Illinois Tool Works Inc


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  • As governments crack down on tax-driven profit-shifting, the IRS is asserting that a loan used by Illinois Tool to bring foreign cash from a Bermuda- based subsidiary into the United States was not a tax-free transaction. Instead, the IRS argues that the transaction was a repatriation of foreign profits equivalent to a taxable dividend-style distribution.

  • Stocks weaken into market close on reweighting Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets lose early momentum amid a sell-side imbalance in stock for sales at the close. Fed's Richard Fisher's comments weigh too.

  • Banks and old-school techs come roaring back Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Higher interest rates are a boon to banks, semiconductor firms are soaring, and Goldman's brass weigh in on high-frequency trading.

  • Carlyle nears $3B deal for Illinois Tool unit Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    A sign for the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm, in Washington, DC.

    Carlyle Group is close to reaching an agreement to buy Illinois Tool Works Inc's industrial packaging unit for more than $3 billion, sources said.

  • Markets challenge Fed, Apple gets sauced Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 8:44 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke presides over his final meeting this week and already markets are putting his successor to the test.

  • Early movers: TIF, HRL, BBRY, DSW, CL, JCP & more Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Some earnings stink but not enough to stall stocks Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 8:22 PM ET

    Corporate America's third quarter report card is not great, but it's good enough to keep stocks moving higher.

  • Cramer worries market entering no-man’s land Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    It looks like the market is stalling, said Cramer. What, if anything, can drive it higher?

  • Sidelined cash suggests 'mini-rotation' into cash Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 10:20 AM ET
    Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister and president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), places a red paper rose on an LDP candidate's name to indicate an upper house election victory at the party's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, July 21, 2013.

    While there is not yet a "Great Rotation" out of bonds and into stocks, there is certainly a 'mini-rotation.' But into...what?

  • Earnings deluge begins today—here's what to expect Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:15 PM ET

    Dozens of company earnings are due on Tuesday, including Dupont, UPS, Lockheed Martin and AT&T, but none are as anticipated as Apple's.

  • Your first move for Friday Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Pisani: A Good Day for Earnings Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    United Technologies

    Good day for earnings, big industrials leave full-year guidance unchanged.

  • Trains, Planes and Apple—Here Come the Earnings Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 7:08 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    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? Maybe, but Not Likely Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    A spring swoon? Over the weekend, there was a lot of chatter about whether this was the start of a more serious market correction.

  • A Make-or-Break Week Ahead for the Stock Market Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Illinois Tool Works CEO Speer takes health leave Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    GLENVIEW, Ill.-- Illinois Tool Works Inc. said on Monday that CEO David Speer is taking a leave of absence because of health concerns, and it named Vice Chairman E. Scott Santi as acting CEO. Spokeswoman Alison Donnelly declined to provide any details about Speers' condition.

  • EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 12) Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, Oct 12- The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:. --U.S. technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc to acquire rival BrightPoint Inc. OCT 22-- OAO VTB Bank and Corporate Commercial Bank.

  • EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 11) Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 6:57 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, Oct 11- The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:. --U.S. machinery maker Terex and Russian auto maker GAZ, which is controlled by Russian business conglomerate Basic Element Group, to set up a joint venture. OCT 22-- OAO VTB Bank and Corporate Commercial Bank.