NBR Staff’s Posts

New tax rules may lead Medtronic to restructure deal

Medtronic will likely restructure the terms of its Covidien acquisition after the U.S. Treasury Department introduced new rules aimed at curbing tax inversions.

Hank Greenberg challenges AIG bailout

Six years after the government decided to put together a record bailout for AIG, the insurance company’s former CEO, Hank Greenberg is challenging the legality of that decision.

Fed’s Evans urges caution on interest rates

Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans, is urging caution about raising benchmark interest rates too soon.

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Tonight: Why protests in Hong Kong have investors in the U.S. concerned about potential long-term economic repercussions.

Nightly Business Report — September 29, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, why protests in Hong Kong have investors in the U.S. concerned about potential long-term economic repercussions. And, six years after AIG’s record bailout, its former CEO is in court trying to prove the government acted illegally.

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Today’s stock stories: DWA, ATHL, ECA, TIBX, IRM, MRK, AZN, RHHBY, GPRO & FDX.

A CEO’s passion play

By day Thomas Farrell, the CEO of Dominion Resources, runs a company with 15,000 employees, but on nights and weekends over the past few years, he’s been pouring his soul and his own money into a movie called “Field of Lost Shoes.”

Market Monitor: David Rainey

Tonight’s Market Monitor says investors need to be more selective when choosing stocks in today’s market.

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Tonight: Bill Gross, the man who built Pimco into a bond market powerhouse, abruptly leaves the firm. If you own any Pimco funds, what should you do now?

Nightly Business Report — September 26, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Bill Gross, the man who built Pimco into a bond market powerhouse, abruptly leaves the firm. If you own any Pimco funds, what should you do now? And, the Dow Index closes out the week with five triple-digit moves. Our market monitor guest tonight has a list of stocks he …

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Today’s stock stories: BBRY, YHOO, FINL & RSH.

Pressure to export crude oil

A new report suggests that U.S. crude prices could tumble $30 below international prices, unless the nation begins exporting some of the product it’s producing.

Nike posts strong results

Nike reported better-than-expected quarterly profit sending shares of the Dow component up in after-hours trading. Dominic Chu tells us the one key takeaway from the numbers.

Time to buy small caps?

Small cap stocks have been hit hard recently. Why are investors turning away from these stocks and does the recent weakness mean there are hidden opportunities?

Why are big market moves back?

If you had gotten used to relatively modest stock market moves this year, this week has delivered quite a jolt. Technology and financial services shares led the major market barometer down. It was their worst day collectively since late July and the fourth down day in a row of triple-digit moves for the Dow, three …