The move, known as an inversion, has never been attempted by a major American retailer.
'This is affecting the opportunity to make money,' a former Morgan Stanley executive laments.
A notable trading executive says the S&P 500 is approaching a significant band of resistance. What happens after that will say a lot.
'Life is hard enough,' says the head of UBS, which took a taxpayer bailout, had a rogue-trading scandal and is being investigated for currency manipulation.
The financial sector will be well represented, with quarterly reports due from the likes of Goldman Sachs and American Express, as well as the tech sector.
Is it a sign the American auto industry is back -- or just a move to get Fiat to increase its offer?
Declaring it 'ready to emerge from the cocoon,' UBS upgraded the Wall Street investment bank on Wednesday to "buy."
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