By Sara Sjolin and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were on track to end 2014 in style, with futures pointing to a higher open Wednesday and solid gains for the major benchmarks for the full year.
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were on track to end 2014 in style, with futures pointing to a higher open on Wall Street Wednesday and indicating the major benchmarks will post solid gains for the full year.
& Springer LLC , a boutique securities class action law firm
focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating
potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against the Board of Directors
of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:MIG) (“Meadowbrook” or the
“Company”) relating to the sale of the Company to Fosun International
Limited (“Fosun”). On December 30, 2014, the two companies announced the
signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Fosun will
acquire Meadowbrook in a merger worth $433 million.
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 Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc. (“Meadowbrook”) (NYSE:
MIG) concerning the sale to Fosun International Limited.
MFS Investment Management ® (MFS ® ) released today
the distribution income sources for three of its closed-end funds for
December 2014: MFS ® Intermediate Income Trust (NYSE: MIN), MFS ®
Government Markets Income Trust (NYSE: MGF) and MFS ® Special
Value Trust (NYSE: MFV). This information also can be obtained by
visiting MFS.com by clicking on Products & Performance > Closed End
Funds > Dividend Source Information.
Sign-up for MIG INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation of the Board of Directors of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. Regarding the Fairness of the Sale of the Company to Fosun International Limited-- MIG investment picks
Ottawa Savings Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: OTTW) (the “Company”), the parent
holding company for Ottawa Savings Bank FSB (the “Bank”), announced
today that the Bank has completed its previously announced acquisition
of Twin Oaks Savings Bank.
By Angela Chen
Biofuel company Pacific Ethanol Inc. agreed to buy Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc. for about $190 million in stock, a deal that would make the company the fifth-largest ethanol producer in the U.S.
With the deal, which comes amid a sharp gas-price slump, Sacramento-based Pacific Ethanol (PEIXD) , already the largest producer of low-carbon fuels in the western U.S., would expand its reach into the Midwestern and Eastern markets currently served by Illinois-based Aventine (AVRW) . Ethanol is a renewable fuel made from plants, often corn, and is one of the most popular sources of alternative energy.
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