Horizon Pharma at the Nexus of Taxes and Deals

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Horizon Pharma’s proposed acquisition of Depomed is the latest example of how companies that redomicile in lower-tax jurisdictions use this advantage in corporate takeovers.

Germany's Power Polarizes Europe

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The Continent’s most powerful country is grappling with its leadership role—and other nations are, too.

Elliott Digs Deeper in Samsung Fight

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Hedge fund Elliott Management is bearing down in its campaign to block a controversial Samsung merger.

Technip's Overhaul Bodes Ill for Oil-Field Services

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French oil-field services company Technip is aiming to cut its costs by 20%. That only adds to the uncertainty surrounding the sector.

Bond Fund Goes on the Defensive

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MetWest Total Return Bond Fund, which benefited from outflows at Pimco following Bill Gross’s departure, is now moving to reduce risk.

Time for a Bond-Fund Checkup

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Given the expected rise in interest rates, now may be a good time to adjust the size of a bond portfolio’s allocation and contents.

A Big ETF Shifts in China

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A big Vanguard ETF will build up holdings of China A shares, small-caps.

Test Your Smarts on U.S. Stocks, Apple, Greece

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Do you remember Taylor Swift’s quote? Take our monthly funds and investing quiz.

The Danger of Low Market Volatility

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Big U.S. stocks have given investors a remarkably smooth ride in recent years. That might lull some into complacency about the risk in their portfolios.

China, Greece, Iran Upend Oil's World

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Greece doesn’t help, but China and Iran look like bigger factors explaining oil’s selloff.

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