By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Utilities and consumer-staples stocks, traditional defensive plays, have lived up to their reputation during the stock market's recent slump, while energy and materials stocks have unraveled.
By William Watts, Ben Eisen and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Interconnected worries over deflation, a potential rerun of the eurozone debt crisis and some surprisingly rotten U.S. economic data are shocking investors on Wednesday.
By Claudia Assis, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--As the drubbing in energy stocks and commodities continues, analysts are betting that the midstream companies, those conducting the less- glamorous business of transporting and storing oil and natural gas, are the most likely to succeed.
By William Watts, MarketWatch
The ICE U.S. dollar index (DXY), a measure of the currency against six major rivals, is up more than 6% since the beginning of the year and is on track for its biggest quarterly rise since 2008.
By Conrad de Aenlle
When superstar bond-fund manager Bill Gross left Pimco for Janus in late September, it was the job change heard 'round the world, blamed for disrupting bond markets as money exited the Pimco funds he handled.
- Diluted earnings per common share were $0.23 for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 compared to $0.20 for the prior year quarter ended September 30, 2013 and $0.16 for the linked-quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Sign-up for HERITAGE FINANCIAL GROUP INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Heritage Financial Group, Inc. investment picks
Heritage Financial Group, Inc. ("Heritage" or the "Company,")
(NASDAQ: HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South
("HeritageBank"), today announced that it has signed a definitive
agreement to purchase a branch in Norcross, Georgia, from The
PrivateBank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chicago-based PrivateBancorp,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PVTB). The branch is located at 3169 Holcomb Bridge Road,
which is in the northeast area of metro Atlanta, approximately four
miles north of the perimeter (I-285). This location provides ease of
access throughout metro Atlanta and is home to a significant population
of small- and medium-sized businesses, which fits well into Heritage's
Heritage Financial Group, Inc. ("Heritage" or the "Company,"
NASDAQ: HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South
("HeritageBank"), announced that it completed its previously announced
acquisition of Alarion Financial Services, Inc. ("Alarion") on September
Sign-up for HERITAGE FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (HBOS) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Renasant Corp. (RNST) investment picks
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie
Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers
Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of
Directors of Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (“Heritage”) (NasdaqGS:
HBOS) concerning the sale to Renasant Corporation (NasdaqGS: RNST).
Under the terms of the agreement, Heritage shareholders will receive
0.9266 shares of RNST for each share owned.
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