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Market Wrap For March 17: Investors Focused On Economic Data Instead Of Crimea Concerns

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 16:45

U.S. stocks rose as investors focused on positive economic data rather than the tense situation in Ukraine. Economic reports showed that U.S. industrial production rose in February. President Obama imposed ...

Brin and Page Maintain Close Control of Google with Unconventional Stock Split

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 16:30

Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG ) upcoming unconventional stock split will enable Co-founder Sergey Brin and Larry Page to maintain close control over the company. The stock split will diminish shareholders ...

UPDATE: Criteo Announces Commencement of Follow-on Offering

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 16:12

Criteo S.A. (Nasdaq: CRTO ) announced today that it has commenced a public offering of 5,250,000 American Depository Shares, or ADSs, each representing one of Criteo's ordinary shares. Criteo proposes ...

Weibo Proposes $500M IPO; Sina Shares Jump 8.6%

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 16:00

Weibo late Friday night filed a proposed a $500 million initial public offering . Shares of Sina Corp (NASDAQ: SINA ), which owns a 78 percent stake in Weibo, are up a massive 8.6 percent Monday afternoon. ...

Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Markets Up Despite More Crimea Fears

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 15:51

Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 1.11 percent to 16,243.35 while the NASDAQ gained 0.87 percent to 4,282.04. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.98 percent to 1,859.55. Leading and Lagging Sectors ...

Alibaba IPO Lifts Sina, Yahoo!

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:15

Shares of Yahoo! and Sina Corp. got a nice boost Monday morning from the weekend's reports that China's e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has filed for a U.S. initial public offering. It is seeking to raise ...

Mid-Day Market Update: Schawk Gains On Acquisition News; VeriSign Shares Decline

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:11

Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 1.11 percent to 16,243.35 while the NASDAQ surged 1.05 percent to 4,290.04. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.66 percent to 1,858.55. Leading and Lagging Sectors ...

Under Armour Suits Up For Stock Split

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:07

On Monday, Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA ) announced that the Board of Directors approved a two-for-one stock split. The press release stated that the stock split will work as dividend, giving stockholders ...

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; JA Solar Swings To Q4 Profit

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 10:13

Following the market opening Monday, the Dow traded up 1.14 percent to 16,249.11 while the NASDAQ surged 1.16 percent to 4,294.73. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.74 percent to 1,859.91. Leading and Lagging ...

Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For March 17

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 09:38

Here's a look at the top tickers trending on Intercept Pharmaceuticals: Phase III trial update Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ICPT ) announced hat its liver disease drug obeticholic ...

Hertz Shares On The Move Following Report That Company Is Close To $4.5B Spinoff

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 08:32

Hertz (NYSE: HTZ ) shares are getting a boost this morning after the Financial Times reported on Friday that the company was close to a $4.5 billion spinoff of its equipment rentals division. The report ...

Early movers: GMCR, BHI, SHLD, TM & more

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 07:52

These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.

Next Week’s IPOs: Q2 Holdings, Akebia, MediWound, Amber Road, Paylocity

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 10:58

Of five initial public offerings (IPOs) scheduled for next week, only two are pharmaceutical companies. That’s not the pattern we’ve been seeing so far in 2014, where drug companies lead in IPO numbers ...

Castlight, Achaogen, Dipexium, Galmed: The Week’s IPOs

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 10:49

Of four initial public offerings (IPOs) last week, three were pharmaceutical firms and one was a software company that makes a product related to healthcare. Medicines and healthcare remain the strongest ...

Alibaba, Weibo Planning U.S. IPOs

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 10:24

Two of the most anticipated initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2014 are coming from Chinese Internet companies, and both appear headed for U.S. listings. Weibo Corp. on Friday filed documents with the ...

Market Wrap For March 14: Ukraine Tension Drag Markets Lower

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 17:17

U.S. stocks declined as concerns escalated over Ukraine, two days before its citizens will vote in a referendum to split from Ukraine and become part of Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin is gearing ...

Castlight Health IPO: The Cloud’s the Limit

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:10

Health care software maker Castlight Health launched its initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning, and "launch" is the right word. Shares have taken off, rising more than 162% in early trading....

Groupon, Zynga Buck Social Media Short Interest (GRPN, LNKD, ZNGA)

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 09:44

Late February saw declining interest by short sellers in several social media companies based in the United States. However, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN ), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD ) and Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA ) bucked ...

Deutsche Bank’s Eight True Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Now

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 09:15

In a new research report from Deutsche Bank, the equity strategists point that the companies that are maintaining and increasing share buybacks, plus maintaining and increasing dividends, are the stocks ...

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, EPL, MagicJack, VMware and More

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 08:20

These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms on Thursday. March 13, 2014. They include Activision Blizzard, EPL Oil & Gas, MagicJack VocalTec and ...

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