Finance News – January 2019

Finance News – January 2019

Finance News – January 2019.

 

Various finance stock market news during January 2019. Finance stock market news can help investors to learn about the daily activities in certain stock.

January 17th, 2019:

* Fossil company will sell select smartwatch technology for $40M to Google Company.

* Microsoft company will build a ‘Netflix for games’ service.

* Tesla company will end their customer referral program on February 1st.

January 16th, 2019:

* Fiserv company to acquire First Data company for $22.74 per share.

* Sears company receives $5.2B bid by Eddie Lampert at bankruptcy auction.

* Snap company CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company.

January 15th, 2019:

* Snap company head of Human Resources Jason Halbert is leaving the company.

January 14th, 2019:

* PG&E company sees filing for bankruptcy “on or about” January 29th.

* Viacom company interested in purchasing Tubi TV.

* Newmont Mining company acquires Goldcorp company for $10B.

* PG&E company CEO Geisha Williams steps down.

January 10th, 2019:

* Caesars company shares are being bought by Carl Icahn.

* General Motors company will launch a luxury Cadillac electric car.

* First Citizens company acquires First South Bancorp company for $37.5M.

* Lennar company announces up to $1B share repurchase program.

* FARO company president and CEO Dr. Simon Raab plans to retire.

* Seadrill company announces CFO Mark Morris will step down.

* Amazon company might be looking at Sears’ closed stores for Whole Foods expansion.

* Amazon company might be developing a video game streaming service.

January 9th, 2019:

* T-Mobile company, Sprint company, and AT&T company sell customers’ data in real time.

January 8th, 2019:

* Clovis company CEO says company open to sale.

January 7th, 2019:

* PG&E company fire liability potentially at least $30B without fines.

* Hi-Crush Partners company suspends their quarterly distribution.

* Eli Lilly company to acquire Loxo Oncology company in about $8B deal.

Google company acquires a Q/A app company named Superpod for under $60 million.

January 4th, 2019:

PG&E company is considering bankruptcy filing.

Lowe’s company announces a plan to hire over 65,000 associates this year.

Square company names Amrita Ahuja CFO.

* Amazon company debuts their virtual design tool Showroom.

* Ironwood Pharmaceuticals company names Mark Mallon CEO.

* GameStop company receiving bids from Private-equity firms Sycamore Partners and Apollo Global Management.

* Tesla company will begin delivering Model 3 cars to China buyers in March.

* Snap company loses another executive as Snap’s global strategic partnerships head Elizabeth Herbst-Brady leaves company.

January 3rd, 2019:

* Southwest company founder Herbert D. Kelleher passes away.

* Overstock.com company to pay Ohio state business tax with Bitcoin.

* General Motors company announces appointment of Mark Reuss as GM President.

* UniFirst company announces a share repurchase program of up to $100M.

* Atara Biotherapeutics company CEO Isaac Ciechanover to step down.

* Alliqua company will pay a special dividend of $1.00-$1.20 after close of Adynxx merger.

* Bristol-Myers company agree to acquire Celgene company.

* Netflix company circumvents iTunes billing.

January 2nd, 2019:

* Apple company cuts Q1 revenue view from $89B-$93B to about $84B (consensus $91.49B).

* Kroger company director Robert Beyer sells $1.4M in company shares.

* Lincoln Electric company acquires soldering business from Worthington company.

* Apollo Global company in talks to buy Arconic company for $22 a share.

* Barrick Gold company & Randgold company complete merger.

* Netflix company names Spencer Neumann CFO.

* Dominion company promotes James Chapman to CFO.

* Tesla company is cutting the price of their Model S, X, and 3 cars by $2,000 in the U.S.

* Activision Blizzard company names Dennis Durkin CFO.

* Watsco company has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.60 payable on January 31 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 16.

* Ebix company subsidiary acquires 74.84% stake in Weizmann Forex.

* Dominion company & Scana company complete proposed merger.

* Omega Healthcare company to acquire  MedEquities Realty Trust company in $600M deal.

* Synovus company completes acquisition of FCB Financial company.

Read Finance News – December 2018.

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