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HP to Acquire Aruba Networks to Create an Industry Leader in Enterprise Mobility

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) announced Monday morning that it will acquire Aruba Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) for the sum of $2.7 billion in cash. Just last week this was only ...
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100 Million Chinese Watch Pollution Video Online

In its first two days of release, a 143-minute documentary on the vast pollution problem in China has been viewed by more than 100 million Chinese citizens on the Tencent ...
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5 Dividend Stocks to Buy as European Index Crushes S&P 500

After years of underperformance, the STOXX Europe 600 is mauling the S&P 500 this year, and it is a trend that could continue for a while. The large European index ...
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Is American Realty Back?

Before the markets opened Monday morning, American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) restated operating results for its third quarter in 2014. The company said its revenue as $457.1 million, up by $361.9 ...
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‘Focus’ Steals Weekend Box Office for Warner

Following on the huge success of “American Sniper,” Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and its Warner Bros. studio took over the top spot in this past weekend’s U.S. box office ...
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5 Software Stocks That Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, IBM, Isis, J.C. Penney, Wayfair and More

Stocks were slightly higher on Monday morning after a Chinese interest rate cut over the weekend, but stocks hit all-time highs last week. The trend that has prevailed without fail ...
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Can Stratasys Rekindle 3D Fever?

Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the 3D printer maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.48 ...
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3 Blue-Chip Tech Stocks That Are Cheaper Now Than Last Year

With the Nasdaq up 5.32% already this year, and the technology sector up 8.87%, there is already a buzz within the financial media, both televised and on websites, that we ...
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In Deal Worth $11.8 Billion, NXP Semiconductor Pays No Premium for Freescale

In an announcement made late Sunday night, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) and Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. (NYSE: FSL) said the two firms had reached a definitive agreement under which NXP ...
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The States Where the Rich Are Getting Richer

Income inequality has widened in all 50 states in the last few decades. More recently, as the United States recovered from the latest recession, the gap between the richest and ...
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Who Will Buy the Samsung Galaxy S6?

Samsung will release its new Galaxy S6. The South Korean company is up against one of the largest challenges of consumer electronics. People only have so much money. Apple Inc. ...
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In Spain and Greece, 25% of Adults Still Unemployed

The unemployment rate in the euro area continues to drop. In January the figure fell to 11.2% from 11.3% in December. Eurostat made that improvement the headline of its release ...
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Best Buy Shares Outperform Amazon’s

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) was the primary whipping boy for Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) success as the destroyer of brick-and-mortar retailers. It would be hard to support that argument ...
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7 Top Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the first week of March. We have reviewed the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson ...
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