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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
NEW YORK, Dec 3- The star witness in the government's case against SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg faced aggressive questioning on Tuesday from Steinberg's lawyer, who sought to discredit his earlier testimony.
The idea of giving to those in need seems to have become buried under a pile of boxes and wrapping paper. It's social media to the rescue.
Considering stocks sold-off, are investors facing an icy month ahead?
Online giving is becoming an increasingly important source for charities. One reason: Soliciting small donations through crowdfunding.
A growing group of social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook. Just ask them.
social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook Inc. Just ask them. "I wouldn't buy a pizzeria just because the phone is ringing off the hook," David Cowan, a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, said in a telephone interview.
The president of Buzzfeed says the performance of tech stocks like Twitter and Facebook should not be measured by the traditional ratios.
DETROIT, Nov 21- George Blankenship, the lead architect of Tesla Motors Inc's sales strategy and distribution network for more than three years, left the electric car maker last month, according to his LinkedIn page.
Major shareholders like Carl Icahn who opposed Dell's $24.9 billion go-private acquisition were just trying to drive up the stock price, Michael Dell tells CNBC.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- As recently as six months ago, Sandy Villere was pushing more of his $1.1 billion fund into U.S. stocks- a good call given the 26 percent gain in the S&P 500 so far this year.
An issue facing a market that is at historic highs is that it is susceptible to even modest comments from market "names."
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Trading in options of Twitter Inc was dominated by put volume with a mixture of selling, hedging and speculative activity in an overall orderly debut on the U.S. options market, a week after the social media company's stock started trading.
*Twitter option trading not at frenzied pace of Facebook's debut. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- The first day of trading options in Twitter Inc appears to be orderly so far, a week after the social media company debuted in the U.S. equity market.
*Twitter strikes range from $25 to $65. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- The first day of trading options in Twitter was an active one, with more than 50,000 contracts trading in less than two hours on Friday, a week after the social media name debuted in the equity market.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Traders itching to "strangle" or "straddle" the newly launched shares of Twitter Inc will finally get their chance on Friday when trading in the social media company's options launches on U.S. exchanges.
Short sellers are starting to circle Twitter shares in their first chance at betting against the stock, a sign some investors think shares will fall.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 12- New York- based venture firm FirstMark Capital and London- based Atomico each raised new funds, capitalizing on their success in early-stage technology investing. FirstMark Capital raised $225 million new venture fund, its third, less than a year after raising another fund of the same size, it said in a release on Tuesday.
From free software to its "walled garden," Apple is pushing into the enterprise market like never before. That should have Microsoft, Dell and others worried.