By Sue Chang and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
Alcoa is set to report Q4 earnings after the close
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the market Monday:
Starz, in partnership with the BBC, will produce and air the television
adaptation of Ronald Harwood’s classic play “The Dresser,” set against
the backdrop of World War II and inspired by Harwood’s own experiences
as a dresser for the distinguished British actor/manager Sir Donald
By Paul Ziobro and Michael Calia
Patience is wearing thin in the drawn-out battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc.
The chief executive of Dollar Tree Inc., Bob Sasser, warned his counterpart at Family Dollar that he won't accept any further delays of a shareholder vote on the companies' $8.5 billion deal.
By Jason Ng
KUALA LUMPUR--Integrax Bhd (9555.KU) said Monday it won't seek alternative offers following a 644.3 million ringgit ($180.4 million) buyout deal from state-controlled power producer Tenaga Nasional Bhd (5347.KU).
Integrax's board of directors have considered the offer from Tenaga and will issue their opinion after consulting an independent advisor that would be appointed, the company said in an exchange filing.
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
ECB's quantitative easing plan shaping up
MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, shaking off another sharp decline for oil prices as investors ready for a busy week of data and the kickoff to the earnings season with Alcoa Inc.
Reports that the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan is taking shape rallied stocks in Europe.
By Eric Yep
SINGAPORE--Oil futures fell in Asian trade Monday on nagging concerns about oversupply, with Brent crude trading below $50 a barrel after key oil brokerages slashed their price forecasts more over the weekend.
By Fiona Law
An apparent default by a Chinese property developer on its offshore bonds is the latest challenge facing foreign investors in China and could be a test case for those seeking to recoup losses from troubled companies in the country.
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Industry structure doesn't work at current oil prices
LONDON (MarketWatch)--The global oil sector is getting increasingly squeezed by the slump in oil prices and future investments worth trillions of dollars are at risk of being scrapped unless the industry succeeds in consolidating and cutting costs, according to analysts at Goldman Sachs.
Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV) today announced its
regular quarterly common share distribution of $0.43 per common share
($1.72 per share per year). This distribution will be paid to GOV’s
common shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 23,
2015 and distributed on or about February 26, 2015.
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Monday, as shares of Associated British Foods PLC and GKN PLC pushed higher following price-target upgrades, but oil stocks struggled as crude prices once again headed south.
By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch
Tilly's shares gain on profit outlook
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Alcoa Inc. shares rose in the extended session Monday after the aluminum producer's quarterly earnings and sales topped Wall Street estimates.
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