E-cigarette sales at US convenience stores fell for the first time, underlining a shift to larger, cheaper devices, the FT reports.
Reynolds American and Lorillard are allegedly in advanced talks about a merger. CNBC's John Jannarone digs into the likelihood of this deal.
Nik Modi, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the outlook on the tobacco industry and e-cigarettes.
Lorillard is among the companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Lorillard, NetApp, Rexnord & more.
Stocks rose on Wednesday, as investors cheered the latest release from the Fed.
Reynolds is in talks to buy Lorillard in a three-way transaction that could see British American Tobacco take a major role to back a potential merger.
According to Reuters, Reynolds American is in advanced discussions to buy Lorillard, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
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The electronic cigarette industry reacted positively to proposed FDA regulations which could bring further legitimacy to the nicotine vapor devices.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard would have benefits in their domestic market. It could also kick off more deals overseas.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Monday.
RJ Reynolds is exploring a bid for rival cigarette-maker Lorillard, shaking up the global tobacco market at a time when it is being reshaped.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Tobacco companies that split apart to protect investors from litigation may consider reuniting, especially BAT and Reynolds American.
Companies and industries that rely on low-income spenders could see a boost to the bottom line thanks to rising wages in many American states.
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