M&T’s Hudson City Deal a Shrewd Way to Blunt Regulators

M&T Bank's deal for Hudson City Bancorp will help the bottom line, but the deal's biggest importance might be its use in pleasing regulators. More 

Apple Soars, Markets Snore — Monday’s IP Market Recap

Apple once again set new all-time highs Monday as the stock rose on late Friday's news of a patent win against Samsung. Meanwhile, the broader markets listed. More 

M&T Bank to Buy Hudson City Bancorp for $3.7B

M&T Bank has agreed to buy Hudson City Bancorp for about $3.7 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Hudson City will merge into a subsidiary of M&T. More 

3 M&A Candidates For the Second Half

The first half of 2012 was not without obstacles, but I expect the second half to include new M&A activity More 

10 Buffett Dividend Stocks Paying 3% or More

For lovers of Warren Buffett and dividends, this is the perfect storm -- a list of some of Buffett's portfolio picks that boast high yields. More 

3 Deadbeat CEOs — and 3 Worth Every Penny

A recent report ranked chief executives by looking at shareholder return and incentive pay -- and the outcome didn't always look so good for the big guys at the top. More 

A Post-Earnings Trade Idea on M&T Bank

MTB issued positive earnings and looks strong from a technical perspective, making the stock a long-call candidate. More