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  • Futures Gain on Greek Deal Report, Jobs News Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 8:49 AM ET

    Stock index futures turned higher Thursday following a report that Greek politicians reached a long-awaited austerity deal and after a better-than-expected jobless claims news.

  • Zuckerberg Takes Control, You Get $100 Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 4:45 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    After eight years, Mr.Zuckerberg, the co-founder and chief executive of Facebook, has an ironclad grip on the social networking giant. He owns 28.4 percent of all Class B shares, and through a chain of agreements with other shareholders, he has voting control over at least 57.1 percent of Class B shares. The N YT reports.

  • Stocks Eke Out a Gain Amid Greek Debt Talks Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 4:25 PM ET

    Stocks squeezed out small gains in a thin, choppy session Wednesday, with the Nasdaq hitting multi-year highs, but gains were limited as Greek debt negotiations came to another halt.

  • Futures Edge Higher, Buoyed by Greek Hopes Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Wednesday, with investors positioning for a favorable resolution to the Greek sovereign debt crisis.

  • Hold On to ‘Glenstrata’ Stock: Equity Pro Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 2:11 AM ET

    Growth prospects for the merger between Glencore and Xstrata look healthy enough for shareholders to hold on to their stake, according to Jane Coffey, head of equities at Royal London Asset Management.

  • Stocks End Higher, Nasdaq Hits 11-Year High Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 4:21 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Tuesday, reversing their earlier losses, amid optimism that Greece may be nearing a rescue deal.

  • Beer Giant Taps Into Cider in a Bid for Growth Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 2:27 PM ET
    Crispin Cider

    Tenth and Blake, the craft and import division of MillerCoors, is looking to take a bite out of the burgeoning cider industry with the acquisition of the Crispin Cider Company. The move will give the global beer giant a presence in the beer industry’s fastest growing category.

  • Futures Slip as Greece Talks Remain in Focus Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 8:25 AM ET

    Stock index futures edged lower Tuesday, tracking struggling European markets lower after a handful of mixed earnings and amid ongoing uncertainty over Greek debt talks.

  • Stocks End Lower Amid Greek Debt Talk Fears Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 4:37 PM ET

    Stocks came off their worst levels but still closed lower Monday as investors took a breather following the recent market rally and amid ongoing debt negotiations in Greece over a fresh austerity package.

  • Future Slide Amid Worries Over Greece Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 8:50 AM ET

    Stock index futures dipped Monday, tracking losses in Europe amid concerns over whether Greece can avoid a messy default.

  • Glencore Pays a Price for Xstrata Deal Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 12:16 AM ET
    The Glencore logo seen in front of the Swiss commodities giant's headquarters in Baar.

    Glencore is set to pay a larger premium than expected to seal its long-coveted merger with Xstrata, a move designed to defuse concerns among Xstrata investors about a cozy deal between the chief executives of the two companies. The Financial Times reports.

  • Dow Logs Highest Close Since May 2008 Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session highs Friday, with the Dow finishing at its best level since May 2008, buoyed by a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates and a handful of impressive economic news.

  • Futures Spike After Government Jobs Report Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 8:44 AM ET

    US stock index futures surged following a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates.

  • Stocks Finish Flat Ahead of Gov't Jobs Report Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a lackluster session Thursday following a handful of mixed earnings reports, decline in weekly jobless claims and ahead of the government's monthly employment report due Friday morning.

  • Futures Turn Higher After Jobless Claims Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 9:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures turned positive Thursday following news that jobless claims fell and as investors digested a handful of mixed earnings news.  

  • Stocks End Higher, All S&P Sectors Post Gains Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    Stocks kicked off the first trading day of February with a bang, extending their robust rally from the previous month, boosted by some positive global economic news in addition to a report that Greece and its private creditors may soon agree upon a deal.

  • Futures Hold Gains After ADP Jobs Report Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 8:25 AM ET

    US stock index futures indicated a sharply higher open for Wall Street, with spirits lifted by a possible announcement of an IPO by Facebook and ahead of various data on unemployment.

  • Stocks End Flat, but Post Best Jan. Since 1997 Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks came off their worst levels but still finished narrowly mixed Tuesday, after a handful of disappointing economic news weighed on the market. Despite the session's lackluster performance, the Dow and S&P are still posted their best January since 1997. In addition, all three major averages logged their best monthly gains since October.

  • Futures Hold Gains After Case-Shiller Report Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 9:06 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their early gains Tuesday as investors seemed unfazed following a report that showed home prices continued to decline. Futures were buoyed by renewed hopes for a deal between Greece and private sector creditors, and after the approval of a new euro zone budget discipline pact.

  • Stocks Close Flat After Erasing Sharp Losses Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    Stocks cut most of their earlier losses, but still finished in negative territory Monday as ongoing worries over the euro zone debt crisis kept investors from fully jumping in.

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