Guinness Maker Diageo Sells Off 19 Brands for $550 Million

Guinness Maker Diageo Sells Off 19 Brands for $550 Million

London's Diageo - maker of Guinness - is selling off 19 brands including Seagram's and Yukon Jack to Sazerac for $550 Million.

SurveyMonkey Shares Fluctuate on News of Rival's Sale

SurveyMonkey Shares Fluctuate on News of Rival's Sale

SurveyMonkey sees stock swing after rival Qualtrics reaches a deal to be bought by Germany's SAP.

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has just one woman on an 11-person board, putting Blackstone in percentage terms near the bottom of the Standard & Poor's 500.

Oasis Petroleum Stock Jumps on Takeover Chatter

Oasis Petroleum Stock Jumps on Takeover Chatter

TheStreet's sister site The Deal and analysts at Tudor, Pickering, Holt reported an interesting similarity between Oasis' trading valuation and that of Newfield Exploration, which was acquired by Encana on Thursday for $5.5 billion, but no reports have emerged suggesting Oasis is in merger talks at this time.

Blockbuster M&A Action In Software Highlights Need for Innovation, Talent

Blockbuster M&A Action In Software Highlights Need for Innovation, Talent

The software sector's acquisition boom has some obvious key catalysts.

Here's How Big Blue's Charts Shape Up on Cusp of Red Hat Deal

Here's How Big Blue's Charts Shape Up on Cusp of Red Hat Deal

IBM is very oversold based on its charts, but that is not a reason in itself to go long; indeed, shorts should consider covering their positions.

Forget October, Bring on the Rest of the Year

Forget October, Bring on the Rest of the Year

This month has been lousy, but there are factors that could still produce a year-end rally.

IBM's Pricey Red Hat Deal Helps Put Pep in Market's Step

IBM's Pricey Red Hat Deal Helps Put Pep in Market's Step

There is much talk that IBM is overpaying for Red Hat, but this deal is a net positive for the market as a whole.

Small-Caps No Longer Own Bragging Rights Over Their Big Cousins

Small-Caps No Longer Own Bragging Rights Over Their Big Cousins

Smaller stocks had outperformed large-caps for much of 2018, but now find themselves down for the year to date after a tough couple months.

Privacy Problems for FANG Companies Might Beget M&A Action in Cybersecurity

Privacy Problems for FANG Companies Might Beget M&A Action in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity concerns could make for provoke acquisition action in Silicon Valley.