Plus, strong results push Netflix shares further out of reach this week, while Google stock gets more interesting as European regulators make a move.
The recent wave of M&A continued this week, but some mergers look better than others for shareholders.
Greece uncertainty, a slowing China, a stronger dollar, and other issues could extend the first quarter's bumpy ride. Plus, consumer spending fizzles and Monsanto weathers through.
The packaged-foods merger makes sense from a strategic standpoint, says Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser. Plus, the Fed guessing game continues, and more.
The exact timing of an ultimate rate hike shouldn't worry long-term investors. Plus, FedEx outdoes UPS, Oracle stands its ground, and more.
Plus, bank dividends bounce back (but not all the way), another retail sales setback, and more.
A better-than-expected February employment report raises the prospect of the Fed hiking short-term rates sooner rather than later.
Subdued inflation complicates the Fed's path to normalization. Plus, a 'Grexit' forestalled, HP wobbles, and home-improvement retailers shine.
The exact timing of a rate increase shouldn't have a huge impact for most long-term investors. Plus, perspective on Wal-Mart's wage hike, Berkshire's energy sale, and Priceline's lift-off this week.
Savings at the pump didn't spur much other retail spending in January. Plus, narrow-moat Gap looks like a bargain, while Coke and Amex deal with headwinds.