks raised payouts. Here's the full list of dividend hikes announced during the week ending Sept. 19, 2014.
The Alibaba IPO is not only the biggest of this week's upcoming IPOs, it could be the largest IPO ever.
It's the largest e-commerce company in the world's largest e-commerce market. And according to a new report today, the Alibaba IPO price is expected to reach as high as $70 per share.
But it's not the only IPO this week. Here's the full story behind the Alibaba IPO, and the rest of this week's seven upcoming IPOs…
Digital Ally Inc. (NYSE: DGLY) stock's wild ride continued again this morning (Tuesday), as shares quickly jumped to $16.24, a 30% gain from yesterday's closing price of $12.50.
The stock continues to soar as the police forces consider implementing wearable cameras following the incident in Ferguson, Missouri, earlier this month.
Swiss pharmaceutical behemoth Roche Holdings (OTCMKTS ADR: RHHBF) couldn't wait until Monday to announce its biggest deal in five years.
Sunday, the healthcare giant said it is buying California-based biotech company InterMune Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) in an $8.3 billion all-cash transaction.
The first U.S. case of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed in a patient in Dallas, Texas, and the news sent "Ebola stocks" – the companies racing to get approval for treatment – up as much as 20% in after-hours trading Tuesday.
But instead of trying to guess which company is going to come through with a cure, I recommend you concentrate on companies making the best medical testing, diagnosis, and drug delivery systems.
Monster Beverage Corp. (Nasdaq: MNST) stock jumped more than 32% this morning (Friday) after the company announced that The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) had acquired a 17% stake in the energy beverage company as part of a new long-term partnership.
News of the deal sent MNST stock as high as $94.93 on Friday, its highest price since 2006.
Two themes have dominated gold news the last few months, and both have opposite effects on gold price.
GameStop stock (NYSE: GME) is a short selling favorite, and for good reason.
It's trying to navigate an online-centric marketplace as a physical retailer, and the short bets are playing off this knowledge to mount a strong position against the company.