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Bed Bath & Beyond is now valued at less than 6-times earnings, but it just posted a huge quarterly loss per share after charges and items.
Private equity buyout offer for Chico's FAS was lowered and faces little chance of approval. Shareholders may be forced to suffer deep financial losses.
Vanguard has broken from its position as a passive investor and started to bear down on the actions of Boeing's board of directors.
With Boeing's share price down nearly 20% in three months, its CEO could lose his job. In a more sweeping move, a large dissident shareholder could move to oust the entire board, along with...
This weekend marked the “Stockpalooza” event for investors, which of course is the annual meeting for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Warren Buffett and team had reported a dismal...
After previously praising the business model of Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com, Warren Buffett has disclosed that Berkshire Hathaway has been acquiring shares of Amazon.
Bed Bath & Beyond shares jumped early on Tuesday after it was rumored that the firm would be replacing all 12 members of its board.
When it comes out that Carl Icahn is investing in a stock, those shares usually trade up. But what happens when he starts dialing down his holdings?
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) has gone from a powerhouse auctioneer along with the great growth of PayPal in years past to a standalone internet giant lacking growth and having to sell itself as a value...
Carl Icahn has submitted an SEC filing through his Icahn Enterprises disclosing roughly a 10% stake in Caesars Entertainment, expressing a plan to increase shareholder value by selling the company.
Activist investor Starboard Value has dropped $200 million on struggling pizza restaurant chain Papa John's. The dilutive effect of such transactions appears to be offset by Starboard's success at...
On some days investors get to see good news hit a sector from multiple angles. That was the case for the dollar store and discount store sector on Monday.
Dell Technologies and VMware both posted double-digit revenue gains in the third quarter. The better-than-expected results could toss a monkey wrench into Dell's planned re-entry into the public...
Carl Icahn plans to launch a proxy fight to prevent Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners from completing a reverse merger with a tracking stock controlled by Dell and Silver Lake that would bring...
Amazon.com discontinues controversial hiring tool, Google appeals huge EU fine, Sears finally may file for Chapter 11, and other important business headlines.