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.
Family Dollar Stores (FDO) said on Tuesday its special meeting of shareholders was adjourned, after it was determined there were insufficient votes to adopt the merger agreement with fellow discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) . The meeting was adjourned January 22, to be held at 9 a.m. Eastern in Charolotte, North Carolina.
HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF or the Company) announced today that its Board of
Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.80 per Common
Share, payable February 13, 2015 to shareholders of record on February
KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwired - January 12, 2015) - H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, is offering its Deluxe + State desktop software free to taxpayers who already purchased TurboTax's Basic or Deluxe software for 2014.
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.
California health officials are trying to contain an outbreak of potentially fatal measles that has been traced back to the Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.
By Jason NotteThe football bowl season is getting absurd, with odd sponsors and lackluster games
College football and its fans can look forward to this year's inaugural playoff all they want: The postseason still features more than 30 bowl games that decide absolutely nothing.
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