Online brokerage Motif Investing announced a $40 million investment by Chinese social networking company Renren Inc. (RENN) on Tuesday, and said Renren founder, Joe Chen, and former Goldman Sachs (GS) investment banking vice chairman, Carl Stern, have joined its board of directors.
By Paul Ziobro
Direct2Cash allows filers to bypass checks and direct deposit options
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will give Americans their tax refunds in cash for little or no fee, the latest financial service offered by the world's largest retailer aimed at getting shoppers to spend more at its stores.
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.
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced that it will no longer use the
Venezuelan government’s official exchange rate of 6.3 bolivars per U.S.
dollar to translate the financial statements of its Venezuelan business.
MARKHAM, ON--(Marketwired - January 15, 2015) - Extendicare Inc. ("Extendicare" or the "Company") (TSX: EXE) announced today that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Revera Home Health business from Revera Inc. (the "Vendor"), for $83 million in cash, before working capital adjustments (the "Transaction"). The completion of the Transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, including assignment of government contracts, and is expected to close following receipt of regulatory approvals.
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks dropped sharply Wednesday, led by a slide in mining stocks as copper prices tumbled and the World Bank downgraded its forecast for global growth.
Sign-up for Morningstar Credit Ratings Assigns Preliminary Ratings for Morgan Stanley Bank of America Merrill Lynch Trust 2015-C20, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2015-C20 (MSBAM 2015-C20) investment picks
PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) today announced that the Internet of Things (IoT)
enabling technology businesses it acquired in 2014 – ThingWorx and Axeda
–received several prestigious awards from Compass Intelligence at last
week’s International CES, the world’s largest consumer electronics show.
Citizens Commercial Banking’s fourth annual Middle
Market M&A Outlook released today shows corporate buyers are no
longer content to “sit on the fence” as an improving economy has given
executives more reasons to either make strategic acquisitions or stay
the course and focus on organic growth.
By Claudia Assis, MarketWatch
Wall Street dials down expectations as oil slide continues
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--As fewer oil rigs dot the U.S. landscape following the rout in crude prices, Wall Street has dialed down its earnings expectations for the companies that operate such rigs and support the oil industry.
WWE ® and First Book today announced the launch of the 2015
WrestleMania Reading Challenge, giving students ages 4-18 the chance to
win a trip to WrestleMania ® 31 on Sunday, March
29, 2015 at the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.
Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE:APF), Morgan Stanley China
A Share Fund, Inc. (NYSE:CAF), Morgan Stanley Eastern Europe Fund, Inc.
(NYSE:RNE), Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSD),
Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EDD),
Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF), Morgan Stanley
Income Securities Inc. (NYSE:ICB), The Latin American Discovery Fund,
Inc. (NYSE:LDF), The Thai Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TTF) and The Turkish
Investment Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TKF) (individually, a “Fund” and,
collectively, the “Funds”) announced today that each Fund’s Board of
Directors appointed Nancy C.
Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic
payment and banking solutions , today announced its
participation at NRF's Annual Convention & Expo, January 11-13, 2015 in
New York City.
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