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This story has been updated since it was published on Feb. 25, 2015, to include five more cities. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Are you making enough money to afford a home in your area? In some areas around the country, earning little more than $30,000 annually...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Cyberonics shares closed trading up 10.15% to $66.50 on Thursday after the implantable medical device manufacturer announced plans to merge with Italy's Sorin SpA  in a tax inversion deal. The merger values the two companies...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Italy's Sorin and Houston-based Cyberonics on Thursday announced their agreement to merge into a new U.K.-based medical devices company worth $2.7 billion, in a move that shows that U.S. politicians have yet to entirely halt American...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Bulkeley | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Thursday, Feb. 26: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were bouncing upward on Thursday, as investors await a flood of data on consumer prices, jobless claims and housing. European stocks were mixed...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Nasdaq first broke the 5,000 mark in early 2000 before quickly reversing from those levels and free falling to drastically lower prices. By almost any metric, it was the "most extreme overvaluation in U.S. history," said...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) –- Apple shares have been on fire, soaring as much as 27% ever since the iPhone maker reported its monster fiscal first-quarter results last month, including $18 billion in profits, and what is good for Apple is also good for its...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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   NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yes, you may be able to unlock your iPhone 6 with your fingerprint, but don't expect biometrics to replace the traditional password anytime soon. At a panel discussion during Cantor Fitzgerald's Internet & Technology...
From: TheStreet | By: Rebecca Borison | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Airlines stocks including Delta Air Lines , Spirit Airlines and United Continental Holdings all fell Wednesday after the price of West Texas Intermediate climbed 3.5%. Is it finally time to bail out of airline stocks? No, said...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (The Deal) -- The New York Daily News is on the block, after an unnamed party approached the daily's billionaire owner Mort Zuckerman about a sale. "A few weeks ago, we were approached about our potential interest in selling the Daily News,"...
From: TheStreet | By: Christopher Nolter | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Monster Beverage  rose 6.36% to $132.67 in after-hours trading Thursday after the company posted fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations. Monster reported net income increased 64.7% year-over-year...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Gap were gaining 4.1% to $42.01 after-hours Thursday after the apparel retailer beat analysts' estimates for earnings in the fourth quarter, announced a new share repurchase plan, and increased its annual dividend. Gap...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Laredo Petroleum  closed down 5.98% at $12.26 today as the company predicted 2015 production to be lower than last year. The Tulsa, OK-based energy company expects full year 2015 production growth of greater than...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Southwestern Energy  closed down 5.72% to $26.37 on Thursday as oil prices declined following the release of U.S. inventory data on Wednesday. U.S. Energy Information Administration reported data Wednesday that showed...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of QTS Realty Trust  closed down 0.2% to $35.25 on Thursday despite Deutsche Bank's upgrade to a "buy" rating from a "neutral" rating and increased its price target to $39 from $36. "With QTS closing its first year...
From: TheStreet | By: Krysta Michaelides | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Palo Alto Networks  closed up 0.7% to $143.05 on Thursday after Oppenheimer increased its price target to $150 from $130, while maintaining an "outperforming" rating.  "We remain positive on Palo Alto's shares due...
From: TheStreet | By: Krysta Michaelides | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- SodaStream  stock closed up 0.06% to $17.26 Thursday despite Deustche Bank's price target reduction to $18 from $22, while maintaining its "hold" rating.  "SodaStream is aggressively changing strategic course to hitch its wagon...
From: TheStreet | By: Krysta Michaelides | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Barnes & Noble shares are up 6.9% to $25.92 in trading on Thursday as the company reversed its plans to spin off its Nook Media digital business and instead spin off its college books unit. The company announced in June...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Facebook  are up 0.82% to $80.21 in afternoon trading Thursday, following a positive note by analysts at Piper Jaffray earlier today. The firm issued a note saying the social media giant's Oculus division could be...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Gold Fields are up 4.76% to $4.62 in afternoon trading today as gold prices rise. Gold for April delivery was up 0.63% to $1209.10 an ounce at 2:32 p.m. on the COMEX in New York. Gold pared early gains, but remained...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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SAN DIEGO ( TheStreet) -- Google said Thursday that it will soon be incorporating paid search results into its Google Play app store, which serves as the application discovery destination for more than 1 billion people on Android devices. The new...
From: TheStreet | By: Jennifer Van Grove | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage losers. Stocks that are making large moves like these are favorites among short-term traders because...
