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Asia is earning about 85 percent of the Las Vegas Sands’ EBITA (earnings before interest , taxes and amortization), Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of the gaming company told CNBC Friday.
Stocks declined as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season.
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Corning is making its Consumer Electronics Show (CES) debut this year. And though it's a newcomer, it's one of the most talked about and prevalent companies at the convention. This year the CES is focused largely on touch screen tablets and smart phones, and Corning makes the material—called Gorilla Glass-that encases nearly all these devices.
Stocks eased losses ahead of the close, but were on course to end a six-week winning streak, as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season. JPMorgan and Travelers fell, while Pfizer rose.
U.S. companies are expected to go public this year at the best pace in three years, as investors regain confidence in stocks and seek more risk.
We're are in the mist of a recovery that nobody is really talking about it, Mark Shafir, global head of M&A at Citi, told CNBC on Friday.
Citigroup shares have gained 11 percent in the past month and recently hit the $5 mark, the first time since April of 2010. But David Konrad, senior vice president and head of large cap bank research at Keef, Bruyette and Woods, said investors should start looking to move their positions elsewhere.
Stocks struggled for direction as investors absorbed a mixed jobs report and began to turn attention to earnings, which will begin to be reported in earnest next week. Verizon fell.
While it might not be a Goldilocks economy, it just may be a Goldilocks unemployment rate as far as investors are concerned: Not too cold as to indicate a double-dip, but not too hot so as to push the Fed to the sidelines.
Wall Street bankers are jockeying for position in what may be the year’s biggest public stock offering: the so-called “re-IPO” of American International Group.
Investors tend to use the first week of the year to rebalance their portfolios from last year’s winners, said Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial.
Many market strategists have an upbeat outlook for U.S. equities in 2011, but global markets, particularly in developing countries, also may offer upside this year.
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The economy added 103,000 jobs in December. Unemployment fell to 9.4 percent, largely because 260,000 adults dropped out of the labor force and are no longer counted as unemployed by the government.
The news that Starbucks is dropping the company name and the word "coffee" from its logo set off a media firestorm.
U.S. stock index futures shaved losses after news fewer jobs were created in December than expected, but the unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.