Laws aren't fair, legal, just, honest and moral. They are merely means to impose the will of the (possibly local) majority on everyone else.
I'm sure they don't want to, but they have to pay up now with at least a small premium above Friday's close or walk away.
Huh? Buyouts are leaked all the time. Look at LTM a few weeks ago.
As selling intensifies into the close, Matt Jehn, Royal Oak Financial Group, thinks this pull back is a good time to invest.
Matt Stewart and QTR have been speculating that there is good news about the FTC investigation. They are spinning it as a negative, of course, saying that DiSimone is violating Red FD by telling this only to certain investors.
Court dismisses short-backed shareholder suit, which implies future suits will be dismissed, too, and that HLF is not a pyramid scheme. Ackman under government scrutiny, may be forced to reign in his attacks. HLF has no more foes - free to go to the 70's, 80's or more.
Also, why would someone think that messages on an anonymous message board have any influence at all on a stock that trades millions of share-dollars per day? Those are institutions driving the price, not retail daytraders.
Option prices already take scheduled dividends into account. You'll likely still be in the money today, because usually there is lots of buying after the dividend and SPY goes up more than the amount of the dividend.
Can't anything make the stock go up?