When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek's shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly)
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) was supposed to be one of the last slam dunks left in retail. Everyone needs their drugs, right? As we age, we need more drugs. That means we need drug stores. And since CVS also owns Caremark, one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers, they should have gua
As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, many will be out shopping and risking their lives to pick up a few deals in the stores to save a little money.
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Around here, we’re checking the market for deals on stocks that have caught a tailwind from the election results, as well as a historically positive seasonal trend that favors the end of each....More>>>
On September 20th, Allergan (NYSE:AGN) brought increased investor attention to the NASH market by buying two treatment developers, Tobira Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBRA) ($1.7 billion) and Akarna Therapeutics Ltd. ($50 million) What could possibly compel AGN to pay a 498% premium for Tobira compared to its $38.91 closing price the day before? NASH....More>>>
It doesn’t matter what Trump thinks or says. It matters what he does, and more importantly, what federal regulators do. Such is the patient suffering of AT&T (NYSE:T). Just what am I talking about here? WE learned today that allegedly Trump has expressed reservations and opposition to the AT&T and Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) deal. Supposedly Trump contended that the merger would concentrate....More>>>
On November 18, SA News Editor Stephen Alpher reported that, post-election, $3 billion had flowed out of mutual funds and $4.4. billion out of equity mutual funds. YTD outflows, at the time of this report, stood at approximately $120 billion. By contrast, equity ETFs saw an inflow of $27 billion post-election, according to Goldman Sachs.
In this context, it would be wise to consider whether....More>>>
On the 7th of April, The Boeing Company (BA) shared its first quarter deliveries. In this article, I will have a look at the commercial and defense & space deliveries. The delivery volumes are important to observe, since they can give somewhat of an idea of the in-quarter performance of the c
Geopolitical tensions are ramping up in 2017 at a scary pace. Gold — a safe-haven asset — hit a five-month high on Monday, and Time notes that we've "enter[ed] a period of deep geopolitical recession."
On Saturday, the United States anxiously watched as North Korea
We are not especially frugal, but were generally not trying to wring every penny out of life. That combination of not watching every penny we spend and not maximizing how many pennies we bring in probably doesnt, on its face, sound like a recipe for financial success.