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Round 2 of the takeover battle for Starwood Hotels just began, and here’s quick look at why Marriott is going to have a hard time keeping up with the Chinese bidder that’s trying to bust up its $14 billion deal.
Valeant is having another rough day. This time thanks to a Senate subpoena of CEO Mike Pearson. His appearance, scheduled for April 27, will surely make for some great television.
Finally, read this and then take a good look at your shoes.
Here are the top Wall Street headlines at midday:
5 top Wall Street bankers explain why the IPO market has dried up — and when things will pick up again
CREDIT SUISSE: Everyone else on Wall Street is dead wrong about these 21 stocks — counterintuitive behaviour is often what rakes in the big returns
Legendary rugby player and Wall Street trader Norman Hadley has died — nicknamed “Stormin’ Norman,” the six-foot-seven 287 lb., Winnipeg native helped Canada reach the quarter finals of the 1991 Rugby World Cup.
It’s time to dispel the biggest myth about millennials — this is more or less the whole problem with labels and generalizations: They eventually break down.
Apple needs to overcome a critical hurdle if it wants to sell a car — Right now, the reality is that there’s an exceptionally low level of consumer interest in electric vehicles.