In this edition of Investor Beat: Yahoo spends $1.1 billion for Tumblr. Will the blogging service pay dividends for shareholders?
Bulls may be in control, but Wall Street will be watching for any sign of the Fed backing off its bond buying.
Tesla tries to hold recent gains. Sony to discuss turnaround plan. Campbell Soup, Ross Stores and GameStop to report earnings. Bloomberg consumer confidence index is due.
Most CEOs were too hesitant and pessimistic to ink any buyouts when they could get them on the cheap. Now the door is closing.
Swiped grocery items outpace electronics and base metals. Some recent cargo heists have targeted cheese, juice, Nutella and soup.
These aren't ever going to be crushed, but could certainly stumble.
The Heinz and Dell transactions may not foreshadow an M&A frenzy, but they say a lot about corporate America and the economy.
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