From: TheStreet | By: Roberto Pedone | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- GM shares are showing volatility in trading today after opening at $37.86 on Thursday following the automaker's announcement that it will stop manufacturing cars in Indonesia, shutting down an assembly plant and laying off 500...
From: TheStreet | By: Tony Owusu | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Plains All American Pipeline  fell 5.46% to $49.72 in early afternoon trading Thursday after the company priced its public offering of common units. Plains priced 21 million common units representing limited partner...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of SandRidge Energy are down 3.68% to $1.97 in late morning trading Thursday, ahead of the oil and natural gas company's fourth quarter earnings release after the market closes. The company is expected to report a break...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Intel  are down 0.22% to $33.87 in morning trading Thursday after Citi reduced its price target to $34 from $35, while maintaining its "neutral" rating.  "We continue to observe datapoints that the PC end market has...
From: TheStreet | By: Krysta Michaelides | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The hits just keep coming for Sears . The beleaguered retailer capped off another year of staggering losses with a dismal holiday season. And now, its CEO and largest shareholder suggests it may have to virtually vanish from...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of AES Corp. were gaining 4.8% to $12.57 Thursday after the electric utilities company beat analysts' estimates for earnings in the fourth quarter. AES Corp. reported earnings of 41 cents a share for the fourth quarter,...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of WPX Energy  declined sharply, down 7.08% to $11.10 in morning trading Thursday, as oil prices fell following the release of U.S. inventory data on Wednesday. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported data...
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of TASER were falling 12% to $23.80 with heavy trading volume Thursday after the defense products company missed analysts' estimates for earnings in the fourth quarter. TASER reported earnings of 9 cents a share for the...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Boulder Brands  is not popular with investors Thursay after missing revenue expectations, meeting earnings per share estimates and providing lower-than-expected guidance for full-year 2015. Shares are currently off close to 12%...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of CollabRx  plummeted 30.45% to $1.55 in morning trading Thursday after the healthcare technology priced a public offering of common stock. The company priced 2,362,205 shares of its common stock at $1.27 per share....
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Dunkin Brands Group  are higher by 1.14% to $47 in pre-market trading Thursday, after the coffee and donut company announced its expanded partnership agreement with J.M. Smucker and Keurig Green Mountain , Reuters...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- American Express Co.  stock is up 1.13% to $83.10 in early morning trading Thursday after Deutsche Bank upgraded the company's rating to "buy" from "hold," and increased its price target to $90 from $88.  After American Express announced...
From: TheStreet | By: Krysta Michaelides | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of T-Mobile US were gaining 21.9% to $32.78 Thursday morning following an upgrade from Citi. The analyst firm upgraded its rating for the mobile carrier to "buy" from "neutral," and raised its price target for the company...
From: TheStreet | By: Shawn Ingram | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dividends have been on the chopping block quite a bit in recent months. Oil stocks have been among the biggest casualties, including Transocean and Vanguard Natural Resources . Brazilian mining company Vale and specialty finance...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart and iBillionaire | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stock indices were mixed on Thursday, with core eurozone indices helped by a bigger-than-expected decline in German joblessness amid earnings reports from some of the region's largest companies. While the German unemployment...
From: TheStreet | By: Laura Board | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of First Solar  are surging, up 6.53% to $58.27 in mid-morning trading Wednesday, after the solar equipment maker was upgraded to "neutral" from "underperform" by analysts at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch following the...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The markets have declared a new winner in the tug-of-war between growth and value investing, Jim Cramer announced to his...
From: TheStreet | By: Scott Rutt | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When markets turn volatile, at least one group seems to benefit: financial exchanges and brokers. They make money no matter which way investments are moving. "It's volume that drives these businesses -- it's not necessarily the...
From: TheStreet | By: Dan Freed | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The shares of animated film and television show maker DreamWorks are rising, despite the weaker than expected results reported by the company last night. Two analysts offered very different views on the company's outlook following...
From: TheStreet | By: The Fly Staff | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- College students across the country are getting ready to battle it out over summer internship positions, but which companies offer the best program? Traditionally, Wall Street offered the most coveted spots, where bright-eyed,...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.  TheStreet Ratings quantitative algorithm evaluates...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Quant Ratings | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- Corporate insiders sell their own companies' stock for a number of reasons. They might need the cash for a big personal purchase such as a new house or yacht, or they might need the cash to fund a charity. Sometimes they...
From: TheStreet | By: Roberto Pedone | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Rowan Companies  rallied in afternoon trading, up 4.64% to $21.65, after the London-based offshore driller said state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco was likely to continue employing about a third of the company's...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Friday, February 27, 2015
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