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Stocks closed sharply higher for a fourth-consecutive session Thursday following news that major central banks across the world agreed to lend U.S. dollars to European banks, taking pressure off funding issues across European banks.
Yahoo has been contacted by potential bidders, including private equity firm Silver Lake, for part or all of the Internet company, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, quoting unnamed sources.
Groupon is planning to put its initial public offering back on track as markets remain rocky. After postponing presentations to potential investors early this month, Groupon is now aiming to go public in late October or early November, The New York Times reports.
Futures jumped sharply Thursday following news that the ECB took a coordinated effort with the Federal Reserve to boost dollar liquidity.
Tidjane Thiam, chief executive of British insurer Prudential, has denied reports that he is in China to talk with potential buyers of the business.
Stock markets rallied significantly on Wednesday following a joint statement from Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy on defending Greece and such political action could pose a big threat to stock bears, according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Capital Markets in Brussels.
Britain is to sue the European Central Bank for setting rules that allegedly handicap the City of London and would force one of the world’s largest clearing houses to decamp operations to the euro area.
Stocks closed off their best levels but were still sharply higher Wednesday in another volatile session after Greek, French and German leaders renewed their pledges to aid Greece, soothing investor fears over recent rumors of a default.
Futures were higher Wednesday as investors were encouraged by the European Commission that said it would present options for joint euro zone bonds and largely shrugged off retail sales that came in weaker than expected.
Stocks rallied to finish higher in another volatile session Tuesday, led by industrials and materials, but investors continued to remain cautious over the euro zone debt crisis and the economy.
Futures pared most of their earlier losses Tuesday, but investors continued to remain on edge over the ongoing European debt concerns and a handful of tepid economic news.
Stocks rallied in the final hour to finish near session highs Monday, erasing their earlier losses in choppy trading, following an FT report that China was in talks with Italy to purchase its bonds.
Stocks opened lower Monday amid heightened concerns that Greece is not doing enough to avoid default grow and as European banks hit their lowest level since March 2009.
Stocks closed firmly in the red Friday amid fears that Greece may default on its debt and following news that ECB's Juergen Stark will resign.
Futures were lower Friday, after President Barack Obama introduced a $447 billion plan to boost jobs on Thursday but did little to reassure concerns about the tepid economic growth.
Stocks ended lower in volatile trading Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to provide additional detail on how to boost the weakening U.S. economy and as investors looked ahead to President Obama's jobs speech later this evening.
Wal-Mart’s been seen sniffing around some deals here in the U.S.—which makes sense, as same-store U.S. sales, down nine consecutive quarters, seem to be the gaping growth hole.
Futures slipped further Thursday as investors were disappointed by the weekly jobless claims report that showed a gained, while trade deficit rose less than expected.
Brian T. Moynihan takes the stage at a Midtown Manhattan hotel on Monday to tell investors what is in store for Bank of America, but already the chief executive’s plans are generating the kind of buzz reserved for the opening of a Broadway show down the street. The NY Times reports.
Futures extended their rally Wednesday, attempting to rebound from a three-day decline, following a German court ruling in favor of the country's participation in Greece bailout.
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