*Deal could be for $600 mln- $800 mln- India's Economic Times. *Cooper Tire shares jump as much as 11 pct. Shares of Cooper Tire, which had a market value of about $1.2 billion as of Wednesday's close, jumped as much as 11 percent on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, bringing the gain so far this year to about 45 percent.
is in the process of buying a controlling stake in Cooper Tire& Rubber Co, India's Economic Times reported. The deal could be in a range of $600- 800 million, the newspaper said citing sources. Cooper Tire's shares jumped as much as 11 percent to $20.76 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning's early movers:
Many Americans know about the highly publicized lockouts in professional sports, but they are increasingly imposed in less visible industries as well, the New York Times reports.
The dollar is much stronger, stocks are weaker, as the Japanese have been selling yen overnight.
Despite market shittishness over the U.S. debt deal, some value investors continue to look for attractive long-term opportunities in any exaggerated moves to the downside. Here's portfolio manager Jason Clark's Top 10 value picks.
There's nothing better for a value investor than a company making products people need every day—and whose stock is cheap. John Buckingham, chief portfolio manager for Al Frank Asset Management, sees that in Cooper Tire.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks opened higher Friday, even after the second estimate for Q4 GDP, at 2.8 percent, came in well below expectations of 3.3 percent; the prior estimate was 3.2 percent. The recovery is clearly going to be slower than hoped, and joblessness is going to remain higher longer.
Stocks trimmed losses to end narrowly mixed Thursday as Treasury prices firmed and the dollar stabilized. McDonald's and DuPont fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks eased losses ahead of the close Thursday as Treasury prices firmed, but gains were limited by a stronger U.S. dollar. DuPont and McDonald's fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks declined Thursday as Treasurys erased most of their gains ahead of a 30-year bond auction and despite evidence the U.S. economy continues to improve. DuPont and Travelers fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks ended mixed after a choppy session as investors hesitated to commit to the market ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election and the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy. Intel and Pzifer rose, while Kraft fell.
Stocks pared losses, although remained lower, after rallying for most of the session as investors hesitated to commit to the market ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election and the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy. Kraft and Chevron fell, while Intel rose.
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Some of the Fast Money traders are bracing for an afternoon sell-off as fears about the mounting crisis overseas drag down stocks. What must you know?
Moody's out again with the "may downgrade Portugal" line; Portugal down 1.7 percent, Spain down 2.4 percent, Greece down 4.9 percent. We have the British parliamentary elections on Thursday, as well as German regional elections over the weekend, which will be viewed as a referendum on Merkel's party and support for a Greek bailout. What's it all mean..?
With today’s rally, the S&P 500 is once again back above the 1,100 level. The index has hovered above that threshold intraday on five different trading sessions during the past month. However it has fought some resistance there, failing to close above that level on each of those days. In fact, the S&P has not closed above 1,100 since October 2, 2008.
Anyone know why futures are weaker...anyone? Futures are weaker as President Obama's imposition of a 35 percent tariff on auto and light truck tires from China has traders worried about a potential trade war. China has responded by probing the alleged dumping of American auto and chicken products.