(Scott Eells / Bloomberg) Tribune staff report Kraft 'social stock plan' lets investors buy fractional shares and reinvest dividends with no fees Kraft Foods Group Inc. said Friday that it is offering up to 1.5 million shares of stock via a "social …
Contrarian-style investing is regaining its luster. After underperforming the broader market from late 2013 to the end of last year, contrarian picks – those stocks lagging in price, but with improving fundamentals – beat the S&P 500 in the first ...
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Hedge fund manager David Einhorn thinks we're in the middle of another tech stock bubble. Some of the world's most successful ... very closely with lumber prices, which have tumbled. 5. Ackman's still likes Fannie and Freddie Bill …
Facebook today announced that it will acquire WhatsApp for a combined $16 billion in cash and stock. WhatsApp’s …
The power of hands-on learning is indisputable. But when it comes to investing your money in the stock market, however, making a beginner's mistake can cost you more than just your self-esteem. Thankfully, the web makes it easy to …
Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings realized a $5.3-million profit from a post-Christmas stock sale, according to a new regulatory filing. Hastings acquired more than 15,238 shares for $417,750 on Dec. 26, which he sold for nearly $5.8 …
Investors were more sceptical and the shares fell 2.5 percent in early trading ... initial results from a lung cancer immunotherapy trial dubbed Mystic. The stock has since rallied, helped by good news from two other studies. More …
The company formerly known as Google now calls itself Alphabet Inc. For fun, however, it still likes playing with numbers. Consider the math behind Alphabet’s nearly $5.1 billion stock-repurchase plan, announced Thursday.
Groupon’s stock lingered below $5 a share Thursday, continuing a steady decline since late February. The stock closed Wednesday at $4.90, more than 40 percent below its 52-week peak of $8.43 in December and more than 80 percent …