Applied Materials Inc


  • FACTBOX-Recent tax inversion proposals Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Medical technology company Medtronic Inc said on Nov. 18 that its plan to acquire and adopt the tax domicile of Ireland's Covidien Plc was on track to close in 2015.. High-tech manufacturer Applied Materials Inc plans to buy Japanese rival Tokyo Electron Ltd and reincorporate in the Netherlands. Burger King Worldwide Inc plans to acquire Canadian coffee and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Applied Materials posted higher fiscal fourth-quarter results but the top chip gear-maker's outlook for the first quarter was shy of Wall Street's expectations and its stock fell. Chief Executive Gary Dickerson told analysts on a conference call he expects approval early next year for Applied Materials' agreement to buy rival Tokyo...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Applied Materials posted higher fiscal fourth-quarter results but the outlook for the top chip gear-maker for the first quarter was shy of Wall Street's expectations and its stock fell. Applied Materials said on Thursday it had a net profit for the quarter ended in October of $290 million, or 23 cents a share, compared with a net profit of...

  • Sideways trading days could gear up the bull again Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Two lackluster trading days could set the stage for a continued rally as investors await jobs data and earning reports that include Wal-Mart's Q3 results.

  • Stocks end little moved near records; utilities hit Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    Stocks fell Wednesday as investors mulled the slowdown in Europe and earnings from retailers.

  • Stocks little moved, with S&P 500 and Dow at records Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks ended near highs on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P each edging up to a record close.

  • Lightning Round: Step up to the plate! Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Oct 15- Another proposed U.S. corporate tax "inversion" deal collapsed on Friday when Irish food group Fyffes Plc and larger U.S. rival Chiquita Brands International Inc called off an agreement to combine. It was the fourth such deal to unravel since the Treasury Department on Sept. 22 cracked down on inversions, deals in which a U.S. company acquires or sets up a...

  • Oct 15- Major U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Wednesday it was reconsidering a $55 billion bid for Ireland's Shire Plc, marking a setback for "inversion" deals in which U.S. companies reincorporate abroad to cut tax costs. Steris Corp said on Monday it has offered to buy Britain's Synergy Health Plc for about $1.9 billion in a deal that would shift Steris' tax...

  • Early movers: JCP, COST, CMI, GRUB, KRFT, YUM Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:48 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 30- Canada, faced with a politically controversial decision over how best to upgrade its fleet of fighter jets, will extend the life of the existing planes to 2025, an official said on Tuesday.

  • U.S. companies offer more political spending detail -study Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    BOSTON, Sept 24- Top U.S. companies are reporting more detail about their political contributions, according to a survey by the Center for Political Accountability, a trend that won praise from the group, which pushes for greater transparency.

  • OTTAWA/ WASHINGTON, Sept 4- Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

  • Public pension funds stay mum on tax inversions Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    The offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) are shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    Public pension funds have major stakes in American firms moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy.

  • *VIX jumps on Russia, Ukraine concerns. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stocks ended mixed on Friday, paring an earlier selloff sparked by reports of Ukraine shelling a Russian armored column.

  • *Russia denies report Ukraine engaged Russia armored column. *VIX jumps on Russia, Ukraine concerns. Markets had opened higher on hopes of easing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, but shed those gains following the statement from Ukraine, which added later that its forces had come under shellfire from Russia.

  • *Ukraine engaged Russia armored column. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, reversing earlier gains as forces in Ukraine engaged a Russian armored column on Ukrainian soil, raising the prospect of a deeper escalation in the region's unrest. Markets had opened higher as investors continued to bet that the tension between Ukraine and Russia was waning.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.

  • Early movers: KO, MNST, EBAY, S, JCP, ATVI & more Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    A live market monitor is viewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

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