Research firm Newzoo recently reported that five games dominated the U.S. PC market in April: Activision Blizzard's (NASDAQ:ATVI) Hearthstone and Overwatch, Tencent's (NASDAQOTH:TCEHY) League of Legends, Epic Games' Fortnite, and PUBG Corporation's PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds(PUBG).
LSV Asset Management raised its stake in shares of Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) by 28.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 282,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquir
Over the last several years, there has been a flurry of merger and acquisition activity in the chip industry. Last year, one of the more notable announced deals was Marvell’s (NASDAQ:MRVL) planned acquisition of specialty data-center chip maker Cavium Networks (NASDAQ:CAVM) in a combination cash and stock deal that valued Cavium at $6 billion.
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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) shares are surging higher on Monday on reports that grocery chain Albertsons is exploring a takeover bid. WFM stock is up roughly 3%, capping a 20%-plus rise out of its March low.
Albertsons is owned by private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, who reportedly held preliminary talks with bankers on an offer, according to Financial Times.
LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective....More>>>
A Super Bowl commercial aimed at people suffering from opioid-induced constipation has incited public outrage. A Super Bowl ad for opioid-induced constipation has sparked a major backlash.
The ad, which reached more than 111 million viewers, touted a drug to help opioid users suffering from irregularity. But many medical and political leaders saw it as an attempt to capitalize on the....More>>>
There’s an old saying: “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” And with the stock market indices consistently trading at or near all-time highs, it’s become even more important for investors to weigh the price they’re paying with every dollar they invest.
With that idea in mind, we asked three of our top contributors to write about a stock they see as....More>>>
After four weeks without a single IPO, the US IPO market is back from its annual August pause. Four deals are on the IPO calendar to raise $690 million in the week ahead, including:
The first energy IPO in over a year, an MLP with a 7.5% annualized yield A VC-backed tech company (2016’s tech IPO class is up over +100% on average) A large Bermuda bank and wealth manager with....More>>>
Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV Program, Tuesday, January 3.
Even though the market went higher on Tuesday, Cramer thinks this rally will not last long. “If you own a lot of stock, I say hold on. But if you are trying to get in, I suggest that you wait for better prices before pulling the trigger,” he said. Usually, the first trading....More>>>
Death and finances are two of the most difficult topics for people to talk about, and when you put them together, you have a conversation that a lot of people avoid at all costs. Yet the fact of the matter is people are living longer. This means you will have more medical expenses and may be taking care of a loved one with a chronic illness for a long time. Additionally,....More>>>
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., laughs while playing cards on the sidelines of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
Warren Buffett made $12 billion in 2016 and reclaimed his position as the second richest person in the world.
There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Idacorp (NYSE:IDA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has $99.00 price target on the coal producer’s stock.
According to Zacks, “In a year's time shares of IDACORP ha
Sustainable Growth Advisers LP reduced its position in Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) by 50.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,774,429 shares of the home improvement retai
Allianz (FRA:ALV) has been assigned a €217.00 ($258.33) price objective by JPMorgan Chase in a research note issued on Monday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.32% from the stock
Doliver Capital Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Ishares S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:IVV) by 2.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 32,234 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an a