The number of takeover deals worth $5 billion or more to a record 128 this year, according to Thomson Reuters data.» Read More
The major railroad stocks have been on a rally over the last month and CSX is due to report quarterly earnings after the closing bell. How should investors position their portfolios? Jason Seidl, director at Dahlman Rose shared his sector insights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
While the Burlington Northern deal is getting a lot of attention, it has not brought pre-open trading in the S&P futures into positive territory yet. Risk aversion has become a more prominent theme since last Wednesday, when the S&P 500 dropped below its 50-day moving average for the first time since July.
Pension under-funding is becoming the latest problem for corporations. In the last couple days, Hershey, U.S. Steel, Delta, and Canadian Pacific have noted that their company pensions were underfunded.
While the commodities bust isn't over yet, the long-term outlook is still bullish. So investors might want to cut back now but look for opportunities in the coming months
CNBC asked the experts where they would invest in this market environment, and here's a sampling of their recommendations.
What had started in US history as the means to link the east with the West, the Railroad Industry has become a critical aspect of the United States’ economy, and is one of its global competitive advantages. That trend continues as more investment is pouring into the railroad infrastructure. Here are some companies that are reaping the benefits...
If the way events played out in 1990 is any indication, Cramer says yes.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Canadian Pacific Railway posted a 34 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Monday, but said it was feeling pressure from the higher Canadian dollar and fuel prices.
Canadian Pacific Railway has agreed to buy the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad for at least $1.5 billion cash to expand its network and increase access to U.S. Midwest markets.