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$IBM said that for 1H16, it has invested $5.4Bil in acquisitions. So far this year, the company has acquired 11 businesses, including Truven Health Analytics and the digital assets of the Weather Company. In April, the company raised its dividend and with that, $IBM has now doubled the dividend per share since 2010.
$MCD stock rose more than 2% after it posted better than expected 3Q16 results, driven by global same-store sales growth. Meanwhile, earnings and revenue were lower than last year, hurt by refranchising efforts.
$RAI has received a $47 billion take over offer from British tobacco giant British American Tobacco! This is huge!
No better outlook on $MSFT. Even if the results beat a bit, the stock may move 4 to 6% higher, but won't go above $60.