Market Mayhem Triggers Deal-Making Drought – The Wall Street Journal

Market Mayhem Triggers Deal-Making DroughtThe Wall Street Journal

Private-Equity Firm Veritas in Exclusive Talks to Buy NCR

NCR is in exclusive talks to be sold to private-equity firm Veritas Capital, according to people familiar with the matter, in what would be one of the biggest leveraged buyouts as the environment for such deals has become more perilous. A deal could still be weeks away, the people said, and it’s far from guaranteed, … Read more

Dow down more than 500 points as brutal first half comes to close

US stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday following the release of closelywatched inflation data, while Wall Street was headed for its worst first half of the year in more than 50 years. How are stock-index futures trading? The S&P 500 dropped 72 points, or 1.9%, to 3,746. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 509 points, … Read more

Why are big banks raising interest rates more aggressively than the RBA? | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Why are big banks raising interest rates more aggressively than the RBA? | ABC NewsABC News (Australia)

Next big shoe to drop in financial markets: Inflation that fails to respond to Fed rate hikes

Traders, investors and strategists are adding one more factor to the list of reasons why financial markets may be in for more volatility through at least the next three to four months: the likelihood that Fed rate hikes will not put a dent in inflation by then . Wednesday’s price action reflected the continued anxiety … Read more

Next big shoe to drop in financial markets may still be ahead on inflation that fails to respond to Fed’s rate hikes

Traders, investors and strategists were adding one more factor to the list of reasons why financial markets may be in for more volatility through at least the next three to four months: the likelihood that Fed rate hikes will not put a dent in inflation by then . Wednesday’s price action reflected the continued anxiety … Read more

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. stock falls Monday, still outperforms market

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. WBA, -0.32% sank 0.32% to $ 43.85 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -3.20% falling 3.20% to 3,991.24 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.99% falling 1.99% to 32,245.70. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. closed … Read more

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. WBA, + 0.99% inched 0.99% higher to $ 42.94 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, + 0.48% rising 0.48% to 4,175.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 0.20% rising 0.20% to 33,128.79. … Read more

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. stock falls Friday, underperforms market

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. WBA, -4.78% slipped 4.78% to $ 42.40 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -3.63% falling 3.63% to 4,131.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -2.77% falling 2.77% to 32,977.21. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. closed … Read more

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. WBA, + 0.69% inched 0.69% higher to $ 45.42 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 0.40% rising 0.40% to 34,721.12 and the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.27% falling 0.27% to 4,488.28. This … Read more