Tesla is raising capital, Marriott looks to China with Alibaba deal, NxStage soars on buyout

Here’s a look at some of the stocks the Yahoo Finance team will be tracking for you today.

Tesla (TSLA) tops our list. The electric car maker is planning to raise about $1.5 billion in capital through a debt offering as it ramps up production of its Model 3. Tesla is averaging around 1,800 orders a day for the Model 3 since it’s launch in late July.

Shares of NxStage Medical (NTXM) soared in early trading following news that the U.S. home dialysis maker is being bought by German rival Fresenius Medical Care (FMS) for about $2 billion in cash. That translates to $30 dollars.

Shares of Rockwell Collins (COL) were up sharply following reports that United Technologies (UTX) has submitted an offer to acquire the aircraft component maker. The deal would combine Rockwell’s commercial and military aircraft business with United’s Tech’s broad portfolio that includes aircraft engines and ventilation systems

And shares of Marriott (MAR) were higher this morning. The US hotel chain is partnering with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA). The joint venture will allow Baba users to book Marriott hotels and use loyally points on Alibaba’s site. Marriott will also sell personalized travel packages on Alibaba’s travel platform and accept Alipay in certain markets. Marriott is scheduled to report quarterly results after the close of trading today.

BlackBerry (BBRY) shares fell in early trading after Goldman Sachs resumed coverage on the stock with a sell rating and a price target of $8.50 a share. Goldman does not expect any material contributions from automotive over the next 18 months and sees increasing competition in the enterprise mobility management space.

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