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Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Martin Marietta Materials is in advanced discussions to buy construction material supplier Texas Industries, Bloomberg said.
Earnings: A large number of misses this morning. Among industrials and materials, big misses from Cummins, Pitney Bowes, U.S. Steel, and Martin Marietta. Pfizer also missed, though just by a penny.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers.
Take a look at some of Monday's morning movers.
NEW YORK-- The shares of at least four homebuilders hit new highs and construction materials companies got a boost as well Wednesday from the release of a new report showing that U.S. builders started construction on homes in September at the fastest rate since July 2008, another sign of a recovering housing market.
Oct 8- Martin Marietta Materials Inc:. *Sterne Agee raises Martin Marietta Materials price target to $99 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Sydney, Oct 3- Metallica Minerals Ltd:. *Mou strategic alliance- KBM Afflilps. *Says strategic alliance with KBM for scandium supply- and aluminium-scandium.
Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers:
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is enacting a shareholder rights plan — or “poison pill” — to help it ward off an opportunistic takeover bid, even before an offer emerges.
Everything's closed! It's May Day, there are rallies across Europe, everything except the U.K. and Irish markets are closed.
Martin Marietta Materials landed on the trader radar after the company made an aggressive move to acquire a rival.
A fresh round of concern over European debt combined with some downbeat news out of the technology sector to send U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday.
A leader early, energy stocks have turned sharply negative as crude oil has pulled back, falling 3 percent on the day. That move has helped pull down the broader markets to session lows in the last hour of trading.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks closed mixed a day after hitting multiyear highs despite positive economic news and after word the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program.
Stocks gained some strength in the final hour of trading, but remained mixed after news the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program. Alcoa and Walt Disney rose, while McDonald's fell.
Stocks declined Tuesday, despite a handful of positive retail earnings reports, as European debt troubles continue to worry investors. Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at S&P, and James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund, shared their insights.
With health care stocks higher on Monday and reform solidly through Congress, is everything all priced in?
We’re almost there, Cramer says. Here’s your game plan for our all but inevitable rebound.