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Canadian tech stocks are now the rage, since they are trading at low valuations and discounted PE multiples to their U.S. counterparts.
Facebook's $16 billion purchase of WhatsApp launches an audacious salvo in the new war for time spent on mobile devices, tech analyst Richard Greenfield tells CNBC.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18- LinkedIn Corp is attempting to become more like Facebook Inc by encouraging all members to generate a steady stream of shareable articles, a perk once available only to well-known business personalities.
A Spotify job posting adds to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing.
STOCKHOLM, Feb 17- Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing, which one banker said could value the firm at as much as $8 billion.
*Apple leads market higher on buyback boost. *Online travel agencies' shares fly after Expedia results. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks jumped on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its first weekly gain in four as the impact of a weak reading on the labor market was dulled by harsh weather conditions and traders focused on expectations of further economic strength.
*Apple leads market higher on buyback boost. *Online travel agencies' shares jump after Expedia results. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, setting the S&P 500 on track for its first weekly gain in four as a weak reading on the labor market was partly blamed on the weather and traders focused on expectations of further economic strength.
*January payrolls disappoint, December revised up slightly. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks edged up on Friday as a weak reading on the labor market was partly blamed on the weather and initial disappointment was replaced with expectations of further economic strength.
LinkedIn tends to under promise and over deliver, says Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discussing LinkedIn's earnings beat but weak forecast.
NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Friday even as data showed U.S. employers hired fewer workers than expected in January and job gains for December were barely revised up. Nonfarm payrolls rose 113,000, the Labor Department said, on an expectation of a 185,000 gain.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- LinkedIn Corp delivered revenue forecasts that fell short of Wall Street's expectations, deflating hopes that the high-flying professional social network can sustain its growth streak and sending its stock 8 percent lower.
Companies making headlines after the bell Thursday.
LinkedIn posted a better-than-expected 47 percent jump in fourth-quarter revenue but projected 2014 revenue that was below Wall Street targets.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- LinkedIn Corp delivered a revenue forecast that fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending its stock down about 8 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday. But LinkedIn's revenue guidance for the first quarter and for the full 2014 year both missed analysts' expectations.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- LinkedIn Corp posted a better than expected 47 percent jump in fourth-quarter revenue but projected 2014 revenue that was below Wall Street targets. Shares of LinkedIn fell 11 percent to $199 in after-hours trading on Thursday. The company projected that full year revenue for 2014 will range between $2.02 billion and $2.05 billion.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Jon Fortt dig into LinkedIn's earnings data, and dip in shares.
Markets are in wait-and-see mode ahead of Friday's jobs report, but there are a few events Thursday that could sway the market's direction.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 5- Twitter Inc reported its slowest pace of user growth during the fourth quarter, dimming hopes that the social media phenomenon can sustain its torrid pace of expansion and wiping out more than 10 percent of its value on Wednesday.
Twitter and Walt Disney among the headlines after the bell Wednesday.