Dow Jones & Company stockholders approved a recapitalization proposal yesterday at the company's annual meeting. The plan would virtually insure long-term control of the company by the Bancroft family, which now owns about 56 …
Being the world's most valuable public company has its privileges, like getting almost all the credit for the latest stock market milestone. Apple made its biggest jump in six months Wednesday, helping send the Dow Jones industrial
In a joint statement, the companies said members of the Bancroft family and trustees for shares amounting to about 37 percent of the Dow Jones voting stock have agreed to vote for the transaction. News Corp. needed about 30 percent of …
A UBS analyst, Bruce S. Shipman, has some advice for holders of Dow Jones stock: sell now. “With the market pricing the stock as if a deal were a certainty,” he wrote in a research note issued Thursday, “we advise investors to take profits.”
Chicago-based CME Group is about to finalize a $600 million-plus deal to acquire Dow Jones & Co.'s stock-indexing business, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The price was expected to be more than $600 million, …
Major U.S. stock market indexes slipped Friday ahead of the House decision to discard the American Health Care Act, the GOP bill intended to replace former President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act, only to shoot upward when …
Stock market hits historic level; Dow Jones tops 20,000 The stock market's most recognizable barometer finally breThe most widely followed stock-market barometer rose to a historic level Wednesday, eliciting cheers on Wall Street but …
Dividend stocks outperform non-dividend-paying stocks over the long run. It happens in good markets and bad, and the …
But, as Paul Harvey used to say, "this is the rest of the story." The DJIA is an index of thirty stock prices, but the thirty stocks are subject to change and manipulation. Manipulation? How? There are three factors at work here: (1) the …
US stock markets continue to reach fresh record highs, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 both up more than 20 per cent compared with a year earlier. Britain's top stock index the FTSE 100 is also around 20 per cent higher, having reached …