Today's Business News and Opinion
Adage Capital averaged their Advaxis position up at a price 150% higher than their last offering. What is the hedge fund seeing in the immunotherapy company?
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is close to finalizing a settlement with the Department of Justice and the Federal Reserve for foreign exchange market dealings.
Mondelez is forming a joint venture with D.E. Masters Blenders, a Dutch coffee maker.
TheStreet's Jim Cramer says Noodles & Company's earnings results were 'very disappointing,' but LendingClub saw its loan originations climb 107%.
Thursday's contentious general elections in the U.K. remain too close to call, but in the end, both of the U.K's leading parties have something to lose.
The stock market as measured by the Dow 30, S&P 500, Nasdaq, Dow Transports and Russell 2000 sank on Cinco de Mayo due to higher U.S. Treasury bond yields.
Marketers will now be able to tap into data from Facebook and IBM when engaging consumers.
Yellen and Fischer are focusing on unemployment and inflation over growth to time a rate hike. With unemployment headed down and inflation up, a June rate hike is still possible.
While Priceline, Google or Microsoft might be interested in the TripAdvisor travel site, a combination with controlling shareholder Liberty TripAdvisor would produce a better tax deal.
Bank of America investors didn't object to the person chosen as chairman and CEO, but to the process of merging roles they had decided to split in 2009.
MoneyGram (MGI) shares are up nearly 30% following reports that it's in acquisition talks with Western Union (WU).
The company needs to do more.
U.S. stock futures are rising on a big day for economic data -- including employment data and petroleum stockpiles -- and earnings reports.
The cash and stock deal values Synageva at $230 per share, based on Alexion's average closing price for the past nine days.
Analysts seem to agree on the long-term potential of the company, but aren't quite aligned when it comes to short-term performance.
Clorox is known for its bleach. But increasingly it wants a share of the lucrative salad dressing and personal care markets.
It was five years ago Wednesday that the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted almost 1,000 points in minutes, causing a world-wide panic among investors.
Salesforce.com spikes following reports that Microsoft may be interested in snapping up its software rival. Netflix surges after receiving an analyst upgrade.
The technology company, which serves the healthcare industry, will trade on the New York Stock Exchange.
News Corp's educational technology company Amplify says its committed to its mobile tablet even as rivals say they're better off without one.
Tesla's luxurious P85D matches and beats the competition in several categories, but a cheaper car might still be better for you.
Water is a resource and if you don't price a resource properly then you get perversions in the system, says Stephen Dubner, co-author of 'When to Rob a Bank'.
The CNBC 'Fast Money Halftime Report' traders take a look at bond-like stocks such as MLPs, REITs, and utilities, which look risky now that bond yields are rallying.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who has never held elected office, will make a run for the White House, prompting the question: Would a CEO make a good President?
Disney's film slate has driven the growth of the entertainment giant in the second quarter, with moviegoers flocking to 'Avengers' and anticipating 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'
Newell Rubbermaid, known for the plastic storage bins in refrigerators, now will provide consumers with everything from pricey Graco baby car seats to Sharpie highlighters, says CEO Michael Polk.
TheStreet's Jim Cramer is impressed with Estee Lauder's earnings results, as the company was able to sail ahead through the currency headwinds that have slowed many multinationals.
Some of these little guys are likely to become the next unicorn companies, or start-ups worth more than $1 billion.
The wait goes on for NewLink Genetics to disclose the second interim analysis from the ongoing phase III study of its pancreatic cancer vaccine.
On Twitter, the information is timely and relevant. If people get it right, they receive accolades. If they get it wrong, they get pounded by true digital accountability.
Pepsi should look to higher-growth areas.
North American regulators give their blessing to the $39 billion building materials union, while a major Holcim shareholder pledges support ahead of Friday's shareholder vote.
Tyco International has changed a lot since the fall of ex-CEO Dennis Kozlowski, but it may be time for the firm to return to its old deal-making ways.
Tesla has managed to bring the sizzle and the steak to investors, and it's looking to build on that momentum.
U.S. stock futures are dropping on Tuesday as investors anticipate a big earnings day and Friday's unemployment report.
The weekly charts for both brewers are negative.
The new Tesla home battery has a lot going for it, but there are a several reasons why this technology won't cause a mass grid exodus.
Keep these big utility stocks on your breakout trading radar.
United is starting to replace 757s with 767s in Newark, the No. 1 U.S. trans-Atlantic hub.
Warren Buffett, the U.S. dollar hitting a top and affection for high-growth stocks created the best back-to-back days since February, at least for the moment.
Private equity firm Slate Capital Group purchased Broadcast Sports from L-3 Communications, in a deal valued at $27 million.
George Schultze, CEO of Schultze Asset Management, said that Investors in shares of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Group will almost certainly be losers.
Groupon ahead of reporting earnings this week. Tesla soars on Credit Suisse positive comments ahead of its earnings.
Alan Batey, president of GM North America, says the automaker wants to have an ‘incredible array of vehicles’ and will invest in itself to make sure that’s the case.
The Ira Sohn Conference is the hedge fund industry's most prestigious conference, with the likes of Bill Ackman, Jeffrey Gundlach and others slated to speak and give investing ideas.
Corinthian Colleges has filed for bankruptcy following multiple lawsuits and a regulatory action from the U.S. Department of Education.
Senior VP of Worldwide Operations Chuck Robbins has a record of making effective changes at the tech giant.
IT services giant Cognizant posted a 20% first-quarter revenue increase thanks in part to its Digital Works initiative, and also because its TriZetto acquisition is starting to pay off.
Warnings of doom and gloom, from economic to environmental, dominated the first sessions of the Ira Sohn conference on Monday.
Wind power stocks have benefitted handsomely from subsidies, but the spigot could be closing making the business unprofitable
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