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  1. Market Value Versus Book Value

    Understanding the difference between book value and market value is a simple yet fundamentally critical component to analyze ...
  2. Reckitt's Food Sale Kicked Off Without Private Equity - Sources

    The sale of Reckitt Benckiser Group's North American food business, which could fetch more than $3 billion, has kicked off ...
  3. ETF Asset Flow of May: Foreign Wins, U.S. Loses

    The month of May turned out to be eventful includingallegations against the U.S. President Trump related to his Russia links, ...
  4. NXP/Qualcomm: New Deal Price Coming? (QCOM, NXPI)

    Investors are reportedly pressuring NXP to get Qualcomm to raise its bid for their proposed merger.
  5. European Shares Close With 4th Straight Month of Gains, but on Uncertain Note

    European shares posted their fourth straight month of gains on Wednesday though fresh political worries and the lack of new ...
  6. New York City Mayor, Comptroller Voting to Suspend Ties to Wells Fargo

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer said on Wednesday they will vote to suspend doing business ...
  7. Most U.S. Homes Worth Less Than Before the Recession

    Two out of three U.S. homes are worth less than in 2007.
  8. QQQ vs. TQQQ: What's the Difference and Which Is Better? (QQQ, TQQQ)

    A look at a Nasdaq ETF for investors and one for active traders.
  9. An Interesting Infrastructure Idea (NFRA)

    Infrastructure investing is still a concept worth considering. Look at this ETF.
  10. Has Red Robin's Valuation Outpaced Fundamentals? (RRGB)

    Shares of Red Robin rose more than 20 percent after a well-received earnings report. Analyze the valuation.
  11. Facebook to Limit Its Influence on UK Election

    A new tool dubbed Perspectives is part of an effort to avoid influencing the upcoming June 8 vote.
  12. Oil tumbles nearly 4% as OPEC oil output rose in May

    Investing.com - U.S. oil tumbled nearly 4% on Wednesday, as a Reuters survey showed that OPEC oil output rose in May, the ...
  13. Are Hedge Funds Really Shorting Nvidia? (NVDA)

    The computer tech company has skyrocketed by 95% since November. Why would hedge funds think it will tank?
  14. U.S. Banks Tumble on JPMorgan, BofA Warnings of Revenue Weakness

    Shares in U.S. banks tumbled on Wednesday with the S&P 500 bank index hitting its lowest level since early December after ...
  15. Leon Cooperman and Omega Advisors Settle Insider Trading Case

    The billionaire hedge fund manager called the SEC "abusive" in the case and suggested he would have won.
  16. Spotify IPO May Lead to Airbnb's Debut in Markets

    Airbnb's CEO said that the company was halfway through a two-year plan to list on the markets.
  17. Billionaire Steven A. Cohen Reportedly Planning Largest Hedge Fund Launch Ever

    The money manager, sidelined because of legal trouble, is rumored to be seeking $20 billion for a new launch.
  18. A Big Boon for Bond ETFs (AGG, BND)

    Insurance companies could be big drivers of growth for bond ETFs.
  19. Coal, Solar Stocks Fall as U.S. Set to Ditch Paris Climate Deal

    Coal stocks continued to underperform the broader U.S. market on Wednesday and renewable energy stocks also fell after media ...
  20. Orbital ATK Gets $90M Deal for B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber

    Orbital ATK OA announced that it has been awarded an initial $90 million contract from Northrop Grumman NOC to supply parts ...
  21. EnerSys (ENS) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Guidance Slashed

    Industrial battery manufacturer, EnerSys ENS kept its winning streak alive for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company’s ...
  22. Bank of America CEO Talks Down Second-Quarter Expectations

    Bank of America Corp second-quarter earnings will be hurt by a drop in trading revenue, lower-than-expected interest rates ...
  23. Forex - Dollar index pushes lower, hits 1-week lows

    Investing.com - The dollar index pushed lower and hit a one-week trough against other major currencies on Wednesday, after ...
  24. Big Price Tags Send Investors to QQQ (QQQ, AMZN)

    Lofty price tags on some big-name internet stocks are luring investors to this ETF.
  25. Hedge Fund Corvex Urges Energen to Consider Sale

    Hedge fund Corvex Management LP on Wednesday reported a 5.5 percent stake in Energen Corp and called for the possible sale ...
  26. Economic Data In Focus

    More economic data has hit the tape this week ahead of this Friday’s big BLS non-farm payroll report. After today’s opening ...
  27. Trump Under Fire Over Expected Global Climate Deal Withdrawal

    President Donald Trump came under pressure on Wednesday from corporate CEOs, U.S. allies, Democrats and some fellow Republicans ...
  28. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hires Ben Davies as EMEA Mining Head

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has appointed Ben Davies as head of Metals and Mining for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), ...
  29. Netflix: 7 Secrets You Didn't Know (NFLX)

    Learn some little-known facts about Netflix, including its near buyout by Blockbuster and why it chooses not to use square ...
  30. 5 Best Performing Stocks of the Best ETF of May

    The technology sector, no doubt, has been leading the broad market rally and is a the clear winner this month as well. That ...
  31. Stock Market News for May 31, 2017

    Benchmarks finished in the red on Tuesday dragged down primarily by energy shares. Investors raised doubts whether OPEC and ...
  32. U.S. Longer-Dated Bond Net Shorts Fall Before Month-End -JPMorgan

    The margin of investors who are bearish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries over those who are bullish shrank before the end ...
  33. Perrigo's (PRGO) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Guidance Intact

    Perrigo Company plc PRGO reported first-quarter 2017 earnings of $1.05 per share which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  34. Michael Kors (KORS) Tops Q4 Earnings, Bleak View Hurts Stock

    Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. KORS continued with its positive earnings surprise streak for the eighth consecutive quarter, ...
  35. Buy 6 Growth Mutual Funds as Q1 GDP Strengthens

    Despite a sluggish start to the year, recently released data has shown that the U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter. ...
  36. 3 Best-Ranked Dreyfus Mutual Funds to Boost Your Returns

    Founded in 1951, Dreyfus Corporation invests its assets in mutual funds from different categories, including both equity ...
  37. J. M. Smucker (SJM) Expands Portfolio with Wesson Oil Brand

    Food manufacturer The J. M. Smucker Company SJM inked an acquisition agreement with one of North America's largest packaged ...
  38. Series A, B, C Funding: What It All Means and How It Works

    Series A, B and C funding rounds have nothing to do with the alphabet. Instead, it refers to the development stage of startups ...
  39. Petrobras Ordered to Overlook Debt, Supply Gas to Eletrobras

    Brazilian state-owned energy giant Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras PBR has been ordered by a local court to provide ...
  40. How Speculative Is Autodesk After Rising 53% YTD? (ADSK)

    Autodesk shares extended a strong run despite reporting falling sales and net losses. Examine the fundamental outlook.
  41. Fluor JV Clinches Contract from U.S. Department of Energy

    Fluor Corporation FLR recently announced that Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership (“FRNP”), LLC, a joint venture comprised of ...
  42. Reynolds Announces Leadership Roles Post Acquisition by BAT

    Reynolds American Inc. RAI recently announced the proposed leadership roles and responsibilities to be assumed after being ...
  43. Hedge Fund Corvex Urges Energen to Consider Selling Itself

    Hedge fund Corvex Management LP, run by activist investor Keith Meister, reported a 5.5 percent stake in Energen Corp and ...
  44. Canadian Solar to Supply 268MW Modules to Dubai Solar Park

    Canadian Solar Inc. CSIQ recently secured a module supply order from the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA). Per ...
  45. Calgon Carbon (CCC) Wins $15.4M DPA Title III Program Award

    The global leader in distribution and manufacture of activated carbon, Calgon Carbon Corporation CCC, has been awarded about ...
  46. Analog Devices (ADI) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimate

    Analog Devices Inc. ADI is a leading supplier of analog and DSP integrated circuits. ADI is solidly positioned in growth ...
  47. Arthur J. Gallagher Adds Zuber Insurance to its Portfolio

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG recently acquired Zuber Insurance Agency to enhance its employee benefits consulting and ...
  48. Political Jitters Put These Europe ETFs in Focus

    The hot and soaring corner of the world equity market seems to be losing momentum this week as European stocks declined for ...
  49. Cousins and Hines Ink Lease with Crown Castle at 8000 Avalon

    Atlanta-based REIT, Cousins Properties Inc. CUZ, and privately owned global real estate investment firm, Hines, recently ...
  50. L3 Technologies Wins $83M Deal for TH-57's Support Service

    Defense major L3 Technologies, Inc.’s LLL business unit, Vertex Aerospace recently clinched a modification contract to exercise ...
  51. American Financial's (AFG) Senior Notes Rated by A.M. Best

    American Financial Group, Inc.’s AFG recently issued senior unsecured notes received ratings affirmations from A.M. Best. ...
  52. Japan ETF (SCJ) Hits New 52-Week High

    For investors seeking momentum, iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF SCJ is probably on radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week ...
  53. Conagra (CAG) Declares Sale of Wesson Brand to J.M. Smucker

    Premium processed & packaged goods company, Conagra Brands, Inc. CAG, announced that it would soon divest its Wesson ...
  54. Deals of the Day-Mergers and Acquisitions

    The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:
  55. Primoris (PRIM) Acquires Florida Gas Contractors for $33M

    Primoris Services Corporation PRIM recently acquired the assets of Florida Gas Contractors (FGC), for approximately $33 million. ...
  56. Citigroup (C) Divests Analytics and Index Businesses to LSE

    The Wall Street banking giant – Citigroup Inc. C – continued the strategy of divesting parts of its consumer and investment ...
  57. Ensco to Acquire Atwood in All-Stock Deal Worth $839M

    Offshire drillers Ensco plc ESV and Atwood Oceanics Inc. ATW jointly declared their definitive merger agreement. Per the ...
  58. Citigroup (C) to Expand Operations in Asia-Pacific Region

    Mounting concerns over the U.S. retreat from global business has shaken banks in the U.S. The Wall Street biggie – Citigroup ...
  59. 3 Retailers Leveraging Loyalty Programs (ULTA, PNRA)

    With varying degrees of success, retailers are relying on loyalty programs to boost foot traffic with repeat customers.
  60. Investment Funds Urge Shareholders to Vote Down Mylan Board, Pay

    The New York City and State pension funds and the California State Teachers' Retirement System are fighting the re-election ...
  61. Deutsche Bank Settles Money Laundering Probe with the Fed

    On Tuesday, Deutsche Bank AG DB reached a settlement with the Federal Reserve regarding the lack of adequate monitoring of ...
  62. Eastman Chemical to Boost Production of Performance Films

    Eastman Chemical Company EMN has declared plans to expand its Performance Films manufacturing capacity in Martinsville, VA. ...
  63. Michael Kors (KORS) Q4 Earnings Beat, Provides Soft Outlook

    Michael Kors Holdings Limited KORS, a global luxury lifestyle company, came out with fourth-quarter fiscal 2017 results, ...
  64. Asus, HP, Lenovo Will Build Windows PCs Powered By Qualcomm Processors (MSFT, QCOM)

    Asus, HP and Lenovo are all making new computers that will run on a version of Windows 10 that supports a Qualcomm chip rather ...
  65. Lonestar (LONE) to Acquire Eagle Ford Assets for $116 Million

    Texas-based energy explorer Lonestar Resources US Inc. LONE recently inked agreements with unnamed sellers to acquire oil ...
  66. Forex - Dollar index turns lower in choppy trade

    Investing.com - The dollar index turned lower against other major currencies in choppy trade on Wednesday, as investors awaited ...
  67. Marriott (MAR) Maps Massive Growth Strategy in Asia Pacific

    Taking into consideration its solid performance in first-quarter 2017, Marriott International, Inc. MAR recently announced ...
  68. EastGroup Properties (EGP) Shares Recent Business Activities

    EastGroup Properties, Inc. EGP recently announced its business activities. This includes shift in top management positions, ...
  69. U.S. Fed Fines Deutsche Bank for Anti-Money Laundering Failures (DB)

    The Federal Reserve on Tuesday said it had fined Deutsche Bank AG $41 million for failing to ensure its systems would detect ...
  70. Outfront Collaborates with Indonesian Ministry of Tourism

    Outfront Media Inc. OUT, a leading provider of out-of-home advertising space, has expanded partnership with Indonesian Ministry ...
  71. Scotia Bank's (BNS) Stock Gains on Improved Q2 Earnings

    Shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia BNS gained nearly 1% on the NYSE following the release of its second-quarter fiscal 2017 ...
  72. U.S. stock futures higher ahead of string of data, oil tumbles 2%

    Investing.com – Wall Street futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a string ...
  73. Bear of the Day: Toyota (TM)

    Automobile manufacturers are facing a few storms that could provide major headwinds into the next several quarters. Rising ...
  74. Did Apple Poach a Qualcomm Engineer to Develop Chips In-House? (AAPL, QCOM)

    Apple’s hiring of Esin Terzioglu adds to speculation that the company is keen to start making its own cellular modems.
  75. Ireland's AIB Sees "Very Significant" Investor IPO Appetite

    Allied Irish Banks is attracting very significant investor interest as Ireland begins returning the bank it rescued almost ...
  76. European Shares Set to End Positive Month on Uncertain Note

    European shares were set to rise for a fourth month in a row on Wednesday but fresh political worries and the end of a strong ...
  77. HGGC to Buy Majority Stake in Idera, Values Firm Over $1 Bln: Sources

    Private equity firm HGGC has agreed to take a majority stake in database software firm Idera, valuing the company at roughly ...
  78. Restaurant Chain Vapiano Plans Share Sell to Accelerate Expansion

    German-owned Vapiano SE is planning an initial public offering this year to raise 85 million euros ($95 million) to help ...
  79. May's Top-Performing ETFs (EWY, EMQQ)

    May's top-performing ETFs have a deep international flair.
  80. Should Your Investments Take the Summer Off?

    The warmer months are generally a time when things cool off in the stock market.
  81. Top 4 Financial Stocks for 2017 (KKR, BAC)

    These four financial stocks are currently in uptrends and have good prospects for 2017.
  82. The Tech Bubble Will Burst: The Question Is When (AAPL, GOOG, FB)

    The five FAANG stocks - Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google - may be creating a $2.4 trillion tech bubble
  83. Biotech Musical Chairs: Who Leads Next (IBB, NBIX)

    The biotech sector as measured by the iShares Nasdaq Biotech ETF is down another 1.40% today.
  84. Twitter Inks BBC Content Deal to Live Stream Election (TWTR)

    Twitter inked a new content deal with the BBC to live stream programming around the U.K. election.
  85. WannaCry Hackers Threaten Another Microsoft Data Dump (MSFT)

    The hacking group behind the WannaCry attack are threatening another data dump.
  86. Father of Android's 'Essential' Phone a Threat to Apple, Samsung? (AAPL, SSNLF)

    Tech innovator Andy Rubin is gearing up for the launch of his own high-end smartphone and smart-home hub.
  87. Top 5 Things to Know In the Market on Wednesday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, May 31: 1. Pound under pressure ...
  88. Saudi British Bank Picks Goldman for Alawwal Merger - Sources

    Saudi British Bank (SABB) has appointed U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs to advise on a proposed merger with fellow Saudi ...
  89. Germany's Vapiano Plans IPO to Expand Restaurant Chain

    German-owned Vapiano SE is planning an initial public offering this year to raise 85 million euros ($95 million) to help ...
  90. Tesla Touches Record High (TSLA)

    The electric car maker has come a long way in less than a decade since listing.
  91. Forex - GBP/USD re-approaches 1-month lows amid U.K. political jitters

    Investing.com - The pound dropped against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, re-approaching a one-month low after the release ...
  92. Gold prices little changed, eyes on U.S. jobs data

    Investing.com - Gold prices held steady on Wednesday, amid mounting expectations for a U.S. rate hike next month as investors ...
  93. Today's Current Mortgage Rates: May 31, 2017

    Find the current day's mortgage rates offered by Investopedia Partners and learn more about what may impact rates in the ...
  94. "Green" Mutual Funds Bounce Back After Trump-Induced Retreat

    After U.S. President Donald Trump's election last November, investors pulled nearly $68 million from so-called "green" mutual ...
  95. Exxon Steps Up Efforts to Sway Shareholders on Climate-Report Vote

    Exxon Mobil Corp has stepped up efforts to persuade investors to vote against climate-related proposals at Wednesday's annual ...
  96. How do changes in working capital affect a company's cash flow?

    Working capital represents the difference between a firm's current assets and current liabilities. The operating cash flow ...
  97. Why do companies merge with or acquire other companies?

    Some of the reasons for M&A include synergy, diversification, growth, improve competition, and increase in supply chain ...
  98. Battle Over Pipeline to Divide Canada's Left, Weigh on Trudeau

    Messy political infighting over a pipeline threatens to divide Canada's left just as it gears up to name a new leader to ...
  99. Apple Music Sets Aug. 8 as New Release Date for 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Apple Inc's Apple Music streaming service will release its adaptation of comedian James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" to subscribers ...
  100. Dutch Reject PPG's Request to Extend Akzo Nobel Offer Deadline

    U.S. coatings maker PPG Industries Inc said on Tuesday that the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) did not grant ...
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