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Stock index futures remained higher after news that core inflation rose more than it has in two years, and that housing starts grew more than expected.
When Andrew M. Cuomo was sworn in as New York’s chief executive six weeks ago, he took control of a multibillion-dollar budget, tens of thousands of state workers and hundreds of agencies. But Mr. Cuomo appears to want to hang on to his old job, too, reports the New York Times.
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Capital offered to take Family Dollar private for between $55 and $60 in cash, valuing the discount retailer at as much as $7.6 billion, according to a regulatory filing.
The plans to merge the Deutsche Boerse with the NYSE Euronext is “far from a done deal,” Benn Steil, a senior fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations and director of International Economics, told CNBC Tuesday.
Duncan Niederauer, CEO of the NYSE Euronext, and Reto Francioni, CEO of the Deutsche Boerse, presented a series of slides to journalists assembled in the NYSE boardroom in New York and the DB boardroom in Frankfurt that highlighted the compelling synergies of the deal.
Stocks closed lower Tuesday, retreating from multi-year highs, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December and a spike in import prices. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Tuesday, Rodgin Cohen, senior chairman of Sullivan & Cromwell, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber, about the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China acquiring the Bank of Asia's U.S. Unit, making it the first Chinese lender to buy a U.S. retail bank.
Stocks retreated from multi-year highs on Tuesday, led by energy and materials stocks, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic news, including disappointing retail sales in December. Exxon fell, while Verizon rose.
Wael Ghonim has officially “taken a leave” from his position at Google according to Google spokesperson, Jennifer Bloch.
While leaders of the Deutsche Boerse and the NYSE Euronext touted the advantages of creating the world’s large exchange operator on Tuesday, the reaction on this side of the Atlantic has been, at best, guarded and, at worst, strongly opposed to the deal.
The merger deal between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse, creating the world's largest exchange operator, is likely to have multiple levels of cultural challenges, Rodgin Cohen, senior chairman Sullivan & Cromwell, told CNBC on Tuesday.
"DRJ" reveals which consumer goods name is seeing very aggressive call buying on Tuesday.
Stocks continued to trade off multi-year highs after a slew of economic news, including a weak reading on December retail sales. Exxon and DuPont fell, while JPMorgan rose.
Stock index futures fell ahead of the open on Tuesday after the government reported retail sales results that were slightly lower than expected, and a surge in import prices.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed, which is how the market traded much of the session, amid light volume and little economic news. Wal-Mart fell, while Exxon Mobil rose.
Stocks turned positive in the final minutes of trading after moving in a narrow range amid very light volume for most of a session lacking in much economic news.
Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed amid a session lacking much economic news and following a second straight week of solid gains as the markets considered what's next for the Middle East. Wal-Mart and Verizon fell, while Alcoa rose.
Stock index futures pointed to a flat open for Wall Street on Monday as President Barack Obama prepares to present his 2012 budget plan to Congress and following two weeks of straight gains.
The rolling real estate crash that ravaged Florida and the Southwest is delivering a new wave of distress to communities once thought to be immune — economically diversified cities where the boom was relatively restrained, the New York Times reports.
Stocks ended higher Friday after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned in response to demonstrations against his rule, helping lift investor sentiment and uncertainties surrounding the country.
An SEC complaint could limit the fees that private equity firms charge or force greater oversight.
Dec 4- Hedge fund Hayman Capital has taken a stake in General Motors Co and believes the U.S. automaker's stock could rise more than 40 percent over the next 12-18 months after the U.S. Bloomberg first reported news of the stake, which it called one of Hayman's largest investments.
NEW YORK-- General Motors' shares climbed Wednesday, reaching their highest point since re-entering the public markets more than two years ago, as a hedge fund sees the automaker's stock price rising at least 40 percent over the next 12 to 18 months.