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U.S. Hot Stocks Futures: Hot Stocks to Watch
Office Depot Names Grocery Veteran as CEO
Our top managers continue to find attractive buying opportunities in wide-moat firms.
Although the two office-supplies companies could realize meaningful cost synergies, the combined firm would still face enormous competitive pressures, says Morningstar's Liang Feng.
Favorable conditions are in place for merger-arbitrage ETFs, including increasing M&A activity and the likelihood of higher interest rates.
Fed policy uncertainty, the global macroeconomic picture, and e-commerce competition could curb recent consumer cyclical stock momentum.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Fed's $40 billion bond buys in question, Wal-Mart's worrisome 1% same-store sales growth, and more.
Stocks resumed their rally in 2013 as the continued economic recovery, an accommodative Fed, and the resolution of some fiscal issues buoyed the market.
Investors continued their search for income and equity bargains last month.