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U.S. stocks were poised to rise at the open, with the S&P 500 set to hit its highest since 2007, as a surprise drop in the jobless rate gives legs to this week's rally. S&P 500 futures rose 6.2 points and were above fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract.
**ZYNGA INC, Thursday close $2.81, down 22.4 pct premarket. Brokerages lowered their price targets on Zynga's stock by up to $3 per share after the social-games maker slashed its 2012 outlook for the second time due to a decline in paying customers. Facebook, which derives over a tenth of its revenue from fees paid by Zynga, was also set to open lower as was Groupon.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street, with futures for the S&P 500 slipping by 0.1 percent, while the Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 futures contracts rose around 0.1 percent. **ZYNGA INC, Thursday close $2.81, down 19.2 pct premarket.
Oct 4- Networking equipment company Cisco Systems. Cisco said on Thursday that Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore, 63, will also assume the role of president overseeing end-to-end operations and aligning all businesses with Cisco's long-term strategy.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investors should not blame John Chambers for Cisco's weakness.
Discussing whether Apple can maintain higher margins for longer than what's currently anticipated, with Peter Misek, sr. tech analyst at Jefferies.
While the panel and the audience concurred that the pre-requisites to the role of the CEO was to drive growth and innovation, the CEO had a larger role to play.
A breakdown of Cisco's earnings and insight on why his price target on the stock is slightly up, with Simon Leopold, Morgan Keegan & Co.
Cisco's better-than-expected revenue growth was from more than "routing and switching," CEO John Chambers told CNBC — it was also data centers, cloud computing and $1 billion in cost-cutting measures.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on RIM's co-CEOs stepping down and discuss whether a change in leadership is enough to turn the struggling tech giant around? Also, why Ciscos's John Chambers should be the next CEO to go, with Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital founder, who says Chambers has a "lack of focus."
Does Cisco have a winning turnaround plan? Nikos Theodosopoulous, UBS telecom analyst, weighs in on the tech giant's new strategy.
Debating whether the tech giant is due for a leadership change, with CNBC's Jon Fortt and Nick Carlson, Business Insider.
The latest on what Cisco CEO John Chambers has to say at the analyst day event, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and a look at whether Apple will pay a dividend soon.
Cisco offered a surprising sign of hope on another brutal trading day, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Brian Marshall, Gleacher & Co., discusses Cisco's 3% uptick in revenue growth.
The "Fast Money" traders debate whether Cisco is a buy, as CEO John Chambers seeks to preserve his legacy before he retires.
Goldman Sachs raised its 12-month price target on Cisco Systems by 34 percent to $21 Thursday, and upgraded the network company to "buy" from "neutral," based on its expectations of higher earnings in coming quarters.
Weighing in on Cisco's long term growth, with Karen Finerman, Metropolitan Capital Advisors.
After the technology company reported another "blown" quarter, Cramer isn't happy with CEO John Chambers.
CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on Cisco's CEO and it's restructuring plan.