Today's Business News and Opinion
Microsoft won’t imminently announce a board replacement to Steve Ballmer, according to a source familiar with the company's thinking.
Ten years on, I'm still a big believer.
HP continues to remake itself under CEO Meg Whitman, slashing costs and boosting sales of personal computers, so it can afford to wait for other sectors to catch up.
Low rates and bullish company calls mean these building-material plays look good.
The world's largest mining company announces a break-up -- and this is good news for investors especially as the stock market has marked the shares down today.
Sprint overhauls its 'Framily' plans as the first step and promises more changes are on the way.
The cupcake retailer will kick off a scheduled Aug. 21 auction with a $6.64 million credit bid from Lemonis Fischer Acquisition.
Recent public debuts in the sector have had big pops and then faded fast.
The $9.7 billion attempt to break up the Family Dollar-Dollar Tree deal may be flawed.
Taps Goldman and Citigroup to run auction for the upscale footwear retailer it acquired in its $2.2 billion deal for Jones Group.
Shares of IT security company Imperva (IMPV) are climbing after the company announced that it had chosen tech veteran Anthony Bettencourt as its new CEO.
Sears has neglected to invest in its namesake stores through the years. Macy's has gone the complete opposite route. Brian Sozzi shows what's now happening in each of the stores.
Weather, a home's size and its neighborhood are all factors when companies price homeowners insurance. But there's an-under-the radar factor.
Blue Harbour began buying Rackspace shares in late June; roughly a month after Rackspace said it hired Morgan Stanley to run a strategic review for the company.
TheStreet Ratings team reiterates its 'hold' rating for Facebook (FB) with a ratings score of C+.
The private equity-backed company combines with Skilled Healthcare in all-stock transaction.
Will Mario Draghi be able to maintain his discipline over ECB monetary policy? If not, it is highly likely that the value of the euro will fall in the future.
The Anglo-Australian mining company's plan to spin off unwanted aluminum and coal assets is expected to create a new business worth up to $17 billion.
Since condos are kind of a canary in the coal mine, a return to form for condos is good news for real estate in general.
Here are technical patterns for nine tech stocks that may help you set some parameters for trading.
Home Depot reports solid second-quarter earnings, getting some help from its online business.
At some point it won't be just the cars that matter.
Companies will also branch out in other areas, such as raising cost-sharing provisions and emphasizing wellness programs to workers.
The NFL is having a tough time selling its live games, but the league and its partners are rolling out mobile apps that help pry fans away from the TV.
Google went public as a search engine 10 years ago Tuesday, and in that time it has drastically changed the world, touching all facets of technology.
Global smartphone marketshare numbers help us further understand Apple's superior strategy across devices.
Former President Clinton's proposal to spend money from bank fines on infrastructure has been widely ignored. But it may help Americans feel the fines are serving a real purpose.
U.S. stock futures are higher; Home Depot lifts earnings outlook; BHP Billiton plans to split off certain assets; Sprint unveils new pricing plans.
Virgin America is doing everything at once - an IPO, a move to Love Field, opening new routes and welcoming its first labor union.
On the basis of long-term revenue and margins expansion, these shares should be worth $55 to $60 in the next 12 to 18 months.
The company is still not profitable and won’t be until the next few quarters, but its shares might continue going higher.
If Target can surprise with an earnings beat (or two) in the next six quarters, these shares can reach $65 to $70 in the next 12 to 18 months.
Subaru vastly out-sells and out-grows Tesla in the U.S. market. How does its first hybrid offering perform?
HMS Holdings (HMSY) shares are climbing after being upgraded to 'overweight' from 'equal weight' by analysts at First Analysis.
Tesla keeps adding to ways people rethink about the automotive industry, modifying the warranty on the Model S drive unit to unlimited mileage and the battery pack for eight years.
Family Dollar shareholders may be a little bit disappointed even after Dollar General surprised some on Wall Street by offering $78.50 a share in cash for the company.
Sale to Ingersoll-Rand for $850 million concludes auction process that began in January.
Bests proposal for Family Dollar with $78.50 per share offer that values target at $9.6 billion, including debt.
Dollar General makes a major play for smaller rival Family Dollar. What does it say about the future of retailing?
It’s China’s turn for a debt crisis, so keep your eyes open for the unexpected.
Decade after IPO, Google has become everything investors thought it was -- and more
Dollar General investors will come up a winner no matter how the company’s M&A coin flip goes.
New research proves high-speed broadband is big business for the country's top cable and telephone providers
This sign residential real estate is healthy and vibrant could lead to higher home values and more aggressive lending from banks and mortgagers.
American Airlines (AAL) is gaining Monday following a drop in crude-oil futures.
Pepsi's innovative qualities should spur more market share gains over Coke in the coming years.
Japanese drugmaker Chugai Pharmaceutical sees its stock rise, despite strenuous denials that its majority shareholder Roche wants to take it private.
The new Asus 13-inch Chromebook for $230 is the outstanding laptop value in its class.
Dollar General (DG) announced a $8.95 billion bid for Family Dollar (FDO) that is ahead of rival Dollar Tree's (DLTR) $8.5 billion bid.
As shopper visit fewer stores and trade PacSun and Abercrombie & Fitch for Michael Kors and Coach, the traditional indoor mall fades further into retail memory.
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