US stock markets are set for a slightly higher open after a 4-day losing streak and ahead of several retail companies' earnings.
Coach, Express added to Greenblatt's value screen.
Without new products to replenish its ecosystem, Apple runs the risk of losing some of its sway with consumers.
Stocks are lower in early afternoon trading, but the losses remain fairly small -- after Thursday's selloff, that can be considered a victory.
US markets are set to rise at the open after Thursday's declines and ahead of data on housing starts and a consumer-sentiment survey.
The activist investor is pushing the tech giant for a bigger buyback.
CEO David Murdock agrees to buy the agricultural company for $13.50 a share.
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As the market wades through what many people hope is a sixth bull year, some have grown nervous about how long the run can go.
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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.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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