Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind Google. Those tiny smartphone promotions now account for over half of sales.» Read More
June 6- Activist investor Carl Icahn has reported a 9.39 percent stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc and said he could push for major changes or a sale of the company. Shares of Family Dollar, struggling under declining sales and profit, rose as much as 10 percent in extended trading on Friday.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
"Jeopardy!" champ Julia Collins receives some investment ideas from the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5- Twitter Inc said Wednesday it will acquire Namo Media, a technology firm specializing in "native advertising" for mobile devices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Namo Media said in a blog post that its technology would be rolled into MoPub, the ad serving platform that Twitter purchased last year for more than $300 million.
Like Kayak and airline tickets, SeatGeek helps customers find seats for various entertainment venues. Can they succeed if no one knows about them?
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
June 5- Microblogging platform Twitter Inc has been in talks with Berlin- based audio sharing website SoundCloud in its efforts to add a music service to its offering, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter.
June 5- Twitter Inc has been in talks with Berlin- based online music platform SoundCloud in its efforts to add a music service to its offering, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter.
Twitter has mulled deals worth billions of dollars as it seeks to add a music service to its offering, FT reported, citing sources.
High-frequency traders like their targets big, with share prices cheap but not too cheap and with a fairly low level of volatility.
David Miller's tiny $9.5 million Catalyst Insider Long/Short Fund has jumped 26 percent year to date through June 1- a performance better than any of the other 29,618 funds in the Morningstar database- by mimicking the behavior of top executives at companies large and small.
The authorities in China have made Google's services largely inaccessible in recent days. NYT reports.
Erik Voorhees, 29, published prospectuses and solicited investors through the Bitcoin Forum website to buy shares in FeedZeBirds and SatoshiDICE, both of which he co-owned, without first registering the offerings as required under federal securities law, according to the SEC.
More than 77,000 foreign banks and financial institutions have agreed to share US tax information with the IRS.
NEW YORK, June 2- "Dark pools" owned by five big banks account for around half of all trades on alternative trading systems, exchange-like trading platforms that critics blame for making the markets less transparent, according to a weekly report released on Monday.
Nielsen, which started tracking TV-Twitter activity this past fall, released analysis of the September-May broadcast season.
*Greenpeace ship tried to block the drilling site. OSLO, May 31- Norway's Coast Guard on Friday evening towed away a Greenpeace ship that tried to block Statoil's rig from drilling the world's most northerly oil well in the Barents Sea, the environment group said.
These seemingly innocent mistakes might have cost you some serious money. USA Today reports.
J.P. Morgan Private Bank has released its summer reading list, which has become an annual rite of summer for the super rich.