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Financial Myths: ​Look Before You Leap — Part II

Michael McTague | Equities.com |

The need to look before leaping proves a major strength of the well-run corporation.


​Financial Myths: Look Before You Leap — Part I

Michael McTague | Equities.com |

The Look Before You Leap myth allows us to investigate some peculiar financial partnerships...


Time Warner Rejects 21st Century Fox Bid, Murdoch Unlikely to Forgo Negotiations

Remy Merritt | Equities.com |

It’s a game of 80’s. In June, business magnate and king of News Corp (NWSA) and 21st Century Fox (FOXA) Rupert Murdoch made Time Warner Inc. (TWX) a premium buyout offer of $80


Dow Jones Shake Up, Out Goes Bank of America, H-P and Alcoa

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

The S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI) announced Tuesday morning that there are changes coming to the 117-year-old, 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average


Justice Department’s Trial Against Apple Begins

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

It is a case that a one-time policy director for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said “will effectively set the rules for internet commerce.”The Justice Department’s case against tech


Stocks Dip Again on Spate of Weak Earnings Reports and Economic News

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s manufacturing index decreased 0.7 in April to 1.3, well below expectations of a rise to 4.0, while the labor department reported that jobless benefit


Stocks Post Moderate Gains Ahead of Alcoa’s Earnings Report

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Wall Street recovered ever so slightly on Monday ahead of aluminum manufacturer Alcoa, Inc.'s (AA) inaugural report of the first quarter earnings season.The S&P clocked the highest gain at


Fox and Other Broadcast Giants Threaten to Pull Programming from Network TV in Bid to Halt Aereo Online Television

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

At a National Association of Broadcasters conference on Monday, News Corp (NWSA) COO Chase Carey threatened that his company would considering removing its Fox channel from broadcast television


Hulu Feels as Though Sale Might be a Plus

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

On Monday it was reported that the board of online streaming television and film service Hulu LLC was contacting various prospective buyers for a potential sale of the company.While no decision


Bears and Bulls Face-Off as Stocks Hit a Crucial Point

Toni Turner | Equities.com |

Investors and traders seem to have their eyes pegged on hitting all-time highs. Whether major economic headwinds will get in the way--primarily the drama on Capitol Hill as March


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