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AMCOL International Corporation Announces Amended Merger Agreement with Imerys; Increases Price Per Share for AMCOL Shareholders to $42.75

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 17:40

AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO ) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved an amended merger agreement with Imerys S.A. ("Imerys"), pursuant to which AMCOL ...

Five Steps To Making Money In The Market

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 15:54

How often have you bought a stock because someone told you it was a good company to own? It is still amazing to see so many individual investors with such a gamblers mentality when it comes to the stock ...

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Edge Higher; Lowe's Q4 Profit Surges 6.3%

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:22

Following the market opening Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.16 percent to 16,205.67 while the NASDAQ surged 0.32 percent to 4,301.20. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.14 percent to 1,847.73. Leading and Lagging ...

WidePoint Prices 7.8M Share Public Offering Of Common Stock at $1.38 per Share

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 09:37

WidePoint Corporation (NYSE: WYY ), a leading provider of secure, cloud-based, enterprise-wide solutions and services in mobile communications management and identity management, announced today the pricing ...

Six New Stocks to Buy in the Piper Jaffray Model Portfolio

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 09:25

Most Wall Street firms run model portfolios for their institutional and retail clients. Here are stocks that recently were added to the Piper Jaffray Model Portfolio.

ALLETE Announces 2.5M Share Offering of Common Stock

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 17:02

ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE ) (the “Company”) today announced that it plans to commence an underwritten public offering of up to 2,500,000 shares of its common stock, subject to market conditions, in connection ... IPO Seeks $1 Billion Valuation

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:57

The initial public offering for is getting closer and closer to fruition. The online coupons site has set the terms at 11.5 million shares to be sold between $12.00 and $14.00. The company ...

Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Markets Turn Red as Tesla Continues to Rip Higher

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:51

Toward the end of trading Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.19 percent to 16,176.05 while the NASDAQ declined 0.17 percent to 4,286.67. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.17 percent to 1,844.71. Leading and Lagging ...

Mid-Day Market Update: US Stocks Mostly Flat; Office Depot Shares Decline On Q4 Results

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 14:07

Midway through trading Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.04 percent to 16,214.05 while the NASDAQ declined 0.03 percent to 4,291.67. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.01 percent to 1,847.71. Leading and Lagging ...

Facebook Now More Valuable Than Bank of America, Oracle, AT&T

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 13:07

Facebook investors have enjoyed a huge start to 2014, up more than 28%, seventh among stocks in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Fall; Home Depot Profit Beats Estimates

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 12:44

Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.23 percent to 16,169.19 while the NASDAQ declined 0.27 percent to 4,281.28. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.25 percent to 1,843.09. Leading and ...

Think BlackBerry Is a Takeover Target? Read This Before Buying

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:31

“I am going to buy BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY ) and leverage heavily. Maybe buy options rather than the stock. I believe the company’s stock prices are going to go much higher than where they stand ...

Piper Jaffray Cuts High-Profile Stocks From Model Portfolio

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:10

Piper Jaffray took a large chunk out of its model portfolio, and in the process eliminated some high-profile names. Here are the stocks that recently got the axe from the Piper Jaffray Model Portfolio....

Six Top Industrial Stocks to Buy Even at Record Highs in the Market

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 09:55

As the stock market races to new highs, all investors seem to ask the same question. With this much positive momentum, how do I stay involved? How do I not get scorched if a wicked sell-off comes around?...

Nasdaq Only at 85% of All-Time High

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 07:40

The Nasdaq Composite reached 4,293 Monday, up more than 35% in the past year and more than 200% in the past five. It remains well below the record it set on March 10, 2000, and will not close the gap.

Market Wrap For February 24: Markets Showing Strength To Start The Week

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 17:46

U.S. stocks rose as investors as the S&P 500 traded at new historical highs and clearing its 2014 losses. Investors shrugged off disappointing earning reports and economic data and chose to focus on several ...

Mid-Day Market Update: Dow Surges Over 1%; Dillard's Shares Drop On Downbeat Results

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 13:48

Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 1.16 percent to 16,290.35 while the NASDAQ surged 1.09 percent to 4,309.92. The S&P also rose, gaining 1.19 percent to 1,858.10. Leading and Lagging Sectors ...

Morgan Stanley Remains Focused on Gaming and Leisure Properties' Acquisition Pipeline

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:27

In a report published Monday, Morgan Stanley analyst Thomas Allen reiterated an Equal-Weight rating and $37.00 price target on Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ: GLPI ). In the report, Morgan Stanley ...

GlaxoSmithKline, Kinder Morgan And Others Insiders Have Been Buying

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 09:59

Pullbacks and sell-offs provide a perfect opportunity for investors who have faith in a company to snap up shares. Here are some stocks that have seen insider buying recently. Aircastle Japanese trading ...

Wall Street Was Right: Technology Among the Leaders So Far in 2014

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 09:45

Most of the top firms we cover on Wall Street specifically named the Technology sector as a top sector to own in 2014. From the big bulge brackets to the super regional firms, they all agreed, technology ...

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