What Is Leverage in Finance and What Is the Formula?

What Is Leverage in Finance and What Is the Formula?

Financial leverage brings great risk, but also brings great reward for companies.

Nike May Have Nuked Itself, Plus the Latest on Zoe's Kitchen and Vera Bradley

Nike May Have Nuked Itself, Plus the Latest on Zoe's Kitchen and Vera Bradley

Thoughts on the Colin Kaepernick "Just Do It" choice, the bid for Zoe's and Vera Bradley's earnings.

Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi: Who Is Making the Better Deals?

Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi: Who Is Making the Better Deals?

Beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo used August to spend some cash on companies. Who is winning in the battle of the deals, and why?

Here's Why Coca Cola Is Looking to Buy Costa Coffee

Here's Why Coca Cola Is Looking to Buy Costa Coffee

Coca Cola has agreed buy Costa Coffee for $5.1 billion from U.K. based Whitbread.

Coke Adds Coffee Giant Costa to Drinks Portfolio After $5 Billion Whitbread Deal

Coke Adds Coffee Giant Costa to Drinks Portfolio After $5 Billion Whitbread Deal

Coke said Friday that it will purchase the Costa brand of coffee stores, the world's second largest behind Starbucks for around $5 billion from U.K. pub and hotel operator Whitbread plc.

Browns Linebacker Kendricks Used Goldman Banker's Tips for Insider Trading

Browns Linebacker Kendricks Used Goldman Banker's Tips for Insider Trading

Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks was charged Wednesday by U.S. prosecutors after he allegedly pocketed some $1.2 million in 2014 by illegally trading on insider tips passed along by a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker.

Cannabis Stocks Are Smoking Hot as Spirits Maker Diageo Looks Into Pot Drinks

Cannabis Stocks Are Smoking Hot as Spirits Maker Diageo Looks Into Pot Drinks

The U.K. spirits maker is reportedly holding discussions with at least three Canadian cannabis companies.

PepsiCo to Buy SodaStream in $3.2 Billion Deal

PepsiCo to Buy SodaStream in $3.2 Billion Deal

The acquisition is PepsiCo's largest in eight years and marks outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi's last big move.

PepsiCo CFO: Why We Are Spending $3.2 Billion on SodaStream

PepsiCo CFO: Why We Are Spending $3.2 Billion on SodaStream

PepsiCo got its week started on a high note by announcing the acquisition of SodaStream for $3.2 billion.

$300 Million Takeover Bid for Zoe's Kitchen Seems Half-Baked

$300 Million Takeover Bid for Zoe's Kitchen Seems Half-Baked

I'm hoping someone tops the $12.75-per-share offer, but I'm not optimistic.