It's been a torrent of mergers, news and earnings for a couple of days now, resulting in some of the most volatile trading in weeks.
came in big and the Fed Chairman
nothing surprising up his sleeve, giving the markets a shot in the arm after a down week.
has bolted upward again, as markets writer
said it would last night after the
announcement that it's been placed in the
index. And it took a lot of tech stocks with it. Meanwhile, all eyes are turning to
which is scheduled to report earnings after the close today. We'll be there.
What you might have missed:
Our primary mission here at
is to get behind the first burst of news and analyze how the news will affect you as an investor. Reporter
looked at the huge
deal yesterday, and columnist
earnings earlier in the week. The
results may surprise you.
What you don't want to miss:
Tonight, look for
piece examining the plusses, and perils, of trying to find old-economy turnaround stocks.
Flip-flop: it's for more than just politicians.
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