These aren't ever going to be crushed, but could certainly stumble.
The interest in these online ad company and a supermarket chain rises as the M&A market heats up.
Elan is upgraded to 'market perform,' and Affymax is downgraded to 'neutral.'
As an investor, I feel endless pain in hearing people say it's all about the central bank. If only I could forget the hard work of picking good stocks.
The Heinz and Dell transactions may not foreshadow an M&A frenzy, but they say a lot about corporate America and the economy.
Waiting for a dip amid this relentless merger wave is like waiting for the Pacific to run dry.
Stocks are lower a despite a better-than-expected University of Michigan Consumer Confidence reading.
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