One of the West Coast's leading activist investors has added to the growing criticism of corporate governance in Silicon Valley, and of Google in particular, amid fresh warnings of a bubble in tech valuations. The Financial Times reports.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the professional networking site LinkedIn will expand its presence in the city by anchoring a high-rise office building under construction. Mountain View- based LinkedIn Corp. currently occupies 135,000 square feet in a downtown San Francisco tower and plans to occupy another 87,000 square feet near downtown.
*Netflix results lift Wall St, deal talk buoys Europe. NEW YORK, April 22- Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, powered by solid U.S. corporate earnings and deal-making activity among European drugmakers, while the euro hovered near break-even on uncertainty whether the European Central Bank will further ease monetary policy.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— A man who has accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teen sued three more entertainment industry figures Monday, claiming they also molested him. That lawsuit accuses the director of abusing him between the ages of 15 and 17 in Los Angeles and Hawaii.
eBay fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $54.93. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.48 or. 8 percent, to $176.90. Yahoo rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $36.40.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Halliburton Co., up $2.02 to $62.92. Calpine Corp., up 99 cents to $22.36.
eBay fell$. 02 or percent, to $54.95. Groupon Inc. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $7.36. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.01 or 1.1 percent, to $177.43.
eBay fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $54.73. Groupon Inc. fell$. 07 or. 9 percent, to $7.34. LinkedIn Corp. rose $3.09 or 1.8 percent, to $178.51.
"Information you choose to share with the White House may be treated as public information," the new policy says. But it cannot make the same assurances for users who go to third-party White House sites on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus.
eBay rose$. 79 or 1.5 percent, to $54.69. Groupon Inc. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $7.10. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 92 or. 5 percent, to $171.82.
eBay rose$. 50 or. 9 percent, to $54.40. Groupon Inc. fell$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $7.05. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.46 or. 9 percent, to $169.44.
eBay rose$. 42 or. 8 percent, to $54.32. Groupon Inc. fell$. 18 or 2.5 percent, to $6.91. LinkedIn Corp. fell $2.51 or 1.5 percent, to $168.39.
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Reddit, majority owned by Conde Nast parent Advanced Publications, last month rolled out a new feature that lets users of the nine-year-old site post live updates, allowing them to report in real time.
NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as early gains evaporated when momentum shares once again lost ground, overshadowing a jump in Coca-Cola and Johnson& Johnson after their quarterly earnings. Tesla Motors Inc fell 5.5 percent to $187.25 and NetFlix Inc dropped 4.5 percent to $316.82 to rank among the worst performers in the Nasdaq 100 index.
While individuals seek to take advantage of dozens of deductions and loopholes, corporations have famously excelled at this game, NYT reports.
eBay rose$. 52 or 1.0 percent, to $53.98. Groupon Inc. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $6.94. Yahoo rose$. 58 or 1.8 percent, to $33.45.
eBay rose$. 50 or. 9 percent, to $53.96. Groupon Inc. rose$. 06 or. 9 percent, to $7.01. LinkedIn Corp. rose$. 73 or. 4 percent, to $166.51.
Stronger earnings at Citigroup, the best retail sales gain in 18 months and dovish European Central bankers combined to turn the tide for stocks.
eBay fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $53.34. Groupon Inc. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $6.94. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.65 or 1.0 percent, to $167.43.
SAN FRANCISCO— The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers. Stung by the abrupt change in sentiment, the stocks of recent stars such as Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are 20 percent to 45 percent below their recent peaks. The S&P 500 is 4 percent off its recent high on April 2.