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  • Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks fell broadly on Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard& Poor's 500 index, as investors shaken by recent swings in the market sold some of their holdings. "The market is still nervous," said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management. Stocks were higher most of the morning on hopes that the European...

  • ConvaTec owners appoint banks to explore sale - sources Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:17 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 15- ConvaTec's owners have appointed Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to explore a sale of the medical device maker which could be worth up to $10 billion, sources familiar with the matter said. Private equity firms Avista Capital Partners and Nordic Capital are preparing the groundwork for a possible sale or initial public offering in 2015 for the...

  • Total seeks bids for $2.5B Blu-Tack maker Bostik Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Europe's Total, under pressure from shareholders to improve its cash flow and raise dividends, is looking to sell Blu-Tack maker Bostik.

  • LONDON, Sept 9- Europe's second-biggest oil company Total, under pressure from shareholders to improve its cash flow and raise dividends, is looking to sell Blu-Tack maker Bostik, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

  • Jim Cramer’s fantasy stock portfolio Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    All of Cramer's fantasy stock picks are now in one place. And his player picks are here, too. Well, what are you waiting for!!!

  • Cramer: Football lovers make good stock pickers? Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Like to game Fantasy Football? Then, you may love picking stocks.

  • Jim Cramer's first fling with stocks Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Jim Cramer has been involved with stocks for a long time. And it's been one heck of a love affair.

  • Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3 M Co and medical equipment makers CareFusion Corp and C.R. Bard Inc are among the companies exploring a potential deal for ConvaTec, the people said. CareFusion, with a market capitalization of $9 billion, and C.R. Bard, with $11.2 billion, would both be able to achieve an inversion if they use their own stock to pay for ConvaTec.

  • Aug 13- When Amazon.com Inc was developing its most advanced tablet to date, it asked a little-known company to solve a tricky problem with the screen: how to produce rich colors without draining battery life.

  • These are the companies that are charging you more Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    Companies like Chipotle and Philip Morris have been discussing price hikes that would give bottom lines a whole new driver. USAT reports.

  • July 25- U.S. companies are reporting sluggish financial results in Latin America, showing the risks they face in relying on Brazil and other emerging markets in the region for growth. Several companies reported tepid performance in Brazil, the biggest economy in Latin America, where some economists fear the country is on the verge of a recession.

  • PMI data gives markets a lift; CAT spoils party Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Flash manufacturing data came in mostly stronger than expected, but a mixed report from Caterpillar tempered hopes.

  • Ford earnings, jobless claims to lift Wall Street Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, ahead of one of the heaviest days for U.S. and European second-quarter earnings.

  • Early movers: GM, F, CAT, AAL, JPM, FB, T & more Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Politics fade as earnings take over Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
    Espirito Santo International is the parent company of several institutions, including Banco Espirito Santo.

    Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.

  • Squawking Murdoch media moves & Delivering Alpha Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Asian equities ended mostly lower on Thursday as profit-taking offset a record close on Wall Street overnight.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- General Electric Co's second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a two-month fight to acquire the power assets of France's Alstom.

  • Scouring the market looking for opportunity? Jim Cramer says get these 5 things into your portfolio, pronto.

  • 2014 a stock picker's market? Yeah, right Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    Actively managed large-cap mutual funds continue to come up short in their long-running battle against the S&P 500 index.