The Palo Alto, California-based company, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) plans to buy Autonomy Corp., the U.K.’s second-largest software maker, for about $10 billion. HP’s stock jumped ~14% in reaction to the news. Autonomy Corp. customers include Coca-Cola Co. (KO), Nestle SA (NESN) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In the quarter ended Jan. 31, H-P’s...

During the first quarter, world-renowned hedge fund manager, David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital sold his entire stake in Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN), Flagstar Bancorp (FBC), Health Management Associates (HMA), Health Net (HNT), Potash (POT), Everest Re (RE) and Verigy (VRGY). These stocks lost 4.7% since the end of March, vs. a loss of 2.7% for the SPY. He also reduced...

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS) provides insurance solutions to manage speciality risks for individuals and businesses, is trading at a price of $ 1.14 , a dramatic change of 0.08 with % change of 7.55 from its previous day’s close. Currently, the company has a Market capitalization (total value of a company in the stock market) of approximately 59.67M Affirmative...

Anadarko Petroleum [[APC]] reiterated Outperform, price target raised to $90 from $75, at FBR… BB&T [[BBT]] upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein… Big Lots [[BIG]] maintained Overweight, price target raised to $41 from $38, at Piper Jaffray… Boeing [[BA]] upgraded to Neutral, $68 target, at UBS… China Distance Education [[DL]]...