#stocks Teva in talks to merge with Allergan's generic unit - (ShareCast News) - Following hot on the heels of the US Supreme Court's decision to uphold the 2010 Affordable Care Act, and in the face of increased competition in the arena for treatments against multiple-sclerosis, Teva Pharmaceuticals may announce a merger with part of Allergan as early as Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported.
#stocks US Close: Stocks gain as Fed meeting kicks off - (ShareCast News) - US markets broke a five day losing streak as investors were encouraged by signs of a Chinese recovery and the Federal Reserve headed into a two day meeting.
#stockmarket GDP Report Due – Pound Ready To Move - The Pound put in a fairly optimistic performance against the majors on Friday as investors geared up for this week’s UK GDP report. Data due for release on Tuesday is expected to show that economic growth accelerated from 0.4% to 0.7% during the second quarter of the year. If the report prints in line with […]
#stocks Pearson in talks to sell stake in Economist Group - (ShareCast News) - Pearson has been in discussions to sell its stake in the Economist Group, the publisher of the iconic The Economist magazine.
#stocks US close: stocks tumble on underwhelming earnings - (ShareCast News) - US stocks tumbled across the board on Tuesday as a raft of disappointing quarterly reports unnerved investors in the run up to results from tech giants Apple and Microsoft.