NEW YORK-- Industrial parts supplier ITT Corp. said Monday it has signed an agreement to buy Bornemann Pumps, a German company that makes pump systems for the oil and gas industry. ITT said the deal is worth about $267 million, but it didn't specify whether that figure includes debt. Shares of ITT rose 31 cents to $20.86 in morning trading.
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Stocks closed at fresh multi-year highs on Friday shrugging off lukewarm economic news to focus on broadly strong earnings, as the Dow & the S&P 500 marked six consecutive gains for the month of April.
Stocks gained modestly on Friday, remaining on pace to end the week with the best results in five weeks even amid lukewarm economic news.
Stocks traded mixed after slightly disappointing economic data, but all the major indexes hit multi-years on Thursday after gaining steadily throughout the week.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, April 29.
The merger train has left the station, and it’s going to go run for another one to three years, Mario Gabelli, chairman and chief investment officer of GAMCO Investors, told CNBC Tuesday.
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Investors should be looking into high-quality, large-cap companies that can fare well in this type of volatile environment. That's according to David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial.
Stocks bounced off the lows of the session but ended lower as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and as Merck dragged down the Dow amid problems with a key blood-clotting drug. Merck and Alcoa slumped, as Home Depot rose.
Stocks slumped more in the final hour of trading as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and a disappointing drug trial for Merck dragged down the Dow. Merck and Alcoa fell, while Home Depot rose.
Could the price action Wednesday in ITT spacer, the defense contractor, spur a break-up boom? If the bankers have any say, the answer is probably yes, and here's why.
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Stocks ended at new record highs as the Federal Reserve reported improving economic conditions across the country, and as upbeat earnings outlooks for banks lifted investor sentiment. JPMorgan and Bank of America rose, while Disney fell.
Stocks traded off the highs of the day, but remained significantly up, as the Federal Reserve reported improving economic conditions across the country, and as upbeat earnings outlooks for banks lifted investor sentiment. JPMorgan and Boeing rose, while Alcoa fell.