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Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.
Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.
Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.
precious and base metals, as well as energy commodities advance, bringing commodity stocks with them...most global bourses are higher. And they are still looking to hook up...
The initial public offerings slated for this week were set to raise around $1.1 billion, according to IPOscoop.com, but it’s looking like the number will be much higher come Friday’s close.
Stocks are cheap, investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC Wednesday, and he offered a list of 17 stocks he likes to underscore the point.
Stocks significantly pared losses, although continued to trade lower, after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed intentions to continue stimulating the economy through bond purchases even as investors remained unnerved by the escalating nuclear crisis in Japan. Intel and Cisco fell, while Chevron gained.
Stocks pared the worst losses of the day, although remain sharply lower, as the worsening nuclear crisis in Japan prompted investors to sell stocks across the globe and move into safer investments. GE and Intel led the blue-chip index lower.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to very large declines for Wall Street Tuesday, following Asian and European markets lower, as the worsening nuclear crisis brought sellers out in droves.
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Shares of private equity-backed hospital operator HCA Holdings rose by some 4 percent in early trading in their stock market debut Thursday.
Ralph Rosenberg, ex-Goldman Sachs and Eton Park partner has just been made the chief of global real- estate investing at KKR.
Valued at about $3.5 billion, the initial public offering of the hospital company HCA Holdings is expected to be the largest-ever new domestic stock issue sold by private-equity firms.
Buoyed by the recent investor enthusiasm for new issues, Ally Financial and HCA Holdings are moving forward with their respective IPO plans, say people familiar with the matter.
Many consider Wednesday's Nielsen IPO to be a referendum on their business. Don't. Because there's a much bigger story at work, and if you listen carefully, it could make you a lot of money.
Investor reaction to Nielsen Holdings, the research company slated to go public Wednesday, has been so upbeat that its shares are likely to price at or above the top of its stated range, say people familiar with the deal.
By all accounts a group of private equity firms led by Apollo are working hard to submit a bid for Sara Lee, but there are plenty of question marks about whether such a deal will get to the finish line.
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.
Emboldened by a rallying stock market, the media company Nielsen Holdings will launch its pre-IPO road show on Monday, according to people familiar with the matter, with meetings between company management and Wall Street salespeople this morning.