Cloudy forecast: Oracle shares dropped 8 percent to $48.74 Friday despite better than expected earnings as analysts expressed concern about forecasts for its cloud computing business.
Irma relief: Royal Caribbean Cruises rose 3 percent to $121 Monday after Hurricane Irma didn't turn out to be as destructive as many had feared. Royal Caribbean shares closed Friday at $120.92. Insurers also rebounded, led by Chubb, which rose 3.2 percent to $145.58 Monday and closed the week at $143.51.
Jilted: Hard drive maker Western Digital slumped 5.2 percent, to $84.15 after its partner Toshiba said it will sell its computer memory business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity. Western Digital wants to buy that business. Shares closed the week at $88.52.
On sale? Department store chain Nordstrom climbed 6 percent Wednesday to $47.74 after reports that the Nordstrom family is close to a deal to take the company private. The stock closed Friday at $46.74.
If they can make it there: Medicaid coverage provider Centene's shares rose 6.6 percent to $96.90 Wednesday after it said it will expand into New York through a $3.75 billion acquisition of Fidelis Care. Centene shares closed Friday at $95.98.
New formula: DowDuPont rose 2.5 percent to $68.52 Tuesday after announcing some changes to its breakup plan that activists had sought, including moving $8 billion in businesses from the materials science division to the specialty products division. Shares closed Friday at $69.86.