Food for Thought While We Digest Merger News

Markets generally responded well to the holiday weekend even with some pushback so far this week, and a notable merger is a very good sign More 

22 Companies Increasing Dividends

Another huge batch of companies increased their dividends this week, including Nike, Newell Rubbermaid and the company behind Jack Daniel's. More 

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 

Peace, Love and Happiness in the Market

Market conditions at least viewed through the lens of the VIX are looking good at this point, but investors should not jump in too soon. More 

Summer Doldrums Dump the Rally: Monday’s IP Market Recap

Markets took a breather from last week's five-day rally, with a focus on Europe and U.S. economic slowdown's combined with light August trading ending the run More 

Sysco’s Profits Fall in Q4

Food distributor Sysco saw its earnings fall in the fourth quarter as a result of rising food costs and other charges. More 

An Interesting Week in Review for Investors

Action by the European Central Bank helped move the markets during the week, and several stock rises suggested investors may be on the offensive More