Crossing Wall Street Weekly Market Review

News from Europe helped U.S. markets stage a rally on Thursday, but investors need to understand more of the market mechanics before investing right now More 

10 Commercial Banking Stocks to Buy Now

Ten Commercial Banking stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an "A" ("strong buy") or "B" overall ("buy"). More 

10 Short Squeeze Stocks for September

Short sellers have yet to scramble to cover their positions and, when they do, these stocks look set to soar even higher. More 

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