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U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday following a three-day rally as worries over Europe resurfaced and as investors sifted through another batch of earnings.
Rumors of yet another possible cross-border merger between two stock exchanges gathered pace on Friday, after a British newspaper reported that Singapore and London bourses are in takeover talks. Still, most analysts believe a deal is unlikely to materialize, because the benefits of a tie-up are simply not compelling.
Stocks closed higher for a third-straight session in choppy trading Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting its best level since May.
U.S. stock index futures pared some of its earlier gains Thursday after the weekly jobless claims rose more than expected and as investors digested a bag of mixed earnings reports.
Audit firm PwC released a new report Wednesday showing it expects a pick-up in mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. in the second half of the year.
No matter who you are, if you qualify for a home loan, you’re going to get an historically low interest rate on your mortgage in the current market. But unless you’re a billionaire, it won’t be as low as Mark Zuckerberg’s, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Stocks closed higher in choppy trading Tuesday, wiping out the previous session's declines, thanks to better-than-expected earnings reports and as investors remained hopeful that the central bank may still be open to further easing.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday following a batch of better-than-expected earnings and as investors speculated Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke may give fresh clues about further stimulus measures on the heels of several weak economic reports pointing to an economic slowdown.
Stocks ended lower in light, choppy trading Monday, amid ongoing worries over the slowing economy and ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech later this week.
The co-founder of the trailblazing private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is actively involved in managing the firm famous for its leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco 25 years ago.
U.S. stock index futures remained in negative territory Monday, following a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and after stocks staged a sharp rally in the previous session, snapping six-day losing streak.
The tech companies are trying to catch the blockbuster iPad in a race to win the tablet market, the New York Times reports.
THE business deal from hell began to crumble even before the Champagne corks were popped. The $580 million sale of Dragon Systems had just been approved by its board and congratulations were being exchanged. But there was a sense that something was amiss, the New York Times reports.
Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for stocks, with the Dow and S&P 500 snapping a six-day losing streak, propelled by sharp gains in financials following JPMorgan's earnings report.
U.S. stock index futures held small gains Friday, lifted by financials following JPMorgan's earnings report and after official figures showed China’s economy grew in line with economists’ expectations.
Dentsu dropped 6.3 percent to 2,162 yen as investors judged its purchase of British marketing group Aegis for 3.2 billion pounds ($5 billion) as overpriced.
Stocks rebounded off their session lows in afternoon trading, with the Dow turning positive as home builders rose sharply while Merck helped lead a rally in health care shares.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Thursday as investors who continued to fret about a slowdown in economic growth were left uneasy after the minutes of the June 20 meeting of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate setting committee showed no appetite among committee members for a resumption of quantitative easing.
Dentsu’s takeover of the digital communications agency Aegis would create a “compelling combination” of two companies looking to expand globally, Jerry Buhlmann, CEO of Aegis Group told CNBC.
Stocks recovered from their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting offered no strong hints about more easing to prop up the sluggish economy.
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