The big news of today was Actavis' announcement o buy Forest Labs for $25 billion. And this is much more than just another win for Carl Icahn, the second largest holder of Forest Labs, which has gotten a lot of focus in media outlets.
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UBS published a troubling report today on Amazon's ability, or lack thereof, to raise prices on their Amazon Prime service. The survey found that while 94% of Amazon Prime customers surveyed indicated they would likely renew at the $79 current annual fee, those percentages dropped precipitously when price increases of $20 and $40 were introduced (to 58% and 24%, respectively).
While the homebuilders align more strongly with rate changes, the building products group is a way to play cyclical improvement in construction and home pricesimproving--not to mention non-residential construction where we are seeing a turn.
Over the weekend, media outlets reported that Yahoo was partnering with Yelp on Local Search. Here's why it matters.
Why did Fairway even go public? This smaller 'neighborhood' healthy supermarket framed itself as a Whole Foods look alike but what they didn't realize is that it is trying to open new stores too aggressively without getting the core traffic...
Congrats to these two companies, who-- well-- needed each other and created shareholder value in the process
Frozen made Disney's quarter sizzling... How one hit was a game changer.
A bottoming in retail could be brewing...
Here's why this decision to "lose billions" is actually positive for shares