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SEOUL, May 14- Unassuming, media-shy and, as yet, unproven, Jay Y. Lee is the unofficial heir-apparent to lead Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, as the world's biggest technology group by sales approaches a crossroads after years of explosive growth.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 13- Goldman Sachs Group Inc technology investment banker Anthony Noto, who helped orchestrate Twitter Inc's successful IPO in November, is leaving to join private equity firm Coatue Management, according to a Goldman memo and a source familiar with the matter.
May 13- BuzzFeed President and Chief Operating Officer Jon Steinberg is stepping down after four years at the online entertainment and news start-up and will become an adviser to the company. Steinberg, 37, will join Lerer Ventures, one of BuzzFeed's financial backers, as an adviser.
*Hillshire to buy Pinnacle Foods for $6.6 billion. Biogen Idec jumped 4.8 percent to $300.54 and TripAdvisor Inc rose 5.8 percent to $89.51. Twitter gained 5.9 percent to $33.94 after news reports that brokerage SunTrust raised its rating on the stock to "buy."
*Hillshire to buy Pinnacle Foods for $6.6 billion. Biogen Idec jumped 4.8 percent to $300.54 and TripAdvisor Inc rose 5.8 percent to $89.51. Now people are trying to pick up bargains, and some of those stocks have been going up, "said Giri Cherukuri, head trader at OakBrook Investments LLC in Lisle, Illinois.
Stocks opened higher on Monday, lifting the S&P 500 to within reach of record territory.
Why it's the right time to buy Twitter, with Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson internet analyst.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Nintendo is apologizing after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
BRUSSELS, May 12- The European Union is set to step up pressure on Russia on Monday by taking a first cautious step towards extending sanctions to companies, as well as people, linked to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
You'd never guess who's getting rich on YouTube. Would you believe elementary girls that play with food, video gamers and toy collectors.
U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with consumer discretionary leading late session gains.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Activist investors are known to make headlines, but surprisingly only a third of the firms that are approached by activists make the overtures public.
*Utilities, energy stocks sell off as investors book profits. NEW YORK, May 8- U.S. stocks mostly fell on Thursday with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closing lower, led by losses in the energy and utility sectors.
Stocks rose on Thursday after upbeat data from China and on the U.S. jobs front.
*Utilities, energy stocks sell off as investors book profits. NEW YORK, May 8- U.S. stocks erased earlier gains with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq turning lower in a volatile session, led by losses in the energy and utility sectors.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.