Clearly determined to win its prize, Bayer has upped the price it's bidding for agribusiness giant Monsanto (NYSE: MON). The Germany-based multinational revealed that is now offering $125 per share, valuing the target company at approximately $65 billion.
Sometimes, the power of the petition apparently works: Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) will be piloting a program with Imperfect Produce later this month at 11 California stores under which the chain will sell "ugly" produce. Though there's nothing wrong with these smaller, blemished or misshapen fruits and vegetables, consumers have become conditioned to only want perfect-looking foods.
Growth and income investors received more good news ahead of IBM's (NYSE: IBM) second-quarter earnings release, scheduled for July 18. The company announced Tuesday that engine manufacturing leader Pratt & Whitney, a wholly owned subsidiary of aerospace and building systems behemoth United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), has become its latest cloud solutions customer.
Many analysts and investors were not impressed with the deal Nokia (NYSE: NOK) negotiated with Samsung (NASDAQOTH: SSNLF) earlier this year to settle their licensing dispute. Following the arbitration, Nokia announced its technologies division would have an annual run rate of $888 million, boosted by its deal with Samsung.
Recently thwarted in its attempt to promote federal legislation that would have undermined the construction of a competing casino in a neighboring state, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is now looking to regroup and find another way to prevent its new gambling house in Massachusetts from being debilitated.
Gold, bonds, and utilities are pulling back after strong rallies and should attract healthy buying interest at lower price levels.
Intel has rallied into a great position to break multi-decade resistance in the mid-30s and head into a test of last decade's all-time high.
Long-term traders are using technical analysis to identify buying opportunities in underfollowed ETFs. We'll take a closer look at three charts that are worth a closer look.
These stocks are breaking through chart pattern resistance, signaling another move to the upside.
How many calories resided in that beer you drank last night? What was the fat content, and was it packed with carbohydrates? These questions and several more will easily be answerable by America's beer drinkers in the very near future. The brewery industry's trade association, the Beer Institute, has launched a fresh effort -- the Brewers' Voluntary Disclosure Initiative -- aimed at getting the beverage's makers to provide basic nutrition information right on the can or bottle.