Wishy-Washy Yelp Shares Get Help From an Activist Pushing for Its Sale

The stock of Yelp appears headed higher on a report that TCS Capital Management wants Yelp's board to consider strategic alternatives.

Here's Why Bloomin' Could Look Yummy to a Hungry Buyer

While no potential targeting of BLMN appears imminent, the restaurant name has many ingredients that might make it attractive to an acquirer.

Restaurant Acquisitions: Who Looks Like a Compelling Target?

One of my favorite chains would be interesting for several reasons.

Shockwave Medical Could Shock With an Upside Breakout

The medical device maker had an attractive chart even before the takeover rumors.

As Darden Bites at Ruth's, Is Restaurant Industry Serving Up More M&A?

DRI's offer to acquire Ruth's Hospitality Group could mean more buying and selling is on the table.

Monitoring the Banking System Is Like Watching a Slow-Moving Train Wreck

Given all the events across the financial system over the past couple of months, the major indexes have held up quite well to this point.

Buy or Sell Activision Blizzard After the UK Blocks Microsoft Deal?

Let's see what the charts and indicators look like now.

These Biotech Names Could Be the Next Logical Buyout Targets

Nothing sparks the animal spirits in the biotech sector like a significant acquisition.

Angry Birds Shareholders Left Red in the Face With Sale to Sonic's Sega

The planned acquisition of Finland's Rovio Entertainment by Sega Sammy Holdings is yet another step in the consolidation of the video game industry.

With the Oil Patch Facing Consolidation, One Stock Stands Out

Energy giants are investing on finding ways to contribute to the still developing global transition to a green energy future, and they'd like to remain permanently relevant.