BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research today released its outlook for the
markets in 2015, forecasting that the bull market in global equities
will continue next year but returns will slow to single-digit rates.
By Scott Austin
Messaging firm Snapchat disclosed in a filing on New Year's Eve that it raised a whopping investment totaling $486 million, capping a year that included some of the biggest private-funding rounds in history.
A strengthened economy, growth in employment and lower gas prices at the
pump, generating increased disposable income, all spell favorable news
for consumers as well as the equipment rental industry in the United
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
B.of.A disappoints; Gold rallies as dollar falls on Swiss
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved lower on Thursday as investors grappled with a shocking decision by Swiss National Bank to ditch its currency ceiling and implement a rate cut to negative 0.75% as well as mixed earnings and economic releases.
BlackRock Advisors, LLC today announced that the reorganization of
BlackRock Dividend Income Trust (NYSE MKT:BQY) with and into BlackRock
Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ and, together with BQY, the
“Funds”) (the “Reorganization”) is effective as of the opening for
business of the New York Stock Exchange on December 8, 2014.
For a special promotion this January, Viggle Inc. (NASDAQ: VGGL),
creator of the entertainment marketing platform that rewards users for
watching TV and listening to music, is offering users a thrilling piece
of movie history: Starting today, those who download the Viggle app and
register this month can instantly get “The Interview.” Existing Viggle
users are also being rewarded with a 50 percent discount off the movie
PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwired - January 05, 2015) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DivX LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions.
By Brett Arends, MarketWatch
Stocks shunned by analysts beat the overall market -- again
A portfolio of the stocks most hated by Wall Street analysts beat the overall stock market by a wide margin last year.
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch
Retailers bounce back after reporting strong holiday sales
Stock market indices have risen so far this year, with the past two strong trading sessions making up for the previous two days of pain.
(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2014,
best-selling Kids & Teens books, as well as the Most Gifted and Most
Wished For books of the year—just in time for last-minute holiday
H.I.G. Capital ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment
firm with more than $17 billion of equity capital under management, is
pleased to announce that its affiliate has purchased the majority of the
assets associated with Ferro Corporation’s (NYSE: FOE) Polymer Additives
Division (“PAD” or the “Company”). PAD will be rebranded and operate as
Valerus Specialty Chemicals (“Valerus”).
Headquartered in Independence, Ohio, Valerus is a leading provider of
specialty chemicals that impart critical attributes to polymers,
including resiliency, flame retardancy and ease of processing.
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