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Shares of food product company Sara Lee dropped Thursday on a report it will split up its meats and coffee businesses.
Stocks traded mixed Thursday as technology stocks rose and retailers skidded following weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon skidded, while Microsoft gained.
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Stocks turned mixed as retail stocks skidded on news of weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and AT&T fell, while Boeing rose.
U.S. stock index futures eased slightly, but remained higher, after jobless claims came in largely as expected.
Before Goldman Sachs bought a stake in Facebook and started offering shares to wealthy clients, a powerful investment group within the firm turned down the chance to buy a piece of the social networking behemoth, according to several people briefed on the internal discussions, the New York Times reports.
Stocks closed at new multi-year highs Wednesday to new multi-year highs as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks continued to rise in the last hour of trading to new multi-year highs on Wednesday as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks gained as investors began to take heart from a series of positive economic reports. Disney and AmEx gained, while Coca-Cola fell.
U.S. stock index futures trimmed sharp losses after news of a surge in private sector jobs.
It is the brass-tacks question every stock investor asks: What is this company really worth? But in the rarefied realm of private equity investing, the answer to that question is often hard to find, if it can be found at all, the New York Times reports.
Stocks closed mixed a day after hitting multiyear highs despite positive economic news and after word the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program.
Stocks gained some strength in the final hour of trading, but remained mixed after news the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program. Alcoa and Walt Disney rose, while McDonald's fell.
Qualcomm is near a deal to buy Atheros Communications, a semiconductor manufacturing company, for about $45 per share, or $3.5 billion, according to two people with direct knowledge of the talks. The New York Times reports.
Stocks continued to trade mixed despite upbeat economic news from the auto sector, as General Motors reported a surge in sales, and better-than-expected factory orders. Alcoa rose, while McDonald's fell.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher ahead of the open Tuesday as investors waited for clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy from the central bank’s latest meeting minutes.
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Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.
Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. BofA and Alcoa rise, while Coca-Cola slipped.
Stocks surged to new two-year highs as investors flocked to stocks, pushing all the major indexes up more than 1 percent on the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.
NEW YORK, Dec 11- Citigroup Inc named Duncan Hennes, a co-founder of bank advisory firm Promontory Financial Group and a former CEO of Soros Fund Management, to its board of directors on Wednesday.
Dec 11- British bus and rail operator FirstGroup Plc has received a letter from one of its biggest shareholders, urging the company to sell its U.S. businesses in order to pay down debt, the Financial Times reported.
Bruce Wrobel, who until recently ran Blackstone Group's Sithe Global Power unit, has died.