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Stocks extended gains by midday Wednesday as reports of merger talks between Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) led a beat-up materials sector higher.
The latest market musings from Sir Arthur Cashin: "This morning's short-covering rally in equities fades as Brent dips back into negative territory. If oil heads south again, stocks may go negative, too. DuPont (DD) and Dow Chemical (DOW) are helpin...
People will discuss valuation over the next couple of days, but I'm happy capturing 90% of a move.
High-growth restaurants and transports are sending caution signals.
Some important reads to check out this morning: The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) says Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) are in advanced merger talks. Bloomberg reports that Apple (AAPL) is suspending plans to roll out a cable-TV-like...
It's been a volatile week for oil with prices reached Tuesday that haven't been seen since the depths of the recession in February 2009.
The merged company can become multiple companies.
And four other things you need to know now.
Look for 2015's record run of mergers and acquisitions to continue.
Shares ready to consolidate after rising more the 35% in a month.
With a doji pattern and potential reversal in front of a band of resistance, now might be a good time to sell.
Stocks saw choppy trading midday Tuesday as investors sifted through a rush of earnings from Comcast (CMCSA) to T-Mobile (TMUS), Pfizer (PFE) to Merck (MRK).
Washington is waking up to a budget deal.
Here are my takeaways and observations regarding yesterday's trading: The session was in some ways among the most important trading days of the year, with a reversal from a meaningful resistance level. Despite early morning weakness, stocks roared b...
Stocks saw choppy trading on Tuesday as gains in tech giants Apple (AAPL) and Alphabet (GOOGL) helped to offset pessimism stemming from the latest signs of a slowdown in China.
Value stocks play an indispensable role when constructing a portfolio and actually outperform growth over the longer term, said John Linehan, portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price.
Here are some additional takeaways and observations about yesterday's markets (and what we've seen so far today): The junk-bond market didn't really believe the stock market yesterday. But the Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit closed-end fund (BGB) (m...
The S&P 500 is a better short now than it was at its May 21 high.
The S&P 500 closed at 1996 yesterday -- down about 6% from its May 21 all-time high of 2130, but up 7% from its Aug. 25 low of 1867 and 6% from its Sept. 28 low of 1881. I had warned of rising market risks leading up to the index's May high: Short i...
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My thoughts on the day: The five-day market win streak stalled a bit today. Though the close was weak, I still give the win to the bulls because of the modest drop in the averages after an 80-handle rise in the S&P index. That said, there was less t...
'Let’s say she won the battle, but Ellen Kullman lost the war to Nelson Peltz,' said Cramer.
Midmorning musings from Sir Arthur Cashin: "Market has internal tug of war. Biotechs under fire again, but strong crude helps equity bulls. DuPont (DD) adding 35/40 points to the Dow."
Differing results and dealings with Nelson Peltz produce a CEO winner and loser.
Jim Cramer discusses why you should own General Electric (GE) and why he's a fan of Columbia Sportswear (COLM) while answering viewers' questions from social media Tuesday.
Interim CEO Ed Breen has a proven record of success.
There are worrisome signs to this short-term buying spree.