Industry consolidation has yielded favorable pricing environments for many kinds of chips. Together with good conditions in some big end-markets, the stage is set for a strong 2017.
After a decent year, Trump looms large over M&A activity, cross-border deals especially. The Deal, TheStreet's sister publication for dealmakers is out with its 2016 ranking of advisers.
Amid all the pre-inaugural craziness, it's comforting to know market moves aren't random.
The small business survey signals more building, more hiring, and more buying, Jim Cramer says.