Takeover target Allergan Inc., the company that makes Botox, has adopted a "poison pill" defense intended to delay a buyout by Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman.
April 23 (Bloomberg) -- General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom SA, the French builder of trains and power plants, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Wall Street failed to extend its win streak to seven days on Wednesday as investors took their feet off the gas. The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 posted minor losses while the Nasdaq landed solidly in the red (down 0.83%) amid more biotech ...
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Apple Inc. surprised investors with a huge increase in its stock buyback program and 7-for-1 stock split, the kind of shareholder-friendly move corporate noisemaker Carl Icahn has been clamoring for.
Demand from homebuyers continues to outpace supply, according to new housing numbers released yesterday, and experts said relief from rising prices and low inventory isn't in sight anytime soon.