Shares of MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI) are up by roughly 13% as of 11:45 a.m. EDT after the company announced it would be acquired by Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Fifth Third shares were down by nearly 8% in active trading today, suggesting that its shareholders aren't as
A Super Bowl commercial aimed at people suffering from opioid-induced constipation has incited public outrage. A Super Bowl ad for opioid-induced constipation has sparked a major backlash.
The ad, which reached more than 111 million viewers, touted a drug to help opioid users suffering from irregularity. But many medical and political leaders saw it as an attempt to capitalize on the....More>>>
Shares of MEI Pharma (MEIP) have risen by 60% year to date and are in the red by as much over the past three years.
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At the ASH (American Society of Hematology) Annual Meeting last year the company along with Swiss pharmaceutical company Helsinn reported (oral presentation) final results from a mid-stage study evaluating the combination of lead drug candidate....More>>>
Yesterday, shares of Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) plunged 3.1% after Barron’s Leslie Norton panned the stock in this weekend’s issue of the magazine. And wouldn’t you know it? Monro’s shares are skidding lower once again today.
Norton’s argument was straightforward:
At a recent $62, Rochester, N.Y.based Monro (ticker:....More>>>
Recent sales figuresseem to suggest that the enthusiasm for Apple (NSDQ:AAPL)products have waned as Microsofts surface has toppled Apples Macbook sales during November. More importantly and worrisome is the slump in iPhone unit sales, falling for the first time since the device hit the market in 2007.
Its difficult to think of a company with more than $200 billion in the bank as one that....More>>>
Keeping it simple. That's how investing legend Warren Buffett became one of the world's richest men. Buffett built his fortune by buying businesses that are easy to understand. Today, his stock portfolio contains some of the best businesses in the world… Meanwhile, he famously avoided Internet stocks during the 1990s dot-com bubble because he didn't understand....More>>>
‘Tis the season! Someone was feeling the holiday spirit after winning big on an instant lottery ticket on Thursday, December 8. But rather than pocket the cash, the lucky winner donated the winnings to charity by dropping the winning ticket into a Salvation Army collection kettle. The kettle, like those you might see on the sidewalk, was located outside of a Walmart in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Chesapeake Energy is perhaps the greatest turn around story in the E&P sector in 2016. The company suffered tremendously during the first half of the year due to its massive debt load that was exacerbated by the fall in commodity prices early this year. Investors became concerned with Chesapeake’s prospects going forward and many were suspecting that the company was headed....More>>>
Since bottoming in April, General Electric (GE) rose 20 percent and continued that uptrend when it announced it will merge GE Transportation with Wabtec (WAB). The deal gives GE a $2.9 billion cash infusion and voting majority ownership in the combined company. Even though asset sales are a natu
Analysts forecast that Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (NASDAQ:OXFD) will announce sales of $28.55 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for Oxford Immunotec Global’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $28.27 million to $28.90 million. Oxford