AT&T approached DirecTV over possible acquisition: Reports...

Apr 30, 2014 by

AT&T has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite TV company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. A deal would likely be worth at least $40 billion, DirecTV’s current market capitalization, the newspaper said. A combination of AT&T...

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Record highs in April, but the case for not selling in May...

Apr 30, 2014 by

Stocks closed out April with a bang, and while traders may not sell in May this year, the divergence between the large cap and value plays, and the small caps and momentum names, could continue. Traders are watching the 1,885 level on the S&P 500 as the next hurdle for big caps, after the S&P...

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NHL playoff preview: Bruins vs. Canadiens...

Apr 30, 2014 by

Matchup: The NHL’s new alignment has produced a traditional one, these teams meeting for the 34th time. Playoff power play: Bruins 37.5% (first); Canadiens 15.4% (10th). Playoff penalty killing: Bruins 90% (third); Canadiens 71.4% (15th). (all times PDT) Game 1: Tonight at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Game...

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Actor Bob Hoskins, known for 'Roger Rabbit,' dies at 71...

Apr 30, 2014 by

(CNN)– Bob Hoskins, the pugnacious British actor known for playing gangsters, tough guys and working-class gentlemen in such films as “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” “The Long Good Friday” and “Mermaids,” has died, publicist Clair Dobbs said Wednesday. Hoskins was 71. His passing comes nearly two...

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Largest coal producing state slams administration over EPA rules...

Apr 30, 2014 by

The American coal industry is accusing the Obama administration of using the Environmental Protection Agency to end the use of coal despite the president’s claim of having an “all of the above” energy policy. Earlier this year, the EPA issued its Mercury Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which the...

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