Stocks edged higher in early trading and Textron is buying the parent company of Beechcraft in a cash deal valued at $1.4 billion.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. says with three trading days left in 2013, momentum from the Santa Claus rally could move the S&P 500 past 1850.
U.S. markets ended Tuesday's session at new highs on optimism about the economy.
November durable goods orders are stronger than expected, helping to propel markets higher.
U.S. markets are poised to extend gains Tuesday in a shortened trading day.
Italy's Telecom Italia and Moncler are among the gainers in a market boosted by strong manufacturing data. Laura Board of TheStreet's London newsroom reports.
Lorena Ascencios of Astor Wines & Spirits recommends the perfect wines for your Thanksgiving feast.
Sears Holdings continues its slow liquidation as it looks at spinning off Lands' End and its auto centers, says Antony Karabus.
Moody's analyst Mark Stodden discusses the risks of an AT&T takeover of Vodafone.
TheStreet investigates whether hardware is the next hot sector and interviews Wayne Chrebet on his move to Wall Street.