Dealmakers expect 2013 to be a big one for big deals. Here are some names that could become buyouts.
Novo Nordisk is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Verizon is upgraded to 'buy.'
Best Buy is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Akamai is initiated with a 'buy.'
Shoppers may be more active after they get their refunds.
We'll hit some kind of 'new normal' as the shock of the smaller paychecks wears off and consumers reset their priorities.
Stocks are set for a higher open as investors await US weekly jobless claims and producer prices reports.
The retailer might be the last man standing in the consumer electronics space, but that doesn't make it a good investment.
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The expected $3.36 billion offering from Citizens Financial Group won't come close to Alibaba's, but it will be an important one for the market.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Occupy Wall Street bought and forgave the student loan debt of more than 2,700 Everest College students.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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