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European stocks ended the day slightly higher, although Portuguese stocks fell sharply amid concerns over one of the country's biggest financial groups.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports about 35.6 million people tweeted about yesterday's World Cup match between Brazil and Germany making it the biggest single sports event ever on Twitter. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, provides insight.
Discussing what pressured shares of Twitter in Tuesday's trading day, with the "Squawk on the Street" crew.
Asian equities extended losses into a third session on Wednesday following a selloff on Wall Street overnight and steady Chinese inflation data.
Brazil is a nation in mourning today, following its embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-final.
LONDON, July 8- A painting of Saint Praxedis by Johannes Vermeer, the 17th- century Dutch master who painted "The Girl with the Pearl Earring," sold at auction on Tuesday for 6,242,500 pounds, Christie's said on its Twitter feed.
Discussing the real reason behind the selloff in Twitter, with Robert Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and the "Fast Money" traders.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
After languishing as stocks reached record highs, the VIX has sprung back to life—bringing with it a dose of fear for the stock market.
The Pentagon has recorded and analyzed social media activity on sites like Twitter to better use and understand its influence.
Marc Andreessen, a prominent venture capitalist, had another Twitter tantrum, this time about hurting start-ups.
BRUSSELS July 8- Omega Pharma NV, a Belgian healthcare products distributor, said any speculation about the future of the company was premature as no decision had yet been taken, following a report that it could sell itself.
Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian are hard to ignore these days and a number of companies and brands are banking on the trio's influence being profitable.
*Trip to Mecca aimed at confirming Muslim credentials. JAKARTA, July 7- The front-runner in Wednesday's Indonesian presidential election has flown to Mecca on a whirlwind pilgrimage in a last-ditch bid to win voters among the world's largest Muslim population and put to rest damaging suggestions that he is really a Christian.
MADRID, July 6- Spanish wireless networks provider Gowex said on Sunday it would file for bankruptcy and its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia Martin had resigned after admitting he had reported false accounts for at least the last four years.
MADRID, July 6- Spanish wireless networks provider Gowex said on Sunday it would file for bankruptcy and its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia Martin had resigned having acknowledged reporting false accounts for at least the last four years.
It might be a rough year for hedge funds, with markets seemingly wandering ever higher, but some eagle-eyed short sellers are still making money.
Shailesh Rao, Vice President, APAC, Americas & Emerging Markets at Twitter, describes the role of the social networking and microblogging service in international events like the World Cup.
Imagine an app that predicts what medical conditions you're likely to suffer from and how to avoid them. You may be able to download one soon.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says Facebook users should start a movement to get paid for their personal information.