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  • SFX CEO Sillerman taking dance music promoter private Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 12:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Electronic dance music promoter SFX Entertainment said Tuesday that it plans to go private, as Chairman and CEO Robert Sillerman will buy the company in a deal valuing SFX at around $490 million. Sillerman offered to buy the New York company for $4.75 per share, valuing SFX at about $390 million, in February. Shares of SFX Entertainment Inc. rose 88 cents,...

  • *Time Warner Cable's shares up 3.7 pct, Charter off 1 pct. May 26- Charter Communications Inc, controlled by cable industry pioneer John Malone, offered to buy Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion, seeking to combine the No. 3 and No. 2 U.S. cable operators to compete against market leader Comcast Corp.. The partners, who said on Tuesday the deal would mean better access...

  • *Time Warner Cable's shares up 7.8 pct at $184.59. May 26- John Malone's Charter Communications Inc struck a $56 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, seeking to combine the third and second largest U.S. cable operators to better compete against market leader Comcast Corp.. Charter, in which Malone-chaired Liberty Broadband Corp owns about 26 percent, is...

  • McDermott International shares rise on rig contract Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 8:19 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of McDermott International Inc. jumped in premarket trading Tuesday after the company said it was awarded a large offshore construction contract by oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco. The stock rose 39 cents, or 8.4 percent, to $5.06 before the opening of regular trading. The Houston- based engineering and construction company will work on twelve...

  • May 26- Travel websites operator Priceline Group Inc will invest an additional $250 million in Chinese online travel company Ctrip.com International Ltd to tap the fast-growing China market. Ctrip will issue convertible bonds to Priceline for the investment, the two companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday. Ctrip's shares rose 4.5 percent to $88.45 in...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip, dollar stands tall Monday, 25 May 2015 | 8:28 PM ET

    *Monday's holiday in U.S., UK, much of Europe kept trading thin. TOKYO, May 26- Asian shares fell in early trading on Tuesday, while the dollar held near highs scaled in holiday-thinned trading in the previous session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent in early trade, after eking out a late gain in the previous session.

  • Deere, Expedia are big market movers Friday, 22 May 2015 | 4:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Deere& Co., up $3.89 to $93.35. Campbell Soup Co., up 98 cents to $47.91.

  • NEW YORK— The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note. Just 2.5 billion shares changed hands on the New York Stock Exchange, three-quarters of the normal level. Among stocks making big gains, Deere& Co. rose $3.89, or 4.3 percent, to $93.35 after the equipment maker beat analysts' estimates for its latest quarterly earnings.

  • May 22- Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held "significant talks" this spring but could not reach a deal over pricing, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Microsoft was willing to offer about $55 billion for the world's biggest maker of online sales software. Microsoft shares fell 0.6 percent to $47.11 and were the biggest drag on the...

  • NEW YORK, May 22- Quest Diagnostics Inc shares jumped to a record high on heavy volume on Friday following chatter on Twitter and elsewhere that the lab testing company may be trying to sell itself. The stock rose as much as 20.5 percent and was briefly halted on the New York Stock Exchange. "It's rumors of them selling themselves but they're being really quiet," said...

  • Quest Diagnostics shares up on takeover speculation Friday, 22 May 2015 | 12:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK, May 22- Quest Diagnostics Inc shares jumped on heavy volume on Friday following chatter on Twitter and elsewhere that the lab testing company may be trying to sell itself. "It's rumors of them selling themselves but they're being really quiet," said JMP Securities analyst J.T. Haresco. The speculation also spurred a surge in activity in Quest Diagnostics'...

  • ZURICH, May 22- Top UBS executives and board members this week sold shares in the Swiss bank worth 23.8 million Swiss francs, according to the Swiss stock exchange. In seven separate transactions, 1.167 million shares in total were sold on Thursday, shortly after the Zurich- based bank's stock rose to its highest in six-and-a-half years following a...

  • May 22- Expedia Inc said it sold its entire stake in online travel company eLong Inc to rival Ctrip.com International Ltd and others for about $671 million, after struggling with mounting losses at the Chinese company. Shares of Expedia and Ctrip touched record highs in early trading on Friday. Ctrip's stock gained 13 percent to $81.20, while Expedia's rose 9...

  • *Q3 adjusted profit $0.62/ share vs estimate of $0.52. May 22- Packaged foods maker Campbell Soup Co on Friday reported an unexpectedly better quarterly profit, helped by lower spending on promotions, higher prices for its products and cost cuts. Shares of the company, known for its soups, Pepperidge Farm cookies and Goldfish crackers, rose about 1.5 percent.

  • May 22- Packaged foods maker Campbell Soup Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower promotions, higher selling prices and cost cuts. Shares of the company, known for its soups, Pepperidge Farm cookies and Goldfish crackers, rose 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Friday. The company said margins grew in its global baking and...

  • *London and Wall St closed for holiday on Monday. LONDON, May 22- European shares slipped off three-week highs on Friday, with luxury goods group Richemont falling on weak sales, while a rebound in the euro also pegged back the region's stock markets. European equities have rallied this year on the back of a government bond buying programme and record low interest...

  • Pall Corp. beats Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 5:06 PM ET

    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. _ Pall Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $96.2 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 85 cents per share. Pall Corp. shares have increased 23 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 3.5 percent.

  • UPDATE 1-HP reports profit above estimates, shares up Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 5:05 PM ET

    May 21- Hewlett-Packard Co, the world's No. 2 PC maker, reported a quarterly profit above market estimates, helped by cost cuts, sending its shares up more than 3 percent in after-market trading. HP's net income fell to $1.01 billion, or 55 cents per share, in the second quarter ended April 30, from $1.27 billion, or 66 cents per share a year earlier. The company forecast an...

  • Lumber Liquidators, NetApp are big market movers Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 4:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., down $4.17 to $21.10. Best Buy Co., up $1.33 to $35.11.

  • HP profit beats Street on lower costs Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 4:21 PM ET

    May 21- Hewlett-Packard Co reported a quarterly profit above market estimates, pushing shares up 2 percent in after-market trading. Net income fell to $1.01 billion, or 55 cents per share, in the second quarter ended April 30, from $1.27 billion, or 66 cents per share a year earlier. Revenue dropped to $25.45 billion from $27.31 billion.