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Deal of the Week: Offshore drillers to combine in $2.4B all-stock deal

Ensco and Rowan leaders emphasized on a conference call that they see the deal a merger rather than an acquisition......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Logos: The market is finally becoming more rational

Stocks surged on Friday amid increasing hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal as equities posted another solid weekly gain. The 30-stock Dow’s eight-week winning streak is its longest since the one ending Nov. 3, 2017. The Nasdaq also.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 19th, 2019

Optimism over U.S.-China trade deal lifts equity markets

Hopes for a resolution in a prolonged trade spat between the United States and China helped extend a week-long rally in world stock markets on Wednesday, while bond yields also climbed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

S&P 500 Futures at Ten Week Highs

U.S. stock index futures advanced due to a report that President Donald Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesFeb 13th, 2019

Stock futures point lower on US-China trade deal concerns

Another round of talks is scheduled for next week in Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 8th, 2019

GE Stock Slips Again on Earnings Doubts

Shares of General Electric fell again on Tuesday amid concern over earnings following a change to the terms of the industrial giant’s deal to combine its transportation business with Wabtec, a maker of railroad cars......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 30th, 2019

Versum Materials, Entegris Near Stock-Swap Merger Deal

Versum Materials is in advanced talks to combine with Entegris, in a deal that would unite two chemical companies that make critical components for the semiconductor industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 28th, 2019

Stock Market Gets Lift On Deal To Reopen Govt.; Positive Trade, Fed News Also Help

Stocks finished the week on a high note as cautious optimism from earlier in the week ended with solid gains. Buyin.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 25th, 2019

The Ratings Game: This $22 billion deal could be just the beginning

Financial technology companies Fiserv Inc. and First Data Corp. plan to combine in a $22 billion all-stock deal, which analysts say may spur a wave of industry consolidation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with Singapore marking a three-week closing high, as the start of Sino-US trade talks raised hopes that a deal would alleviate concerns ab.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 7th, 2019

Marijuana Stock Aphria Gives Back Gains as Deal Buzz Fizzles

A takeover bid last week from a tiny cannabis startup opens another strange chapter in the Aphria saga......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 1st, 2019

Houston energy co. combines stock to meet listing guidelines

Houston-based Camber Energy Inc. (NYSE American: CEI), which was at risk of delisting from its stock exchange, will deal with the issue by effecting a reverse stock split. Camber will combine every 25 shares of its stock effective Dec. 24, according .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 21st, 2018

Altria"s stock gains after WSJ report a deal to take large stake in Juul could happen this week

Shares of Altria Group Inc. rallied 1.5% in afterno.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2018

The Daily Biotech Pulse: Vivus Extends Supply Deal With Sandoz, Applied Genetic Snaps Ties With Biogen

Here's a roundup of top developments in the biotech space over the last 24 hours. No biotech stock hit 52-week high in Wednesday's session. Down In The Dumps (Biotech stocks hitting 52-week lows on Dec. 12) read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 13th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks eke out small gains to end week, despite weak oil, Brexit-deal doubts

European markets manage to eke out a small gain and finish in positive territory on Friday, as sharply weaker oil prices weigh on many stock benchmarks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 23rd, 2018

Global Stocks Soar As Trump Doubles-Down On China Trade Deal Hopes

World stock markets are closing out the week on a euphoric note, with Asian and European stocks and S&P futures roaring higher on Friday amid a sea of green .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2018

Harris and EQT rise while Bank of America and Autodesk slip

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: Harris Corp., up $18.38 to $173.25 The defense contractor said it will combine with competitor L3 Technologies in an all-stock deal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 15th, 2018

Stock futures climb as US, Canada confirm new trade deal

The week's major economic report will be Friday's jobs report......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 1st, 2018

Deal of the Week: Transocean to buy another offshore rig company in $2.7B deal

This is the latest in a series of billion-dollar deals that have reshaped Transocean’s fleet......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Transocean"s stock drops after deal to buy Ocean Rig for $2.7 billion, including debt

Transocean Ltd. announced Tuesday an agreement to buy offshore drilling contractor Ocean Rig UDW Inc. in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.7 billion, including debt. Ocean Rig shares were still inactive in .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2018

Dell Still Has Some Explaining to Do on Its Deal Math

The proxy released this week was meant to win more support for its buyout of the DVMT tracking stock. It didn’t.  .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 9th, 2018