Family Dollar shareholders approve Dollar Tree deal (Reuters) Family Dollar Stores Inc’s shareholders approved the discount retailer’s deal to be bought by Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR.O), effectively putting Dollar General Corp out of the race to buy the company. Show More Summary
Halliburton Company reported fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell today. While its results beat the Street, the company also warned that 2015 would be filled with challenges.
Morgan Stanley is expected to report fourth quarter earnings results before the opening bell. The bank reported earnings per share of 40 cents. Analysts were expecting the bank to report EPS of 49 cents, according to data compiled by...Show More Summary
Mario Lopez writes candidly of losing his virginity a day shy of his 13th birthday in his memoir Just Between Us. But in a conversation with HuffPost Live on Monday, the former "Saved By The Bell" star opened up further about the experience, remarking that he "can't believe" he was "that stupid." "I didn't know what I was doing," he said. Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs Posts Lowest Annual Trading Revenue Since 2005 (Bloomberg) Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), which set a Wall Street record for trading revenue in 2009, posted less than half that amount in 2014 as revenue from the firm’s biggest business fell to the lowest in almost a decade. Show More Summary
BlackBerry, Samsung Deny They’re in Talks About a Deal (Bloomberg) BlackBerry Ltd. and Samsung Electronics Co. denied reports that they are in talks about Samsung potentially acquiring the Canadian smartphone maker. BlackBerry retreated after an earlier surge, falling as much as 17 percent to $10.50 in late trading in New York. Show More Summary
Last week, executives from the newly-formed Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) rang the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ Stock Market. Action shot below. So, it’s a good time to meet Stefano Pessina, the industry’s new billionaire global overlord. Show More Summary
Before talking chihuahuas and taco shells made of Doritos, Glen Bell opened the very first Taco Bell, in Downey, California in March 1962. The restaurant is credited with popularizing Mexican food for the masses via those addictive, weird yellow...
Belle and Sebastian have announced openers for some of their North American shows. Real Estate will be opening the June 10 show at Radio City Music Hall and tickets for that show are still available. Real Estate will also...
Kris Hudson/The Wall Street Journal So much for that rally in builders. KB Home’s (KBH) quarterly earnings topped analyst expectations before Tuesday’s opening bell, but the stock took a sudden nosedive shortly before noon, dragging rivals lower. KB Home posted an acceleration in orders and higher prices, but concerns about profit margins surfaced on the [...]
Jim Rogers claims Russian ‘consultant’ tried to extort him (NYP) The globetrotting tycoon — known for his spiffy bow ties as well as his investing acumen — has accused a San Diego woman of attempted extortion in a business deal gone bad, The Post has learned. Show More Summary
Taco Bell plans to add 1,300 new restaurant overseas, but the marketing push could open a door for Chipotle as well.
Did something change? The Dow just avoided its 6th day in a row of triple-digit moves... Despite crude's overnight collapse to fresh lows, stocks stahed their usual pumpathon into the opening bell... but that was rapidly erased - along with all the gains post-Charlie Evans' "catastrophe" comment... Show More Summary
Tuesday January 13th and Wednesday January 14th at 9:00 AM.
Chaos theory holds that initial events in any system – even small ones – can determine disproportionately outsized effects in the future. The ListHub-Zillow breakup, coming at the opening bell of 2015, hit me that way. It’s going to shape things to come; I just can’t tell you how exactly. Show More Summary
Associated Press S&P 500 futures swung positive with bond yields early after December’s upbeat jobs report but stocks have cooled since the opening bell. The Labor Department said the U.S. economy added 252,000 new jobs in December, more than the 240,000 expected, while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.6% from 5.8%. The SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) [...]
This is why I have sworn off the stuff – it literally makes me sick. Fast food can’t possibly be good for you and this is the proof… two years
Losing Faith in JPMorgan, Two Churches Claim Self-Dealing (Bloomberg) Christ Church Cathedral of Indianapolis said JPMorgan breached its duty as trustee by investing the church’s $31 million trust largely in products that generated revenue for the bank, with fees in some cases exceeding 8 percent a year. Show More Summary
Photo courtesy of Jason Bell. Throughout its existence, Congress has notoriously been an old man’s game — with the current’s average age at 58 and 80 percent male comprisal. However, 30 year-old Elise Stefanik, the newly sworn in Republican...Show More Summary
American Apparel updates code of ethics document (Reuters) American Apparel Inc updated its code of ethics on the company’s website, after firing founder Dov Charney as its chief executive last month for alleged misconduct. “No management-level...Show More Summary