By Rex Crum, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc. was one of the few gainers among tech stocks Thursday after activist investor Carl Icahn called upon Chief Executive Tim Cook to expand the company's efforts to return more of its cash hoard to shareholders.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the
largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major
provider of environmental and remediation services, announced that steel
has been cut for the construction of its Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB)
Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge.
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 Dawson Geophysical Company (“Dawson”) (NasdaqGS: DWSN)
concerning the acquisition by TGC Industries.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) have recognized The
Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV )
as one of only three property casualty insurance companies on its
149-company North America Index.
In the news release, Destination Maternity Corporation Reports Sales for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2014, issued earlier today by Destination Maternity Corporation, the adjusted earnings per share expected for the full year fiscal 2014 inadvertantly excluded an addback related to reductions of state income tax expense from earlier in the fiscal year.
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Futures for U.S. stocks pulled back ahead of a packed schedule of speeches by Federal Reserve officials on Thursday, a day after investors sent stocks soaring as minutes from the central bank appeared to quell any lingering fears that interest rates might be dialed up in a hurry.
SACRAMENTO, CA --
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced a new release of CA
Unified Infrastructure Management (CA UIM), further bolstering its
offering for unified monitoring and management of critical IT services
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Gap Inc. (GPS) CEO Glenn Murphy, who shocked Wall Street by announcing his departure after seven years, sought to assure investors late Wednesday about his successor Art Peck, adding they have a great connection and have worked "side by side" since day one.
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Futures for U.S. stocks trimmed losses after the weekly jobless claims data showed the number of people applying for unemployment benefits remains below 300,000 for the fourth week in a row.
Elliott Management Corporation (“Elliott”) today commented on Riverbed
Technology’s (NASDAQ:RVBD) announcement of preliminary earnings and
“We commend the Board for initiating a strategic review and believe that
Riverbed is a great company with products customers value,” said Jesse
Cohn, portfolio manager at Elliott Management.
By Priya Anand, MarketWatch
Investors who quickly read their brokerage statements and just glance at the bottom line have reason to look more closely, even at portfolios that are less active: There's a risk that cyber thieves could hack into your account and wire money to their own accounts, or make unauthorized trades to manipulate security prices.
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