One big merger was announced Wednesday when Allstate offered to pay $4 billion in cash for insurer National General. A second merger between two medical device makers has also been rumored.
Insiders have continued buying shares, especially at companies that either have traded off some or may have issues going forward.
Stocks are looking for their footing after having hit new all-time highs in the prior week. Volatility has returned, but investors are looking at individual stock picks rather than just trying to...
Investors and traders are always on the lookout for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls to find great ideas from...
Source: thinkstockHere are today’s five biggest gaining stocks at closing:Stereotaxis Inc. (NASDAQ: STXS) is up 30.2% at $2.33.Novogen Ltd. (NASDAQ: NVGN) is up 18.8% at $5.24.SemiLEDS Corp....
Source: thinkstockHere are today’s five biggest gaining stocks at closing:Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ: TOPS) is up 39% at $1.39.Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) is up 31% at $6.90.Anacor...
U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following last night’s failure by the U.S. House of Representatives to hold a vote on a plan to deal with the country’s budget deficit. In Europe,...
Source: Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesThe stock market is up Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.33%, the Nasdaq up 0.59% and the S&P 500 up 0.43%. Today’s winners include a...
US equities opened higher this morning following the report on a US non-farm payroll gain of 227,000 jobs (more coverage here). In Europe, the Greek debt swap deal went off smoothly, but the...
The three major US equities indexes opened higher this morning on the news from Europe that the Greek debt swap deal would be a success. That prediction turned out to be solid, as about 80% of Greek...
Source: Jon OggThese are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) Raised to...
Today was a day of red that went to a day of green.  Earnings were at first a disappointment, and producer price index came out far hotter at +0.8% on the headline number before the +0.2% reading if...
Biotech is about to become even less of a diversified sector due to mergers and acquisitions. Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ: GENZ) and Cephalon Inc. (NASDAQ: CEPH) will end up accounting for about $30...
Thursday’s edition of the BioHealth Business Daily has many common companies through the biotech and pharma sectors, as well as some widely unknown names.  We are seeing news reactions in shares...
Alnylam (Nasdaq: ALNY) leads a short list of some of the fastest-growing biotech stocks where analyst estimate revisions continue to rise. BioHealth Investor began by analyzing 171 stocks in the...