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The 3 Top-Performing S&P 500 Stocks From a Tough Summer

Even though stocks generally didn't do well during the summer months, these companies benefited from a favorable trend.

Twitter Tries to Fit a Square CEO Into a Round Hole

Twitter names Square CEO Jack Dorsey as its permanent CEO.

Why This Investor Is Betting $2.5 Billion on General Electric

Nelson Peltz thinks the market has misunderstood General Electric, and he's willing to bet $2.5 billion on it.

What to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

Earnings season unofficially kicks off, and the Federal Reserve expresses itself -- all during the week of Oct. 5 through Oct. 9.

The 5 Worst S&P 500 Stocks This Summer

As the U.S. stock market benchmark corrected, these stocks plunged.

Volkswagen AG: It's Time to Take These Shares for a Drive!

New York University's Aswath Damodaran believes shares of troubled automaker Volkswagen AG have overshot, and he's acting on it.

Is Valeant the Berkshire Hathaway of Pharmaceuticals?

A hedge fund manager compared Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Berkshire Hathaway. Is he right?

Warren Buffett Sours on Reinsurance; Here's What He Did

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its position in Munich, the world's largest reinsurer.

Shares of Glencore plc: Love Them or Leave Them?

A possible aggressive value play, shares of Glencore plc have been extremely volatile.

Alcoa Unleashes the "Value-Add"

With limited synergies between two fundamentally different businesses, this is one breakup with a solid economic rationale behind it.