Stories about Markets

Jan 27 2017

Johnson & Johnson agrees $30bn deal for Actelion

The world's largest healthcare company has struck a complex $30 billion deal to buy Europe's biggest biotech company. You don't get much better than Actelion . The compa...

Jan 27 2017

Freeport-McMoRan Stock Drops After Q4 Miss But Stays In Buy Range

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) now has a consensus Price Target of $13.85. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Freeport-McMoRan Inc.is 3.8 Billion...

Jan 27 2017

United Kingdom vehicle output hits 17-year high but investment tumbles

The vast majority of vehicles made in the United Kingdom (eight out of 10) are exported, with European Union countries accounting for 56 percent of exports from Britain. ...

Jan 27 2017

SHREVEPORT CONNECTION -- Officials: Convicted murderer killed NH woman, victims found in barrels

Beaudin's family said they last saw her in 1981, when she was 23. Evans was dating Beaudin when she was last seen with her infant daughter around Thanksgiving in 1981 a...

Jan 26 2017

Dow Jones industrial average trades above 20000 points for first time

The index passed no thousand-point benchmarks during 2015. That's what's driving this renewed rally. Fiat Chrysler was up 46 cents, or 4.9 per cent, to $10.02. "Earnings ...

Jan 26 2017

Boeing Posts Q4 EPS, Revenue Beat

Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 830 shares of the aircraft producer's stock worth $109,000 after buying an additional 461 shares during the period. Recent...

Jan 26 2017

Loeb Partners Corp Boosts Position by $6732836 in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Schlumberger accounts for 20.3% of the Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH), an ETF tracking an index of 25 OFS companies. They issued a "buy" rating and a $90.00 price ...

Jan 25 2017

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) & TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX)

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rose 0.28% or 0.48 points on Monday and made its way into the gainers of the day. These analysts have also projecte...

Jan 24 2017

Auburn to hire Chip Lindsey as its new offensive coordinator

I feel very comfortable with Chip. "But I think a few new wrinkles and a little different personality on it maybe will lead to a lot of success". "I'm very excited about ...

Jan 24 2017

75000 expected at Chicago women's march

The Women's March on Chicago is one of more than 250 "Sister Marches" around the world that are connected to the Women's March in Washington, D.C., which will also be hel...

Jan 24 2017

Markets 'cautious' but US stocks climb after US President Donald Trump's inauguration

The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 9.5 percent previous year and set a record high of 2,276.98 on January 6. Sixty-eight percent of the investors expect the S...

Jan 24 2017

What did Pope Francis tell US President Donald Trump after the inauguration?

He pointed to Sweden as "the model for all the world", saying new arrivals there were provided with documentation, healthcare, a home, "and the following week you have a ...

Jan 23 2017

Oil prices have room to up further: Russian minister

The balance of supply and demand on the market should be estimated on the basis of produced and consumed resources, without separate recording of production and export, R...

Jan 22 2017

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Receives Market Perform Rating From Cowen Analysts

Motco raised its stake in Union Pacific Corp.by 1.2% in the second quarter. Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 2.30 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents ...

Jan 22 2017

Avaya bankruptcy filing targets restructuring for cloud, software

Avaya's capital structure is more than 10 years old and created to support a business model as a hardware company, Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy said in a statement . The co...

Jan 22 2017

Which way Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) earning numbers may go

Combination therapies, however, look to be the next evolution in I/O, and Bristol-Myers hopes to defend its leadership in the market by pairing Opdivo and Yervoy together...

Jan 22 2017

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): Analyst's Estimations

Capital World Investors boosted its stake in Emerson Electric by 58.3% in the second quarter. The stock is now showing its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 7.5 Percent. If...

Jan 21 2017

China GDP surprises with 6.8pc economic growth

Retail sales beat expectations, growing by 10.9 per cent in December, a slight pick-up from the month before. That was its lowest level for 26 years and the data betray...

Jan 21 2017

A Biotech Will Pay $100 Million Over A Monopoly Price Hike

The FTC's complaint alleges that Questcor violated antitrust laws by acquiring the drug in 2001, and went on to raise its price from $40 per vial to more than $34,000...

Jan 21 2017

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets

Synovus Financial Corp's holdings in Occidental Petroleum Corporation were worth $343,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several hedge funds have rec...