Piper Jaffray Companies
Among the many mergers and acquisitions in the stock market, acquirers’ emphasis is almost always on picking up a solid, growing and profitable business with reasonable levels of debt. Tower Group (NASDAQ: TWGPNASDAQ: TWGP)), Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC), and Rowan (NYSE: RDC) are examples of such companies. Here is a closer look:
Tower Group’s Stocks Went Up
Bermuda based Tower Group is a global diversified insurance holding company. The stock more »
There is no industry more wild, crazy, or fun to look at then those specializing in investment banking. This ultimate cyclical industry has become a tad less cyclical when many of the remaining large players became banks in order to qualify for government bailouts in the troubled times late last decade. As banks, and subject to higher regulatory scrutiny and capitalization rules, earnings have moderated their erratic swings somewhat. I more »
What Investors Should Know And Do To Make Sure The Short Interest In Arena's Stock Is Playing By The Rules.
1. Arena (NASDAQ: ARNA) short-sellers using illegal short and distort-
As of November 15, 2012, Arena short interest is 61,748,793 shares. This is the highest it has ever been. How much of the short interest is illegal naked shorting? We believe its substantial. It is no secret Arena investors know illegal naked short selling and stock manipulation are being used to manipulate Arena's stock to some extent more »