Amid all the excitement around Twitter and the strong IPO market, a couple of new names are basically flat this year.» Read More
A bid by Mexico's Cemex for Rinker Group was likely to succeed, analysts said on Wednesday, paving the way for the largest cash takeover of an Australian company.
Steve Ballmer on the Wall of Shame? Could Cramer do that to a longtime friend? That and more in today's Mad Mail segment.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Vulcan Materials, a maker of highway construction materials, on Monday said it agreed to buy Florida Rock Industries in a cash and stock deal worth around $4.6 billion.
Stocks are waffling on the opening and look set to open flat to lower. Traders are picking through headlines on mergers and earnings news, including weaker-than-expected results from Home Depot. Wal-Mart also reported profits this morning, and merger news is making headlines as Wall Street reviews the long awaited marriage of Sirius and XM Satellite radio, announced yesterday.