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The M&A trend has hit agriculture, technology and pharmaceuticals, so what's the next sector to get caught in the "urge to merge?"
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
August same-store sales better than expected. Maybe those tax-free sales days made a difference: 17 states had at least one tax-free weekend in August, up from 13 last year, including big states like Florida, Illinois, and Massachusetts, and it looks like they made a difference.
Flaws in flight simulator training helped trigger some of the worst airline accidents in the past decade, according to a USA TODAY analysis of federal accident records.
Stocks finished sharply lower Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Home Depot fell, while HP rose.
Stocks continued to selloff Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Intel fell, while H&P rose.
Stocks are lower as investors shrug off a positive government report on consumer spending and a raft of mergers and acquisitions news. bank of America, Amex fell, while H&P rose.
U.S. stock index futures are lower after the government reported consumer spending rose at the strongest pace in four months, Hewlett-Packard announced a stock buyback, and as investors digested merger and acquisition news.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 22.
After two dreadful years, including a $4 billion loss in 2009, 2010 will should solid profits, starting with second-quarter earnings due out next week.
Try to enjoy the holiday because Joe Terranova thinks Tuesday morning could be pretty nasty. Find out why he's bracing for a capitulation sell-off!
China's announcement that they are loosening the trading bands on the yuan is good for the trade imbalance with the United States, but traders think that the idea we should all rush out and buy, say, Caterpillar or BHP Billiton just on this...is probably incorrect. Here's why.
The oil executive joins an exclusive club of "the absolute worst executives on earth."
These stocks are cleared for take off, and that's why my "Call-to-Action" is to get on board, and here's why.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) monthly report on builder sentiment was much weaker than expected.
Are airliners so automated that pilots are becoming complacent? The New York Times reports.
Despite Monday's huge rally, investors are taking a somewhat skeptical view of Europe's $1 trillion bailout fund and looking for areas of safety, not risk.
Talk about choppy trading...transports led yesterday, UP 135 points, today they lead the decline, DOWN 135 POINTS! Techs were strong yesterday, leading decline today; consumer discretionary like retail and home builders all led the market up yesterday, all weak today. In other words, all the higher beta names are weak.
The Dow jumped 1.3 percent Monday, its biggest gain in over two months, after some positive U.S. economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece.