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What to Watch on Wall Street for Friday, September 19th 2014

In today's "What to Watch on Wall Street" segment for Friday, Sept. 19th 2014, we report on Alibaba's highly-anticipated market debut.

Alibaba IPO Prices at $68 a share, Company Will Raise $21.8B

Alibaba is set to begin trading on the NYSE Friday after its' IPO priced at $68 a share, the top of the expected range.

Microsoft Slashes 2100 Jobs, In Line With New CEO Plans

Microsoft announced it will close the Microsoft Research Lab, its Silicon Valley research and development operation, as it plans to lay off 2,100 workers.

Ellison Steps Down as CEO, Oracle Misses Q1 Street Estimates

Oracle’s founder Larry Ellison has stepped down as CEO and has been replaced in the position by former HP CEO Mark Hurd and Safra Catz.

More Losses For Sony After Announcing 15% Job Cuts at Mobile Unit

Shares of Sony tumbled on Thursday making it TheStreet's Move of the Day.

Real Money Previews

Jim Cramer on Oil Prices and Stocks: Is This a Stupid Market?

The link between high oil prices and high stocks makes no sense.

Jim Cramer: These Once-Momentum Stocks Will Run You Over

Mobileye and GoPro are unlikely to get their momentum back anytime soon.

Mad Money Recap

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Stop Worrying About Alibaba's IPO

Cramer refutes the top 10 concerns about this initial public offering that has fascinated investors.

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Stock Ideas

5 Breakout Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar Higher

These stocks trading for less than $10 a share are within range of triggering breakout trades.

5 Stocks Under $10 Making Big Moves Higher

When a stock makes a large-percentage move, it is often just the start of a new major trend -- a trend that can lead to huge profits.

4 Big Stocks to Trade (or Not)

Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market today.

3 Huge Stocks on Traders' Radars: SHLD, PFE, GILD

Here's how to trade some of the most active stocks on the market today.

5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying

Insiders at these companies have been scooping up shares of their own stock lately.

MainStreet

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in September to Save You Money

We’ll tell you which products will come cheap this month—and which will drain your wallet.

Fake Sugar Tax at Walmart Scams Customers, Costs Company Big Bucks

Retail giant Walmart will pay more than $66,000 in penalties, the New York Attorney General’s office announced.

Scotland Votes on Independence First -- Next Texas, Alaska and Colorado?

Separatists believe a “more perfect union” means making it smaller.

IRA Millionaires May Surprise You: How to Build a Romney-Rich IRA

Government report reveals the “hidden rich” assets of working Americans.

10 Signs You Are In Way Over Your Head Financially And Headed for Ruin

Too many Americans are following a trend of saving woefully too little and spending too much. Here are tell-tale indications that you are living beyond your needs.

Biotech

SEC Slaps Biotech Hedge Fund for Short-Selling Violations

On 17 occasions, RA Capital bought shares in biotech company financings after having sold short shares of the same company when it was supposed to be restricted from doing so.

Doc Offers Glimpse Into Arena Pharma Weight-Loss Combination Therapy

Patients lost 12% of their body weight following 12 weeks of treatment with Arena's Belviq plus phentermine.

Avanir's Over-Priced Cough Syrup Touted for Role in Alzheimer's Agitation

Avanir Pharmaceuticals are surging Monday after demonstrating once again that cough syrup produces a nice, mellow high

Beyond Wall St.

Deal News

M&A Space for Trucking and Logistics Providers is Booming

There are a number of reasons for the uptick in M&A in trucking and logistics.

Bayer Refocuses on Drugs With Plastics Unit Spinoff Plan

German chemical and drugs company Bayer said it would carve out and list its plastics unit, ending months of speculation about a sale.

NorthStar Realty Finance Inks $1.1B Deal for Inland Properties

New York REIT continues aggressive expansion campaign in acquisition of 52 hotels with 7,000 rooms.

TheStreetTV
Spin Space

Jim Cramer

Cramer/Dicker: Oil Prices and Stocks – Why are they Connected?

Dan Dicker, Senior energy contributor at thestreet.com and realmoney.com, talks with Jim Cramer about the strange connection between oil prices and the stock market.

Herb Greenberg

Greenberg: Stock Splits Are an Illusion So Don't Fall for Them

Stock splits might seem enticing, but they're nothing more than illusion promising more than they deliver.

Stephanie Link

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link Say There's More To Come From Microsoft

Microsoft announced on Tuesday it increased its dividend by 11 percent. It's the smallest percentage increase in its quarterly dividend in about 5 years.

Chris Ciaccia

Alibaba Ready to Soar, Prices IPO to Raise $21.8 Billion

Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, signaling the largest initial public offering in U.S. history to date.

Adam Feuerstein

SEC Slaps Biotech Hedge Fund for Short-Selling Violations

On 17 occasions, RA Capital bought shares in biotech company financings after having sold short shares of the same company when it was supposed to be restricted from doing so.

Dan Freed

What You Need To Know From Fed Chief Janet Yellen’s Speech

Fed Chair Janet Yellen shares the central bank's latest thinking on interest rates, jobs and inflation.

Ted Reed

Why JetBlue CEO Dave Barger Was Chased Out By Wall Street

JetBlue said CEO Dave Barger will step down in February when his contract expires, and Robin Hayes will replace him.

Leon Lazaroff

Labor Day Blues Show Jobs Don't Pay Like They Once Did

Regardless of income, employee salaries for the first half of 2014 declined for most U.S. workers, according to a study by the Washington-based Economic Policy Institute.

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