With the uptick in merger and acquisition activity, whether it be for tax-inversion or strategic reasons, investors should focus on the target company, which can benefit from the deal immediately.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: a shakeup in J.C. Penney's board, the DOJ seeks to ground a major airline merger, and BlackBerry mulls a sale.
Morningstar's Gaston Ceron addresses the short- and long-term prospects for and opportunities in ICE's takeover of NYSE Euronext.
Magellan Midstream Partners' CFO John Chandler discusses how his firm can earn a good return on capital by focusing on organic investments instead of expensive acquisitions.
Moat-building cost and brand advantages position the firm well.
As credit spreads have tightened on a nearly continuous trend over the past year, they are becoming richly valued relative to their historical average.
Industry dynamics are shifting in the wake of Zimmer's Biomet acquisition.
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