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Stocks finished lower for the sixth-consecutive session Wednesday as investors worried over a slowing recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book, which showed signs of a slowdown in several regions.
Merger and acquisition activity will continue to accelerate in the second half of 2011 with deal sizes increasing, according to the report by advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Stocks were poised to close lower for the sixth-straight session Wednesday amid concerns over the recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim economic outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book stated that several regions showed signs of a slowdown.
Stocks fluctuated in a narrow range Wednesday amid concerns over a grim economic outlook, while oil prices advanced after OPEC failed to reach an agrreement on hiking production.
Russian state-owned bank Sberbank is not looking to buy the Eastern European assets of Austrian bank Raiffeisen and it is still in talks to buy the Eastern European branches of Volksbank, Sberbank CEO Herman Gref told reporters on Wednesday.
Futures fell Wednesday as investors worried over Fed chairman Bernanke's view of the economy and technical market indicators that point to more weakness ahead.
Helping individuals to make money is the next big trend for investing in online companies, according to one of the early investors in TweetDeck.
What is one to make of recent economic data, particularly in the advanced countries? Is the world economy slowing? If so, should policy do anything about it and, if so, what might the alternatives be? The FT reports.
Stocks gave up all of the day's earlier gains Tuesday to close lower for a fifth straight session, after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the economic slowdown, but didn't imply any further monetary stimulus ahead.
Stocks remained higher in the final hour of trading Tuesday amid light volume, ahead of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on the economic outlook.
Stocks gained Tuesday amid a low-volume session, led by gains in energy, as the dollar declined to a one-month low.
Novartis has won the auction for medical testing company Gen-Probe, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
BP is to restart stalled talks with Russian state oil company Rosneft to sell part of its stake in TNK-BP, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the situation.
Stocks closed lower for the fourth-consecutive trading session Monday, led by weakness in banks and energy, as investors turned cautious over a slowdown in the recovery.
Stocks extended their losses in the final hour of trading Monday, led by banks and energy, as investors turned cautious amid signs of an economic slowdown.
Despite all the excitement following LinkedIn’s IPO, which resulted in the share price more than doubling its first day on the NYSE, Kevin Ryan, founder and CEO of online retailer Gilt Groupe, is in no hurry to go public.
Stocks turned mixed Monday after marking their fifth week of losses Friday on the heels of a disappointing jobs report.
Options activity on Friday was wildly bullish in Southwestern Energy, which was the subject of takeover talk last week. More than 26,000 calls changed hands versus less than 2,800 puts. Chevron is seen as a suitor.
Stock index futures pointed to a flat open Monday after signs the economy was slowing pushed the index to its fifth week of losses, with many investors expecting the downtrend to continue.
Commodities will weaken in the short term as the Chinese economy starts to slow, but prices could once again move higher from this fall boosted by power constraints in China, Jim Lennon, head of commodities research at Macquarie Bank told CNBC on Monday.
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