Ingersoll-Rand CEO Michael Lamach discusses how his company benefits from the housing market, and activist investor Nelson Peltz's plans to spin-off the security business.» Read More
Ingersoll-Rand CEO Michael Lamach discusses how his company benefits from the housing market, and activist investor Nelson Peltz's plans to spin-off the security business.
The S&P 500 is closing out April in positive territory, which would make it the sixth consecutive month of gains.
Good day for earnings, big industrials leave full-year guidance unchanged.
The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
Good news to see some cyclicals (Materials, Energy, Tech) trading up; not good to see all 20 Dow Transports down earlier in the day.
A spring swoon? Over the weekend, there was a lot of chatter about whether this was the start of a more serious market correction.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
NEW YORK, April 17- Diversified manufacturer Roper Industries Inc is in advanced talks to buy Managed Health Care Associates, a privately held healthcare services provider, for about $1 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
Sectors that capture the global economy are down today: transportation, multi-industry, and tech stocks.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day and what traders are looking out for on Friday.
Trian Partners chief Nelson Peltz was the second billionaire on CNBC's "Squawk Box" last week to laud the prospects of Legg Mason.
Feb 1- Ingersoll-Rand Plc reported better-than-expected fourth- quarter profit and said 2013 earnings could jump as much as 11 percent, boosted by an improving U.S. housing market. That figure excludes 40 cents to 60 cents per share of charges related to the spinoff, coming after pressure from activist investor Nelson Peltz.
The U.S. manufacturer, which has decided to spin off its security business, said on Friday fourth-quarter profit came to $235.6 million or 78 cents per share, compared with $242.2 million, or 76 cents per share, a year earlier.
Stocks struggled to hold their gains Monday, as investors remained reluctant to jump in amid ongoing "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
**Nexen Inc's chief executive said on Monday that the $15.1 billion acquisition of the Canadian oil producer by China's CNOOC Ltd was not yet wrapped up despite the Canadian government's approval last week.
*McDonald's shares rise on November sales. *Investors look for progress in Washington talks. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks were modestly higher on Monday, helped by stronger-than-expected sales from McDonald's, but gains were constrained as investors awaited any sign of progress in talks to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
U.S. stock market futures were mixed Monday despite worries over Italy and ongoing negotiations over the looming "fiscal cliff."
*McDonald's shares rise on November sales. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Monday as investors awaited any sign of progress in talks to avert the United States' so-called fiscal cliff of tax hikes and spending cuts.
*Increases quarterly dividend to 21 cents per share. Dec 10- Diversified manufacturer Ingersoll-Rand Plc said it will spin off its security division and buy back $2 billion of shares, yielding to pressure from activist investor Nelson Peltz. They closed at $48.69 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.
NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Monday as investors awaited any sign of progress in talks to avert the United States' so-called fiscal cliff of tax hikes and spending cuts.