| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:51 AM
SunEdison Inc's shares shot higher on Monday and its options activity spiked up following a report that Greenlight Capital Inc's David Einhorn recommended the stock at a closed-door investor conference in New York on Monday.
The solar company's shares...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor.
He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Bagel purveyor Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. is being sold to JAB Holding Co., majority owner of coffee companies Peet's Coffee & Tea and Caribou Coffee, for $374 million.
JAB is offering $20.25 per Einstein Noah share, a 47% premium over the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is sounding a cautious tone about stocks.
In a conference call with analysts, Einhorn said last year's massive run for stocks was fueled in part by misleading earnings reports.
"In 2013 the market rewarded many...
| Feb 25, 2013
Stock spotlight is a new weekly feature that will profile a notable, public company.
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Herbalife: A caption for a photo with the Stock Spotlight column in the Feb. 25 Section A said customers were participating in an...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts' expectations and its own guidance.
The company reported earnings of $118.8 million, or $1.10 a share, up from...