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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:17:26 ESTEven at the lowball price Kraft Heinz has offered, buying soap-to-soup giant Unilever would stretch its balance sheet to its limits. But the U.S. food group needs a deal.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:25:23 ESTApplied Material saw a sharp jump in new equipment orders for the fiscal first quarter, its biggest surge in seven years. That has analysts worried about an inevitable slowdown, as Applied’s customers digest those purchases.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:47:37 ESTMicrosoft and Google parent Alphabet have dropped about $52 billion combined in the past three years to unseat Amazon as king of cloud computing, but Amazon continues to gain momentum.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:26:47 ESTA striking feature of the U.S. stock market is that it persistently does better under Democratic presidents than Republican ones. Two economists try to explain why.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:47:12 ESTPeople often complain their insurers don’t pay out what they should: Investors in Allianz can have no such gripes.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:42:18 ESTDespite Toshiba’s negative shareholder equity, its creditors have reiterated their commitment to continuing support.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:46:13 ESTMany U.S. companies with big China exposure are outperforming, not underperforming.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:30:26 ESTShares of two online lenders are down sharply after another rough quarter.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:23:41 ESTSnap is asking a lot of its investors in its coming IPO, and that may lead them to push back.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:43:45 ESTSaudi Arabia has led the way among major energy exporters in cutting oil production. At the same time, the kingdom is adding to global supply in a surprising way.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:40:55 ESTStrong economic data Wednesday further made the case for the Federal Reserve to raise rates, but that also poses challenges to investors.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:52:33 ESTSelling out of cosmetics giant L’Oréal looks like an easy win for Europe’s most valuable company
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:13:04 ESTBond markets appear to be dithering about reflation. More strong data will be a test.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:05:26 ESTThe world’s biggest personal computer maker is yet to find ways to make money on its smartphones.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:08:28 ESTBarriers to trade are bearing down on the auto industry. Parts makers have the most to lose.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:58:55 ESTThe latest results at Cisco Systems are a good indicator of why investors seem eager to give the tech giant some room to roll the dice.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:40:20 ESTAmerican International Group took a surprisingly large charge against some insurance lines in the fourth quarter, but the risk is limited.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:37:13 ESTThe Dutch group has turned itself into an attractive emerging-markets play, making a fresh brewery megadeal unlikely.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:05:15 ESTThe lengthy list of retailers teetering on the edge of bankruptcy but not being allowed to die is holding the rest of the industry back.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:33:44 ESTSoftBank’s $3.3 billion purchase of Fortress Investment gives the company’s new venture fund an instant platform for investing.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:09:11 ESTBiotech investors can’t look past changing drug-pricing attitudes in Washington.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:23:44 ESTInvestors still doubt Janet Yellen’s resolve to boost interest rates three times, but this is the year the Federal Reserve will get the economy right.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:01:36 ESTThe possible sale of GM’s European operations, including the Opel brand, to Peugeot is a rebuke to the bigger-is-better strategy of global car makers.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:37:24 ESTBofI Holding has fought a mostly successful battle with short sellers, but risks loom.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:46:32 ESTInvestment talks come as Chinese chemical prices, feedstock costs and commodity futures move sharply higher.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 03:32:02 ESTCredit Suisse’s results show its plans to spin off Swiss Universal Bank is a wasted effort.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:18:11 ESTHeadline inflation may not be the best guide to where central banks will be headed
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:49:49 ESTThe iconic Japanese conglomerate Toshiba failed to release quarterly results on time. Investors are right to be losing faith.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:17:24 ESTAggressive scaling back of broad-based state subsidies to promote electric cars seems to be at play in the fall of China’s electric car market.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:06:36 ESTApple’s stock is already nearing the peak multiple of past iPhone supercycles.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:20:56 ESTA jump in automotive commodity prices adds to car makers’ worries in 2017.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:19:49 ESTThe trend of smartphones with dual-lens cameras is only getting started, good news for parts suppliers like Sunny Optical.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:18:34 ESTChinese steel capacity may—or may not—have fallen, but output is still rising. Global markets will feel the pressure again when the real-estate cycle turns down.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:18:28 ESTHouse Republicans’ plans to let companies repatriate foreign profits and deny deductions on interest could cut into bond issuance.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:17:32 ESTThe resignation of Daniel Tarullo, the Federal Reserve’s de facto head of bank regulation, is another step forward for the Trump administration’s plan to ease rules for Wall Street. It will also give the new administration a chance to quickly influence U.S. monetary policy.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:57:37 ESTMarathon Pharmaceuticals boosts a drug price as the industry tries to make peace with Trump.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:33:40 ESTGame maker Activision showed it can fight on multiple fronts, but it still needs its blockbuster shooter to re-load.