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Chevron, Exxon Mobil Lag Crude Oil on Declining Momentum in the Energy Sector

Tickers in this article: XLE CVX XOM

Nymex crude oil has a positive but overbought weekly chart, while the energy sector ETF and shares of Chevron and Exxon Mobil have negative weekly charts.

02/24/17 - 06:00 AM EST

Homebuilder Sentiment Slips, Housing Starts Stall--How to Trade 5 Homebuilders

Tickers in this article: TOL DHI KBH LEN PHM

Homebuilder sentiment slipped two points to 65 in February, as single-family housing starts inched 1.9% higher in January.

02/23/17 - 06:00 AM EST

These 25 Companies Could Get a Big Profit Boost From a Little Known Part of Trump's Tax Reform

These 25 Companies Could Get a Big Profit Boost From a Little Known Part of Trump's Tax Reform

Tickers in this article: REGN ODFL JBHT MON MCD WLK

The details matter in this case.

02/19/17 - 04:00 PM EST

Magazine M&A Speculation Heats Up

Magazine M&A Speculation Heats Up

Tickers in this article: TIME BUD TWTR AAPL GOOGL MDP

A number of magazines reportedly are on the block or are attracting interest, including Us Weekly, Time, Playboy and The Hollywood Reporter.

02/21/17 - 07:48 AM EST

Buy Rite Aid Because It's Very Likely to Be Owned by Walgreens Soon

Buy Rite Aid Because It's Very Likely to Be Owned by Walgreens Soon

Tickers in this article: RAD WBA CVS

The FTC is considering antitrust issues, but the deal could go through.

02/10/17 - 01:39 PM EST

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Is Ready for a Blockbuster Deal

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Is Ready for a Blockbuster Deal

Tickers in this article: DRI BJRI BBRG EAT

The Olive Garden parent has been quiet on the dealmaking front since Jeff Smith's hedge fund took over the board and forced change in 2014.

02/08/17 - 06:52 AM EST

Activist Investors Target Snachat Parent Snap Over Non-Voting IPO Shares

Activist Investors Target Snachat Parent Snap Over Non-Voting IPO Shares

Tickers in this article: GOOG GOOGL FB ZNGA GPRO GRPN

The nonvoting shares issued by the developer of the popular disappearing message app could set a disturbing precedent, especially with institutional investors and insurgent fund managers.

02/08/17 - 08:51 PM EST

Pfizer CEO: 'Misinformation About Drug Pricing Is Far Greater Than I've Ever Seen'

Pfizer CEO: 'Misinformation About Drug Pricing Is Far Greater Than I've Ever Seen'

Tickers in this article: PFE MRK JNJ LLY

The pharma giant will lever up should a strategic deal opportunity come along, too.

02/06/17 - 12:56 PM EST

6 Mall Brands That Are Near Death or Have Already Dropped Dead

6 Mall Brands That Are Near Death or Have Already Dropped Dead

Tickers in this article: GPS AMZN ANN GIL

Wet Seal joins the ranks of the dearly departed.

02/05/17 - 11:00 AM EST

Cisco Systems Could Thrive From Recent Acquisition, Trump Tax Plan

Cisco Systems Could Thrive From Recent Acquisition, Trump Tax Plan

Tickers in this article: CSCO MSFT GOOG GOOGL ORCL

A proposed tax holiday could spark more acquisitions by the tech giant and a dividend hike, too.

02/01/17 - 03:07 PM EST

Drugmakers Plan Huge Deals in 2017 -- and Banks Will Collect Big Fees

Drugmakers Plan Huge Deals in 2017 -- and Banks Will Collect Big Fees

Tickers in this article: PFE JNJ JPM MS GS BCS

Here are the winning banks.

01/29/17 - 06:43 PM EST

Alibaba Is Blowing It Out of the Water, but It Still Poses Risks

Alibaba Is Blowing It Out of the Water, but It Still Poses Risks

Tickers in this article: BABA AMZN MGI

Some analysts do not believe the stock will outperform in the next 12 months.

01/29/17 - 05:41 PM EST

Enjoy a Refreshing Coke, Brought to You by ... Budweiser?

Enjoy a Refreshing Coke, Brought to You by ... Budweiser?

Tickers in this article: KO BUD KHC PEP BRK.A BRK.B

Analysts see merit, and a real possibility, in the linkup of the brewing giant and the global soft drink brand.

01/15/17 - 12:01 PM EST

Despite the Energy Rally, Avoid This Dangerous, High-Yield MLP

Despite the Energy Rally, Avoid This Dangerous, High-Yield MLP

Tickers in this article: SXL

Sunoco Logistics Partners boasts an alluring dividend yield, but stay away. The payout isn't sustainable.

01/12/17 - 07:29 AM EST