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The "Talking Squawk" blog is meant to be a funny, sarcastic look at business news through the unique "Squawk Box" lens. But it was difficult to think about anything from that viewpoint this week.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Think the past week was busy? Wait until you get a load of what’s on Cramer’s radar for this week.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
TheStreet.com says these five firms are getting ready to boost dividends ... they just don't know it yet.
Flowers Foods and Grupo Bimbo are circling Hostess assets, according to sources. As many as six separate, binding bids—so-called "stalking horse" bids—for various Hostess units could be announced by the end of this week, these people said.
Waste Management's 2012 performance has left many investors disappointed. Still, the company has a record of consistently raising its dividend.
Here are Wednesday's morning movers.
There are 38 companies in the S&P 500 index that have not moved more than 2 percent positive or negative year-to-date.
--Abiomed Inc rescheduled second-quarter conference call to Nov. 1 at 8 am Eastern Time. --Accelrys Inc rescheduled third-quarter results to Oct. 31, after market. Its conference call will be held on Nov. 1, 9.30 am Eastern Time.
--Acorda Therapeutics Inc: rescheduled third-quarter financial results and conference call to Oct. 31 from Oct. 30. --Advent Software Inc reschedules third-quarter results and conference call to Oct. 30. --AGCO Corp rescheduled third-quarter results to Oct 31, 8 am Eastern Time from Oct. 30.
AUSTIN, Texas-- A fourth Texas high-tech startup that received taxpayer dollars through Gov.
LISLE, Ill.-- Heavy truck and engine company Navistar International Corp. said Wednesday that it named John Pope to its board. Pope's appointment and Harrison's retirement are effective immediately, keeping the total number of Navistar board members at 10, Navistar said.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Traders have been selling Waste Management, but one man’s trash could be another’s treasure.
With a global population that now exceeds seven billion and a rapidly growing middle class, especially in developing economies such as Brazil, China, and India, resources are becoming increasingly scarce and we can no longer afford to waste anything, says CNBC.com guest blogger Terry Tamminen.
Why are we up today? You can thank the long reach of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Love him or hate him, love QE3 (quantitative easing) or hate QE3, Mr. Bernanke has gotten good at this game.
A trio of problems for stocks today: lower euro; weak initial jobless claims (disappointingly high for the second week in a row); and choppier earnings reports.